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  • Review: 'Bethlehem' a taut cat-and-mouse game

    Review: 'Bethlehem' a taut cat-and-mouse game
    In "Bethlehem," Israel's submission to the recent Academy Awards for the foreign language Oscar, first-time filmmaker Yuval Adler views entrenched political tensions through the template of a police procedural. Focusing on an Israeli intelligence agent...
  • 'How We Die' author Nuland dies in Conn. at age 83

    'How We Die' author Nuland dies in Conn. at age 83
    Dr. Sherwin Nuland, a medical ethicist who opposed assisted suicide and wrote an award-winning book about death called "How We Die," has died at age 83. He died of prostate cancer on Monday at his home in Hamden, said his daughter Amelia Nuland, who...
  • Investigation of Malaysia Airlines pilots undercuts suicide theory

    Investigation of Malaysia Airlines pilots undercuts suicide theory
    WASHINGTON — A review of emails and a search of a home flight simulator have found nothing to suggest the pilots on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 purposely diverted it from its Beijing destination, according to two U.S. law enforcement...
  • Judge refuses to dismiss sexual assault charges against general

    Judge refuses to dismiss sexual assault charges against general
    FT. BRAGG, N.C. — A military judge refused Tuesday to dismiss sexual assault charges against a one-star general, rejecting defense allegations that the Army has unfairly prosecuted the case in response to political pressure to crack down on sexual...
  • Letters: Life, death and children

    Re "A humane stance on dying kids," Opinion, Feb. 20 Unsettling decisions regarding a child's "right to die" and whether his or her life measures up anymore must be determined carefully. Members of a medical and psychosocial team, as well as the patient...
  • Maxine Kumin dies at 88; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet

    Maxine Kumin dies at 88; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet
    Decades before she won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Maxine Kumin was a student at Radcliffe College who had summoned the courage to show a handful of her poems to an instructor. His comment couldn't have been more withering. "Say it with flowers,"...
  • Russians name Volgograd suicide bombers, arrest alleged accomplices

    Russians name Volgograd suicide bombers, arrest alleged accomplices
    MOSCOW -- Two suicide bombers whose attacks last month in Volgograd raised fears of terrorist strikes in Russia during the coming Olympic Games have been identified and two accomplices arrested, authorities said Thursday. The two bombers struck the...
  • Judge opens inquiry into California prison death

    Judge opens inquiry into California prison death
    SACRAMENTO -- A federal judge Thursday agreed to hear evidence in the death of a California prison inmate who, while on suicide watch, was pepper sprayed by guards because he refused to remove his hands from his cell door. The inmate relied on a...
  • Suicide rate among active-duty soldiers falls sharply

    Suicide rate among active-duty soldiers falls sharply
    WASHINGTON—Suicides among soldiers on active duty dropped steeply last year but went up among those in the National Guard and reserves, according to Army data, suggesting discrepancies in efforts to stem the epidemic of soldiers taking their own...
  • Car bomb in Lebanon kills at least 3 near the border with Syria

    Car bomb in Lebanon kills at least 3 near the  border with Syria
    BEIRUT — A car bomb killed at least three people and injured about two dozen Saturday in a Lebanese town close to the Syrian border, the latest deadly attack in Lebanon apparently linked to the war raging in the neighboring country. An Al Qaeda-...
  • Sochi Olympics safety fears soar after video, 'white widow' report

    Sochi Olympics safety fears soar after video, 'white widow' report
    A video threatening attacks on the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and the reported spotting of a suspected "white widow" volunteer for suicide bombing have intensified security concerns for the event and prompted U.S. military plans to evacuate...