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  • Syria's Assad denies civil war, blames the West

     
    Syrian President Bashar Assad denied his country is in the midst of a civil war and accused Western nations of demonizing him in an interview with RT, a Russian satellite and cable channel....
  • British bishop expected to be named archbishop of Canterbury

     
    Welby LONDON -- If Britain’s media and its famous bookies are right, the man in line to be the next archbishop of Canterbury is a smart but self-deprecating former oil executive who has said he doesn’t want the job, one of the most exalted...
  • What we're reading: book news, copyrights and ephemera

     
    A big copyright decision, The Big Sleep on screen, a stellar set of library fellows and a happy day for Samuel Pepys in today's book news....
  • London Olympics: 10 day trips outside London

    London Olympics: 10 day trips outside London
    Ticket holders at this summer's Olympic Games will have something in common with non-sporting London visitors: At some point, they will want to flee the jam-packed capital. Luckily, escaping the madding crowds is as easy as hopping on a train. As a Brit...
  • Mitt Romney tries to laugh off $10,000 bet

    Mitt Romney tries to laugh off $10,000 bet
    A day after the GOP candidates met for a fiery debate in Des Moines, Mitt Romney shrugged off criticism of the $10,000 bet he tried to make with Rick Perry on Saturday night. Romney did not mention what was widely viewed as a damaging gaffe during a...
  • California has failed to identify thousands of buildings vulnerable to quakes

    California has failed to identify thousands of buildings vulnerable to quakes
    California has failed to identify and retrofit thousands of brittle concrete buildings despite years of warnings from scientists that the structures are highly vulnerable to collapse during a major earthquake. Officials have known as far back as the 1971...
  • New Zealand quake raises questions about L.A. buildings

    New Zealand quake raises questions about L.A. buildings
    The level of devastation from this week's earthquake in New Zealand has some California scientists saying that the state's seismic building codes should be reevaluated to address the striking structural failures seen in Christchurch. In New Zealand,...
  • Denis Dutton dies at 66; founder of Arts & Letters Daily website

    Denis Dutton dies at 66; founder of Arts & Letters Daily website
    Denis Dutton, a scholar, author and Internet trailblazer who founded Arts & Letters Daily, a pithy website that links thousands of devoted followers around the world to smart, provocative writing online about books, culture and ideas, died Tuesday in...
  • The papacy -- the job of a lifetime but not a lifetime job

     
    Rowan Williams, the archbishop of Canterbury, has announced that he is stepping down at the end of the year to return to academic life. Williams is 61. Meanwhile, another professor turned prelate, Pope Benedict XVI, remains in office at the......
  • Bodies of young bus crash victims return home to Belgium

     
    Belgian and Dutch victims of a fatal bus crash in Switzerland that killed 22 schoolchildren and six adults returned home Friday in coffins borne by military aircraft....
  • Gunman kills 3 children, teacher outside Jewish school in France

     
    Three schoolchildren and a teacher were reported killed Monday after a gunman opened fire outside a Jewish high school in the southern French city of Toulouse....