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Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsThere are some days when my commentary beat -- local/regional/Florida news -- simply gets swallowed up by larger events. This is one of those days. In this age of instant information, it's impossible to be human and not get engrossed......
Tags: Entertainment, Hosni Mubarak, Egypt, Television, Cairo (Egypt)
The Swampby Mark Silva As President Barack Obama weighs the U.S. military's options in Afghanistan, the White House is getting some unsolicited advice from someone who knows the territory: Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, who oversaw the withdrawal of...
Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsState Rep. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, is traveling to Berlin Monday evening to attend the 10th Annual Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, which convenes this week to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall. In an......
Tags: Delray Beach, Diplomacy, Florida, Berlin (Germany), Politics
Before she was a young U.S. foreign service officer stationed in Afghanistan, before she and others were blown up by a bomb, before she was eulogized at Fenwick High School on Tuesday, Anne Smedinghoff was a girl. The temptation now is to see her only...
WASHINGTON -- People who talk incessantly often talk imprecisely, and Barack Obama, who is as loquacious as he is impressed with his verbal dexterity, has talked himself into a corner concerning Syria and chemical weapons. This is condign punishment for...
These days, nuclear fears have been eclipsed by economic terrors. And, despite a brief recent rhetorical resurrection by Rep. Michele Bachmann, the Soviet Union is toast. And thus Lee Blessing's 1986 play "A Walk in the Woods," once a very timely two-...
Last week, while driving to work, I heard an NPR story that included snippets of an interview with a woman who had just applied for a marriage license. This would not have been newsworthy if not for the fact that she was gay. On Nov. 6, voters in...
The International Olympic Committee has a tendency to make up rules that suit its purposes. To wit: the attempt to impose a 2012 Olympic Games ban on any athlete who received a two-year doping suspension, even if that suspension expired before the...
One day at the 1997 World Track and Field Championships in Athens, Greece, the Sunday Times of London writer David Walsh asked me if I were writing about doping in every story. This was a few years before Walsh published two books about Lance Armstrong,...
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Lehigh Valley MusicThe Scorpions may hold the answer to why Germany stands atop the crumbling European Union, still going strong: They refuse to quit. The Scorpions singer Klaus Meine, left, and guitarist Matthias Jabs at Philadelphia's Mann Center on Wednesday Brian...
Jacket CopyBarbara Demick says that" real Sarajevans don’t like to talk about the war," but her book, "Logavina Street," follows the lives of a small community during the conflict. It has been re-released, with additional materials, commemorating the 20th...
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