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A senior Russian Orthodox official claimed Wednesday that novels by Vladimir Nabokov and Gabriel Garcia Marquez justify pedophilia and said they should be banned in the nation's high schools.
One of the causes that has brought the great and worthy movement of liberalism to its present state of decrepitude has been remarked upon in this column many times before: Liberalism always goes too far. Even in the case of a noble impulse, it goes too far. Public events in recent days in that magnificent monument to liberalism, San Francisco, show us once again the example of liberalism over the edge.
A pill developed in Bulgaria during the Soviet era shows promise for helping millions of smokers cheaply and safely kick the habit, the first big study of it shows.
Prescience has been the hallmark of Georgie Anne Geyer's writing over the course of nearly 50 years as a foreign correspondent, syndicated columnist and author of 10 books. In "Predicting the Unthinkable," she has assembled her columns to show how the world keeps changing and that it will not soon run out of human folly.
President Obama's war on fossil fuels is adding to instability in a world already racked by international debt, demographic pressures and unpredictable, galloping technological advances.
John Malkovich says his latest acting role, an aging Siberian mobster trying to raise his grandson to be an honorable crook, proved to be a "delightful" experience.
W ill Israel survive? That question hasn't really been asked since 1967. Then, a far weaker Israel was surrounded by Arab dictatorships that were equipped with sophisticated weapons from their nuclear patron, the Soviet Union. But now, things are far worse for the Jewish state.
A New Jersey blogger charged with inciting violence against Connecticut lawmakers told a jury on Friday that he was being prosecuted for exercising his free speech rights and never intended for anyone to get hurt.
We should have declared the Afghan war won on May 3, the day after a U.S. SEAL team killed Osama bin Laden and buried him in the Arabian Sea. That was the advice given in Washington last week by a former spy chief who played a key role in the Saudi-Pakistan-U.S. alliance that defeated the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in early 1989. The Soviet empire imploded nine months later.