If they held a convention for racial purity, I would never make the guest list. Like most other Latin American families, mine is a multiethnic stew that has left me with the generic black-eyed and olive-skinned look typical of large swaths of the world’s population
“Who do you say that I am?” When Jesus posed this question to his disciples in Matthew’s Gospel, Peter emphatically and faithfully replied, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” And what might the answer be today?
Are western policies failing Burma? And is our veneration of Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi partly to blame?
The young Eritrean woman was exhausted, famished and dehydrated after spending four days in March lost in the Mediterranean Sea. She had been on a fishing boat with nearly 300 African migrants, crammed so tightly that she couldn’t move
On a normal day, residents of Bin Jawad say, there is nothing remarkable about their sunny seaside town.
As the military action against Libya to give teeth to U.N. Security Resolution 1973 began, one question kept nagging away: Why, precisely, were the governments of Britain and France in the lead
There’s usually not much common ground between a boy band singer and a far-right politician who would like to ban Muslim immigrants from his country. But in Britain this week, both have been at the center of fierce debates over freedom of speech.
Poland has agreed to host elements of the new U.S. missile defense plan despite initial surprise over the Obama administration’s recent decision to overhaul President Bush’s strategy.
Under a canopy of elegant Italian pines, the foundations of a mini Roman Coliseum are at once unmistakable and exhilarating.
Two firefighters died Sunday afternoon as a fast-spreading wildfire in Los Angeles County grew to more than 42,000 acres, a fire official said. “I have some sad news to report,” Deputy Fire Chief Michael Bryant told reporters.