HOUSE ON FIRE Jeff Healey Band (Shock) If you were around at the time, probably the most enduring memory of blind Canadian guitarist Jeff Healey was his small part role as Cody the leader of the house band in the 1989 Patrick Swayze movie Road House.
Last Wednesday I tried calling Father Ignacio Martin Baro, as I usually did when I was in El Salvador.
“Welcome to the 21st century!” That was how one Facebook user responded to the news that Malta, the only country in the E.U.
For all its reputation as the city of tomorrow, a place that will marry capitalism and cool as effortlessly as New York City or London, the city of Shanghai, truth be told, is not a particularly pleasant place during the summer.
After God cast Lucifer and his followers into darkness, all the fallen angels came straggling together on the plains of hell — to recriminate, to console themselves and to discuss their new identities as devils. It may be time for men to hold a convention for the same purpose
Kenyan artist Nicholas Sironka received a warm welcome to the United States when he first visited in 1999 — a reception he’s missed since.
The town of Bedford, New York, is not happy with a tent set up as part of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s visit to the United States for the United Nations General Assembly, a town attorney said Tuesday.
The governing body for world athletics has urged caution over reports that world-champion South African runner Caster Semenya has both male and female sexual organs.
Caster Semenya, the athlete at the center of a gender row, has appeared in a photo glamour shoot in her native South Africa.
"Always you have to run for your life," says Boo Htoo, who grew up in a refugee camp in Thailand just across the border from Myanmar. Ethnic minorities still flee the repressive military regime in Myanmar, formerly Burma