Headlines

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2003 with 333 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Jan. 30, the 30th day of 2003 with 335 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The first attempt on the life of a U.S. president took place on this date in 1835. A gunman often described in historical accounts as a disgruntled office-seeker shot twice at President Andrew Jackson -- but missed, and Jackson was not injured.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for January 27-February 2.
By United Press International

Book Review: Odyssey from 'East' to 'West'

Tamim Ansary electrified millions when his post-Sept. 11 e-mail circulated over the Internet. Now, in his lovely and at times heart-breaking memoir, "West of Kabul, East of New York," he fleshes out the story of his youth in Afghanistan and later his emig
JESSIE THORPE, United Press International

Analysis: Verdict suggests Islam crisis

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Prolonged student protests in Iran following a death sentence for alleged heresy are a symptom of a larger crisis within Islam, Muslim scholars told United Pres
UWE SIEMON-NETTO, UPI Religion Correspondent

Commentary: Faith confusion in Canada

GURAT, France, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington seem to have caused two hitherto unknown casualties. One is evidently the knack of Canadian immigratio
UWE SIEMON-NETTO, UPI Religion Correspondent

Analysis: Court: Lutheran not Christian

GURAT, France, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- A Canadian immigration judge ruled that a Muslim convert to Lutheranism was not really a Christian and should be deported to Iran, the convert's pastor told Uni
UWE SIEMON-NETTO, UPI Religion Correspondent

Book of the Week: In the Walled Gardens

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- In her debut novel, "In The Walled Gardens," (Little, Brown & Co., $24.95, 338 pages) Anahita Firouz has tackled the onerous task of criticizing the corrupt and
SHIRLEY SAAD

Thinking about life: Michel Foucault

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- You do not have to be a student of philosophy to have heard the name Michel Foucault.
ROGER KIMBALL

The almanac

Today is Monday, June 3, the 154th day of 2002 with 211 to follow.
By United Press International

Carter visit to Cuba on schedule

MIAMI, May 7 (UPI) -- Jimmy Carter's visit to Cuba is on schedule for Sunday, although an itinerary has not been worked out and any plans for a visit with Cuban President Fidel Castr

Official: Islamic extremism in Malaysia

WASHINGTON, April 2 (UPI) -- Comparing the fight against communism in the last century with the war against Islamic-based terrorism, Tan Sri Musa Hitam, chairman of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia and former deputy prime minister, said Monday that lessons from earlier battles
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tank Correspondent

The Almanac

This is Thursday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2002 with 320 to follow.

A Blast From The Past

A Blast From The Past
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW

A Blast From The Past

Today is Feb. 11. A young French girl, Bernadette Sourbirous, claimed on this date in 1858 that the Virgin Mary had appeared to her at Lourdes.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2002 with 333 to follow. The moon is waning, moving toward its last quarter.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 30, the 30th day of 2002 with 335 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast From The Past

Today is Jan. 30. The first attempt on the life of a U.S. president took place on this date in 1835.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

A Blast From The Past

Today is Jan. 28. It was the U.S. space program?s worst disaster -- and indeed, the worst space tragedy ever.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Lebanese official: bin Laden is ET

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- "Bin Laden is a non-territorial 'ET,' Extra-terrestrial," Lebanon's minister of culture told United Press International in an exclusive interview Tuesday, durin
CLAUDE SALHANI and DALAL SAOUD

The Bear's Lair: Cheap oil? Dream on!

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- My esteemed colleague at United Press International, Ian Campbell, wrote in a recent "GlobalView" column that he believed oil prices would trend down over the n
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

Feature: On conversions of Muslims

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Risking execution, citizens of strict Islamic countries are secretly converting to Christianity in increasing numbers, missionaries from various denominations t
UWE SIEMON-NETTO, UPI religion correspondent

Commentary: A fanatic's 14 features

TORONTO, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- We are told that terrorists are fanatics, but what are fanatics? Here's a primer:
NORMAN DOIDGE
Page 4 of 4
Next
x
Feedback