Posted On: 9:32 a.m. | November 10, 2011
By David Kelly, Special to The Times
Reporting from Cleveland— Inside a stuffy Cleveland classroom, Tim Boehnlein explained the mechanics of domestic violence and then posed a question.
"So why do women stay?" he asked his class of would-be counselors.
Ignorance, low self-esteem, lack of education, they speculated. No one really knew.
Except maybe the silent woman in back — the... View Post»
Posted On: 12:23 a.m. | November 10, 2011
Pvt. Robert Maye and wife Gloria kiss goodbye during cal-lup of 160th Infantry Regiment for Korean War. View Post»
Posted On: 4:42 p.m. | November 9, 2011
Once badly malnourished, beaten and locked up in a garage, Ahmed Ibn Muhammed Mahdi Shabazz is now a strapping 6-foot-5, 215-pound young man who recently graduated high school in Avon, Ohio. He suffered serious depression after his ordeal at the hands of Mansa Musa Muhummed but after undergoing years of counseling he says, “I forced myself to forget it. It now seems like a video game that I... View Post»
Posted On: 9:47 a.m. | November 9, 2011
Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»
Posted On: 11:28 p.m. | November 8, 2011
As Vietnam War escalates, eight caskets carrying bodies of Southland soldiers arrive at Union Station the same day. View Post»
Posted On: 11:10 p.m. | November 8, 2011
Laura Cowan survived life in one of the most notoriously abusive households in recent California history. Now a speaker, counselor and forceful advocate for abused women, Cowan has come a long way since her abuser was sentenced to seven life terms in prison.
Read David Kelly's story: Emerging from a notorious hell of abuse to counsel others View Post»
Posted On: 5:35 p.m. | November 8, 2011
Muslims make their way to the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, for the annual hajj pilgrimage. The five-day observance, which ended Tuesday, draws up to 3 million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world.
Read Rubaina Azhar's article "For an American pilgrim in Saudi Arabia, a discovery of fellowship" and see Irfan Khan's video "The House of... View Post»
Posted On: 11:36 a.m. | November 8, 2011
In today's Pictures in the News, an airborne black rhinocerous in South Africa, efforts in Jordan to have the Dead Sea chosen as one of the "Seven Wonders of Nature," a mass kimchi preparation in South Korea and the annual hajj is underway in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. These are just the highlights, there's more. View Post»