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  • Murder of gay activist David Kato sends chill in Uganda

    Murder of gay activist David Kato sends chill in Uganda

    An unknown assailant killed outspoken gay activist David Kato Thursday. Last month, he successfully sued the Uganda tabloid Rolling Stone for revealing identities of alleged homosexuals.

  • Uganda aims to temper the rise of its 'gutter press'

    Uganda aims to temper the rise of its 'gutter press'

    In order to temper the media sensationalism and obscenity it says has run rampant, Uganda's Ethics Ministry has introduced a bill that would broaden the definition of pornography.

  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: The top 5 biggest omissions

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: The top 5 biggest omissions

    The announcement Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2011 will fill some important gaps in its roster, most notably heavy metal pioneer Alice Cooper, R&B singer Darlene Love, and all-around swell guy Neil Diamond. But there are still some notable gaps in the Hall of Fame's alumni. Here are the top five biggest omissions by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

  • John Lennon: Top 6 most influential songs

    John Lennon: Top 6 most influential songs

    The 30 years that have passed since John Lennon's death have done little to diminish him as one of the most respected musicians of the 20th century. As a member of one of the most successful and influential songwriting teams of all time, he changed the face of popular music. Lennon was a mad experimenter, a avant-garde visionary who not only responded to the tenor of his day, but set it. He was also a master of wide appeal, able to temper his unorthodox impulses with approachability. Many of his innovations are now essential components of pop music. Here are six of his most influential songs:

  • John Lennon fans remember former Beatle in New York

    John Lennon fans remember former Beatle in New York

    John Lennon fans celebrated his life Wednesday by visiting Strawberry Fields, the Central Park garden dedicated in his memory. Wednesday marks the 30th anniversary of John Lennon's death.

  • Holiday gift guide 2010: Top 5 music picks

    Holiday gift guide 2010: Top 5 music picks

    Music is appreciated throughout the year and makes a great holiday gift for family and friends. Here are some suggestions – ranging from Ken Burns' 'Baseball' soundtrack to Dave Brubeck – recommended by the Monitor staff. Click on the link at the end of each item to purchase on amazon.com, and a small percentage will go to support the Monitor.

  • Harry Potter: A chronology

    Harry Potter: A chronology

    As the world waits for the Nov. 19 release of Harry Potter film No. 7 ("Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Part 1), it's fun to remember Harry as he's been revealed to us through the years.

  • "Girl Talk" provokes copyright owners with free download of new album, 'All Day'

    "Girl Talk" provokes copyright owners with free download of new album, 'All Day'

    Musical artist and mashup DJ "Girl Talk" has posted his entire 'All Day' album online as a free download - provoking copyright owners for the fifth time.

  • Uganda homophobia: Uganda paper publishes photos of gays with headline reading 'Hang them'

    Uganda homophobia: Uganda paper publishes photos of gays with headline reading 'Hang them'

    Uganda homophobia has been stoked by the small Ugandan newspaper Rolling Stone. In the days since it was published, at least four gay Ugandans on the list have been attacked and many others are in hiding, according to rights activist Julian Onziema.

  • GOP buying Election 2010 with foreign cash? What Obama's talking about.

    The Vote GOP buying Election 2010 with foreign cash? What Obama's talking about.

    President Obama is suggesting that some GOP donors in Election 2010 are using money collected abroad – which would be illegal. But there's no hard evidence yet.

 
 
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