'Creole Belle' author James Lee Burke talks about the inspiration for his new book and his detective protagonist Dave Robicheaux.
It’s college graduation season and the strains of “Pomp and Circumstance,” which began in late April, will be heard at commencement ceremonies until mid-June. Many more speeches have yet to be given that impart the usual pearls of wisdom and advice on pursuing dreams, being daring, and contributing to society. Here’s a sampling of excerpts from speeches given to graduates around the country.
The Cave of Altamira, a Spanish cave complex that has prized prehistoric paintings, will be reopened, despite scientists warning that heat and moisture from humans could damage the site.
Insightful 'Afghan Star' on DVD, the Sistine Chapel up close online, 1% Music compilation to help save the planet, and more top picks.
Pope Benedict XVI arrives to lead a special audience with the Italian civil protection department at the Paul VI Hall in the Vatican March 6.
A Christian Science perspective.