President Barack Obama today spoke at the United Nations General Assembly. In addition to pushing for an international resolution on Syria’s chemical weapons, Obama wants to have a face-to-face with President Hasan Rouhani about Iran’s nuclear program.
On Monday, an Egyptian court issued an injunction to dissolve the Muslim Brotherhood and seize its assets. Since Mohamed Morsi’s ouster, Brotherhood members have participated in mass protests against the takeover. What does this mean for the future of the Muslim Brotherhood?
The American Library foundation has declared the last week of September as Banned Books Week. Every year, libraries, booksellers, publishers, teachers and readers come together in support of intellectual freedom and to highlight books that have been subjected to threats of censorship -- and actual censorship.
Mike Stoller and his partner Jerry Leiber wrote some of the most iconic songs in modern music, including "Hound Dog," “Stand by Me” and “Yakety Yak.”Smokey Joe’s Cafe, a live revue of the pair’s songs, is currently playing on the mainstage of the Pasadena Playhouse. We talk to Mike Stoller about what goes into writing such iconic anthems.