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Police arrested Richard A. Franco in July after he was seen on property multiple times

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge ruled Monday that a man charged with stalking Halle Berry should stand trial on two charges filed after he was repeatedly seen on the actress' property earlier this year.



"Mind Right, Money Right" eloquently rehashes proven financial principles

Given the frightening trajectory of the economy and the staggering unemployment numbers, the time is ripe for a self-help book with some decent financial advice. "Mind Right, Money Right" fits the bill, despite its being a derivative work ostensibly based on the seven tried-and-true investment principles originally delineated in "The Richest Man in Babylon," a classic from 1926 that this critic read many moons ago.



Unclear if former secretary of state will respond to criticisms from Rumsfeld, Cheney

NEW YORK (AP) -- Colin Powell's new book is a story of success.



According to the author, this society has historically exerted considerable pressure on black females to fit into one of a handful of stereotypes

What is it like to be a black woman in America? That is the basic question explored by Professor Melissa Harris-Perry in her fascinating new book, "Sister Citizen."



Former militant Nasir Abas has become important anti-violence advocate in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- The real life adventures of former al-Qaida-linked militant Nasir Abas have become a comic book in Indonesia, chronicling his transformation from foe to invaluable ally in the fight against terrorism.



He was left with no idea what effect the blowback from the brouhaha would have on his career as a journalist just for merely exercising his First Amendment Right of Free Speech

Juan Williams ignited a firestorm of controversy last year when he admitted to Bill O'Reilly on national television that he feels nervous whenever he sees fellow passengers in Muslim garb getting on a plane with him.



As much an appeal to black female empowerment as a personal coming home party for a Prodigal Daughter possibly harboring regrets about her longstanding liaisons with arch-conservatives

Kam Williams reviews "Black Woman Redefined: Dispelling Myths and Discovering Fulfillment in the Age of Michelle Obama," by Sophia A. Nelson



Book review: Republican author sees hope in Democrat first lady

Despite the fact that she is also a Republican, and that she campaigned for both Bush I in 1992 and for Bush II in 2000 and 2004, Sophia A. Nelson, ironically, feels differently about herself ever since the election of a Democrat, Barack Obama. She gushes at length about how much the president's wife, Michelle, means to her in "Black Woman Redefined."



Many had camped out overnight, some for days

LONDON (AP) -- Harry Potter's saga is ending, but his magic spell remains. Thousands of fans from around the world massed in London Thursday for the premiere of the final film in the magical adventure series.



Book released days after U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama got an advance copy signed by Mandela

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A new Nelson Mandela book, slim, bound in black and set in eye-straining type, looks a bit like a bible or a prayer book. That's fitting, because the editors of "Nelson Mandela By Himself" brought something close to religious zeal to the task of choosing and checking more than 2,000 quotations to ensure the world gets the anti-apartheid icon's words right.


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