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  • But others have been sickened by the sight of the cancer-stricken, 83-year-old ruler, his hair still dyed shoe-polish black, being wheeled on a gurney into the makeshift courtroom in a police academy that once bore his name.

    Curtains Up for Arab Despots

  • MY family consists of our 83-year-old adopted grandmother, my husband and myself (partners for 34 years) and my oldest foster son; MY church (Anglican/Episcopal) is for marriage equality and access to all levels of ministry for GLBTQAI people; in most states, I can be fired or evicted simply because I am PERCEIVED to be gay (no proof needed).

    Conservative leader tells donors to stop giving to RNC

  • The 83-year-old Islamic movement, Egypt's biggest opposition bloc, played a subdued role in the uprising.

    Egypt's Islamist Riddle

  • The 83-year-old Mubarak and al-Adly face possible death sentences if convicted of unleashing police on the demonstrators that drove them from office during an 18-day uprising in February.

    Egypt Moves to End Decades-Old Emergency Law

  • The 83-year-old bluegrass and gospel singer has blessed us with his songs for more than six decades, beginning with his brother, Carter, in front of the original Clinch Mountain Boys, and throughout his revival with his appearance on the sound track to the Coen brothers 'film "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"

    Jamming on Rock and Gospel

  • Indian doctors are studying an 83-year-old holy man who claims to have spent the last seven decades without food and water.

    Man Claims He Has Lived Without Food and Water for 70 Years | Impact Lab

  • Even after Brotherhood youth helped oust former President Hosni Mubarak in a nearly three-week uprising in February, the 83-year-old organization has continued to operate as it always has, with what dissident members call a domineering, top-down leadership structure.

    Young Brothers Rebel in Egypt

  • In Egypt, before a street-level uprising toppled President Hosni Mubarak in February, U.S. contacts with the 83-year-old Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood were infrequent and limited to members of parliament affiliated with the group.

    U.S. Reaches Out to Islamist Parties

  • China's Bankers Reaffirm Red Credentials in Song On Wednesday, Beijing police visited the home of Mao Yushi, an 83-year-old liberal economist who isn't related to Chairman Mao Zedong and has been highly critical of his policies, as well as of an increasingly vocal campaign to rehabilitate his memory in the last few months.

    Chinese Party Marks Nine Decades

  • Ailing 83-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej has been hospitalized since 2009, and any shift in the constitutional monarchy's traditional balance of power could have far-reaching consequences.

    Polls open in Thailand; big parties deeply divided


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