Stories for September 7, 2012
In three gripping new episodes, Kenneth Branagh ("My Week with Marilyn," "Henry V," "Hamlet") returns as Inspector Kurt Wallander, the moody Swedish detective created by mystery writer Henning Mankell, who famously lit the spark for today’s passionate interest in Scandinavian crime fiction. WALLANDER III finds the Swedish cop trying to improve his disposition—in the face of torture killings, dashed romance, homicidal do-gooders, and a resentful grown-up daughter.
A California judge has ruled that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger didn't break any laws when he cut the manslaughter sentence for the son of a political ally just hours before leaving office last year.
Contestants must butcher sheep, make fry bread and speak their native language. It started in 1952 to attract tourists to the Navajo Nation Fair. But more recently the tribe saw it as an incentive to young women to learn the Navajo language, traditions and culture. The Navajo Nation will crown this year’s winner Sept. 8.
A new medical clinic opens in Southeast San Diego, an area that suffers from a shortage of health providers.