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  • Rabbit in Mandela statue's ear has to go, South African officials say

    Rabbit in Mandela statue's ear has to go, South African officials say
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- When Nelson Mandela's sculpture was unveiled at the seat of government in Pretoria after his burial last month, no one noticed one small detail: a bronze rabbit nestled in his right ear. The Department of Arts and Culture...
  • 'Days of Our Lives' renewed for two more years

    'Days of Our Lives' renewed for two more years
    NBC announced on Wednesday that it is renewing the long-running soap opera "Days of Our Lives" for two more years, taking it into 2016. The renewal means the show will get to celebrate its 50th anniversary while still on the air in November 2015, an...
  • Critic's Pick: Claudio Abbado on disc

    Critic's Pick: Claudio Abbado on disc
    When Claudio Abbado, the revered Italian conductor who died Monday, turned 80 last summer, record companies celebrated with several super-sized box sets of his recordings and videos. It’s not hard to find discs with which to spend the weekend...
  • Facebook shares soar on better-than-expected fourth quarter

    Facebook shares soar on better-than-expected fourth quarter
    SAN FRANCISCO -- With a little help from its billion or so friends, Facebook seems to have cracked the code on how to turn the world's largest social network into a moneymaking machine. The giant social network which began as a project in Mark...
  • Claudio Abbado dies at 80; Italian conductor with wide-ranging mastery

    Claudio Abbado dies at 80; Italian conductor with wide-ranging mastery
    Claudio Abbado, an Italian conductor whose wide-ranging mastery of symphonic and operatic repertory and attention to detail drew comparisons to more famous maestros Carlo Mario Giulini, Arturo Toscanini and Herbert von Karajan, has died. He was 80. A...
  • Asian Americans and the 'model minority' myth

     Asian Americans and the 'model minority' myth
    Previews of Amy Chua's forthcoming book, "The Triple Package" (co-written with husband Jed Rubenfeld), detonated a social media uproar among Asian Americans. Many were infuriated by the New York Post's report that Chua, the self-styled Tiger Mom, was...
  • Could Facebook really lose 80% of users by 2017? Not likely

    Could Facebook really lose 80% of users by 2017? Not likely
    A study by Princeton University researchers says Facebook could lose 80% of its users by 2017, but that if that sounds far fetched to you, it's because it is. To forecast Facebook's downfall, the researchers applied a model that is used to study the...
  • 'Gravity,' '12 Years,' 'Hustle': Three's a crowd in Oscar race

    'Gravity,' '12 Years,' 'Hustle': Three's a crowd in Oscar race
    As the Academy Awards approach, the various guild awards and critics groups' honors often provide insight into prevailing Oscar sentiments. In this year's race for Oscar gold, however, momentum has repeatedly swung back and forth among what might be...
  • Getty gets archives of the Kitchen, a leading NYC arts incubator

    Getty gets archives of the Kitchen, a leading NYC arts incubator
    “Hey, babe, take a walk on the wild side” has served as a pithy invitation to explore Manhattan’s avant-garde arts scene since 1972, when Lou Reed had a hit record intoning the refrain. But "take a tram ride up a Los Angeles hillside"...
  • UC's new investment chief's compensation could top $1 million

    UC's new investment chief's compensation could top $1 million
    SAN FRANCISCO — The UC regents on Thursday hired an executive of a Canadian investment fund to be the chief manager of the university system's $82 billion in endowment and pension investments and will pay him more than $1 million a year if he...
  • Rocco Mediate having fun again at Torrey Pines

    Rocco Mediate having fun again at Torrey Pines
      LA JOLLA — The guy in the signature black sweater vest here Thursday, walking the fairways of the Farmers Insurance Open, looked familiar. Oh, there was a little hitch in his get-along, perhaps a little more roundness near the belt. But the...