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  • Mr. '50 Shades of Grey' to publish his own book

     
    E.L. James is the author of the sexy novel "50 Shades of Grey." Her husband's first book will be much tamer -- it's for young adults....
  • 50+ Mug Shots

     
    A slew of dapper Down Under ne’er-do-wells of the ’20s and ’30s, along with a rundown of their nefarious deeds...
  • Angela Merkel's fiscal treaty in trouble at home in Germany

     
    German opposition leaders have told Chancellor Angela Merkel that they won't approve her cherished treaty on European fiscal restraint unless their conditions are met....
  • Merkel's party suffers loss in key German state, early results show

     
    Chancellor Angela Merkel's party fares poorly Sunday in a key election in Germany's most populous state. The election in North Rhine-Westphalia, which centered on austerity cuts, could bode ill for Merkel in next year's federal election....
  • Left-wing Greek leader gives up on forming a government

     
    Greece's Alexis Tsipras of the leftist Syriza party gave up Wednesday on forming a government. Tsipras had pledged to tear up the country's bailout agreements with its international creditors....
  • Thursday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 4 - 10 in PDF format TV listings for the week of March 4 - 10 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
  • Low achievement imperils black students in L.A., report says

     
    African American students in Los Angeles County demonstrate significant learning gaps by second grade, which widen with age and lead to the highest school dropout rate among all races, according to a new report released Monday. Black students are far........
  • Why Calif. students should know that Harvey Milk was gay [Blowback]

     
    The historical contributions of LGBT people should not be excluded from classrooms, and those lessons belong in history books, not in high school sex education classes....
  • Egypt's young Facebook revolutionaries fail to inspire voters

     
    Facebook revolutions and Egyptian election: Official results in Egypt's first round of parliamentary elections show that the young revolutionaries who plugged into social media to ignite a revolution that brought down Hosni Mubarak failed to excite voters...
  • Wikipedia, Craigslist, other sites go black in SOPA protest

     
    A coalition of websites including the hugely popular user-generated encyclopedia Wikipedia went black as midnight struck the east coast to protest controversial proposed anti-piracy legislation....
  • Egyptian village expels Coptic families amid sectarian tensions

     
    Eight Christian Coptic families have been evicted from their village in the coastal governorate of Alexandria after violence erupted last month amid rumors of an affair between a Coptic man and a Muslim woman....