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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterLate at night, when he can't sleep, the Iraqi general paces past the dimly lighted model homes and construction sites of his Cairo neighborhood. He avoids the main streets, crammed with shopping malls and restaurants. He doesn't want to run into other...
Theater CriticFew life stories are as densely packed with intrigue as Christopher Marlowe's, the subject of Peter Whelan's 1992 drama, "The School of Night," which had its belated American premiere Sunday at the Mark Taper Forum. In addition to being the second-...
For years, Allegra Huston was encouraged to write her memoirs. But the magazine journalist and screenwriter turned a deaf ear to all requests. "I was not interested in 'poor me,' " says the 44-year-old Huston, relaxing in the living room of a friend's...
Times Staff WriterPope John Paul II, whose indomitable will and uncompromising belief in human dignity helped bring down communism in Eastern Europe and reshaped Christianity's relationship to Judaism, died today. He was 84. The Polish-born John Paul, indisputably the...
Times Staff WritersIn a case that became a real-life soap opera for millions of Americans, Scott Peterson was found guilty today of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Laci, who was eight months pregnant with their first child when she vanished on Christmas Eve...
Tags: Fishing, Television Industry, Martha Stewart, Punishment, Golf
My fellow Americans, thank you for sharing your time with me tonight. The subject I want to discuss with you, peace and national security, is both timely and important. Timely, because I've reached a decision which offers a new hope for our children in...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIt was deja vu: Too many bodies, life snuffed out, arranged neatly in restful repose, showing no obvious signs of violence. In one case, the dead were shielded from the sun by the red-tiled roof of a million-dollar mansion in a wealthy Southern California...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterLONDON -- At least 93 fans were crushed to death and 200 others were injured at a national soccer tournament semifinal match in central England on Saturday when thousands of spectators without tickets gained last-minute entry to an enclosed viewing...
Tags: Television, National Football League, Foreign Aid, Riots, Soccer
*** (out of four) None of Robert Pattinson’s roles have fully lined up with his shifty absent-mindedness. In “Twilight,” he tries to make Edward mysterious and tortured, but comes off as vacant. In this year’s “Bel Ami,&...
The Daily Press poetry contest is over and the winners, as decided by a combination of reader and staff votes, are Samantha Drake, Francica Brown and Abigail Sines. More than 100 poems were submitted for the contest, conducted in April in observance of...
Tags: Starbucks Corp., Poetry
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