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  • This Beethoven hunter knows the score

    This Beethoven hunter knows the score
    BONN, Germany — The slightest hint that a lost manuscript, letter or personal artifact of the great German composer Ludwig van Beethoven might exist and be available for acquisition is enough to get Michael Ladenburger's adrenaline pumping. The...
  • Colorado school shooting: New details on 80 seconds of terror

    Colorado school shooting: New details on 80 seconds of terror
    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Carrying a shotgun, a machete, a bandolier of ammunition and a backpack with three incendiary devices, Karl Halverson Pierson entered Arapahoe High School and launched 80 seconds of terror as he hunted his debate coach, who was...
  • 95% of Americans find libraries 'important,' Pew reports

    95% of Americans find libraries 'important,' Pew reports
    In a study released Wednesday, Pew reports that an overwhelming majority of Americans value libraries. Ninety-five percent of Americans 16 and older say that libraries are important because of the opportunities and resources they provide, and because they...
  • ‘Marvels & Monsters’ exhibit explores comics’ portrayal of Asians

     
    With his slit-like eyes, spiky nails and Fu Manchu mustache, this Chinese mastermind’s appearance was about as subtle as his […]...
  • Holiday gift guide 2013: ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Hobbit,’ ‘Thrones’ and more

     
    You don't have to take your broom to Diagon Alley, cross the Bifrost, traverse the Misty Mountains or steal a […]...
  • Library of Congress study sees troubling loss of silent feature films

    Library of Congress study sees troubling loss of silent feature films
    A new study by the Library of Congress reveals some disquieting facts about the country's early film heritage. Of the nearly 11,000 silent feature films that were produced and distributed in the United States from 1912 to 1929, the report says, only 3,...
  • Black Friday at the little library that could

    Black Friday at the little library that could
    Granted, it’s not quite the same thing as a big discount on a giant flat-screen television or an Xbox console. But there are Black Friday book deals to be had out there. Black Friday, for example, is a time when many public libraries schedule book...
  • UC workers' one-day strike affects campuses and medical centers

    UC workers' one-day strike affects campuses and medical centers
    Some surgeries were postponed, some student dining hall hours reduced and some classes canceled as UC’s medical centers and academic campuses reported an uneven impact of a one-day labor strike Wednesday. The walkout by thousands of service...
  • Review: Matt Lipps' 'Library' of photographic images

    Review: Matt Lipps' 'Library' of photographic images
    A critical mass of artists emerging in the '70s whose work responded to image saturation in the media and everyday life -- among them Cindy Sherman, Sherrie Levine and Richard Prince -- came to be known as the Pictures Generation. It could be argued...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss the LAPD's newly digitized homicide library

    L.A. Now Live: Discuss the LAPD's newly digitized homicide library
    Join the Homicide Report’s Nicole Santa Cruz at 9 a.m. for an L.A. Now Live chat on her latest article: the Los Angeles Police Department’s work to create a “Google for murder.” The article looks at how the LAPD has assembled a...
  • Victims' families hope for answers in LAPD's homicide library

    Adrian McFarland awoke in a panic. His brother had come to him again in a dream. In this one, McFarland walked into a bar and there his brother stood, flashing a toothy smile. But Charles had been gone for nearly two decades, shot to death in Los...