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  • Gulf oil spill: Tests confirm oil is light grade

     
    Experts working to control the Gulf of Mexico oil slick got one piece of good news Tuesday: Tests on new samples appear to show that the material is typical Louisiana sweet crude, a light oil that can be either burned......
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Meet My Mom' on Hallmark

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 9 - 15 in PDF format This week's TV Movies LIBERTY: A recently divorced woman (Lori Loughlin) falls for her son's pen pal (Johnny Messner), a soldier on leave......
  • Sunday's TV Highlights: 'The Pacific' on HBO

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 2 - 8 in PDF format This week's TV Movies WARTIME ROMANCE: Basilone (Jon Seda) meets a female Marine (Annie Parisse) at Camp Pendleton, in a new episode of......
  • UCLA's Zamarripa, McCullough win NCAA individual titles

     
    UCLA coach Valorie Kondos Field had grown tired of the “S-E-C” chants. There weren't any to be heard this week. The Pacific 10 Conference added three more national titles to its haul Saturday as the individual event finals closed out......
  • Analysis: Gulf leak may be harsher type of oil

    A first analysis of oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill suggests that it might not be typical Louisiana sweet crude, as was originally thought, but a heavier form of petroleum that could have a much harsher environmental impact and make cleanup much more...
  • John Wooden's championship years at UCLA

    John Wooden's championship years at UCLA
    1963-64 (30-0) Championship game: UCLA 98, Duke 83, at Kansas City, Mo. The team: Steve Brucker, Fred Slaughter, Doug McIntosh, Vaughn Hoffman, Keith Erickson, Kim Stewart, Kenny Washington, Gail Goodrich, Jack Hirsch, Rich Levin, Walt Hazzard, Kent...
  • Book reviews: Discoveries

    Book reviews: Discoveries
    The Poetry Lesson Andrei Codrescu Princeton University Press: 128 pp., $19.95 This book, with its punishing, dread-inspiring title and pleading skeleton on the cover, is actually one of the funniest, most irreverent you'll read this year. Part memoir,...
  • Vance Bourjaily dies at 87; novelist, professor whose WWII experiences influenced early work

    Vance Bourjaily dies at 87; novelist, professor whose WWII experiences influenced early work
    Vance Bourjaily, a novelist and professor of writing who was part of the post- World War II generation of writers whose wartime experiences influenced their early work, has died. He was 87. Bourjaily, who was discovered by legendary editor Max Perkins,...
  • Good enough for me and my Bobby Jindal

    There's an all-American, aw-shucks sweetness to the name Bobby. Something about its diminutive chumminess, its affiliation with rough-around-the-edges but ultimately gentle pop culture boys, its hazy, nostalgic attachment to fallen American icons and...
  • Presidents -- the good and the bad

    Presidents -- the good and the bad
    We tend to lionize or demonize our presidents. It would be tough to find many Abraham Lincoln detractors -- or, for that matter, many Warren G. Harding fans. But even our greatest heroes occasionally failed, and the worst presidents could boast of some...
  • Robert H. Barrow dies at 86; former commandant of the Marine Corps

    Robert H. Barrow, a former commandant of the Marine Corps who was decorated for heroism and recognized for reforms, died Oct. 30 at his home in St. Francisville, La. He was 86 and had heart and circulatory problems. Barrow, a retired four-star general,...