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Mark Yudof likes to point out that he was the first real outsider in more than a century chosen to run the sprawling University of California system. And he often jokes that, as a result of his leadership, it is likely to take a hundred years more...
Kids with autism spectrum disorder could have a new ally in the classroom: animals. Autistic children who played with guinea pigs rather than toys were more talkative, made more eye contact and displayed a more positive attitude, according to a study in...
Tags: Toy Industry, Guinea, Autism, Behavioral Conditions
Claremont Graduate University announced Monday that the winner of its 2013 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award is Marianne Boruch. Boruch will be awarded $100,000 for her collection "The Book of Hours," published by Copper Canyon Press. The prize, one of the...
Bishop Kuang-hsun Ting, who was one of the most influential Christian figures in China as the longtime leader of the country's government-sanctioned Protestant church, has died. He was 97. Ting died Nov. 22 at his home in Nanjing, according to...
L.A. NOWRose Parade 2013: group traveled from Indiana to enjoy festivities...
L.A. NOWRose Parade 2013: thousands gather for annual New Year's Day celebration...
When Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the moon, on July 20, 1969, he uttered a phrase that has been carved in stone and quoted across the planet: "That's one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind." The grainy black-and-white...
Lebbeus Woods, an experimental architect who inspired colleagues and architecture students with radically inventive designs and installations that evoked futuristic worlds and cityscapes, has died. He was 72. Woods died Tuesday in Manhattan, according...
Tags: Movies, Entertainment, Bruce Willis, Terry Gilliam, Arts
Norman J. "Bud" Goldstone, a former aerospace engineer who devised and directed the 1959 stress test that saved the Watts Towers from the wrecking ball by proving that the world-famous landmark was structurally sound and safe, has died. He was 86....
L.A. NOWMars rover Curiosity: One intern at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory can do a little more than put his time there on his resume. Riley Avron, 19, can actually say he helped engineers figure out how to drive Curiosity on Mars. A few months ago, JPL...
Money & CompanyCommercial space venture Armadillo Aerospace announced a successful launch of a sleek sounding rocket from the nation's first commercial spaceport in New Mexico....
It's hard to believe, but there was a time not long ago when everyone walked around (in public!) with naturally colored teeth. Today, with so many whitening gels, strips and trays out there, yellowish grins aren't as common — nor the natural look as...
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