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  • USC, UC presidents among country's top paid school execs, survey says

    USC, UC presidents among country's top paid school execs, survey says
    USC President C. L. Max Nikias was the 13th-highest compensated private university president in 2011, making nearly $1.4 million in total pay, while former UC President Mark G. Yudof was the eighth-best paid public education executive, according to an...
  • Viagra for women? Blue pills may help alleviate menstrual cramps

    Viagra for women? Blue pills may help alleviate menstrual cramps
    Viagra may no longer be just for the gentlemen. A new study suggests that those little blue pills may also help women, though not in the way you might think. Researchers have found that sildenafil citrate, the main ingredient in Viagra, Revatio and...
  • More Saudi Arabians studying in the U.S.

     More Saudi Arabians studying in the U.S.
    At first glance, the Facebook photo doesn't look like a USC alumni gathering: No cardinal and gold in sight, not a single Tommy Trojan to be found. But, on closer inspection, it's apparent that half of the smiling men are flashing the Trojan "victory"...
  • Volcano discovery hints at fire below ice in Antarctica

    Volcano discovery hints at fire below ice in Antarctica
    A volcano may be stirring more than a half-mile beneath a major ice sheet in Antarctica, raising the possibility of faster base melting that could ultimately affect climate. Seismologists working in a mountainous area of Marie Byrd Land in western...
  • USC's Javorius Allen makes the most of his chance

    USC's Javorius Allen makes the most of his chance
    Ed Orgeron removed his sideline headset during the final seconds of USC's victory at California last week and grasped hands with tailback Javorius Allen. "It's been a loooong time coming," Orgeron sang heartily in his Cajun drawl. "Change gonna come,"...
  • A modern feminist takes her husband's name

    As a kid, I played with toy dinosaurs and dolls alike. At 13, I insisted that a female rabbi perform my bat mitzvah ceremony. I didn't shave my legs during high school and much of college, in protest against sexist and generally pain-in-the-rear beauty...
  • How to get Mom to prepare for retirement?

    Dear Liz: My mother is 65 and refuses to plan for retirement. She has worked for the same organization for almost 20 years and, despite my begging her over the last decade, has not contributed a dime to her 403(b). I am an only child in my late 30s...
  • USC at California: How they match up

    USC at California: How they match up
    USC is riding high after upsetting Oregon State, but the Trojans would be wise not to look past struggling California. Staff writer Gary Klein examines the story lines: Back in Strawberry Canyon USC has not played at Memorial Stadium since 2009,...
  • Male lizards tend to steer clear of bearded lady lizards

    Male lizards tend to steer clear of bearded lady lizards
    Trust science on this: Guys are generally not eager to mate with a high-testosterone bearded lady. ¬† But what goes on with other animals that share “male” ornamentation? Do the females pay a heavy price for aping the decoration of their...
  • Babysitter gets 10 years for lewd acts with boys, ages 8 and 3

    Babysitter gets 10 years for lewd acts with boys, ages 8 and 3
    A 21-year-old baby-sitter who was hired through a caregiving website has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison after pleading no contest to molesting two Glendale brothers over an eight-month period. Jordan Liu of Alhambra was sentenced on Oct. 23...
  • Penn State to pay $59.7 million in 26 cases of Jerry Sandusky abuse

    Penn State to pay $59.7 million in 26 cases of Jerry Sandusky abuse
    Penn State has agreed to pay $59.7 million to 26 men who said they were sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, serving what is effectively a life sentence for his conviction as a predator of boys. The university announced...