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  • Shane Salerno's decade-long obsession with J.D. Salinger

    Shane Salerno's decade-long obsession with J.D. Salinger
    When Shane Salerno turned 40 last year, he decided it was finally time to let his obsession go. The screenwriter, best known for his collaborations with Michael Bay ("Armageddon") and Oliver Stone ("Savages"), had toiled for close to a decade trying...
  • Jane cosmetics is revived, revamped by Lynn Tilton

    Jane cosmetics is revived, revamped by Lynn Tilton
    In the Glendale offices of her two cosmetics companies, New York financier Lynn Tilton makes a surprising claim: Not that long ago, she wasn't all that interested in makeup. It's unexpected not just because Tilton owns the Jane and Stila lines of...
  • Animal studies riddled with bias, report finds

    Animal studies riddled with bias, report finds
    Too much good news in medicine may be bad news for science, according to a new study that suggests animal research is riddled with bias that allows too many treatments to advance to human trials. Researchers examined data from thousands of experiments...
  • Composers Andrew Norman, Ted Hearne joining USC faculty

    Composers Andrew Norman, Ted Hearne joining USC faculty
    USC's music school will be getting a double infusion of hip Brooklyn talent. Composers Andrew Norman and Ted Hearne are joining the Thornton School of Music as full-time professors. Norman will begin his new job in the fall, and Hearne will start next...
  • How would Janet Yellen balance jobs, inflation as Fed chief?

    How would Janet Yellen balance jobs, inflation as Fed chief?
    WASHINGTON — Janet Yellen, President Obama's choice to head the Federal Reserve, comes to the post with more experience at the central bank than her predecessors and a career-long focus on the issue that remains at the center of public concern...
  • PASSINGS: George Bignotti, William A. Graham, George Zenovich

    PASSINGS: George Bignotti, William A. Graham, George Zenovich
    George Bignotti Chief mechanic for 7 Indy 500 winners George Bignotti, 97, who set a record as the chief mechanic for seven winners of the Indianapolis 500, died in his sleep of natural causes Fridayin Las Vegas, his daughter Mary Mendez said. As...
  • 3 U.S. economists win Nobel Prize

    3 U.S. economists win Nobel Prize
    The question seems simple, but shedding light on the answer was worth a Nobel Prize for three American economists: How do we know how much an item is worth? Eugene F. Fama and Lars Peter Hansen of the University of Chicago and Robert J. Shiller of...
  • Do we make poorer decisions as we age?

    Do we  make poorer decisions as we age?
    When it comes to making boneheaded choices, teenagers usually win society's award for overall poor decision-making. Yet a study published recently in the journal PNAS suggests that our ability to make wise choices changes over time, and actually...
  • UCLA's Fowler Museum turns 50 in worldly fashion

    UCLA's Fowler Museum turns 50 in worldly fashion
    A pharmaceutical mogul who traveled the world collecting objects made by native artists and left them to a trust in London probably never would have guessed that 30,000 of those works would end up at UCLA's Fowler Museum. Now, with the museum turning 50...
  • Dieter, beware: Weight-loss fads can be bad for your health

    Dieter, beware: Weight-loss fads can be bad for your health
    There's something about fall — with its back-to-school, new-start feeling — that compels many of us to revisit our plans to diet, and sometimes those plans involve fads. Even celebrities who can afford the best personal trainers,...
  • A downside of living longer: Oldest often disabled in last months

    A downside of living longer: Oldest often disabled in last months
    Don't expect old age to be all golf and cruises: As Americans live longer and longer, more of us should expect to suffer some sort of independence-threatening disability in the final phase of life, two new studies published online Monday suggest. "The...