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  • Landslide: Mountain Loop Highway a wild ride out of Darrington

    Landslide: Mountain Loop Highway a wild ride out of Darrington
    DARRINGTON, Wash. — The landslide that killed at least 24 people near this mountain community also severed SR 530, the main highway out of town. Before the March 22 catastrophe, it took about 30 minutes to drive west from Darrington to Arlington....
  • Review: Mike Kelley retrospective resonates at MOCA

    Review: Mike Kelley retrospective resonates at MOCA
    Last fall, when the big traveling retrospective of Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley (1954-2012) opened at MoMA PS1, the Museum of Modern Art's outpost in Long Island City, N.Y., the show looked smashing. Largely that was due to the intrinsic quality of...
  • Teams in the AL West adhere to different building plans

    Teams in the AL West adhere to different building plans
    For more than two decades, the West Coast has played the part of Major League Baseball’s strange uncle. You know, the one who is invited to the family reunion but hardly ever gets to sit at the head table. In the last 22 seasons, only three...
  • Visiting Nicaragua

    Visiting Nicaragua
    If you go THE BEST WAY TO MANAGUA, NICARAGUA From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) is offered on United, Delta, Avianca, Copa and American. Restricted round-trip airfares begin at $579, including all taxes and fees. TELEPHONES To call...
  • Water conservation's other benefit: It's a power saver

    Water conservation's other benefit: It's a power saver
    California's drought has everyone talking about ways to save water. Gov. Jerry Brown has implored residents to reduce their consumption by 20%. One writer suggested Angelenos share showers. A nonprofit is encouraging people not to waste even ice cubes...
  • Man who posed as doctor to bilk patients gets five years in prison

    Man who posed as doctor to bilk patients gets five years in prison
    SAN DIEGO — A 52-year-old La Mesa man Friday was sentenced to five years in prison after being convicted of practicing medicine without a license and promising to cure patients of AIDS, cancer and other maladies. Desperate, terminally ill patients...
  • Washington mudslide Q&A: What caused it?

    Washington mudslide Q&A:  What caused it?
    What's the quickest explanation for the deadly Washington mudslide? Blame the rain. There's been lots and lots of rain. Experts said Monday that the primary reason a 1,500-foot-wide segment of hillside in Snohomish County suddenly cut away and...
  • Mother Nature runs a spa in Glenwood Springs

    Mother Nature runs a spa in Glenwood Springs
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — Since moving to Colorado from Southern California three years ago, I've come to hate winter. Scalding baths, wool blankets, the dog snoozing on my feet — nothing takes the edge off the bitter cold. It lingers in the...
  • Visiting Glenwood Springs, Colo.

    Visiting Glenwood Springs, Colo.
    If you go THE BEST WAY TO DENVER From LAX, United, Southwest, American and Frontier offer nonstop service to Denver; Southwest offers direct service (stop, no change of plane); and US Airways, United, Southwest, American and Delta offer connecting...
  • Nanuqsaurus: This pygmy tyrannosaur prowled the ancient Arctic

    Nanuqsaurus: This pygmy tyrannosaur prowled the ancient Arctic
    How's this for "death by cute?" Paleontologists have dug up a fearsome new dinosaur in a surprising place: Nanuqsaurus, a pygmy tyrannosaur that lived far away from its larger sharped-toothed cousins — in what is now Alaska. The newly named...
  • Mercury: Tiny planet is still shrinking, surfaces wrinkles show

    Mercury: Tiny planet is still shrinking, surfaces wrinkles show
    They say the world is getting smaller -- and in Mercury's case it's literally true. Though it's already the tiniest planet in the solar system, scientists say Mercury is still shrinking -- and signs of that contraction can be clearly seen in wrinkle-...