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  • Applicants should come clean about cheating allegations, colleges say

    Applicants should come clean about cheating allegations, colleges say
    The recent expulsions of 11 students from an Orange County high school because of a cheating scandal appeared to be a forceful stand against academic dishonesty. But that discipline also has focused attention on the murkier questions about whether, and...
  • 450-mph Pompeii-type volcano blasts created exquisite dinosaur fossils

    450-mph Pompeii-type volcano blasts created exquisite dinosaur fossils
    In the northeast of China, at the Yixian and Jiufotang formations, scientists have discovered thousands of exquisitely preserved fossils of plants and birds, dinosaurs and mammals. Together they make up the Jehol Biota -- an ecosystem, preserved in ash,...
  • Students in Corona del Mar cheating scandal face range of discipline

    Students involved in the Corona del Mar High School grade-changing incident may not be forced to leave the district. The roughly dozen Corona del Mar students accused of hacking into the high school's computers to access tests and change grades are...
  • Sundance 2014: '20,000 Days On Earth' for Nick Cave as man & myth

    Sundance 2014: '20,000 Days On Earth' for Nick Cave as man & myth
    The film “20,000 Days On Earth” is that rare thing, a movie that is hard to classify. Even describing it is difficult to do. Screening as part of the World Cinema Documentary Competition at Sundance, it is a document of the recording of Nick...
  • Surprise! Ancient European had dark skin and blue eyes, DNA reveals

    Surprise! Ancient European had dark skin and blue eyes, DNA reveals
    Blue-eyed people have been living in Europe for at least 7,000 years, scientists have discovered. A man who lived on the Iberian peninsula before Europeans became farmers probably had blue eyes but dark hair and skin, according to scientists who have...
  • Where to have Christmas dinner

    Where to have Christmas dinner
    Even if Christmas isn’t your thing, the food associated with it should be. From 24-hour joints to fine dining rooms, holiday specials in Vegas will have you catching the yuletide spirit. So before you roast a chestnut over an open fire for Christmas...
  • DNA from Neanderthal toe reveals interbreeding among ancient species

    DNA from Neanderthal toe reveals interbreeding among ancient species
    A 50,000-year-old toe bone found in a Siberian cave is giving scientists a surprising view of the breeding habits of early humans. In what has been described as a “Lord of the Rings”-type world, researchers say that Homo sapiens,...
  • Lunch at Bodegas Muga in Spain, with wine pairings by Juan Muga

    Lunch at Bodegas Muga in Spain, with wine pairings by Juan Muga
    LA RIOJA, SpainĀ — "I'll only be a minute," says Juan Muga of Bodegas Muga as he heads off to a whitewashed building next to a vineyard. I walk along the vineyard, taking in the idyllic view of Tempranillo vines stretching across the Ebro river...
  • Bizarre gecko discovered in remote Australian rain forest

    Bizarre gecko discovered in remote Australian rain forest
    High in the mountains of northeastern Australia, scientists have discovered three intriguing animals that are brand new to science, and you can see all three of them in the photo gallery above. They include the bizarre-looking leaf-tailed gecko...
  • Review: Justin Vernon leads Volcano Choir at Fonda Theatre

    Review: Justin Vernon leads Volcano Choir at Fonda Theatre
    It’s an idea that's easy to grasp: Justin Vernon onstage in Los Angeles the week before the Grammy Awards. Two years ago, after all, the singer-songwriter and his Wisconsin band Bon Iver were named best new artist at the Grammys, and “Bon...
  • Master Class: John Sedlar (Rivera) learns to grow his own

    Master Class: John Sedlar (Rivera) learns to grow his own
    Being a chef who grew up in Santa Fe, N.M., but cooks in Los Angeles, I have sometimes found it difficult to find ingredients I ate as a boy and still like to cook. I used to import all my own New Mexican chile pods and powders, other seasonings, blue...