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  • Philip Seymour Hoffman: Naloxone could spare others from his fate

    Philip Seymour Hoffman: Naloxone could spare others from his fate
    Now that we’ve had time to digest the news of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death from an apparent heroin overdose on Feb. 2, and to debate the nature of addiction, the conversation has started to shift to the country’s surge in heroin use...
  • Oscars 2014: Producers discuss the key scenes for acting nominees

    Oscars 2014: Producers discuss the key scenes for acting nominees
    Pinning down the "best" scene of any Oscar-nominated performance is something of a Stygian nightmare for producers because — as they correctly protest — if an actor or actress has been nominated, they have far more than one great scene. But...
  • Animosity between head of AIDS group, L.A. County supervisor emerges

    Animosity between head of AIDS group, L.A. County supervisor emerges
    Long-simmering animosity between two Los Angeles political figures reached new heights this week when their bad blood surfaced in a footnote attached to a federal judge's ruling. The footnote revealed a series of vitriolic remarks made by AIDS...
  • CHP cancels Amber Alert, believes Oakland parties knew one another

    CHP cancels Amber Alert, believes Oakland parties knew one another
    OAKLAND -- The California Highway Patrol late Wednesday afternoon canceled an Amber Alert after Oakland police determined the suspect in the alleged carjacking and kidnapping knew the purported victims. They also learned the girl in the car, who earlier...
  • Judge's ruling quotes AIDS leader vowing to 'go after' Yaroslavsky

    Judge's ruling quotes AIDS leader vowing to 'go after' Yaroslavsky
    A long-simmering animosity between two Los Angeles political figures reached new heights this week when their bad blood surfaced in a footnote attached to a federal judge’s ruling. The footnote revealed a series of vitriolic remarks made by AIDS...
  • Maxine Kumin dies at 88; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet

    Maxine Kumin dies at 88; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet
    Decades before she won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Maxine Kumin was a student at Radcliffe College who had summoned the courage to show a handful of her poems to an instructor. His comment couldn't have been more withering. "Say it with flowers,"...
  • Michael Jackson estate embroiled in tax fight with IRS

    Michael Jackson estate embroiled in tax fight with IRS
    The spectacle that was Michael Jackson's life shows no signs of abating with his death. There was the conviction of the doctor who gave him the fatal overdose of a powerful anesthetic, battles over his will, attempts to remove the executors of his...
  • amFAR honors Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson, Peter Lindbergh

    amFAR honors Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson, Peter Lindbergh
    Photographer Peter Lindbergh and actresses Vanessa Redgrave and Joely Richardson were honored for their contributions to the Foundation for AIDS Research on Wednesday night at amFAR's New York Gala. Grace Jones performed, wearing a fur, a leotard and a...
  • Alyssa Milano, media actorvist

     Alyssa Milano, media actorvist
    When you've been working since you were 8, as Alyssa Milano has, it takes a special kind of role to get you really excited. Using your birthday to raise money for clean water in Ethiopia, for instance. Or hunkering down with the beleaguered in Kosovo...
  • Making homophobia legal in Africa

    Making homophobia legal in Africa
    A disturbing new law in Nigeria establishes sweeping restrictions on homosexuality and has already led to dozens of arrests. Even before the law went into effect, it was illegal to engage in same-sex relations. But the new law goes further,...
  • New releases: 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'The Broken Circle Breakdown'

     New releases: 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'The Broken Circle Breakdown'
    Dallas Buyers Club Universal, $29.98; Blu-ray, $34.98 Available on VOD beginning Tuesday As the Oscars approach, some of this year's big contenders are starting to show up on home video, including this best picture based on the true story of self-...