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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • 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...
  • Rep. Henry Waxman to retire from Congress

    Rep. Henry Waxman to retire from Congress
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry A. Waxman, whose legislative record has made him one of the country’s most influential liberal lawmakers for four decades, announced Thursday that he will retire from his Westside seat, the latest in a wave of...
  • Playing illness or frailty: Does it make award chances stronger?

    Playing illness or frailty: Does it make award chances stronger?
    For many actors, Academy Award-nominated performances are to die for. Or, rather, if you play a character who dies — or who's dealing with illness or disability — your chances of earning a nomination and even the win go up significantly....
  • 9th Circuit bans juror exclusion over sexual orientation

    SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court became the first in the nation to rule that prospective jurors may not be excluded because of their sexual orientation, a decision that expands juror protections beyond race and gender and provides legal...
  • 'Dallas Buyers Club': Jared Leto on bringing Rayon to life

    'Dallas Buyers Club': Jared Leto on bringing Rayon to life
    Jared Leto hadn't done a film in several years when he took on one of the most challenging roles of his career, playing the transgender AIDS patient Rayon opposite Matthew McConaughey in the fact-based drama "Dallas Buyers Club." The transformation...
  • Dad gets OfficeMax mail addressed 'Daughter Killed in Car Crash'

    Dad gets OfficeMax mail addressed 'Daughter Killed in Car Crash'
    An off-and-on customer of OfficeMax, Mike Seay has gotten the office supply company's junk mail for years. But the mail that the grieving Lindenhurst, Ill., father said he got from OfficeMax last week was different. It was addressed to "Mike Seay,...
  • Court says prospective jurors can't be removed because they are gay

    Court says prospective jurors can't be removed because they are gay
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court decided Tuesday that lawyers may not exclude a potential juror solely because he or she is gay, extending a protection once reserved in federal courts for race and gender to sexual orientation. The unanimous...