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  • Anna Gordy Gaye dies at 92; Motown Records figure

    Anna Gordy Gaye dies at 92; Motown Records figure
    Anna Gordy Gaye, the sister of the founder of Motown Records and ex-wife of musical great Marvin Gaye, with whom she wrote a number of hit songs, died of natural causes Friday at her Los Angeles home, her family said. She was 92. Gordy Gaye was an older...
  • Feds to help pay for tracking devices for autistic children

    Feds to help pay for tracking devices for autistic children
    NEW YORK -- The tragic case of Avonte Oquendo, a 14-year-old with autism who was found dead three months after running away from school, prompted Justice Department officials this week to expand a program to help parents obtain tracking devices for...
  • 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....
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'American Horror Story: Coven' on FX

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'American Horror Story: Coven' on FX
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 26 - Feb. 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials...
  • Study hints at dramatic link between pesticide DDT and Alzheimer's

    Study hints at dramatic link between pesticide DDT and Alzheimer's
    Scientists have discovered a link between DDT and Alzheimer's disease. In a small but intriguing study, researchers found that, on average, people with Alzheimer's disease had more of the DDT metabolite DDE in their blood serum than a control group in a...
  • Sundance 2014: Strong films, but no 'wows!'

    Sundance 2014: Strong films, but no 'wows!'
    For the first time in a long time, it didn't snow in Park City, Utah, during the Sundance Film Festival, not even a flurry. The barren hills surrounding the town provided a physical echo of a festival that was not overflowing with greatness either. But,...
  • Sundance 2014 winners: 'Whiplash' wins big

    Sundance 2014 winners: 'Whiplash' wins big
    PARK CITY, Utah — “Whiplash,” Damien Chazelle's debut feature about a fraught relationship between a teacher and student at a New York music school, was the big winner at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday night, taking the top...
  • Two proposed Alzheimer's drugs show disappointing results

    Two proposed Alzheimer's drugs show disappointing results
    Two biological therapies designed to improve the clearance of sticky plaques from the brains of those with Alzheimer's disease have failed to slow the steady loss of cognitive function in patients with mild to moderate forms of the degenerative disorder....
  • OfficeMax executive apologizes over 'daughter killed' mailer

    OfficeMax executive apologizes over 'daughter killed' mailer
    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. The envelope appeared to be a typical...
  • As marijuana attitudes shift, this may be a year of legalization

    As marijuana attitudes shift, this may be a year of legalization
    SEATTLE — The new year is shaping up to be one of the marijuana movement's strongest ever. The first legal pot storefronts in America opened to long lines in Colorado 20 days ago. Washington state is poised to issue licenses for producing,...
  • PASSINGS: Jose Sulaiman, Frank Marth

    PASSINGS: Jose Sulaiman, Frank Marth
    Jose Sulaiman Longtime head of World Boxing Council Jose Sulaiman, 82, a wealthy Mexican businessman who was the longtime head of the World Boxing Council sanctioning body, died Thursday in Los Angeles, said his son Mauricio. The elder Sulaiman had...