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  • Latin American governments congratulate Chavez win in Venezuela

     
    Governments in Latin America quickly congratulated Hugo Chavez on his reelection Sunday as president of Venezuela, a sign of his convincing win over strong opposition challenger Henrique Capriles....
  • Colts' upset of Packers packs emotional punch

    Colts' upset of Packers packs emotional punch
    There is no statistic for emotion. No index for inspiration. No chart for heart. And Sunday, there was no stopping the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts, with cancer-stricken Coach Chuck Pagano watching from a local hospital, overcame an 18-point deficit at...
  • Venezuela President Hugo Chavez wins reelection, officials say

     
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez apparently won re-election by a convincing margin Sunday with allegiance among poor voters to his socialist revolution trumping dissatisfaction with a flaccid economy, rising crime and an increasingly polarized society....
  • Awakened in Venezuela capital by reveille, voters head for polls

     
    A heavy turnout, at least in the capital Caracas, was apparent early Sunday in Venezuela's presidential election. The race between incumbent HUgo Chavez and challenger Henrique Capriles was widely seen as too close to call....
  • PASSINGS: Mary Jean Pew; R.B Greaves

    Mary Jean Pew Head of Catholic college, aide to Jerry Brown Mary Jean Pew, 82, a former nun who taught history and government at Immaculate Heart College in Los Angeles then served as the school's acting president before it closed in 1980, died...
  • Live discussion: L.A. City Council repeals pot dispensary ban

     
    Times City Hall reporters Kate Linthicum and David Zahniser will join city editor Shelby Grad at 1 p.m. to discuss the Los Angeles City Council's decision to rescind the pot shop ban, and Councilman Bill Rosendahl's plea to his colleagues.......
  • L.A. marijuana ban retreat shows clout of pot activists

     
    The Los Angeles City Council's decision to repeal its ban on medical marijuana dispensaries underscores the political savvy of the increasingly organized and well-funded network of marijuana activists. The activists sought to place a referendum...
  • As 'Chavismo' sputters, a charismatic challenger woos Venezuelans

     
    Global Focus: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has loomed larger than life over his oil-rich country for nearly 14 years, doling out health care and houses and university admissions to supporters of his “Bolivarian Revolution” aimed at...
  • Yvonne Mounsey dies at 93; Westside School of Ballet director

    Yvonne Mounsey dies at 93; Westside School of Ballet director
    Yvonne Mounsey, a principal dancer with New York City Ballet and the longtime director of one of Southern California's most prominent ballet schools, died Saturday from cancer at her Los Angeles home. She was 93. Her daughter, Allegra Clegg of Pacific...
  • Pot ban lifted after impassioned plea from cancer patient Rosendahl

     
    L.A. Councilman Bill Rosendahl delivered an impassioned plea to his colleagues on the issue of pot dispensaries, asking them: “Where does anybody go, even a councilman go, to get his medical marijuana?”...
  • L.A.'s ban on pot shops could be repealed today

     
    The Loss Angeles City Council is set to decide whether to repeal a recently approved ban on storefront medical marijuana shops....