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  • Richard Ben Cramer dies at 62; Pulitzer-winning journalist

    Richard Ben Cramer dies at 62; Pulitzer-winning journalist
    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Richard Ben Cramer, whose narrative nonfiction spanned presidential politics and the game of baseball, has died. He was 62. Cramer died Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore of complications from lung cancer,...
  • PASSINGS: Ronald Dworkin, Alan Sharp

    PASSINGS: Ronald Dworkin, Alan Sharp
    Ronald Dworkin Constitutional law expert and liberal scholar Ronald Dworkin, 81, an American philosopher, constitutional law expert and liberal scholar who argued that the law should be founded on moral integrity, died Thursday of leukemia in London,...
  • Vidal Sassoon dies at 84; hair stylist revolutionized the field

    Vidal Sassoon dies at 84; hair stylist revolutionized the field
    With one high-profile haircut on the Paramount Studios lot, Vidal Sassoon vaulted to fame in Hollywood. Flown in from London, he trimmed the tresses of Mia Farrow for her role in the film "Rosemary's Baby" — a $30 haircut that he calculated cost...
  • PASSINGS: Fyodor Khitruk, James R. Whelan, Arthur Chaskalson

    PASSINGS: Fyodor Khitruk, James R. Whelan, Arthur Chaskalson
    Fyodor Khitruk Animated Soviet version of 'Winnie the Pooh' Fyodor Khitruk, 95, a prominent Russian animator and director who created the Soviet Union's cartoon version of A.A. Milne's classic Winnie the Pooh stories, died Monday in Moscow,...
  • Barry Berkus dies at 77; architect of mass-market housing

    Barry Berkus dies at 77; architect of mass-market housing
    Barry Alan Berkus, a California architect who left a deep imprint on mass-market housing, spurring trends toward homes with grand entrances, high ceilings, master suites, natural light and open spaces, has died. He was 77. Berkus, who had leukemia, died...
  • Bicyclist killed by MTA bus was training for triathlon

     
    A female bicyclist who was killed over the weekend when she veered into a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus was training for an Ironman Triathlon, her coach said. Marisela Echeverria, 36, was dragged beneath the bus and ultimately run over by...
  • Deborah Raffin, actress and audiobook entrepreneur, dies at 59

     
    Deborah Raffin, a film actress, veteran of television miniseries and entrepreneur whose company, Dove Books-on-Tape, became a major force in the audiobook industry, died Wednesday of leukemia in Los Angeles. She was 59. She was diagnosed with the blood...
  • The cutting edge, Eden Sassoon's way

    The cutting edge, Eden Sassoon's way
    At a loss for time but still want to look your best for that holiday party? Make an appointment at Eden Sassoon's new finishing studio in West Hollywood and get three key services — a blow-dry and style, a manicure and eyebrow shaping — for...
  • Funeral is set for Saturday for Tony Cuppari

     
    A funeral is set for Saturday in Simi Valley for Tony Cuppari, a former San Fernando High basketball coach and long-time official who died last Sunday of leukemia. He was 76. Cuppari served for many years as the assigner of......
  • Novartis patent case in India seen as crucial for generic drugs

     
    The Indian Supreme Court is slated Wednesday to take up a case that aid agencies warn could have sweeping effects on medicine for the global poor, the culmination of a lengthy legal battle between a Swiss drug company and a country known as a mecca for...
  • Episcopal bishop talks about recovery from cancer

     
    Episcopal Bishop J. Jon Bruno, the head of the six-county Los Angeles diocese, drew applause, laughter and whistles this week when a telephone call was broadcast during a bishop's convention in Indianapolis....