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  • Frank Pastore dies at 55; ex-major league pitcher, talk radio host

    Frank Pastore dies at 55; ex-major league pitcher, talk radio host
    In the end, professional baseball pitcher turned religion talk-show host Frank Pastore probably would have been philosophical about the motorcycle accident that claimed his life. Pastore, 55, died Monday from injuries suffered one month earlier when a...
  • L.A. County coroner changes Natalie Wood's cause of death

    L.A. County coroner changes Natalie Wood's cause of death
    Through three decades of fevered tabloid speculation and whispers of a deeper story, the official account never changed: Natalie Wood drowned accidentally. The 43-year-old star of "West Side Story," who couldn't swim, had been drinking the night before...
  • Review: Sherman Alexie in dark, comic mode with 'Blasphemy'

     Review: Sherman Alexie in dark, comic mode with 'Blasphemy'
    -------------------- Blasphemy New and Selected Stories Sherman Alexie Grove Press: 480 pp, $27 -------------------- Sherman Alexie's characters live in a kind of dreamscape, a limbo between Native American and white culture, between city life and...
  • Red Cross pleads for $27 million more for Syria crisis

     
    Hoping to triple its budget to help the wounded and needy in Syria, the International Committee of the Red Cross is pleading for nearly $27 million more to address the ongoing crisis....
  • Balloons expode at Armenia rally; more than 140 injured

     
    More than 140 people suffered burns or other injuries Friday in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia, when bunches of balloons at a concert and political rally exploded....
  • Junior Seau death: Family to decide on brain study, coroner says

     
    Junior Seau died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, the San Diego County medical examiner concluded Thursday after a forensic autopsy including a "full examination of (the) decedent's body and organs." In a news release, the medical examiner'...
  • Junior Seau's parents join in singing 'Amazing Grace'

     
    The parents of Junior Seau made a tearful appearance outside his home Thursday night, thanking the swelling crowd, and all of the San Diego region, for showing such admiration and love for their son. "Thank you so much," Tiaina Seau......
  • Nigerian extremists open fire on Christians, killing as many as 20

     
    As many as 20 Christian worshipers killed in Kano attack: A terror attack in the northern Nigerian city of Kano Sunday killed as many as 20 Christian worshipers. Dozens more were wounded....
  • Kelly Thomas died from chest, facial injuries, coroner says

     
    A coroner’s pathologist testified that Kelly Thomas, the mentally ill homeless man who was beaten by police last summer, died from chest compression and blunt-force facial injuries....
  • Daum: Attack of the flesh-eating bacteria story

    Daum: Attack of the flesh-eating bacteria story
    What spreads almost as fast as necrotizing fasciitis, a.k.a. flesh-eating infection? News stories about it. Surely by now you've heard about the horrifying case of Aimee Copeland, the 24-year-old Georgia graduate student who cut her leg on May 1 and...
  • Daum: Madonna's tone-deaf tattoo

    Daum: Madonna's tone-deaf tattoo
    There goes Madonna, classing up the joint again. To show her support of Malala Yousafzai, the 14-year-old Pakistani girl shot and critically wounded by the Taliban because of her advocacy for girls' education, the Material Girl (a.k.a. Madge, Esther,...