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  • Review: 'Dom Hemingway' makes a wreck of Jude Law and any enjoyment

     Review: 'Dom Hemingway' makes a wreck of Jude Law and any enjoyment
    No hint of the debonair playboy that earned Jude Law his first Oscar nomination for "The Talented Mr. Ripley" is found in the banged-up, bloated safecracker on the loose in "Dom Hemingway," a new black comedy that liberates the actor in strangely...
  • Who's more charitable -- conservatives or liberals?

    Who's more charitable -- conservatives or liberals?
    My Sunday column comparing private philanthropy and government social programs has revived the old debate over who is more charitably inclined, conservatives or liberals? Skipping to the last page of the story first, the answer is neither: As two MIT...
  • The liberal professor who stepped right into an anti-abortion trap

    The liberal professor who stepped right into an anti-abortion trap
    You want a recipe for confrontation? Take a bunch of graphic photos of aborted fetuses onto a University of California campus -- or maybe any college campus -- and watch the fireworks. Emotions can run high when liberal college students debate the...
  • Boston marathon bombing exhibit seeks to remember, heal

    Boston marathon bombing exhibit seeks to remember, heal
    There are five well-known stages of grief, from denial and anger through bargaining and depression. As the first anniversary of the Boston marathon bombing approaches, the city is moving toward the final stage: acceptance. As part of that process, the...
  • Democratic turnout seen as key to party's retaining Senate control

    Democratic turnout seen as key to party's retaining Senate control
    WASHINGTON — Faced with a strong prospect of losing control of the Senate in November, Democrats have begun a high-stakes effort to try to overcome one of their party's big weaknesses: voters who don't show up for midterm elections. The party's...
  • Washington landslide survivors gather to share prayers, strength

    Washington landslide survivors gather to share prayers, strength
    OSO, Wash. -- Inside Oso Community Chapel on Sunday, locals gathered for a service eight days after a devastating landslide killed at least 18 people, including a 4-month-old girl and her grandmother. There were tears and despair but also songs and...
  • Aim is true for Santa Monica's 'shotgun house' relocation

    Aim is true for Santa Monica's 'shotgun house' relocation
    It was moving day Saturday in Santa Monica — for a historic 19th century "shotgun house" that narrowly escaped demolition and will become the Santa Monica Conservancy's headquarters. Regarded as the last such intact structure in the coastal city,...
  • O.C. model railroad sees more vandalism

    O.C. model railroad sees more vandalism
    The railroad buffs who operate Goat Hill Junction just can't seem to catch a break. Just weeks after thieves broke into the model railroad grounds and stole $9,000 in aluminum tracks and other material, vandals broke into the 40-acre Costa Mesa...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: So emotional

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap: So emotional
    Pass the tissues: Week 3 of “Dancing With the Stars” commemorated the celebrities’ most memorable years, and the contestants and audience alike were awash in a flood of triumph, tears and oh-so-many feelings during this two-hour program....
  • Paralympian Amy Purdy discusses Week 3 on 'Dancing with the Stars'

    Paralympian Amy Purdy discusses Week 3 on 'Dancing with the Stars'
    The Times is pleased to have Amy Purdy, who won a bronze medal in snowboardcross at the 2014 Paralympics, guest-blogging for us while she competes on "Dancing With the Stars" with pro partner Derek Hough. Here are Purdy's thoughts about Week 3 of the...
  • Iranian Americans unite, share culture for New Year celebration

    Iranian Americans unite, share culture for New Year celebration
    Wearing a dark blue traditional Iranian garment, Roxanna Ameri followed the rhythm of the music as she marched with others outfitted in festive shades of red, green and purple. Ameri, 18, was among hundreds of Iranians who flocked to the Los Angeles...