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  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos vows to recover Apollo 11 engines from ocean

    Amazon's Jeff Bezos vows to recover Apollo 11 engines from ocean
    Ever wonder what kind of random hobbies you’d take up if you were a billionaire? Well, for Amazon.com  founder and CEO Jeff Bezos -- worth $18.4 billion according to Forbes -- it’s about tracking down old rocket engines. Did we mention they&...
  • Countries where dollars go the distance

    Longing for an out-of-country excursion but feeling a little poor because you have only dollars in your pocket? Relax. Even with the fast-eroding value of the dollar against other currencies, you still can find international destinations where your buck...
  • PASSINGS

    George McKelvey Comedian, folk singer George McKelvey, 72, a comedian who provided a bit of a boost to Steve Martin's early stand-up career and later became a club owner known as the "godfather" of the Denver comedy scene, died of a stroke Friday in...
  • Joe R. Nevarez dies at 97; former L.A. Times reporter

    Joe R. Nevarez dies at 97; former L.A. Times reporter
    Joe R. Nevarez, a copy boy turned reporter for the Los Angeles Times who broke barriers as one of the newspaper's first Mexican American staff writers, died of natural causes Tuesday at his Monterey Park home, according to his daughter Margaret Nevarez....
  • Albariño: Spain's hidden wine treasure

    Albariño: Spain's hidden wine treasure
    Albariño is a wine with a story it has waited centuries to tell us. The grape has grown in Galicia on the northwestern coast of Spain, and neighboring Portugal, for about 900 years. But only in the last several years has it become a favorite of U.S....
  • West Africa's last giraffes make surprise comeback

     
    Koure, Niger — A crisp African dawn is breaking overhead, and Zibo Mounkaila is on the back of a pickup truck bounding across a sparse landscape of rocky orange soil. The tallest animals on earth are here, the guide says,......
  • Weekly remarks: McCain sees more healthcare costs, new taxes, Obama sees evil insurers fighting reform

     
    If you read both these weekly political statements by the two senators who 13 months ago faced off over whose dog gets walked on the White House South Lawn, you might well think they are talking about two different pieces......
  • Santa Monica couple to study effects of plastic particles in Sargasso Sea

     
    On Thursday, Santa Monica researchers Marcus Eriksen and Anna Cummins plan to set sail in the 72-foot sloop Sea Dragon on a voyage across the Sargasso Sea region of the North Atlantic to investigate the prevalence of micro-plastic marine debris.......
  • Katie Spotz, 22, is attempting to become the youngest person to complete solo row across the Atlantic Ocean

     
    Katie Spotz has been rowing for 37 straight days. Not on a rowing machine in air-conditioned comfort, but across a large expanse of sea since mid-December. Spotz, 22, is attempting to row 2,500 miles across the Atlantic Ocean, from Senegal......
  • Katie Spotz, 22, past the halfway mark in her Atlantic Ocean solo row attempt

     
    On Tuesday, Katie Spotz, 22, reached the halfway point of her 2,500-mile quest to become the youngest person to solo row across the Atlantic Ocean. Now 40 days without seeing another person, the Mentor, Ohio, resident continues to keep a......
  • Atlantic Ocean solo rower Katie Spotz shares some thoughts from her mother

     
    Katie Spotz, 22, has been receiving many questions about her attempt to become the youngest person to solo row across the Atlantic Ocean. She is a wizard at answering most of them, but when it comes to the question, "What......