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Nation NowJust another day on the job for the U.S. Coast Guard: The Coast Guard has rescued two men who were adrift in the ocean for 33 days in the middle of the Pacific Ocean; the men made their way to an atoll, where they were spotted and saved....
Special to The Los Amgeles TimesWHERE TO SHOP One of my favorite prisons for shopping is in Palau in Micronesia. Using native hard woods, inmates carve intricate "story boards" that often depict rich local legends. The shop at the Koror Jail, in the center of Koror, is open to the...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Prisons
Robert Gumbiner, a physician and HMO pioneer who built the managed-care giant FHP and then used his fortune to found the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, has died. He was 85. Gumbiner died of prostate cancer Tuesday at his Long Beach home,...
D. Carleton Gajdusek dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner identified exotic disease, was unrepentant pedophileDr. D. Carleton Gajdusek, the brilliant yet deeply flawed pediatrician, virologist and anthropologist who won the 1976 Nobel Prize in medicine for his identification and description of kuru, the exotic disease of a remote tribe in New Guinea that was...
YOUR SCENE editor's choice YOUR SCENE editor's choice There are moments in nature that are so fleeting that few are privileged to witness them. Jeff Smith of San Pedro had one such sighting in January when he watched the mating dance of mandarin...
The Honolulu Star-AdvertiserThe number of Oahu's homeless people is growing at a higher rate than last year, and an important metric, the number living on streets instead of shelters, rose 11 percent, according to the latest Homeless Point-in-Time Count. The count, conducted Jan....
A Blue Ridge Community and Technical College student was among 50 community college students across the nation, Canada and Micronesia to be named 2013 New Century Scholars, the college announced Friday. Judy Jeffares was the only student from West...
WDBJ7 BloggerIt is night 22. We just experienced one of the craziest tribal councils in Survivor history. Lisa’s plan to blindside Malcolm failed. But, it helped Mike stay in the game. Skupin is feeling pretty good. The vote was between Pete and Jeff. They are...
Tags: Voting, Human Interest, Politics, Elections
World Cruise Ft. Lauderdale to Rome 107 Days 2010 Departure Date: Jan. 27 Cruise Ports: Fort Lauderdale, FL; Aruba; Cartagena, Colombia; Panama Canal, Panama; Puntarenas Quetzal, Guatemala; Acapulco, Mexico; Ixtapa (Zihuantanejo), Mexico; Topolobampo,...
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