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  • At an impoverished housing complex, a reflection of South L.A.

    At an impoverished housing complex, a reflection of South L.A.
    Los Angeles Police Sgt. Alex Vargas sprinted across the grass to the front of an apartment. He leaned ever so gently against the door. "It's open," he said, and his breath quickened. He locked eyes with another officer who was standing across the stoop,...
  • PASSINGS

    Irving John Good Statistician helped crack Nazi code Irving John "Jack" Good, 92, a retired Virginia Tech statistician who helped break the Nazi Enigma code for his native England during World War II, died April 5 of natural causes in Radford, Va.,...
  • Students get a last chance -- rap

    Students get a last chance -- rap
    Jennifer Murphy knows tough schools. She has been cursed at and threatened, has broken up fights and confiscated weapons. Still, she looks slightly queasy as she sits in her glass-walled principal's office, staring at a huge flat-screen monitor. A...
  • CBS sells out Super Bowl ads

     
    The Big Game is five days away, but CBS executives already are dancing in the end zone. On Monday, CBS executives said they had finished selling commercial time for the NFL championship game between the New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis......
  • The Morning Fix: Oscar noms are in! OWN's big idea -- lots of Oprah. Sony layoffs. Paramount to test 'Catfish.' Is 'Lost' pirate-proof? 'Star Trek' game could have parents locking basement door.

     
    After the coffee. Before figuring out who got robbed in the Oscar nominations. Oh, and sorry East Coast, six more weeks of winter, per Punxtsutawny Phil. Bigelow vs. Cameron. Kathryn Bigelow's Iraq war drama "The Hurt Locker" and James Cameron's......
  • THQ turnaround shows it can cut, but can it grow?

     
    As evidence of a turnaround, THQ, the publisher of UFC Undisputed and WWE video games, this afternoon reported it had eked a $542,000 profit, a penny a share, on sales of $357 million its third quarter ended Dec. 31. The results showed the game company...
  • Three food events you should know about: photo-tasting at Checkers; your Super Bowl made easy

     
    SATURDAY Picture your food Love photographing your food but feel self-conscious doing so? Check out the "photo-tasting" session at Checkers Downtown. Guests will enjoy chef Todd Allison's new winter menu while attending a workshop on how to best...
  • 'The Vampire Diaries': Trust issues abound in Mystic Falls

     
    Thursday night's "Vampire Diaries" episode, "Children of the Damned," is arguably the most highly anticipated episode since the series premiere. After the first flashback episode, "Lost Girls," fans of the show have been looking forward to our next...
  • Revenue up marginally at Disney, but profit dips slightly

     
    The Walt Disney Co., dragged down by restructuring costs, reported a modest drop in its fiscal first quarter profit. The Burbank entertainment conglomerate reported net income of $844 million, or 44 cents per share, for the quarter ended Jan. 2,......
  • Matt Weinstock, Feb. 25, 1960

     
    Mad Memories The prohibition era (1920-1933) was a long time ago but to many persons it remains the most unforgettable time of their lives. It had for them an aura of pleasurable deviltry. It also provided the setting of the rise of gangsterism and...
  • CES: Natal comes to Xbox 360 in 2010 holiday season

     
    Microsoft tonight announced it would start shipping its Natal gesture and voice controller for the Xbox 360 game console in time for the Christmas holiday shopping season. Natal, named after a Brazilian city, lets players yell, jump, kick or wave their...