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NEW YORK — Tracy Letts has his hands full these days writing plays and preparing for the release of the movie version of his Pulitzer-Prize-winning drama, "August: Osage County." But he's added another formidable task to his agenda: elucidating...
Terry Smith collapsed face-down in a pool of his own vomit. Lynn Blunt snored loudly as her lungs slowly filled with fluid. Summer Ann Burdette was midway through a pear when she stopped breathing. Larry Carmichael knocked over a lamp as he fell...
Dr. James W. West stood on the cutting edge of medicine in the middle of the 20th century and recognized "it sounded bizarre to remove an organ from a dead person and expect it to work." He was part of a team of surgeons who helped change that perception...
The gig: David Jones, who owns a floral studio bearing his name in West Hollywood, has counted some of the world's most powerful people among his clients. From humble beginnings growing up in the Midwest, the florist has traveled the world —...
The only woman in a sea of men in suits, Dorothy Townsend can't help but stand out in the official photograph of the Los Angeles Times team that won a Pulitzer Prize in 1966 for coverage of the Watts riots. The picture also inadvertently documents...
The Rancho Mirage estate of the late President Gerald Ford and Betty Ford has sold for $1.675 million. The buyers are entertainment business manager John McIlwee and Dreamworks Animation executive Bill Damaschke, who announced their intentions to...
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In one of the more talked-about transactions in town, actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have sold their Malibu beach house to daytime host and comedian Ellen De Generes for $12 million. The 4,088-square-foot house, built in 1962, features walls of...
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The desert retreat of former President Gerald Ford and Betty Ford has come on the market in Rancho Mirage at $1.699 million. Set in the Thunderbird Country Club, the 6,316-square-foot midcentury home was built in 1979 and designed by architect Welton...
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Former First Lady Betty Ford, who captivated the nation with her unabashed candor and forthright discussion of her personal battles with breast cancer, prescription drug addiction and alcoholism, has died. She was 93. Ford died Friday at the Eisenhower...
Actor Harrison Ford has listed his compound in Brentwood for $8.295 million. The Colonial Revival-style house, designed by Gerard Colcord and built in 1951, is set off the street at the end of a long gated driveway. On more than three-quarters of an acre...
Show TrackerLast season, Lindsay Lohan and her mother were the butt of jokes on the hit Fox series "Glee." Now Lindsay Lohan is reportedly set to guest star on the show's third season finale....
Company TownFormer NBC executives Don Ohlmeyer and Jeff Zucker take a beating in the book "Top of the Rock: Inside the Rise and Fall of Must See TV," an oral history by Warren Littlefield (also ex-NBC) and T.R. Pearson....
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