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It seems fitting, if sad, that Ed Koch should pass away on the same day that "Koch," a documentary about his life, opened in Manhattan. Though the three-term mayor of New York City, who died early Friday of congestive heart failure, is best known for...
New York Mayor Ed Koch didn't shrink from calling it "the crime of the century." A TV newscaster talked angrily about evildoers who "blazed a nighttime trail of terror" that culminated in the horrific beating and savage rape of a Central Park jogger on...
It should surprise no one that I'm opposed to the recall of Scott Walker, the Wisconsin governor whose fate will be decided Tuesday. But that's only in part because I support what he's been trying to do in the Badger State. I'm also against recalls as a...
24 Frames“The Central Park Five,” a devastating new documentary directed by Ken Burns, David McMahon and Sarah Burns that is premiering out of competition at Cannes, examines the truth around the savage beating and rape of a New York jogger. Five black...
Top of the TicketThird in a Ticket series of State of the State speeches: Democrat says New York has the worst tax climate for businesses of any state....
Mark Yudof became president of the University of California in 2008. Some timing. Since then, the university has seen its state funding, which accounts for about 13% of its operating budget, cut again and again. Now Gov. Jerry Brown wants another $500...
Theodore Kheel, a New York labor mediator who helped resolve more than 30,000 disputes, including an East Coast longshoremen's strike in 1962 and the city's 114-day newspaper union walkout the next year, has died. He was 96. Kheel died Friday in New York...
Hilburn, former pop music critic for the Los Angeles Times, is author of "Corn Flakes With John Lennon (and Other Tales From a Rock 'n' Roll Life)." An excerpt in Sunday Calendar recalled his relationship with Lennon after the Beatles' breakup. In today's...
Tags: Central Park, Al Green, Murder, Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Holly
Times Staff And Wire ReportsPercy Sutton, the pioneering civil rights attorney who represented Malcolm X before launching successful careers as a political power broker and media mogul, has died. He was 89. Marissa Shorenstein, a spokeswoman for New York Gov. David Paterson,...
Pop & HissThis much is true: If you write a song called âDrunk Girls,â no matter how thick you cake on the layers of irony, you will reap what you sow. Of course, there are other ways to explain the popularity of......
Bill McKibben's writing -- part art, part essay, part journalism with more than a smidgen of harangue -- has framed the thinking on environmental issues for more than a generation. Two new books out this spring, "The Bill McKibben Reader: Pieces From an...
Tags: Bible, Robert Frost, Middlebury, Journalism, Activism
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe Office of the President of the United States is the head of the executive branch of the government. Actor Ronald Reagan occupied the office during the 1980s, which began with a recession after the stagflation of the late 1970s under Jimmy Carter. Nell...
Tags: Nell Carter, AMR Corp., Ronald Reagan, Government, Apple iPhone
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