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  • Mary Thom dies at 68; executive editor at Ms. magazine

    Mary Thom dies at 68; executive editor at Ms. magazine
    Mary Thom, an early staffer at Ms. magazine who rose to executive editor and later wrote an insider's history of the groundbreaking, mass-market chronicle of the women's movement, died Friday in a motorcycle crash in Yonkers, N.Y. She was 68. Her...
  • Edward Frieman dies at 87; leading figure in American science

    Edward Frieman dies at 87; leading figure in American science
    Edward A. Frieman, a leading figure in American science for decades as a researcher with wide-ranging interests, a top-level governmental advisor on defense and energy issues, and director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, has...
  • Where to shoot: statehouse or White House? Texas Democrats mull

    Where to shoot: statehouse or White House? Texas Democrats mull
    AUSTIN, Texas — When it comes to turning Texas red to blue — or, at the least, a less-hostile shade of purple — Democrats face a quandary of the chicken-or-egg variety. Many are certain the political evolution from its current...
  • Obama praises Bush for 'strength,' 'resolve' after Sept. 11

    Obama praises Bush for 'strength,' 'resolve' after Sept. 11
    DALLAS — President Obama praised former President George W. Bush on Thursday for standing tough in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and for his early support for immigration reform, drawing strong allusions to his current challenges...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown holds strong hand on prisons

    Gov. Jerry Brown holds strong hand on prisons
    SACRAMENTO — Three liberal federal judges — relics of the Jimmy Carter era — are trying to force Gov. Jerry Brown to release nearly 10,000 criminals from state prisons. Politically, it doesn't get much better for a governor. The judges...
  • MOCA's search for a director: Is museum experience still optional?

    MOCA's search for a director: Is museum experience still optional?
    Will L.A.’s Museum of Contemporary Art hire a museum director who actually has experience in running a museum? The last time it did, Jimmy Carter was president and MOCA  was still three years away from opening its doors. Whether MOCA goes for...
  • Voyager 1 exits solar system; let's hope aliens don't bring it back

    Voyager 1 exits solar system; let's hope aliens don't bring it back
    Voyager 1 has left the solar system. Now let’s hope it doesn’t come back marked “Return to Sender.” As my colleague Monte Morin reported Thursday: After 36 years of space travel and months of heated debate among scientists,...
  • Gay immigrant spared deportation because of bias in Philippines

    Gay immigrant spared deportation because of bias in Philippines
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A gay Filipino immigrant who had been ordered deported won a reprieve from a federal appeals court Wednesday on the grounds he would be persecuted for his sexual orientation if sent back to the Philippines. Dennis Vitug, 37, who has...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Middle' on ABC

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Middle' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 6 - 12, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- Arrow Felicity and Diggle (Emily Bett Rickards,...
  • Harold Agnew dies at 92; physicist helped develop atom bomb

    Harold Agnew dies at 92; physicist helped develop atom bomb
    Harold Agnew, a leading figure of the nuclear age who helped design the first atomic bomb as a member of the Manhattan Project, led efforts after World War II to make the weapons more secure and championed the development of nuclear power during a...
  • ‘March’: Congressman reaches out to youth with civil rights comic

     
    Congressman John Lewis' wrists were restrained behind his back and he was escorted into a police car Tuesday, having been […]...