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  • Chris Christie: In Sandy anniversary, seeds of 2016 presidential bid?

    Chris Christie: In Sandy anniversary, seeds of 2016 presidential bid?
    No politician would admit to wanting disaster to strike. But, quite apart from the pain it inflicts, disasters can be a boon to a political leader. It was true in 1994, when California Gov. Pete Wilson’s response to the Northridge earthquake...
  • Texas scholar's work to ID immigrant corpses is gratifying — and sad

    Texas scholar's work to ID immigrant corpses is gratifying — and sad
    The forensic anthropologist lifted a thighbone from the skeleton arrayed on her metal lab table and studied the fine cracks traversing its surface, gray and weathered as driftwood. Associate professor Lori Baker, 44, set the bone down and cradled the...
  • The Rev. T.J. Jemison dies at 95; led Baton Rouge bus boycott in 1953

    The Rev. T.J. Jemison dies at 95; led Baton Rouge bus boycott in 1953
    The Rev. T. J. Jemison, a longtime Louisiana pastor and civil rights leader who helped lead a 1953 bus boycott in Baton Rouge that served as a model for the landmark boycott in Montgomery, Ala., two years later, has died. He was 95. Jemison died of...
  • William H. Gray III dies at 71; influential Philadelphia politician

    William H. Gray III dies at 71; influential Philadelphia politician
    William H. Gray III, a Baptist minister and Democrat from Philadelphia who during six terms in Congress became the first black party whip — the No. 3 leadership post — and first black chairman of the House Budget Committee, has died. He was...
  • Will D. Campbell dies at 88; maverick minister aided integration

    Will D. Campbell dies at 88; maverick minister aided integration
    The Rev. Will D. Campbell was a poor white boy from Mississippi who preached his first sermon from a pulpit stocked with a Bible from the Ku Klux Klan. But this son of the segregated South — a self-avowed "good ol' boy with crazy ideas" —...
  • Country's Vince Gill takes on Westboro Baptist Church protesters

    Country's Vince Gill takes on Westboro Baptist Church protesters
    Multiple Grammy Award-winning country singer Vince Gill went eye to eye and nose to nose, stopping short of tooth for a tooth with members of the provocative Westboro Baptist Church, who protested his concert Sunday in Kansas City, Mo., taunting him...
  • Softball: Southern Section playoff pairings

     
    SOFTBALL SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 1 Wild-card games, Tuesday, 3:15 p.m. A--Arlington at Cypress B--Upland at Canyon Springs C--Eastvale Roosevelt at Rancho Verde D--Santa Margarita at Valencia E--Huntington Beach at La Palma Kennedy F--Foothill at Oxnard...
  • Baseball: Tuesday's Southern Section playoff scores and updated pairings

     
    BASEBALL SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 1 Wild-card games, Tuesday Huntington Beach 2, King 1 El Modena 3, Simi Valley 1 Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 6, Riverside North 1 Thousand Oaks 3, Servite 2 Valencia 11, Westlake 2 Santa Margarita 5, Mission......
  • Softball: Tuesday's Southern Section playoff scores and updated pairings

     
    SOFTBALL SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 1 Wild-card games, Tuesday Cypress 11, Arlington 0 Upland 6, Canyon Springs 0 Eastvale Roosevelt 2, Rancho Verde 0 Santa Margarita 8, Valencia 4 La Palma Kennedy 5, Huntington Beach 4 Foothill 15, Oxnard Pacifica 0......
  • PASSINGS: Magic Slim, Cleotha Staples, Lou Myers, Donald Rutledge

    PASSINGS: Magic Slim, Cleotha Staples, Lou Myers, Donald Rutledge
    Magic Slim Singer of Chicago blues Magic Slim, 75, whose ragged voice and punchy guitar riffs made him a symbol of Chicago blues, died Thursday in Philadelphia after surgery for a bleeding ulcer, according to his family. A younger contemporary of...
  • Basketball: Tuesday's scores

     
    BOYS' BASKETBALL CENTURY LEAGUE Anaheim Canyon 56, El Dorado 46 Villa Park 62, El Modena 60 Foothill 71, Esperanza 49 MARMONTE LEAGUE Royal 76, Moorpark 52 Thousand Oaks 77, Agoura 50 Westlake 95, Simi Valley 42 Calabasas 56, Newbury Park......