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  • Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman: Comics world reacts on Twitter

     
    Yesterday's casting announcement that Israeli model and actress Gal Gadot will portray Wonder Woman in the upcoming “Man of Steel” […]...
  • Obamacare sign-ups continue to increase

    Obamacare sign-ups continue to increase
    WASHINGTON — Growing numbers of Americans are signing up for insurance through President Obama's health law, with more than 250,000 selecting a plan in November, according to a new government report. That is more than double the number in October,...
  • Budget deal rolls through the House

    Budget deal rolls through the House
    WASHINGTON — The House overwhelmingly approved a budget deal Thursday designed to avert another government shutdown, a rare bipartisan accord that breaks with the tea-party-driven cycle of brinkmanship and could signal a new era of political...
  • 'Inside the Dream Palace' opens door on a vivid Chelsea Hotel

    'Inside the Dream Palace' opens door on a vivid Chelsea Hotel
    Before Patti Smith, before Allen Ginsberg, before Thomas Wolfe, before O. Henry, the Chelsea Hotel was populated by 80 convivial families of various levels of wealth, brought together by an idealistic board partly inspired by a French philosopher so...
  • Barbara Branden dies at 84; Ayn Rand biographer championed her subject

    Barbara Branden dies at 84; Ayn Rand biographer championed her subject
    Barbara Branden, who wrote a definitive biography of philosopher and novelist Ayn Rand after a close association that ended in a disastrous tangle of relationships, died Wednesday in a rehabilitation center near her home in West Hollywood. She was 84....
  • Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy

    Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy
    WASHINGTON — President Obama on Wednesday placed a wreath at President Kennedy's grave, marking 50 years since the assassination that helped shape the presidency and every man who has held the office since. Obama was just 2 years old, a babbling...
  • Professor from Geneva faces trial in 1995 Santa Ana killing

    Professor from Geneva faces trial in 1995 Santa Ana killing
    A hearing is scheduled Thursday for a respected professor of psychology in Geneva, who is facing trial with three others in an 18-year-old slaying in Santa Ana that has generated international attention. Prosecutors say that on a night in the spring of...
  • Bail revoked for professor accused of helping kill alleged rapist

    Bail revoked for professor accused of helping kill alleged rapist
    A professor of psychology was taken into custody Thursday after her bail was revoked in an 18-year-old case in which she is accused of helping set up the slaying of a man she said raped her when she was a college sophomore. Norma Patricia Esparza, 39,...
  • Why JFK still matters

     Why JFK still matters
    This week even Americans who weren't alive on Nov. 22, 1963, are reading, writing and reflecting about the assassination of the 35th president 50 years ago. In the view of some critics, the fascination with both John F. Kennedy and his assassination is...
  • ‘Walking Dead’: David Morrissey on Governor’s trauma, ‘complicated’ path

     
    So now we know what happened to the Governor. “The Walking Dead” continued its season four focus on character-driven episodes […]...
  • Jerry Brown deserves a place among the nation's top officials in 2013

    Jerry Brown deserves a place among the nation's top officials in 2013
    He’s the Democratic governor of a liberal, trend-setting West Coast state. He had an earlier tour in the same office, serving two terms in previous decades before leaving to pursue other endeavors. He came back to be re-elected in 2010 and is now...