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  • Harvard student admits to bomb threat to avoid finals, affidavit says

    Harvard student admits to bomb threat to avoid finals, affidavit says
    Two days after a bomb threat shut down the Harvard campus during the intense final exam period, the student allegedly responsible for making the threats will appear in a Boston court. Eldo Kim, 20, who was named in a criminal complaint, confessed to the...
  • Metro rail stations are being planned with design in mind

    Metro rail stations are being planned with design in mind
    The London Underground logo is instantly recognizable. So are the entrances to the New York City subway. But in Los Angeles? "It's all over the map," said Martha Welborne, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's executive...
  • Caught up in the Christmas spirit

    Caught up in the Christmas spirit
    With its rosy-cheeked sunsets and chiseled good looks, California is as fine a place as any to celebrate the solstice and all its attendant after-parties. Christmas, for one. After observing 55 of them, I'm starting to think this little celebration...
  • Defense is important to UCLA's Steve Alford too

    Defense is important to UCLA's Steve Alford too
    It is becoming UCLA Coach Steve Alford's mantra: a call for defense. Some Bruins basketball fans said former UCLA coach Ben Howland concentrated too much on defense, but it is what Alford worries about too. Although Alford's 10-2 Bruins average 86.4...
  • Rick Remender on optimism against all odds in sci-fi ‘Low’ at Image

     
    In the depths of “Low,” Rick Remender is finding reason to be optimistic. His new sci-fi series with artist Greg […]...
  • Subtle shades of greatness frame cinematography nominations

    Subtle shades of greatness frame cinematography nominations
    Gray is the new black. Night, the new day. Rain, the new sun. Clouds gather, shadows linger. The Oscar-nominated cinematographers' images fill the screen with a beauty only possible in worlds gone monochromatic, turning the most elemental of color...
  • Review: 'The Rocket' soars at points

    Review: 'The Rocket' soars at points
    "The Rocket" winds through the mountains of northern Laos, the contemporary drama carrying a touch of fable and a powerful sense of place. Ahlo (Sitthiphon Disamoe), the 10-year-old at the center of the movie, makes an appealing rooting interest, not...
  • iPad use out of sync with L.A. charter school's philosophy

    iPad use out of sync with L.A. charter school's philosophy
    The eighth-graders in Stephanie McGurk's class at Ocean Charter School began a recent day as they usually do: reciting a verse celebrating nature. Next, they played scales on recorders as they sat in a classroom furnished with wood furniture, lamps,...
  • Stocks soar in 2013 as fear bubble pops

    Stocks soar in 2013 as fear bubble pops
    When Wall Street finally stopped living in fear of another bust, the opposite happened: a market boom that propelled U.S. stocks to their biggest rally in at least 16 years. Share prices ended Tuesday with more gains, capping a stunning advance that...
  • Our 2014 resolutions for other people

    Our 2014 resolutions for <em>other</em> people
    As the New Year begins, hopeful signs abound that the U.S. economy is finally getting its mojo back. Employers are creating jobs at a faster pace, more houses are being built than at any point in the last five years, consumer spending is rising —...
  • Naming your son 'Junior'? You might be part of an 'honor culture'

    Naming your son 'Junior'? You might be part of an 'honor culture'
    What do executions, joining the military and naming your son “Junior” have in common? They’re all more common in the South and the West, researchers found, and they’re all tied to a “culture of honor,” where...