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  • Jahi McMath to remain on ventilator, but her fate remains unclear

    Jahi McMath to remain on ventilator, but her fate remains unclear
    An eleventh-hour court order to keep 13-year-old Jahi McMath on a ventilator until Jan. 7 was greeted by her mother as an answer to her prayers, but the fate of the girl still remains uncertain. Jahi's mother, Nailah Winkfield, wept outside the hospital...
  • 5 memorable literary scandals and contretemps of 2013

    5 memorable literary scandals and contretemps of 2013
    By all accounts, 2013 was a better year for the book business: Previous reports of its demise proved unfounded, as the Los Angeles Times' David Ulin wrote recently. And thanks to the Internet and assorted literary blogs, it was a good year of literary...
  • City Council members' decision to accept even pricier gifts stinks

     City Council members' decision to accept even pricier gifts stinks
    I'm not sure how many of you out there were planning on sending gifts to Los Angeles City Council representatives this holiday season, but if you missed the news, the council members are happy to accept even bigger presents than they have in the past....
  • 'Ender's Game' fails to net high score from critics

    'Ender's Game' fails to net high score from critics
    Based on the popular young-adult novel by Orson Scott Card, the new film "Ender's Game" shares at least superficial similarities with the recent sci-fi smash "Gravity" (with its dazzling zero-G effects) and last year's YA blockbuster "The Hunger Games"...
  • Military, CIA compelled medics to abuse detainees, report says

    Military, CIA compelled medics to abuse detainees, report says
    Defense Department and CIA interrogation policies after 9/11 forced medical professionals to abandon their ethical obligations to "do no harm" to those in their care and some prohibited practices, including force-feeding of hunger strikers, continue...
  • Reading tea leaves: What Virginia and New Jersey exit polls say

    Reading tea leaves: What Virginia and New Jersey exit polls say
    The two biggest elections Tuesday provided an imperfect template for predicting the future. In New Jersey, Republican Gov. Chris Christie so thoroughly blew away his Democratic opponent that conclusions are skewed. It would be a miracle, for instance,...
  • L.A.'s top building official to stay in job for another six months

    L.A.'s top building official to stay in job for another six months
    The Los Angeles City Council Friday unanimously confirmed Mayor Eric Garcetti’s decision to keep Raymond Chan as temporary head of the city’s Department of Building and Safety for six more months. Chan is one of more than 30 department heads...
  • Letters: Schools should be good neighbors

    Re "Charter upsets residents around campus," Nov. 4 It may be difficult to live near a school, but residents should be aware of that when they move in. If drivers are parking illegally and blocking driveways, that must be fixed. However, I have not...
  • ‘RoboCop’ trailer: Joel Kinnaman dispenses justice in explosive clip

     
    The newest trailer for next year's “RoboCop” remake has debuted, and the clip offers a much more detailed glimpse at […]...
  • Sen. Ronald Calderon stripped of committee assignments amid inquiry

    Sen. Ronald Calderon stripped of committee assignments amid inquiry
    SACRAMENTO — State Sen. Ronald S. Calderon was stripped of his legislative committee assignments Tuesday pending the outcome of a federal investigation into allegations that he took $88,000 in bribes. Calderon, a Montebello Democrat, also lost a...
  • Most Americans don't trust real estate agents, poll finds

    Most Americans don't trust real estate agents, poll finds
    Some 67.5% of Americans polled do not trust real estate agents, according to an online Google Consumer Surveys poll last month. We’re not sure why Choice Home Warranty would conduct and publish such a poll, since you’d think real estate...