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  • 'Fault in Our Stars' writer John Green has a good read on teens, tech

     'Fault in Our Stars' writer John Green has a good read on teens, tech
    John Green's career as a book world phenom began auspiciously: His funny but tragic 2005 debut novel, "Looking for Alaska," became a cult young adult hit and landed the American Library Assn.'s Printz Award for YA novel of the year. This was followed by...
  • Taking advantage of last-minute travel bargains

    Taking advantage of last-minute travel bargains
    Question: A reader writes that she and her husband are retired, older than 70 and want to travel. They can leave at a moment's notice, so they want to know whether they can take advantage of last-minute deals and, if so, where. (For security reasons, we...
  • Internet users advised to change passwords due to 'Heartbleed' bug

    Internet users advised to change passwords due to 'Heartbleed' bug
    Following the discovery of a major bug known as "Heartbleed," Tumblr has sent out a note encouraging users to change the passwords for all of their online accounts immediately. The Heartbleed bug makes it possible for hackers to retrieve code from...
  • Bridesmaid Jennifer Lawrence makes brother Blaine's wedding famous

    Bridesmaid Jennifer Lawrence makes brother Blaine's wedding famous
    Jennifer Lawrence's brother Blaine and his then-wife-to-be cast the actress as a bridesmaid in his Kentucky wedding, and now the "Hunger Games" star is making the nuptials famous thanks to a new magazine cover.  Lawrence stands tall on the right side...
  • Peaches Geldof: Celebs react, autopsy set in 'nonsuspicious' death

    Peaches Geldof: Celebs react, autopsy set in 'nonsuspicious' death
    The day after Peaches Geldof's death, authorities are searching in and around the house where the model, writer and socialite was found, with an autopsy scheduled for Wednesday.  After the autopsy, the coroner will open an investigation and decide...
  • USAID chief grilled over 'Cuban Twitter' subterfuge

    USAID chief grilled over 'Cuban Twitter' subterfuge
    WASHINGTON—Lawmakers interrogated the head of the U.S. Agency for International Development on Tuesday over the organization’s funding of a Twitter-like program in Cuba reportedly designed to stir political unrest in the island nation. Sen....
  • Literary happenings this week that aren't the Festival of Books

    Literary happenings this week that aren't the Festival of Books
    Around the L.A. Times we are spending most of the week thinking about the book prizes Friday night and the Festival of Books on Saturday and Sunday, but those aren't the only interesting literary happenings. In fact, Wednesday and Thursday are packed with...
  • Brace yourselves: Twitter unveils Facebook-like profile redesign

    Brace yourselves: Twitter unveils Facebook-like profile redesign
    Twitter has begun rolling out a major redesign of user profile pages on the Web version of its social network, and the new look has drawn many comparisons to that of profile pages on Facebook. The new design for Twitter profile pages displays a larger...
  • Amid party debris, calm returns to student enclave after riot

    Amid party debris, calm returns to student enclave after riot
    ISLA VISTA, Calif. — The scene Monday on Del Playa Drive was a curious, uniquely Isla Vista mix: part laid-back beach vibe, part riot aftermath. Beach towels fluttered over cliffside balconies as UC Santa Barbara students enjoyed spring weather....
  • Glendale Armenian community protests rebel takeover of Syrian city

    Glendale Armenian community protests rebel takeover of Syrian city
    The Armenian community in Glendale is reacting with anger to the takeover by rebels of the Syrian town of Kasab near the Turkish border that is home to about 2,500 Armenian Christians. Many Armenians consider the region to be historically part of...
  • Spring break melee fueled in part by social media, sheriff says

    Spring break melee fueled in part by social media, sheriff says
    SANTA BARBARA -- Santa Barbara County's sheriff said Monday that social media contributed to the unrest Saturday night at a spring break party near UC Santa Barbara that left more than 100 arrested and dozens hurt. While partying has long been a problem...