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  • PASSINGS

    Susan Hibbert Witness to Germany's surrender Susan Hibbert, 84, who typed the English version of the German surrender document ending World War II and then messaged London to announce the accord had been signed, died Feb. 2, according to the British...
  • Studs Terkel, writer and radio personality, dies at 96

    Studs Terkel, writer and radio personality, dies at 96
    Studs Terkel, who made his name listening to ordinary folks talk about their ordinary lives -- and who turned that knack for conversation into a much-honored literary career -- died Friday. He was 96. Terkel died of old age at his home in Chicago, his...
  • Charles Moore dies at 79; photojournalist's work brought national attention to civil rights movement

    Charles Moore dies at 79; photojournalist's work brought national attention to civil rights movement
    Charles Moore, a photojournalist who both chronicled and helped alter the course of history through extraordinary photographs that reflected the brutal reality of the civil rights movement in the South, has died. He was 79. Moore died Thursday of natural...
  • Jack Nelson dies at 80; Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter helped raise L.A. Times to national prominence

    Jack Nelson dies at 80; Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter helped raise L.A. Times to national prominence
    Jack Nelson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter, author and longtime Washington bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, whose hard-nosed coverage of the civil rights movement in the 1960s and the Watergate scandal in the 1970s helped...
  • PASSINGS: Ralph Cousins, Philip Saltzman

    Ralph W. Cousins Navy admiral in Vietnam Ralph W. Cousins, 94, a retired Navy admiral who directed naval air operations during the Vietnam War and later became the Navy's second-highest-ranking officer and the top commander of NATO forces, died Aug. 5...
  • William Emerson dies at 86; Newsweek journalist covered the South

    William A. Emerson Jr., who covered civil rights flash points as part of a cadre of gutsy Southern reporters and later served as editor in chief of the Saturday Evening Post, has died. He was 86. Emerson, whose health had declined after a stroke, died...
  • Mary Daly dies at 81; radical feminist academician

    Mary Daly dies at 81; radical feminist academician
    Mary Daly, a radical feminist philosopher whose piercing critiques of patriarchal culture made her a guiding spirit of the women's movement and a fractious presence at Boston College, where her refusal to admit men to her classes ended a three-decade...
  • PASSINGS: Yelizaveta Mukasei, Don Yarborough, Sam Carr, Caro Jones, Keith Floyd, William Garvey, W. Horace Carter

    Yelizaveta Mukasei Soviet spy was based in L.A. in '40s Lt. Col. Yelizaveta Mukasei, 97, a Soviet spy who worked undercover in the West with her husband, died in Moscow early Saturday, according to Russian External Intelligence Service spokesman...
  • Good enough for me and my Bobby Jindal

    There's an all-American, aw-shucks sweetness to the name Bobby. Something about its diminutive chumminess, its affiliation with rough-around-the-edges but ultimately gentle pop culture boys, its hazy, nostalgic attachment to fallen American icons and...
  • Targeting L.A.'s 18th Street gang

    Targeting L.A.'s 18th Street gang
    Part of Los Angeles is run, according to allegations in a lawsuit filed Monday, by a man locked up in federal prison in Florence, Colo. The city attorney's office asserts that Frank Martinez, also called "Puppet," directs the criminal activities of the...
  • Malls: free speech zones

    Political speech at retail shopping centers suffers from a brand-comparison weakness. Shoppers in a mall are accustomed to a dizzying range of choices: 31 flavors of ice cream, dozens of makes of digital cameras, scores of detergents. In American...