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  • Iraq war 10th anniversary: A dark mark for news media

     
    Today is the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, one of the most shameful moments in American political and media history. It’s the 10th anniversary of the day the United States took its eye off the ball, allowing......
  • John Riccitiello exits EA: Tenure had ups, downs … and more downs

     
    [For the Record, 2:47 p.m. PSTĀ  March 20: This post has been updated to include remarks from an EA spokesman.] ......
  • ‘SimCity’: Big sales numbers despite online backlash

     
    Despite the backlash over “SimCity's” rampant and game-breaking server issues, Electronic Arts announced Monday that the title has already sold ......
  • What Lululemon's revealing pants say about yoga

     
    This post has been corrected. See below for details. When I heard about the scandal at Lululemon, the Canadian company that makes expensive yoga clothes, I immediately called my dear friend, Julie, a yoga fanatic in Santa Barbara. Julie is......
  • On anniversary of Iraq war, legislators petition for Medal of Honor for Marine

     
    On the 10th anniversary of the start of U.S.-led operations in Iraq, a bipartisan group of legislators in Washington submitted a resolution calling for the Medal of Honor to be awarded to Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta of San Diego, killed......
  • ‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’: Robert Stromberg on Raimi, Burton, Baum

     
    Veteran visual effects professional and production designer Robert Stromberg has made a career out of conjuring new worlds for filmmakers ......
  • Database catalogs movie firearms

     Database catalogs movie firearms
    This sturdy Austrian had supporting roles in the recent action movies "Skyfall" and "Zero Dark Thirty," the TV western "Justified" and the military video game "Medal of Honor: Warfighter." The ubiquitous performer — actually a semiautomatic pistol...
  • Sen. Daniel Inouye dies at 88; war hero

    Sen. Daniel Inouye dies at 88; war hero
    When Daniel K. Inouye was 17, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. An aspiring surgeon, he spent much of the next week helping care for the wounded at an elementary school in his native Honolulu. He wanted to enlist immediately but couldn't. Japanese...
  • Wyoming: Heart Mountain's chill winds of Japanese American internment

    Wyoming: Heart Mountain's chill winds of Japanese American internment
    CODY, Wyo. — The drive east of Cody is through high desert, and the February weekend of my visit was bitterly cold. But I was wearing a heavy down coat, snow pants and boots, and riding in a cozy, warm SUV. That's not how nearly 14,000 earlier...
  • Charles Murray Jr. dies at 89; WWII Medal of Honor recipient

    Charles Murray Jr. dies at 89; WWII Medal of Honor recipient
    Col. Charles Murray Jr., who received the Medal of Honor in World War II for single-handedly stopping an attack on U.S. troops by 200 Germans during World War II, died of congestive heart failure Friday at his home in Columbia, S.C. He was 89. Murray was...
  • PASSINGS: Sidney W. Benson

    Sidney W. Benson Former USC chemistry professor Sidney W. Benson, 93, a chemistry professor who was scientific co-director of USC's Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, died Dec. 30 at his home in Brentwood of complications from a stroke, the...