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Special to The TimesAS they seek to document and demystify one of life's great thrills, scientists have run across some real head-scratchers. How, for example, can they explain the fact that some men and women who are paralyzed and numb below the waist are able to have...
Tags: Cancer, Woody Allen, Diabetes, Physical Conditions, Brain
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAmericans are more worried about the nation's fiscal health than they are about their own pocketbooks, with a sizable majority believing the country is on the road to recession, a Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg poll has found. The anxiety Wall Street is...
Crews went door-to-door today searching debris for more victims of deadly tornadoes that ripped the roof off a shopping mall, pummeled mobile homes and blew apart warehouses as they tore across four states. At least 44 people were killed throughout the...
Odetta, the classically trained folk, blues and gospel singer who used her powerfully rich and dusky voice to champion African American music and civil rights issues for more than half a century starting in the folk revival of the 1950s, has died. She was...
Charles Morgan Jr., a civil rights lawyer who challenged the racism of his native South and won numerous landmark cases for equal rights before the U.S. Supreme Court, died Thursday at his home in Destin, Fla. He was 78 and had Alzheimer's disease. In...
DAVID J. GARROW, a senior fellow at Cambridge University, is the author of "Bearing the Cross," a Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.TWO WEEKS AGO, the House of Representatives voted 422 to 2 to pass a bill called the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act. It would authorize up to $13.5 million a year in new federal spending for investigations into "cold case" killings like...
A potent March snowstorm blanketed much of Alabama with up to 4 inches of snow today, covering Civil War statues and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of church services. The storm headed toward the Northeast and threatened to drop up to a foot of...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterDefense attorneys for Anthony Pellicano have asked prosecutors for documents they say will show that authorities first investigated the Hollywood private eye for allegedly audiotaping an FBI agent. The government has said the long-running probe stemmed...
Tags: FBI, Crimes, Law Enforcement, Gaming, Crime, Law and Justice
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBarack Obama gained a burst of momentum from his landslide victory in the South Carolina primary on Saturday and an expected endorsement today from Democratic Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. But now, the Illinois senator faces a monumental contest that does not...
It was 50 years ago that Nat King Cole went to Brazil and was greeted with staggering street-side ovations. "There was so much affection, it's hard to describe what it was like," said Carole Cole, one of the late singer's daughters. "It was almost like...
Economists -- and what few friends the Bush administration still has -- seem flabbergasted at how bleak Americans have grown about their economic prospects. True, gasoline has shot past $4 a gallon. And house prices keep dropping. And unemployment is...
We asked a variety of tastemakers to tell us about their versions of 'The One,' the go-to gift they'll turn to this season. Jenni Kayne, fashion designer L'Artisan Parfumeur amber balls, $75 for the small size, luckyscent.com. "They are earthy and...
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