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  • Nick B. Williams Jr., former Times editor and reporter, dies at 75

     
    Nick B. Williams Jr., a veteran Los Angeles Times reporter and editor who was a foreign correspondent in Southeast Asia and the Middle East in the 1980s and '90s, died Wednesday. He was 75....
  • The Reading Life: The wisdom of Harry Crews

     
    An posthumously published interview with the writer Harry Crews illuminates what the novelist's thought about being a writer, and whether or not writers can - and should be - liars....
  • Transient pleads not guilty to killing three women in 1980s

     
    A 72-year-old man charged with killing three women in Los Angeles in the late 1980s after DNA linked him to slayings pleaded not guilty Monday. Samuel Little, 72, was arrested in Louisville, Ky., in September by U.S. Marshals on an......
  • Victims of alleged L.A. serial killer all had children, LAPD says

     
    Authorities on Monday announced the arrest of a 72-year-old man who they allege is a serial killer responsible for the slayings of at least three women in Los Angeles in the 1980s. Officials would not elaborate on the backgrounds of......
  • LAPD says serial killer suspect may have more victims

     
    Los Angeles police officials said they plan to comb through scores of old unsolved murders to see if a reputed 72-year-old serial killer carried out slayings in the city beyond the three women he is suspected of killing in the 1980s....
  • Possible Earth-like planet could hold water; scientists cautious

    Possible Earth-like planet could hold water; scientists cautious
    By taking a fresh look at old data, an international team of astronomers has discovered a possible new super-Earth planet relatively nearby that could potentially hold liquid water, scientists said Wednesday. The research, released by the journal...
  • Talent pool runs deep for sophomore guards in the Southland

    Talent pool runs deep for sophomore guards in the Southland
    Get ready for an invasion of private jets arriving from Lexington, Ky.; Durham, N.C.; Gainesville, Fla.; and elsewhere carrying college basketball coaches hoping to woo a growing group of talented guards from the high school class of 2015. The days...
  • Obama urges Florida pastor to drop plan to burn Koran on 9/11 anniversary

    Obama urges Florida pastor to drop plan to burn Koran on 9/11 anniversary
    President Obama on Thursday joined the growing chorus of top U.S. officials calling on a Florida pastor to abandon his plans to stage a Koran burning on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. "This is a recruitment bonanza for Al Qaeda," Obama...
  • Harry Crews dies at 76; Southern writer with darkly comic vision

    Harry Crews dies at 76; Southern writer with darkly comic vision
    Harry Crews, a rough-hewn Southerner who drew a keen following with novels that describe a Hieronymus Bosch landscape of grotesques — characters who are tossed into rattlesnake pits, walk on their hands, croon lullabies to a skull and literally...
  • Flour power: The joy of grinding your own

    Flour power: The joy of grinding your own
    Life in the kitchen can be a real grind — and, in this case, that's a good thing. By grinding your own whole-grain flour, you open the door to a new world of tastes and textures, with the added benefit of creating more healthful treats and meals....
  • Festival of Books: Novelists and the big picture (it's smaller than you think)

     
    Here’s one thing the novelists at Saturday morning’s “The Big Picture” panel at the L.A. Times Festival of Books could agree on: None was overly concerned with the big picture in their work. “I don’t think the ‘...