| Oct 17, 2012
Former U.S. senator from New Hampshire
Former U.S. Sen. John Durkin, 76, a New Hampshire Democrat who won his seat in 1975 in one of the closest elections in Senate history, died Tuesday at Franklin Regional Hospital in Concord, N.H.,...
| May 13, 2012
"Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948"
Harper: 480 pp., $29.99
Madeleine Albright is a formidable figure. She was a member of the National Security Council and the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. When she...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 10:35 AM
The healthcare industry will spawn 5.6 million new jobs by 2020 – most of them high-paying – but most unemployed Americans won’t have the expensive schooling necessary to land them.
Demand for healthcare is soaring in the U.S., double...
| Oct 1, 2012
Jennifer Jaff was on the brink of attending law school when her doctor tried to stop her because she had a debilitating chronic illness.
"I decided I couldn't stay in bed the rest of my life," she later said. "I had to live."
Decades later she was a...
| Aug 17, 2012
Science fiction author's work inspired 'Soylent Green'
Harry Harrison, 87, an author whose space-age spoofs delighted generations of science fiction fans, died Wednesday in southern England, according to his friend and fellow sci-fi...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 6:00 PM
NEW YORK — Who was Joseph Alsop? This question, this mystery drives "The Columnist," a new drama by David Auburn,Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Proof," about a star journalist who was as clear cut in his political views as he was opaque in his...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Home coffee roasting: Looking to brew like a barista? Daniel Kent of Plow & Gun Coffee will teach a coffee roasting workshop on Saturday at the Institute of Domestic Technology's headquarters in Altadena. Coffee enthusiasts are welcome to join in from...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The UCLA men's basketball team is ranked No 20 in the first ESPN/USA Today coaches' poll....
| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The flight of advertisers from “The Rush Limbaugh Show” continued Wednesday, with a total of 45 national and local companies pulling their spots, according to the liberal activist groups angered by the talk radio host for calling Georgetown...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:37 PM
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| Mar 9, 2012
| 9:34 PM
KFI radio hosts John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou got a seven-day suspension for calling the late Whitney Houston a “crack ho.” Rush Limbaugh got none for calling Sandra Fluke a "slut."...