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  • R. Duncan Luce dies at 87; UC Irvine mathematical psychologist

    R. Duncan Luce dies at 87; UC Irvine mathematical psychologist
    R. Duncan Luce, a UC Irvine mathematical psychologist who received the National Medal of Science in 2005 for his pioneering scholarship in behavioral sciences, died Aug. 11 at his home in Irvine after a brief illness, the university announced. He was 87....
  • reFramed: In conversation with Arthur Tress

     
    Arthur Tress was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Nov. 24, 1940. He took his first photographs while still in elementary school in 1952. He attended Bard College, where he studied art and art history, world culture and philosophy under Heinrich Bluecher....
  • Boys' basketball: Khaliq Bedart-Ghani is headed to Yale

     
    Khaliq Bedart-Ghani, the starting center for Los Angeles Loyola this past season, will join Yale's basketball team this fall. Six players from last season's team will be playing in college. Julian Harrell is headed to Pennsylvania. Jacob Hazzard is going....
  • University of Missouri Press to close, after 54 years

     
    The University of Missouri will pull the plug on its 54 year old press, just the latest in a string of academic publishing casualties...
  • In Portland, Ore., a garden of pastry delights

    In Portland, Ore., a garden of pastry delights
    PORTLAND, Ore. — Is it possible for an Angeleno to leave home and find love in a region where sunshine is merely a rumor and 50 shades of gray are a daily atmospheric reality? It's helpful if the pursuit of that bliss involves a white-hot...
  • Cathie Wright dies at 82; former assemblywoman and state senator

    Cathie Wright dies at 82; former assemblywoman and state senator
    A cardboard elephant in Cathie Wright's Sacramento office during her 20 years in the Assembly and state Senate from 1980 to 2000 summed up the Simi Valley Republican's sense of statecraft: "It's Better to Be a Stomper, Than a Stompee." "I'm tenacious, I'...
  • Warren Christopher dies at 85; Clinton secretary of State's quiet diplomacy was prized from Washington to L.A.

    Warren Christopher dies at 85; Clinton secretary of State's quiet diplomacy was prized from Washington to L.A.
    Warren Christopher, the former secretary of State and eminence grise of the Democratic Party whose achievements in a wide-ranging public career include brokering the Bosnian peace agreement for the Clinton administration and leading an independent...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Robert Reich, Pre-Occupied

    Patt Morrison Asks: Robert Reich, Pre-Occupied
    Robert Reich has worked in a lot of big white buildings -- in the Senate, as an intern to Robert F. Kennedy; in the office of then-Solicitor General Robert Bork; in the Ford and Carter administrations; and as labor secretary to President Clinton. Now...
  • 'Hunger Games' fans set up camp at L.A. Live

     
    "I feel like a zombie," Jennifer Lawrence said to a fellow cast mate, as she eyed a line of fans that swirled around the courtyard of the Nokia Theatre. On Sunday -- Lawrence's first day off in weeks -- the actress had made the trek to downtown Los...
  • New Year's Eve: Champagne, an elixir of poets, packs a wallop

     
    Champagne on New Year's Eve is a longtime tradition. A look at the chemistry of Champagne and drunkenness. We find that the bubbles probably do make you drunk faster....
  • What to wear? Skirt, blouse, prosthetic penis?

     
    What to wear? Skirt, blouse, prosthetic penis?...