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Bernard Waber, 91, the author of such children's favorites as "The House on East 88th Street" and "Lyle, Lyle Crocodile," died Thursday at his Long Island, N.Y., home after a long illness, according to a statement from his publisher, Houghton Mifflin...
Kobe Bryant is locked in a court battle with his mother because she is trying to auction off his old Lakers and high school memorabilia. Pamela Bryant was given $450,000 up front by Goldin Auctions, a New Jersey auction house, so it could sell...
Robert W. Edgar Six-term Pennsylvania congressman Robert W. Edgar, 69, who represented Pennsylvania for six terms in the House of Representatives, served as president of the Claremont School of Theology and went on to lead the public interest group...
Tags: U.S. Senate, Music, Breast Cancer, Sydney (Australia), Elections
There’s only one Wharton School. The University of Pennsylvania wants to make sure there’s no confusion about that. The university filed a lawsuit accusing a Beverly Hills company of operating an online university that uses the well-...
Details of the previously reported summer tour pairing Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z have been unveiled, with a dozen stops across North America beginning July 17 in Toronto and including a July 28 performance at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Their Legends...
The nation’s top fund-raising institution last year, Stanford University, raised $1.03 billion from donors, the first to raise more than $1 billion in a given year. Out of the nation's top 10 fund-raising institutions, two others were in...
James DePreist, artistic advisor to the Pasadena Symphony and Pops and one of the few African American conductors to lead major orchestras in the United States and abroad, died Friday at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 76. The cause was...
During the first half of the 20th century, pediatricians generally believed that children's eye problems were largely self-corrective — that a child would grow out of his or her crossed eyes or poor vision. But they were wrong. Unless a vision...
A long line of storms stretching from the deep South to upstate New York continued to roll across the nation on Wednesday, with reports of two fatalities in separate tornadoes. It's the traditional dead season for tornadoes, but northern Georgia was...
Los Angeles Times staff writerFans of Philly can now discover several of the spots featured in Philadelphia native Bradley Cooper’s Oscar-nominated film, "Silver Linings Playbook." The Philadelphia skyline is prominently featured in the film, and the tallest of those buildings...
An exterminator has been arrested and charged with strangling a Philadelphia doctor who was found tied and burned in her home, police said on Thursday. Dr. Melissa Ketunuti, 35, a second-year infectious disease fellow at Children’s Hospital of...
Tags: Murder, Prosecution
A Philadelphia man has been arrested for allegedly throwing a woman onto the tracks of a subway in the third recent incident of underground violence on a major metropolitan mass transit system. William Clark, 36, was arrested Thursday in connection with...
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