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  • On the trail of the Pony Express

    On the trail of the Pony Express
    Reporting from Sacramento, Salt Lake City and St. Joseph, Mo. Bill Gates' career as a Harvard undergrad. Elizabeth Taylor's second, fourth, fifth, seventh and eighth marriages. Sarah Palin's tenure as Alaska governor. Barack Obama's stint as U.S. senator...
  • One among many

    Ann Eliza Young, known popularly as the 19th wife of Brigham Young, not only divorced the Mormon prophet but stumped the country campaigning against polygamy. In her acidic memoir and critique of plural marriage, "Wife No. 19, or the Story of a Life in...
  • Social support network may add to longevity

    Social support network may add to longevity
    The best medicine for a longer, healthier life may be the support of family and friends: That's the conclusion of an exhaustive July report looking at studies over three decades on social relationships and mortality. People with adequate social...
  • Romney: Smartest guy in the room

    Romney: Smartest guy in the room
    Mitt Romney is the earnest, overachieving school kid in the front row, his right arm thrust high and fingers fluttering in the air, straining to get the attention of the teacher. Mitt's got the answer. He always does. Among all the Republican...
  • Notre Dame, Brigham Young make the grades in 'March Madness of the Minds'

    Notre Dame, Brigham Young make the grades in 'March Madness of the Minds'
    The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament can be a frustrating experience for fans trying to predict the 65-team bracket. With 18,446,744,073,709,551,616 different combinations of results for predicting a perfect bracket (according to mathematicians), it's far...
  • John Wooden's championship years at UCLA

    John Wooden's championship years at UCLA
    1963-64 (30-0) Championship game: UCLA 98, Duke 83, at Kansas City, Mo. The team: Steve Brucker, Fred Slaughter, Doug McIntosh, Vaughn Hoffman, Keith Erickson, Kim Stewart, Kenny Washington, Gail Goodrich, Jack Hirsch, Rich Levin, Walt Hazzard, Kent...
  • George Wahlen dies at 84; Navy corpsman treated the wounded on Iwo Jima

    George Wahlen, who as a Navy pharmacist's mate during World War II tended to more than a dozen casualties on Iwo Jima while seriously wounded himself and who received the Medal of Honor for his actions, died Friday in Salt Lake City at the Veterans...
  • 'Fugue State' by Brian Evenson

    Fugue State Stories Brian Evenson Coffee House Press: 208 pp., $14.95 paper Brian Evenson is the Donald Barthelme of psychological horror. Over a career of four novels and five story collections, he has birthed a distinctive, postmodern style for...
  • Walker to coach Bruins in bowl game

    Walker to coach Bruins in bowl game
    Asked how his job had changed after being named interim coach of the UCLA football team Tuesday, DeWayne Walker had a one-word answer: "Drastically." Walker, the Bruins' defensive coordinator the last two seasons, will guide UCLA against Brigham Young...
  • Cowan to start at quarterback

    Cowan to start at quarterback
    UCLA will go with the quarterback who has beaten USC, though whether he is the one who finishes the game against the Trojans is to be seen. Patrick Cowan, who ran the offense last season in a 13-9 victory over the Trojans, will start Saturday, Coach Karl...
  • The Prosecutor: R. Lewis Cope, 54

    Cope has been a deputy district attorney in the San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office since 1983 and is now assigned to the major crimes unit where he handles death penalty cases, violent crimes and other high profile prosecution. He had...
  • Nick Willhite dies at 67; former pitcher for the Dodgers and Angels

    Nick Willhite Pitcher for Dodgers Nick Willhite, 67, a left-handed pitcher whose five-year baseball career was highlighted by the shutout he threw in his debut with the Dodgers in 1963, died of cancer Sunday at a son's home in Alpine, Utah. Willhite was...