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If you wanted to pitch a novel about World War II battle, the following story line might be considered too dramatic. Six months after the Navy suffers its most catastrophic loss in history, it defies expectations and turns to fight. A Navy captain...
L.A. NOWU.S. Secretary of Commerce John Bryson was involved in two hit-and-run accidents in the San Gabriel Valley on Satruday before being found unconscious inside his Lexus vehicle by police, authorities said. Bryson was treated at the scene by Los Angeles........
L.A. NOWAuthorities are investigating a series of traffic collisions in the San Gabriel Valley involving U.S. Secretary of Commerce John Bryson, authorities said Saturday....
Jacket CopyRodney King's addiction and recovery memoir, "The Riot Within," is a bestseller in Amazon's "Criminal Biography" subcategory alongside books about serial killers and members of the mafia....
Jacket CopyThe American Library Association announced the winners of a new set of awards going to books for adults....
One of the best biographies I have ever read was "Another Man's War: The True Story of One Man's Battle to Save Children in the Sudan," by Sam Childers, aka the machine gun preacher. It painted the image of Childers fighting for orphans in Sudan, and also...
Tags: Karen Carpenter, Sudan, John Belushi, Cancer, Music
Special to Tribune NewspapersSimon Sebag Montefiore's epic survey of Jerusalem's sanguinary history does not inspire confidence in the civilizing qualities of religion. The pile of corpses accumulated over millenniums from the persecutions both perpetrated and endured by all three of...
New 'super' PAC hopes to woo younger voters, tapping into unease about jobs, student loan debt WASHINGTON (AP)— President Barack Obama counted on the support of younger voters four years ago. Now, a new Republican-leaning "super" political...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesWonder Girl The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias Don Van Natta Jr. Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99 So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
Tags: Sonja Henie, White House, Jesse Owens, Jim Thorpe, Jack Nicklaus
Here are some notes from the past week in the automotive world, courtesy of auto expert Jim MacPherson: -Tesla, a maker of electrically powered cars, has vowed to start repaying federal loans by the end of the year. Regulatory filings at the end of March...
Wallace Stegner wrote books about the American and Canadian West, so it's understandable that people consider the longtime California resident a Western author. Stegner, a prolific novelist, essayist, conservation advocate and professor at Stanford...
Tags: Poetry, Robert Frost, Newspapers, Authors, Middlebury
A new biographical stage production about the late rapper Tupac Shakur is expected to premiere in January at the Black Ensemble Theater in Chicago. The show, written by Lyle Miller, is titled "Amaru (The History of Tupac Amaru Shakur)." A spokeswoman for...
Tags: Tupac Shakur, Christianity, Mormonism, Concerts, Marvin Gaye
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