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  • PASSINGS: Johnny Seven, Victor Cianca, Mimi Perloff, Donald N. Gates

    PASSINGS: Johnny Seven, Victor Cianca, Mimi Perloff, Donald N. Gates
    Johnny Seven Prolific character actor Johnny Seven, 83, a prolific character actor who appeared in dozens of TV episodes that included a recurring role as Lt. Carl Reese on "Ironside," died Friday at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission...
  • Bela Kiraly dies at 97; one of the military leaders of Hungary's 1956 revolution

    Bela Kiraly, one of the military leaders of Hungary's short-lived anti-Soviet revolution in 1956, has died, the government said. He was 97. A brief Defense Ministry statement provided no other details. The daily newspaper Magyar Nemzet reported that...
  • Susan Peterson dies at 83; ceramics artist studied Native American potters

    Susan Peterson dies at 83; ceramics artist studied Native American potters
    Susan Peterson, a ceramics artist, educator and writer who revealed the lives and techniques of Native American women potters of the Southwest to a broader American audience, has died. She was 83. Peterson died March 26 at her home in Scottsdale, Ariz.,...
  • George Perle dies at 93; theorist and composer championed atonal music

    George Perle, the American music theorist and scholar who was widely regarded as the composer who put a human face on atonal music, has died. He was 93. Perle died Jan. 23 at his home in New York City after a long illness, according to his wife, Shirley....
  • Horton Foote dies at 92; playwright, screenwriter chronicled small-town Southern life

    Horton Foote dies at 92; playwright, screenwriter chronicled small-town Southern life
    Horton Foote, whose bittersweet stories of heartbreak and regret set in small Southern towns earned him wide popular acclaim as well as two Academy Awards and a Pulitzer Prize, died Wednesday. He was 92. Foote died in his sleep at his apartment in...
  • John Sayles, novelist, seeks a binding agreement

    John Sayles, novelist, seeks a binding agreement
    For 40 minutes last month he held them spellbound, reading about America in 1898. John Sayles didn't just give the crowd a taste of his new novel, "Some Time in the Sun" -- he performed a comedy about tabloid newsboys in New York, playing 26 characters...
  • Unintended victims of Gates Foundation generosity

    Unintended victims of Gates Foundation generosity
    A neighbor shaved Matsepang Nyoba's head with an antiquated razor. Blood beaded on her scalp. Tears trickled down her cheeks, but not because of the pain. She was in mourning, and this was a ritual. Two days earlier, her newborn baby girl had died in the...
  • Merit pay problems

    The notion of merit pay for teachers in public schools, which The Times advocates, is not a new one. It has persisted since the time of Socrates, who died of it. We must look with serious concentration upon the ways in which we support and reward what...
  • In Mexico, Casita Linda is building hope

    In Mexico, Casita Linda is building hope
    Just a few miles from multimillion-dollar homes in this central Mexican resort town, the countryside yields to dirt-floor lean-tos made of sticks, rocks, cardboard, blankets or tarps. If residents are lucky, they have a panel of sheet metal as the roof....
  • Albany: Paterson signs public safety bills

     
    Gov. Paterson announces signing of a passel of public safety bills -- on orders of protection, violent video games, teachers convicted of sex crimes, etc. The release: "Governor David A. Paterson signed a package of bills, many of which are......
  • Sotomayor due to speak at Hostos graudation

     
    While the grill heats up in Washington for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, she returns to her old stomping grounds on Thursday. The federal appeals judge is due to speak at the Hostos Community College commencement, on the Grand......
  • How many people use those ubiquitous hand sanitizers when told to?

     
    Hand sanitizer stations (and bottles) are everywhere these days. How many people actually use them? John Trinkaus, a professor at Baruch College of the City University of New York, decided to take a look. In the summer of 2009, he......