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  • UCLA's Fowler Museum turns 50 in worldly fashion

    UCLA's Fowler Museum turns 50 in worldly fashion
    A pharmaceutical mogul who traveled the world collecting objects made by native artists and left them to a trust in London probably never would have guessed that 30,000 of those works would end up at UCLA's Fowler Museum. Now, with the museum turning 50...
  • Go Away With ... Kevin Olusola

    Go Away With ... Kevin Olusola
    The son of a Nigerian psychiatrist and a Grenadian nurse, Kevin Olusola enrolled at Yale University intending to pursue a medical career. But the classically trained cellist and innovative beatboxer couldn't resist entering the "Celebrate and...
  • Good investing starts with good information sources

    Readers ask me all the time for reliable sources of information on personal financial topics. So many books and periodicals available that it would be impossible for anyone to read everything. It can take a lot of time just to figure out what is worth...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: When your body fights weight loss

    Research suggests that as you lose weight, your body lowers its energy needs. But physical activity and diet may help win the battle in the end. If you've ever tried to lose weight, you probably know how frustrating it is to cut back on your calorie...
  • Bed-sharing increasing among minority families

    Bed-sharing increasing among minority families
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More parents are putting their babies to sleep next to them in bed, a new study suggests. Researchers found that over the past 20 years, bed-sharing has become more common, especially among black and Hispanic families. The...
  • Kathleen Kane announces new appointments

     
    Yo! It seems like Attorney General Kathleen Kane does not go a day lately without making news. She’s been front and center since announcing July 11 that her office would not defend the state in a federal lawsuit challenging the......
  • Do we make poorer decisions as we age?

    Do we  make poorer decisions as we age?
    When it comes to making boneheaded choices, teenagers usually win society's award for overall poor decision-making. Yet a study published recently in the journal PNAS suggests that our ability to make wise choices changes over time, and actually...
  • Frankie's letter to Sen. Mark Warner

    Frankie's letter to Sen. Mark Warner
    Dear Senator Warner, My name is Frances Garner and I am 12 years old. I live in Newport News, VA and I am in 6th grade. I play softball, field hockey, play the violin, saxophone and piano. In the summers I swim on a summer swim team for a local pool....
  • Da Chen on his new novel, 'My Last Empress.' He's in L.A. Thursday

    Da Chen on his new novel, 'My Last Empress.' He's in L.A. Thursday
    Da Chen hit bestseller lists in 1999 with his first book, the memoir "Colors of the Mountain." That, and its sequel, "Sounds of the River," told of the hardships he experienced while growing up in China during the Cultural Revolution. Chen had moved...
  • PASSINGS: Richard B. Scudder, Barton Biggs

    PASSINGS: Richard B. Scudder, Barton Biggs
    Richard B. Scudder Co-founder of MediaNews Group Richard B. Scudder, 99, co-founder and former chairman of MediaNews Group Inc., the nation's second-largest newspaper company, who also helped invent a process allowing newsprint to be recycled, died...
  • Carl Woese dies at 84; evolutionary biologist

    Carl Woese dies at 84; evolutionary biologist
    Before Carl R. Woese, science divided the living world into two types of organisms: bacteria and everything else. But the University of Illinois professor and colleagues in the 1970s discovered that microbes now called archaea look like bacteria but...
  • Philip Slater dies at 86; wrote 'The Pursuit of Loneliness'

    Philip Slater dies at 86; wrote 'The Pursuit of Loneliness'
    After Philip Slater published "The Pursuit of Loneliness," a 1970 best-seller that delivered a blistering critique of American culture, he moved to California and adopted a lifestyle aimed at avoiding the fate of the fellow citizens he saw as so unhappy....