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  • Requiem: 2007 passings of note

    Among the major notables who passed from the scene this year, three of the most famous -- two masters of cinema and a genius of football -- died on the same day: July 30. Two others -- a historic Russian leader and a U.S. chronicler of war -- left us...
  • Is the Soviet Union back?

    Today's question: To what extent does Vladimir Putin's Russia resemble the old Soviet Union? Previously, Meier and Moynihan discussed NATO expansion, Russia’s membership in the G-8 and its possible membership in the WTO, U.S. diplomacy in Eastern...
  • Unique L.A. hospital undergoes complex operation

    Unique L.A. hospital undergoes complex operation
    The old cottage was lost long ago to the folds of a hillside in Elysian Park, near Dodger Stadium. You do not need a key to get inside. The door was left ajar some years ago and is now stuck open on a stubborn pile of leaves. Inside, there are faint...
  • Evangelist Oral Roberts, Dies at 91

    Evangelist Oral Roberts, Dies at 91
    NEWPORT BEACH - A spokesman for Oral Roberts says the evangelist and university founder has died at age 91. Spokesman A. Larry Ross says Roberts died from complications from pneumonia after being hospitalized over the weekend. A statement released...
  • 'Facing Unpleasant Facts: Narrative Essays' by George Orwell, and 'All Art Is Propaganda: Critical Essays' by George Orwell

    Facing Unpleasant Facts Narrative Essays George Orwell Compiled and with an Introduction by George Packer Harcourt: 308 pp., $25 All Art Is Propaganda Critical Essays George Orwell Compiled by George Packer and with an Introduction by Keith Gessen...
  • 'Lost' art tells of a love lost

    He was a celebrated painter and political agitator who put revolution before art. She was a twentysomething poet, dazzled by her charismatic suitor, David Alfaro Siqueiros, one of the leading Mexican muralists who audaciously combined public art and...
  • A Mess In Texas

    Forget your idyllic images of the Old West. In 1850s Texas, you're more likely to get scalpings, rattlesnakes and tuberculosis than deer and antelope playing. An all-star cast of Val Kilmer, Steve Zahn, Rachel Griffiths, Karl Urban, Linda Cardellini,...
  • Georgia O'Keeffe studied at the Art Institute of Chicago but withdrew after she contracted what serious illness? a) Typhoid Fever b) Tuberculosis c) Scarlet Fever

    ANSWER: a) Typhoid Fever
  • Tuberculosis Found in Deer on a Franklin County Farm

    Tuberculosis Found in Deer on a Franklin County Farm
    State officials are destroying 80 herd of elk and deer after cases of bovine tuberculosis were found. The Indiana Board of Animal Health says the Franklin County Farm is believed to be the source of the disease. Bovine TB is considered untreatable in...
  • Snohomish Co. Cuts Health Board Jobs

    Snohomish Co. Cuts Health Board Jobs
    The Snohomish County Health Board announces layoffs today. Six programs are being cut or reduced, resulting in more than 25 staff jobs cut effective October first. The county's sexually transmitted disease clinic, tuberculosis program and hepatitis...
  • L.A. County Health Officials Warn About Mexican Cheese

    L.A. County Health Officials Warn About Mexican Cheese
    LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles County public health officials are warning people not to eat Mexican-style soft cheese or sour cream purchased from unlicensed vendors or manufacturers. Health officials say such cheeses may contain harmful bacteria. County...
  • Ban on travelers with HIV to U.S. partly lifted

    President Bush signed a sweeping measure Wednesday that provides $48 billion to combat AIDS and other diseases globally and that also ends a long-standing U.S. ban on foreign visitors and immigrants who are HIV-positive. The travel ban, approved in 1993,...