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  • Born this way? Liberals and the pseudo-science of the conservative brain

    Born this way? Liberals and the pseudo-science of the conservative brain
    "They do that because they were born that way." If you say that about homosexuals, you are tolerant and realistic. If you say it about blacks, you are racist (unless you're black yourself). If you say it about women, you may or may not be sexist,...
  • Alonso comes 'as is'

    Alonso comes 'as is'
    He'd been controlling his temper all day, plotting how to say what was on his mind. His chance came at 6:45 that evening. Andrés Alonso, Baltimore schools chief executive officer, arrived in Mount Vernon to meet with a few dozen of the city's most active...
  • Jim McKay dies at 86

    Jim McKay, who in 1947 spoke the first words ever heard on Baltimore television and later became the model for the modern sports anchorman with his marathon effort amid a terrorist attack at the 1972 Munich Olympics, died yesterday of natural causes at...
  • Hit man

    The shaggy-haired teen lines a pitch into the outfield, and the ping from his aluminum bat echoes throughout an empty Camden Yards. The slightly graying, 40-year-old man on the pitcher's mound offers encouragement and throws again, prompting another...
  • In Cuba, baseball stirs the national soul

    In Cuba, baseball stirs the national soul
    HAVANA -- Today, one of the longest waits in a country of waiting finally ends -- American professional baseball returns in the form of the Baltimore Orioles. "It will be the best play of baseball in 40 years. It is something that we have dreamed of...
  • TV picks for the week of Aug. 31-Sept. 6

    The fall TV season starts in a month and darned if you can't tell it by the near complete absence of interesting television available to us. Here's what caught my eye this week: Sunday: "Secrets of Her Majesty's Secret Service," 7 p.m., PBS: They could...
  • TV This Week Aug. 31 - Sept 6: 'Houdini' on History

    TV This Week Aug. 31 - Sept 6: 'Houdini' on History
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 31 - Sept. 6, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY   "Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate...
  • Simsbury's William Conley, Executive, WWII Veteran, FBI Agent, Dies At 92

    Simsbury's William Conley, Executive, WWII Veteran, FBI Agent, Dies At 92
    SIMSBURY—William Conley, who was a UConn record-holding athlete, World War II veteran, FBI agent and PepsiCo executive, died on July 12. He was 92. Conley was born in 1921 and grew up in New Haven. He lost his parents at a young age, so as a 16-...
  • Cuba celebra el 88 cumpleaños de Fidel Castro| FOTOS

    LA HABANA - El expresidente cubano Fidel Castro, retirado del poder desde 2006, cumplirá mañana 88 años, un aniversario que se celebrará en la isla con conciertos y una exposición fotográfica y audiovisual sobre su figura. Al igual que en años...
  • Venezolano Maduro ordena instalar máquinas biométricas para racionar alimentos

    CARACAS (Reuters) - El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, ordenó el miércoles la instalación de máquinas lectoras de huellas dactilares en las tiendas de alimentos del país petrolero, con el fin de racionar las compras de los venezolanos agobiados...
  • Specter archives on exhibit at Philadelphia University

    The piece hung over the sofa in Arlen Specter's Capitol office: Framed replicas of the failed U.S. Senate resolution to impeach President Bill Clinton, personally signed by all 100 senator/jurors, the House members who prosecuted the case, and members...
  • 100 years after World War I, what have we learned?

    In October 1962, in the midst of the nuclear confrontation with the Soviet Union that would eventually become known as the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Joint Chiefs of Staff unanimously recommended to President Kennedy that he order an attack on the island...