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  • Edward Downes dies at 85; British maestro

    British maestro Edward Downes, who conducted the BBC Philharmonic and the Royal Opera but struggled in recent years as his hearing and sight failed, died Friday along with his wife at an assisted-suicide clinic in Switzerland. He was 85. Their children...
  • Sir John Crofton dies at 97; doctor pioneered combination therapy to treat tuberculosis

    Sir John Crofton dies at 97; doctor pioneered combination therapy to treat tuberculosis
    Sir John Crofton, a physician who is credited with saving millions of lives by pioneering the use of cocktails of antibiotics to treat tuberculosis -- a concept that has subsequently been applied to treating a variety of other diseases, particularly...
  • Sex, drugs and second thoughts

    Sex, drugs and second thoughts
    Amsterdam The vacation sort of just flew by. After dropping their packs at a hostel, Ryan Ainsworth and his buddy Richie Bendelow found a shop selling 500 herbal potions that promised to make them high and happy in 500 ways. But the young British...
  • Sense and suicide

    Looking for help with doing yourself in? Eager to provide it, with few questions asked, is the Final Exit Network, a formerly obscure Illinois-based activist group that made national headlines last month when four of its members were arrested on charges...
  • Animal shelters are under scrutiny

    Public animal shelters will never look like -- or be run like -- the Four Seasons. But according to animal welfare activists, volunteers and private rescuers, the shelters operated by the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care & Control sometimes...
  • The path to assisted suicide

    Contrary to an Aug. 11 Times editorial, AB 2747 is a legally confused solution to non-existent problems that opens the way to doctor-assisted suicide. This legislation is not cut and dry; rather, it raises substantive policy questions relating to...
  • Villaraigosa set to name new head of the L.A. Department of Animal Services

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is expected to announce Thursday that he has chosen Brenda Barnette, chief executive of the Seattle Humane Society, to be the new general manager of the L.A. Department of Animal Services, a City Hall source......
  • Mayor Villaraigosa appoints Brenda Barnette to head L.A. Department of Animal Services

     
    After an intense, months-long search to find the successor to controversial L.A. Department of Animal Services General Manager Ed Boks, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced Thursday that he's appointed former Seattle Humane Society Chief Executive...
  • Brenda Barnette confirmed as L.A. animal services manager

     
    After more than a year without a general manager, the L.A. Department of Animal Services once again has an official leader. Brenda Barnette, who comes from the Seattle Humane Society and previously headed Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation, was........
  • Troopers: A funeral

     
    We don't pretend to know the truth behind AG Cuomo's investigation of an alleged rogue political unit in the state police, requested by Gov. Paterson some weeks ago after complaints from legislators and a couple of stories in the......
  • Anthrax suspect commits suicide

     
    A New York City Emergency Service police officer inspects a mailbox on Fifth Avenue in New York/ (October 17, 2001) (AP photo) by Frank James A federal government biodefense expert has apparently committed suicide just as prosecutors were about......
  • Euthanasia, evil and 'making things up'

     
    by Mark Silva The doctor is in: Howard Dean, former Democratic National Committee chairman, onetime candidate for his party's presidential nomination, former governor of Vermont - and a physician -- says there is nothing to Republican Sarah Palin's...