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  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The Santa Switch" on Hallmark'

    Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The Santa Switch" on Hallmark'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The Blacklist Tom (Ryan Eggold)...
  • Jesse Jackson Sr. responds to 'Duck Dynasty' star's comments

    Jesse Jackson Sr. responds to 'Duck Dynasty' star's comments
    Jesse Jackson Sr. has jumped into the controversy surrounding comments by Phil Robertson, star of A&E’s backwoods reality TV show, “Duck Dynasty.” In an announcement sent out Tuesday, Jackson Sr. compared Robertson’s recent...
  • Pilot, Jesse Jackson mark anniversary of pilot's release from Syrian captors

    Pilot, Jesse Jackson mark anniversary of pilot's release from Syrian captors
    A few weeks after his plane was shot down near Syria in late 1983, captured U.S. Navy pilot Lt. Robert Goodman recalls hearing of efforts back home to coordinate his release. His captor explained to him that "Jackson" was meeting with Syrian leaders,...
  • Nelson Mandela laid to rest in home village of Qunu, South Africa

    Nelson Mandela laid to rest in home village of Qunu, South Africa
    QUNU, South Africa — After the sermon was read, the 21-gun salute thudded and the "Last Post" played, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest Sunday in the rolling green hills of the Eastern Cape where he was born, leaving South Africans with a gaping sense...
  • Jesse Jackson compares 'Duck Dynasty's' Phil Robertson to Rosa Parks' bus driver

     
    Now that GLAAD, Sarah Palin, PETA, and Jesse Jackson have all had their say in the "Duck Dynasty" situation, should we stand by for Gloria Allred to represent Phil Robertson?...
  • Airline industry is rolling out perks for affluent fliers

    Airline industry is rolling out perks for affluent fliers
    If you are among America's well-to-do, you may have noticed that the airline industry has been rolling out the red carpet for you lately. For good reason. The number of affluent travelers has risen in the last few years, according to a report by the...
  • Jackson Jr. assigned to minimum security section of prison

    Jackson Jr. assigned to minimum security section of prison
    WASHINGTON --When an attorney for Jesse Jackson Jr. announced a day prematurely that the former congressman had entered prison, she heralded the dignitaries who were poised to visit him, including pastor Rick Warren, the Rev. Louis Farrakhan and two...
  • Local Voices: Nov. 7 edition

    Letters to the editor for the Nov. 7 TribLocal print edition from Glencoe, Northbrook and Arlington Heights residents. Jackson's illness A man who exhibits mental illness, commits a victimless crime attributed to that illness, seeks treatment and...
  • Was JJJ trying to cheat the media by ducking into prison early?

     
    This unfolding story of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s surprise early entry into federal prison suggests not just a canny calculation on his part -- the sooner this gets started the sooner it's over -- but a "nuts to you!" gesture to......
  • Jesse Jackson Jr. paid $200,000 of the $750,000 he owes as a forfeiture

    Jesse Jackson Jr. paid $200,000 of the $750,000 he owes as a forfeiture
    WASHINGTON—Just before entering prison, former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. paid $200,000 toward a $750,000 forfeiture he owes the government, a court filing today said. Jackson, 48, now in a federal prison camp in Butner, N.C., gave a check for $200,...
  • Disgraced ex-congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. reportedly at N.C. prison

    Disgraced ex-congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. reportedly at N.C. prison
    WASHINGTON — A case filled with strange twists and turns took a detour into confusion Monday night when a spokeswoman linked to former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. announced that the ex-congressman had reported to federal prison but prison officials...
  • Review: '12-12-12' doesn't do Sandy relief concert justice

    Review: '12-12-12' doesn't do Sandy relief concert justice
    If your DVR still holds the complete recording of last December's benefit concert at Madison Square Garden for Hurricane Sandy victims, the new film "12-12-12" is no reason to hit the delete button yet. Directors Amir Bar-Lev and Charlie Lightening put...