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  • Doris Lessing reveled in her status as a contrarian

    Doris Lessing, who died at home in London on Sunday at age 94, was a writer who refused to be categorized. Feminist, expatriate, experimentalist, realist, science-fiction writer: She was all of these and more. Recipient of the 2007 Nobel Prize in...
  • Three national issues headed for compromise

    Three national issues headed for compromise
    From the request line: Have we run out of major issues to compromise on? The contention of the reader who suggested a column tackling this question is that the 1973 polarizing U.S. Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision ushered in an era of entrenched...
  • PASSINGS: Dr. Kenneth Edelin, Benjamin Curtis, Johnny Orr

    Dr. Kenneth Edelin Physician in 1970s landmark abortion case Dr. Kenneth Edelin, 74, a Boston physician who was at the center of a landmark abortion case in the 1970s, died Monday in Sarasota, Fla. He had cancer, said his wife, Barbara. Edelin...
  • Remembering a nation in spring

    We were never innocent. That word is invariably used to describe what changed in America 50 years ago Friday when a dashing young president was murdered in Dallas. But the word has never been quite right. Anyone who was 40 years old the day John Kennedy...
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom goes to 16 'true champions,' Obama says

    Presidential Medal of Freedom goes to 16 'true champions,' Obama says
    WASHINGTON -- Fifty years after the Presidential Medal of Freedom was established, President Obama presented the nation’s highest civilian award to 16 Americans from fields as diverse as science, politics and sports. The award, created by...
  • Compromise remains elusive on health law's contraceptive coverage

    Compromise remains elusive on health law's contraceptive coverage
    WASHINGTON — The intensifying Supreme Court clash over whether birth control should be required under President Obama's signature healthcare law has revealed just how deep divisions remain between administration officials and Catholic leaders over...
  • Helena Bonham Carter Joins Carey Mulligan in 'Suffragette' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Helena Bonham Carter is in talks to co-star with Carey Mulligan in the period piece "Suffragette." Pathe Films and Film4 are co-financing the film and Sarah Gavron is directing. Based on true events, the story revolves around the foot soldiers of the...
  • What happened to Mindy Kaling's body? Why Elle shouldn't have cropped her cover photo

    What happened to Mindy Kaling's body? Why Elle shouldn't have cropped her cover photo
    Mindy Kaling may love her Elle magazine cover, but Internet critics have called foul on the close-up shot, accusing the magazine, again, of “fat-ism” for cropping her curvy body out of the image. Kaling’s cover is one of four for Elle&...
  • JFK, a pioneer in the women's movement

    Amid all the dissection of John F. Kennedy's legacy this week, one achievement has gone largely unnoticed: his role in kick-starting the modern women's movement. Admittedly, JFK's record on women (particularly in his personal life) was mixed, and his...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles' on HBO

    Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 24 - 30, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Doctor Who In "The Day of the Doctor"...
  • Pioneering Newscaster Florence Sando Manson Dies at 95

    Florence Sando Manson, a pioneering female newscaster in radio and the early years of television journalism who hosted Pittsburgh TV series "The Florence Manson Show," died November 25 in Riverdale, N.Y., from complications related to dementia. She was...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Parks and Recreation' on NBC

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Parks and Recreation' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 5 - 11, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The Big Bang Theory Penny (Kaley...