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  • Mexico drug wars spill across the border

    The drug violence that has left nearly 4,000 people dead this year in Mexico is spreading deep into the United States, leaving a trail of slayings, kidnappings and other crimes in at least 195 cities as far afield as Atlanta, Boston, Seattle and Honolulu,...
  • UConn Women's 90-Game Winning Streak, Which Ended Thursday

    1, Nov. 16, 2008: Beat Georgia Tech 82-71 ( Storrs) 2, Nov. 20, 2008: Beat San Diego State 99-55 (Hartford) 3, Nov. 22, 2008: Beat Rhode Island 91-43 (Hartford) 4, Nov. 25, 2008: Beat BYU 96-47 (Provo, Utah) 5, Nov. 30, 2008: Beat Oklahoma 106-78...
  • Percy Sutton dies at 89; civil rights attorney represented Malcolm X

    Percy Sutton dies at 89; civil rights attorney represented Malcolm X
    Percy Sutton, the pioneering civil rights attorney who represented Malcolm X before launching successful careers as a political power broker and media mogul, has died. He was 89. Marissa Shorenstein, a spokeswoman for New York Gov. David Paterson,...
  • Military deaths

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq: Jeffrey A. Reed, 23, of Chesterfield, Va.; sergeant, Army. Reed died Monday in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was...
  • Straddling the old world and the new in 'The Farthest Home Is in an Empire of Fire'

    Straddling the old world and the new in 'The Farthest Home Is in an Empire of Fire'
    The Farthest Home Is in an Empire of Fire A Tejano Elegy John Phillip Santos Viking: 280 pp., $25.95 John Phillip Santos went in search of his Mexican father's indigenous roots in his 1999 National Book Award finalist, "Places Left Unfinished at the...
  • Obama, McCain win Wisconsin primary

    Obama, McCain win Wisconsin primary
    Barack Obama swept to a double-digit victory in the Wisconsin primary Tuesday, turning aside a fierce effort by Hillary Rodham Clinton and further propelling his campaign as the Democrats head toward epic contests in Ohio and Texas. Arizona Sen. John...
  • Texas had no right to seize sect children, appellate court says

    Texas had no right to seize sect children, appellate court says
    Texas authorities had no right to take more than 400 children from a secluded polygamist compound last month because officials never proved that the children were in imminent danger, a state appeals court ruled Thursday. The ruling by the 3rd Court of...
  • Health trumps faith differences at Muslim clinic

    It grew out of the 1992 riots, a vision by a small group of Muslim medical students to bring charitable, high-quality healthcare to the needy residents of South Los Angeles. Eleven years later, the UMMA clinic on Florence Avenue has served nearly 20,...
  • Stand up for patients

    Recently The Times disclosed that Blue Cross of California was asking physicians to report patient conditions that could be used to cancel medical coverage. Amid the furor of physicians all over California, the leadership of the California Medical Assn....
  • Democrats brace for a long battle

    With no end in sight, Democrats braced Wednesday for a prolonged and nasty fight for their party's presidential nomination as Barack Obama assailed his reinvigorated rival over taxes and, in a turnabout, her experience in foreign affairs. Hillary...
  • Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Poker?

    Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Poker?
    Elite and pro athletes using drugs to enhance performance is nothing new. But poker players? Really? Researchers from Nova Southeastern University in Florida interviewed 198 professional, semi-pro, amateur and recreational players from the U.S. and...
  • With screenings, cancer diagnoses rise

    With screenings, cancer diagnoses rise
    It's a classic chicken/egg conundrum. Men with a family history of prostate cancer are thought to be more likely to develop the disease themselves, so it is recommended they get screened for the disease more often. But frequent screenings make it more...