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  • Was Mexican prison warden's kidnap retaliation for penal reforms?

     
    Three years ago, when the armed gang showed up at Cieneguillas prison, they managed to free 53 inmates -- including killers, kidnappers and drug cartel gunmen. Not a shot was fired, and the warden was arrested on suspicion that it was an inside job....
  • IRAQ: Police bust artifacts traffickers

     
    Iraqi police have recovered stolen antiques, including the bust of a Sumerian king, in a sting operation. An Iraqi commander said three suspects were arrested in Kirkuk after they tried to sell pieces from the Sumerian period that lasted from......
  • Digital map reveals Israeli archaeology

     
    A searchable map detailing 40 years of Israeli archaeological work in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, developed for the USC Digital Library, has won the 2009 Open Archaeology Prize from the American Schools of Oriental Research. A nonprofit...
  • 'Pyramid' to rise again on CBS daytime sked?

     
    Everything old is new again -- at least when it comes to television. So the news that a revamped version of the game show "Pyramid" -- which first hit the airwaves in 1973 -- could be replacing the canceled soap "As the World Turns" on CBS comes as no...
  • Ancient city mapped in Mexico sheds light on the Purepecha

     
    Researchers say they have discovered and mapped a previously unknown Purepechan city on Lake Patzcuaro, six miles from the remains of Tzintzuntzan, considered the civilization's last capital. Fisher believes that the recently mapped city could have...
  • Art review: Tim Bavington at Mark Moore Gallery

     
    “Decade” celebrates the 10 years that Las Vegas-based painter Tim Bavington has been exhibiting in Los Angeles. The 15-work show, at Mark Moore Gallery, reveals that the London-born artist is in it for the long haul and capable of taking......
  • SNM (single Neanderthal man) seeks SHF (single human female)

     
    A toggle story, common in science reporting, is one that contradicts a previous story and is likely to be contradicted by a future story. So if you're discomfited by a story headlined "Universe older than previously thought, scientists say," just follow...
  • 'Percy Jackson' author Rick Riordan finds new magic with 'The Red Pyramid'

     
    LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK REVIEW Susan Carpenter recently reviewed Rick Riordan's latest book for the Los Angeles Times, here's an excerpt... In "The Red Pyramid," the first book in "The Kane Chronicles," Rick Riordan's new series for middle readers, a......
  • Andy Richter wrapping deal to host new version of `Pyramid' for CBS

     
    Conan O'Brien's not the only one with a new gig. Andy Richter, O'Brien's long time sidekick, who has also tried his luck at sitcoms, is looking to add a daytime job to his resume. He is sealing a deal to......
  • Our five favorite John Wooden books

     
    Famed basketball coach John Wooden died Friday evening at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center, the hospital announced. The 99 year-old had been hospitalized with dehydration. Wooden's legendary run as UCLA basketball's head coach began in 1948. Under his...
  • Magic coach Stan Van Gundy reacts to John Wooden’s death

     
    Magic coach Stan Van Gundy reacts to John Wooden's death...