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Hero Complex - movies, comics, fanboy fare - latimes.comGuillermo Del Toro's “Pacific Rim” promises plenty of sci-fi spectacle pitting robots against monsters, but the visceral “Pan's Labyrinth” director, ......
We've all got them. They are the ancestors our family told us about: the famous and the infamous; the memorable and the unmentionable; the ones we can identify and the ones that we can't seem to find out more about. We have stories handed down to us...
Jacket CopyThe American Library Association announced the winners of a new set of awards going to books for adults....
For nearly a century, the Boy Scouts of America has relied on a confidential blacklist known as the "perversion files" as a crucial line of defense against sexual predators. Scouting officials say they've used the files to prevent hundreds of men who...
Tags: Child Abuse, Trials, Sexual Assault, Justice System, Punishment
A full-time engineering professor at Morgan State University was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday in an alleged scheme to defraud the National Science Foundation of hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant funding. Manoj Kumar Jha, 45, who...
Han Suyin defiantly straddled two worlds decades before multiculturalism became fashionable. "We must carry ourselves with colossal assurance and say, 'Look at us, the Eurasians!' " the half-Chinese, half-Belgian physician and author whose career swept...
Tags: Malaysia, China, Science and Technology, India, Literature
CNNUnlike many stories about powerful Washington figures having secret affairs, the downfall of spy chief David Petraeus goes beyond sex. The scandal surrounding the decorated four-star Army general who once ran the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan involves...
Writing a presidential biography is a work of selection. When the president in question is as iconic as Abraham Lincoln, the task is arduous. Consider that the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield alone houses 1,600 original...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - In public, Marco Antonio Delgado was a philanthropist, a prominent El Paso businessman and a trustee at Carnegie Mellon University. But secretly, investigators say, he was trying to launder more than half a billion dollars for a...
It was the first presidential election I remember: 1952, Eisenhower vs. Stevenson. I was 7 and a student in Mrs. Collins' third-grade class at Corona del Mar Elementary School — a leafy, secreted campus that has long since been bulldozed....
CNNSteve Jobs' yacht was unveiled in a Dutch shipyard on Sunday, where the unusual boat designed by Jobs and famed minimalist designer Philippe Starck was christened "Venus," after the Roman goddess of love, beauty, sex, fertility, prosperity and victory....
-------------------- The Partisan The Life of William Rehnquist John A. Jenkins Public Affairs: 368 pp., $28.99 -------------------- Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist was a curious man. He could be courtly and gracious, elegant in argument and a...
Tags: Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Samuel A. Alito, FBI, Richard Nixon
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