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  • Dinners interrupted and vacations ruined; handling sports news when it breaks at the wrong time

    LOS ANGELES If I have learned one lesson in four years covering the NBA, it's to always be prepared with a phone charger and a wireless connection. You just never know where you'll be standing when the next big story breaks. I thought of that recently...
  • Taliban documentary shows value of Al Jazeera America

    Taliban documentary shows value of Al Jazeera America
    Six months in, there is more to say about Al Jazeera America than that its ratings stink. But that's about the only thing I see written about the Qatar-owned cable channel these days. The ratings are minuscule — about one-half the audience that Al...
  • Spring arts 2014: Theater

    Spring arts 2014: Theater
    Shakespeare with puppets, a legendary director still breaking ground in his 80s, and a couple of Pulitzer Prize-winning dramas are just some of the highlights of the spring theater season. As for new work, there's a brand new play by one of America's...
  • Is Obama walking the trail blazed by Nixon?

    What would a president do if he were furious over criticism, or felt that his noble aims justified most means of attaining them? Answer that by comparing the behavior of Richard Nixon to that of an increasingly similar Barack Obama. Nixon tried to use...
  • Remembering Joe McGinniss

    Joe McGinniss, who died Monday from complications of prostate cancer at age 71, liked to break the rules. His best known book, 1983’s “Fatal Vision,” provoked a controversy over the author’s methods; it was McGinniss to whom...
  • Larry Burrough dies at 66; former L.A. Herald Examiner city editor

    Larry Burrough dies at 66; former L.A. Herald Examiner city editor
    Newspaper veteran Larry Burrough, who was the city editor at the Los Angeles Herald Examiner and then a deputy editor at the Orange County Register where he oversaw a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative series, died Monday in Yakima, Wash. He was 66....
  • Joe McGinniss dies at 71; journalist-author wrote 'Fatal Vision'

    Joe McGinniss, the adventurous and news-making author and reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in "The Selling of the President 1968" and tracked his personal journey from sympathizer to scourge of convicted killer Jeffrey MacDonald in the...
  • William R. Cahill, 1921-2014

    William R. Cahill, 1921-2014
    William R. Cahill brought a respect for the precise use of English to his work as a business journalist and public relations specialist and later as a frequent letter writer to newspapers including the Tribune. Each year, Mr. Cahill would compose a...
  • Cultural production of ignorance provides rich field for study

    Robert Proctor doesn't think ignorance is bliss. He thinks that what you don't know can hurt you. And that there's more ignorance around than there used to be, and that its purveyors have gotten much better at filling our heads with nonsense. Proctor, a...
  • Kid Cruz rallies to win Laurel's Private Terms Stakes

    Kid Cruz rallies to win Laurel's Private Terms Stakes
    Laurel Park Kid Cruz rallies to win Private Terms Stakes Kid Cruz charged from the back of the pack, wrested the lead in the deep stretch and drew away to win the $100,000 Private Terms Stakes over nine other 3-year-olds Saturday at Laurel Park....
  • Mexican authorities bungled case of slain journalist, group says

    MEXICO CITY -- Journalists investigating the recent slaying of one of their colleagues said Wednesday that they have found a slew of mistakes, omissions and bad policing that undermine government claims that the man was killed as part of a personal...