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  • Why did the Ft. Hood gunman do it? Because a gun-crazy country let him

    Why did the Ft. Hood gunman do it? Because a gun-crazy country let him
    Forgive the cynicism, but really, who cares why Army Spec. Ivan Lopez took a gun and killed three people and wounded 16 others at Ft. Hood, Texas, on Wednesday? Thursday’s stories were filled with details about Lopez and his rampage: He was...
  • Four dead, 16 hurt at Ft. Hood; shooter was troubled Iraq war vet

    KILLEEN, Texas - At least three people were still in critical condition Wednesday evening after a troubled Iraq war veteran's shooting spree at Ft. Hood ended with 16 people wounded and four dead, including the shooter, officials said. Federal officials...
  • Judge to grant same-sex couples more recognition in Ohio

    Ohio's refusal to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples wed in other states is unconstitutional, a federal judge said Friday, though he won't issue a ruling to that effect until April 14. The decision comes in a case brought by four lesbian...
  • Idina Menzel of 'Frozen' to sing at Oscars, open a Broadway show

    Idina Menzel of 'Frozen' to sing at Oscars, open a Broadway show
    The coming week looks like it will be an extremely busy one for actress Idina Menzel. The "Wicked" and "Rent" veteran is scheduled to sing "Let It Go" from the Disney animated movie "Frozen" on Sunday at the Oscar ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in...
  • Venezuela seeks opposition figure's arrest; protest death toll rises

    Venezuela seeks opposition figure's arrest; protest death toll rises
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- The Venezuelan government was seeking to arrest a top associate of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez on Friday as the official death toll from more than two weeks of violence in the country rose to 17. Protests continued to...
  • Hippodrome production faithful to irreverent 'Mormon'

    Hippodrome production faithful to irreverent 'Mormon'
    Humor, unlike music, isn't a universal language. I mention this up front for the benefit of anyone who cannot find anything funny in religion, poverty, disease, genital mutilation or various other things targeted in "The Book of Mormon," the mega-...
  • Oscar Producers Haul in Swarovski Crystals for 'Frozen' Performance

    If there's a sudden worldwide shortage of Swarovski crystals in the coming weeks, blame the Oscars. Oscar producers have trucked in hundreds of thousands of Swarovski crystals to decorate the set for Idina Menzel's performance of "Let It Go," the best...
  • Oscars 2014: Our predictions in all 24 categories

    Oscars 2014: Our predictions in all 24 categories
    Oscar ballots are out, and the print edition of The Los Angeles Times' The Envelope that ran Tuesday includes my predictions for all 24 categories in this year's Academy Awards -- a forecast that, because of deadlines, had been made several days earlier....
  • Oscars 2014: Final predictions in all 24 categories

    Oscars 2014: Final predictions in all 24 categories
    You should have your Oscar pool by now. Twenty-four categories. One hundred and twenty-one choices. And, no, "The Lego Movie" is not among them. (Next year. Next year.) We've been here for you for the last six months, starting back in September when "12...
  • Venezuela: Tens of thousands march in anti-government protests

    Venezuela: Tens of thousands march in anti-government protests
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- Tens of thousands of students and other opponents of the Venezuelan government filled the streets of the capital Sunday, putting a damper on President Nicolas Maduro’s hopes that a mandated holiday might bring a respite to...
  • 2014 Academy Awards Winners: Full List

    Stay tuned for the latest updates from the 86th annual Academy Awards. Full list of nominees: BEST PICTURE "12 Years a Slave" "American Hustle" "Captain Phillips" "Dallas Buyers Club" "Gravity" "Her" "Nebraska" "Philomena" "The Wolf of Wall Street"...