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  • Jane Goodall book postponed after plagiarism issues raised

    Primatologist Jane Goodall and publisher Grand Central have announced they will delay publication of Goodall's forthcoming tree-focused book "Seeds of Hope" in the wake of accusations that certain passages were plagiarized. The Washington Post noted the...
  • Goldberg: The wisdom of Dan Quayle

    Goldberg: The wisdom of Dan Quayle
    Almost exactly 20 years ago, Barbara Dafoe Whitehead wrote a controversial essay for the Atlantic titled "Dan Quayle Was Right." In case you forgot (or never knew), let me fill you in on what Quayle was right about. There once was a popular sitcom...
  • Scott Walker to pen book with 'torture apologist'

    Scott Walker to pen book with 'torture apologist'
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is drawing heat over his choice of ghostwriter for a forthcoming book. As the National Review online reported, Walker will team up with former George W. Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen on the book, which according to a source...
  • Is gay marriage a gateway issue for political activism?

    Is gay marriage a gateway issue for political activism?
    This week, as the Supreme Court took up two historic cases pertaining to same-sex marriage, it's been an exciting time to be a college student. Huge numbers of young people on Facebook and Twitter continue to post pictures and status updates in support of...
  • Remarkable Woman: Melissa Gilliam

     Remarkable Woman: Melissa Gilliam
    With the decline in teen pregnancy rates in recent years, you might think that Dr. Melissa Gilliam would be declaring victory. You would be wrong. "I suddenly looked at my clinic, and I said, 'I have all these kids who have not gotten pregnant, but...
  • Terps men to open 2013 season on Nov. 8 vs. UConn at Barclays Center

    Terps men to open 2013 season on Nov. 8 vs. UConn at Barclays Center
    The Terps men's basketball team will play its first game next season on Nov. 8 against Connecticut at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., sources said Friday night. It will mark the second straight year that Maryland opens its season at the venue. The...
  • Benjamin Lytal on 'A Map of Tulsa'

    Benjamin Lytal on 'A Map of Tulsa'
    If Chicago author Benjamin Lytal were the typical writer of semi-autobiographical fiction, his first novel would have been the story of a young man who escaped his hometown in the interior of the country to become immersed in the colorful characters and...
  • Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Premium Rush' on Starz

    Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Premium Rush' on Starz
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 9 - 15, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES In the Flesh This three-part tale about...
  • Ex-CIA worker from Maryland revealed as source of NSA leaks

    Ex-CIA worker from Maryland revealed as source of NSA leaks
    A British newspaper has identified a 29-year-old former Marylander as the source of the top secret documents that revealed details of two National Security Agency surveillance programs and revived debate of the agency's reach into the private lives of...
  • Surveillance leaks show Obama's hypocrisy

    Surveillance leaks show Obama's hypocrisy
    The revelation that the federal government has spied on millions of supposedly private phone and Internet communications makes President Barack Obama's headache over the IRS targeting of conservative groups seeking tax exemptions seem like a passing...
  • NSA leaks shift focus to intel contractors

    NSA leaks shift focus to intel contractors
    An intelligence contractor's disclosure of covert National Security Agency surveillance programs reopened a debate Monday over how much the government relies on private companies for spy work and whether those firms must do more to vet employees and...