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  • Nathaniel Davis dies at 86; U.S. ambassador to Chile when Allende was deposed

    Nathaniel Davis dies at 86; U.S. ambassador to Chile when Allende was deposed
    Nathaniel Davis, a longtime diplomat who was the American ambassador to Chile when President Salvador Allende was deposed in a bloody coup, died of cancer Monday in Claremont. He was 86. His death was announced by Claremont's Harvey Mudd College, where...
  • Edwin Gaustad dies at 87; scholar of American religion

    Edwin Gaustad dies at 87; scholar of American religion
    Edwin Gaustad, a retired UC Riverside history and religious studies professor who was a preeminent scholar on the separation of church and state, and who did groundbreaking work mapping the nation's religious landscape, has died. He was 87. Gaustad...
  • PASSINGS: Ramona Hahn, Rob Grill, Paul Michael

    PASSINGS: Ramona Hahn, Rob Grill, Paul Michael
    Ramona Hahn Wife, mother of L.A.-area politicians Ramona Hahn, 86, widow of the late county Supervisor Kenneth Hahn and mother of both former Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn and City Councilwoman Janice Hahn, died Monday, her children announced. She was...
  • Joe Paterno dies at 85; transformed Penn State into football power

    Joe Paterno dies at 85; transformed Penn State into football power
    During a six-decade career, Joe Paterno transformed sleepy Penn State University into a national football power, creating a legacy that no one thought could be beaten — or tarnished. But the Ivy League-educated coach who demanded that his players...
  • Singer-actress likes her tiny Bahamian hideaway

    Singer-actress likes her tiny Bahamian hideaway
    Born in Gulf Breeze, Fla., and living in New York City, singer-actress Ashley Brown originated the title role of "Mary Poppins" on Broadway. She reprised the role in the national tour, receiving the 2010 Garland Award for that performance. Her...
  • Homemade energy bars pack power, flavor

    Homemade energy bars pack power, flavor
    Why make your own energy bars? First, you'll trim a few dollars off your monthly food bill. Second, your homemade bars will be far better workout fuel than commercial bars made with preservatives and artificial sweeteners. Besides, making these snack bars...
  • 'Honeymoon in Vegas' picks Toronto, 'Kinky Boots' eyes Chicago

    The State of Illinois' new incentive program for out-of-town tryouts for Broadway shows has been attracting attention in Toronto, a city that competes aggressively with Chicago for such productions. The Toronto Globe and Mail reported last week that there...
  • 'Machu My Picchu: Searching for Sex, Sanity, and a Soul Mate in South America' by Iris Bahr

    'Machu My Picchu: Searching for Sex, Sanity, and a Soul Mate in South America' by Iris Bahr
    If you've never heard the term "TMI," you'll know exactly what it means by the time you've finished reading Iris Bahr's new book. But, in between her giving you too much information, there's a good amount of hysterical incidents that will make you look...
  • The Healthy Skeptic: Male fertility supplements are no magic path to fatherhood

    The Healthy Skeptic: Male fertility supplements are no magic path to fatherhood
    The average man produces hundreds of billions of sperm cells in his lifetime. Only a minuscule fraction of those little guys ever manage to swim far enough and fast enough to fertilize an egg. Successful sperm must be strong. It stands to reason then that...
  • The keys to maintaining your weight loss

    The keys to maintaining your weight loss
    Some good news on the weight-loss front. Even if you've been a total flop before — regaining all the weight you lost and 10 pounds on top of that — you can be a dieting success. "There's hope for all those people who have tried to lose weight...
  • Convicted child-abductors come from all walks of life

    Convicted child-abductors come from all walks of life
    The offenders convicted in Cook County of stranger child abduction since 2000 ranged from a gang member to a Sunday school teacher, and included a migrant blueberry picker, a forklift operator, a roofer, a city Streets and Sanitation employee, a...