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  • Lauren Kennedy, Erik Liberman Cast In 'Into the Woods' at Westport Playhouse

    Lauren Kennedy, Erik Liberman Cast In 'Into the Woods' at Westport Playhouse
    Lauren Kennedy, Erik Liberman and Danielle Ferland will be featured in the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical "Into the Woods," a co-production with Baltimore's CenterStage and the Westport Country Playhouse. Mark Lamos, artistic director of the...
  • Charles Colson dies at 80; Watergate felon and prison reformer

    Charles Colson dies at 80; Watergate felon and prison reformer
    WASHINGTON — Watergate felon and prison reformer Charles W. Colson, who died Saturday at age 80 in northern Virginia, was two people. He was Richard Nixon's "hatchet man," the president's "evil genius," who by his own admission was "ruthless in...
  • 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...
  • '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 art of love

    The art of love
    For many people, Valentine's Day is the time of year to focus on love, intimacy and ways to keep the spark alive. Abstract artist Jeremy Brown thinks he has the perfect gift to help you with that — and you don't need to save it for Feb. 14. His...
  • A lift or a drag?

    A lift or a drag?
    Huma Gruaz picked a precarious time in her personal life to enroll in a Master of Business Administration program. She had just moved to Chicago from the suburbs. She had to figure out how to navigate life after a divorce. And she had just started her...
  • Healthier treats? Sweet!

    Healthier treats? Sweet!
    All snack food is not created equal. Some are sweetened with high fructose corn syrup while others use honey. Some are stuffed with white flour while others use more creative — and healthier — options. Snack and candy-makers launched their...
  • Which Walmart foods are Great for You?

    Which Walmart foods are Great for You?
    In a series of changes aimed at improving its health profile,  Walmart today launched its "Great For You" label that it will attach to a list of foods that meet certain health criteria. Unsurprisingly, these foods make up only a tiny fraction of the...