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  • WME talent agents go from A-list to ABCs in Compton mentors program

    WME talent agents go from A-list to ABCs in Compton mentors program
    Compton eighth-grader Edgar Ruelas wants to be the first in his family to attend college. He has some help: high-powered talent agents from Beverly Hills. For the past four years, a few dozen agents from William Morris Endeavor have been mentoring...
  • Want to know how special The Game is? Ask the coaches

    Neil Putnam and his wife, Shirley, will be in The Bronx on Saturday. Fred Dunlap said, "If I wasn't so old, I'd go down, but it's tough for me to get in and out of the city now." Charleston Southern athletic director Hank Small will be with the...
  • Want to know how special the Lehigh-Lafayette game is? Ask the coaches

    Neil Putnam and his wife, Shirley, will be in The Bronx Saturday; Fred Dunlap said, "If I wasn't so old, I'd go down, but it's tough for me to get in and out of the city now." Charleston Southern athletic director Hank Small will be with the university's...
  • Stephen Burgard dies at 66; Times' Orange County editorial page editor

    Award-winning journalist Stephen Burgard, who was editorial page editor of The Times' Orange County edition in the 1990s and early 2000s and more recently director of the Northeastern University school of journalism, died Sunday at Massachusetts General...
  • At BAFTA event, Emma Watson dedicates award to her long dead hamster

    At BAFTA event, Emma Watson dedicates award to her long dead hamster
    Emma Watson dedicated her Britannia Award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles on Thursday to her late hamster Millie. Honoree Robert Downey Jr. had his pregnant wife, producer Susan Downey, stand up just to show the...
  • Opioids prescribed by doctors led to 92,000 overdoses in ERs in one year

    Opioids prescribed by doctors led to 92,000 overdoses in ERs in one year
    Prescription drug overdoses, a dangerous side effect of the nation’s embrace of narcotic painkillers, are a “substantial” burden on hospitals and the economy, according to a new study of emergency room visits. Overdoses involving...
  • In honor of Veterans Day, let's deal with the real costs of war

    In honor of Veterans Day, let's deal with the real costs of war
    Many Americans may not know that Veterans Day began as Armistice Day. At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the Allied nations and Germany agreed to an armistice, a temporary cessation of hostilities that began the process of...
  • Michigan president apologizes to Brady Hoke

    Michigan president apologizes to Brady Hoke
    Michigan president Mark Schlissel has apologized to coach Brady Hoke after criticizing the team's graduation rate. Schlissel, who is in his first year as president, singled out the football team's low graduation rate during a faculty meeting Monday. He...
  • Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance

    Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance
    Hartford Stage will be entertaining a special audience for those on the autism spectrum for one performance of "A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas." The theater will host its first a "sensory-friendly" performance of its annual holiday...
  • Health: A New Face On Medical Care

    Health: A New Face On Medical Care
    Robots bathing patients, storefront medical clinics and nurses conducting procedures once done by doctors. The future of health care is bound to include practices that might surprise us today but will be commonplace 50 years from now. When hasn't that...
  • Surfrider Foundation finds new leader

    The Surfrider Foundation has named a Laguna Beach resident and former lifeguard to be the nonprofit organization's next chief executive officer. The group's board of directors chose Chad Nelsen to lead Surfrider, a San Clemente-based organization...