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  • APNewsBreak: NY blueprint lists steps to end AIDS scourge

    Experts and advocates in New York, a state hit hard in the AIDS epidemic, have drafted a blueprint for reducing new HIV infections and related deaths to the point of nearly ending them. The plan, requested last year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and developed...
  • High retail rents making New York a chain-store city

    New York is increasingly becoming chain store city. Looking for a "Seinfeld"-style coffee shop? It's sharing the city with 280 Starbucks and more than 530 Dunkin Donuts. A good neighborhood deli? It's competing with some 460 Subways. And the corner...
  • In NYC, debate over saving small shops amid chains' rise

    New York is increasingly becoming chain store city. Looking for a "Seinfeld"-style coffee shop? It's sharing the city with 280 Starbucks and more than 530 Dunkin Donuts. A good neighborhood deli? It's competing with some 460 Subways. And the corner store...
  • Curator Stephanie Barron has grown along with LACMA

    Curator Stephanie Barron has grown along with LACMA
    Inside Stephanie Barron's glass-walled office, cluttered with memories of her nearly 40 years at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, there's a tacked-up printout of the 2014 portrait painter David Hockney created in her honor. Within arm's reach is a...
  • Fort Valley State president to step down

    Officials say Fort Valley State University President Ivelaw Griffith is stepping down. The Telegraph reports (http://bit.ly/1BQBCAm) that an announcement from the University System of Georgia did not give a reason for the move, which will take effect...
  • NY in settlement with college group on sports eligibility

    New York's attorney general announced a settlement Monday with the National Junior College Athletic Association to eliminate a rule nationally that limited sports eligibility mostly to students who attended at least three years of high school in the...
  • St. Patrick's Day celebrations are richer than green beer

    St. Patrick's Day celebrations are richer than green beer
    St. Patrick's Day is Tuesday. This may come as a shock to those of you who chose to jump the holiday by a few days to partake of the many celebrations, drink specials and subsequent hangovers that have been amply available. That's how it is here. More...
  • Baltimore-born Ta-Nehisi Coates makes his case

    Baltimore-born Ta-Nehisi Coates makes his case
    It's a crisp January evening on the campus of Loyola University Maryland in North Baltimore, and on this holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a near-capacity crowd awaits the appearance of writer Ta-Nehisi Coates. Coates strides to the...
  • Commentary: Government-paid tuition doesn't solve anything

    What does $1,400 buy nowadays? One year of cellphone service with T-Mobile, one year of television with DirecTV or one year's tuition at a California community college — for 60% of students, that is. The other 40% pay no tuition. Which is why the...
  • How longshoremen command $100K salaries in era of globalization and automation

    How longshoremen command $100K salaries in era of globalization and automation
    More than 4,400 ships bring nearly $400 billion worth of goods through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach every year, a crucial link in the global supply chain of factories, warehouses, docks, highways and rail lines. Most blue-collar workers along...
  • Eugenie Clark dies at 92; Respected scientist swam with sharks

     Eugenie Clark dies at 92; Respected scientist swam with sharks
    As a schoolgirl in the 1930s, Eugenie Clark spent countless hours pressed up to the tanks at a New York City aquarium, absorbed by the alligators, sea turtles and hundreds of species of fish just beyond the glass. There was one creature, however, that...