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  • After stroke, antidepressants aid in regaining mobility

    Stroke victims who took the antidepressant Prozac for three months following the interruption of blood flow to the brain regained more mobility, and showed lower rates of depression, than those given a placebo pill, a new study has found. The European...
  • Charles T. Manatt dies at 75; Democratic Party leader and diplomat

    Charles T. Manatt dies at 75; Democratic Party leader and diplomat
    Charles T. Manatt, who founded one of the biggest and most influential law firms in Los Angeles and then became a political power as chairman of the state and national Democratic parties, died Friday night. He was 75. Manatt died at Kindred Hospital in...
  • PASSINGS: Dave Gavitt, Wilma Lee Cooper, James Speed, James N. Rosenau, Yuli Ofer, Kurt Ziebart

    PASSINGS: Dave Gavitt, Wilma Lee Cooper, James Speed, James N. Rosenau, Yuli Ofer, Kurt Ziebart
    Dave Gavitt Coach led organization of Big East Conference Dave Gavitt, 73, one of basketball's most influential leaders in the last three decades, died Friday in a hospital near his hometown of Rumford, R.I., after a long illness, his family said....
  • 'I, Con: The Brilliant Work of Paul Conrad' on exhibit

     
    Despite winning three Pulitzer Prizes, one of political cartoonist Paul Conrad's fondest distinctions is having his name included on Richard Nixon's "enemies" list for his body of work on the scandal-laden president. Several of those drawings are now on...
  • Writer Yiyun Li named MacArthur "genius" Fellow

     
    Author Yiyun Li is a 2010 MacArthur Fellow, it was announced today. Li, who lives in northern California and is an assistant professor at UC Davis, was giddy when The Times reached her by phone. What will the fellowship mean......
  • Play tells story of real World War II veteran

     
    In honor of Veteran's Day, here's an announcement of a play with a historical military bent. There's a nice family twist: It's a one-man show, and the actor is playing his uncle in the real-life stories. A tip of the hat to all who have served and...
  • Thirty-two players announced for East-West Shrine Game

     
    Thirty-two players announced for East-West Shrine Game Thirty-two players have accepted an invitation to play in the 86th East-West Shrine Game at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando on Jan. 22....
  • Tyrod Taylor, Scott Tolzien added to East-West Shrine game

     
    Tyrod Taylor, Scott Tolzien added to East-West Shrine game Virginia Tech quarterback Tyrod Taylor and Wisconsin quarterback Scott Tolzien have accepted invitations to play in the East-West Shrine Game in Orlando on Jan. 22....
  • Here we go again with the Iowa Jackson Pollock sale

     
    Proposed Jackson Pollock sale is still myopic...
  • So, did growth management stop sprawl or not?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House voted Thursday to repeal the state's 25-year-old growth-management law, a move critics have said would lead to rampant sprawl and even fuel a culture of pay-offs between developers and unscrupulous county officials....
  • Blowback: Help California students by increasing UC tuition

     
    Over the next five years, tuition should be increased to about $20,000, which would almost replace the state subsidy apart from capital expenditures. These increases should be accompanied by generously boosting financial aid....