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  • Ron Dorfman, 1940-2014

     Ron Dorfman, 1940-2014
    Ron Dorfman's soft-spoken manner belied his strong journalistic convictions and his willingness to fight for a range of progressive principles, even if it meant leaving a job. In December, Mr. Dorfman and his partner of 20 years, Ken Ilio, became the...
  • Oscar-nominated hair and makeup artists make bad look good

    This year's Oscar nominees for makeup and hairstyling worked on three very different movies but they did have one thing in common: a knack for making healthy young actors look significantly closer to death. Using everything from detailed prosthetics...
  • Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care

    Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care
    Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died. He was 60. Farthing, who collapsed in a Hong Kong...
  • Alyssa Milano, media actorvist

     Alyssa Milano, media actorvist
    When you've been working since you were 8, as Alyssa Milano has, it takes a special kind of role to get you really excited. Using your birthday to raise money for clean water in Ethiopia, for instance. Or hunkering down with the beleaguered in Kosovo...
  • Willowbrook stalls action on pot businesses

    Willowbrook stalls action on pot businesses
    Willowbrook officials are holding off on enacting zoning regulations for medical marijuana cultivation and dispensary centers until the state completes writing rules under the new law that allows the facilities. So far, no cannabis business has...
  • Maxine Kumin dies at 88; Pulitzer Prize-winning poet

    Decades before she won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Maxine Kumin was a student at Radcliffe College who had summoned the courage to show a handful of her poems to an instructor. His comment couldn't have been more withering. "Say it with flowers,"...
  • West Hollywood's increasing diversity inspires mixed emotions

    West Hollywood's increasing diversity inspires mixed emotions
    Councilman John Duran and his gay colleagues on the West Hollywood City Council never expected a backlash when they voted recently to remove the rainbow flag from above City Hall. For Duran, who is gay, taking down the flag wasn't about slighting gays...
  • Bobby Shriver's ties that bind

    Bobby Shriver's ties that bind
    Kennedy memorabilia is scattered around Bobby Shriver's campaign headquarters. On one wall hangs a photo of a giant Robert F. Kennedy mural, on another the signed text of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's 1980 speech to the Democratic National Convention: "To...
  • Super Bowl: U2 ad showcases a band, and director, on comeback path

    Super Bowl: U2 ad showcases a band, and director, on comeback path
    When Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos take the field against the Seattle Seahawks in Sunday's  Super Bowl, all eyes will be on whether one of the all-time greats can reclaim a title that has eluded him for seven years. A similar narrative will play out...
  • Ryan Lewis talks mother's battle with HIV on 'CBS This Morning'

    Ryan Lewis talks mother's battle with HIV on 'CBS This Morning'
    Grammy-winning rap duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is known for its humanitarian approach to rap. Foregoing stereotypical lyrics glamorizing violence and disdain for women, the duo has carved an all-inclusive niche for itself in the tough landscape of hip-...
  • Oscars 2014: Producers discuss the key scenes for acting nominees

    Pinning down the "best" scene of any Oscar-nominated performance is something of a Stygian nightmare for producers because — as they correctly protest — if an actor or actress has been nominated, they have far more than one great scene. But...