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  • 'Dying of the Light': Prosaic, not poetic

    If "Dying of the Light" becomes veteran writer-director Paul Schrader's last film — the "Taxi Driver" screenwriter recently announced he's devoting his energies to Web series — there will always be an asterisk next to it. That's because this...
  • Alice Munro creates a room of her own in story collection

    "Family Furnishings: Selected Stories, 1995-2014" by Alice Munro; Knopf (640 pages, $30) In "Passion" one of the two dozen miracles in "Family Furnishings," which gathers a representative sample of Alice Munro stories from the six new collections...
  • Dr. Donald C. Chambers, OB-GYN who delivered thousands of babies

    Dr. Donald C. Chambers, OB-GYN who delivered thousands of babies
    Dr. Donald C. Chambers, a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who delivered thousands of babies and was a national educational examiner in his field, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Nov. 26 at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 78 and...
  • Anthony Marshall dies at 90; son of philanthropist Brooke Astor

    Anthony Marshall dies at 90; son of philanthropist Brooke Astor
    Anthony Marshall, whose aristocratic life as philanthropist Brooke Astor's only child unraveled as he was convicted of raiding her fortune, has died, his lawyer said Monday. Marshall was 90. Marshall, a decorated World War II veteran who later became...
  • Howe didn't have another stroke

    The Sports Xchange Howe didn't have another stroke NHL legend Gordie Howe did not have another stroke on Monday as earlier reported but instead was suffering from dehydration, his family said in a statement released Wednesday by the Detroit Red Wings....
  • Gordie Howe having difficulties, but may leave hospital

    Detroit Red Wings hockey legend Gordie Howe remains hospitalized as his dementia affects his ability to rest. Son Mark Howe told the Free Press that Gordie Howe has had a hard time sleeping since being hospitalized Monday. "Anxiety from dementia does...
  • Harriet G. Gearhart, homemaker

    Harriet G. Gearhart, homemaker
    Harriet G. Gearhart, a homemaker who earlier had worked in the actuarial department of an insurance company, died Thursday at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson of complications from Alzheimer's disease. She was 90. The daughter of Edward...
  • NHL roundup: Hockey loses legendary Beliveau

    The Sports Xchange NHL roundup: Hockey loses legendary Beliveau Regarded as one of the NHL's all-time greats, center Jean Beliveau, who totaled 1,219 points in 1,125 NHL games, all with the Montreal Canadiens, passed away Tuesday at age 83. Beliveau...
  • Couple in their 90s wedded to life on the farm

    WESTON, Mo. Wind blows cold across the barn lot as neighbor men herd cattle toward the stock trailer. Charles Bradley, 94, owner of the farm north of Weston, climbs on a fence to make sure only the right calves jump inside. "What do you say you want...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: Jackie Evancho in a PBS Special

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: Jackie Evancho in a PBS Special
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 30 - Dec. 6, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Mail Order Murder This new series...
  • Hockey great Howe has another stroke

    The Sports Xchange Hockey great Howe has another stroke NHL legend Gordie Howe suffered another major stroke on Monday and is intensive care, his son, Mark, told the Detroit Free Press. The 86-year-old Howe had a series of mini-strokes starting in...