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  • William A. Wilson dies at 95; first U.S. ambassador to the Vatican

    William A. Wilson dies at 95; first U.S. ambassador to the Vatican
    William A. Wilson, a Los Angeles businessman and a member of President Reagan's "kitchen cabinet" who was appointed the first U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, has died. He was 95. Wilson died early Saturday in Carmel Valley, Calif., where he had a home,...
  • Florence-Marie Cooper dies at 69; U.S. District judge

    Florence-Marie Cooper dies at 69; U.S. District judge
    U.S. District Judge Florence-Marie Cooper, a former legal secretary who rose to the federal judiciary and held accountable some of the nation's most powerful officials and institutions, died early Friday after suffering a stroke. She was 69. Cooper's...
  • PASSINGS: Justin Mentell, Jack Brisco, Barry Blitzer

    PASSINGS: Justin Mentell, Jack Brisco, Barry Blitzer
    Justin Mentell 'Boston Legal' cast member Justin Mentell, 27, an actor who appeared on the TV show "Boston Legal," was killed Monday in an SUV crash in Wisconsin. The Iowa County Sheriff's Department said Mentell was killed when his SUV went down an...
  • PASSINGS: Don Kott, Parke Meek, J.C. Gipson

    PASSINGS: Don Kott, Parke Meek, J.C. Gipson
    Don Kott Longtime auto dealer Don Kott, 78, who established a chain of auto dealerships, including his flagship operation in Carson next to the 405 Freeway, died Dec. 21 at his Long Beach home after battling cancer, his family announced. Kott was...
  • Dan O'Bannon dies at 63; screenwriter of 'Alien'

    Dan O'Bannon dies at 63; screenwriter of 'Alien'
    Dan O'Bannon, the acclaimed science fiction/horror film screenwriter who was best known for writing the blockbuster hit "Alien" and who also directed and wrote the zombie fest "The Return of the Living Dead," has died. He was 63. O'Bannon, whose...
  • So they don't die alone

    So they don't die alone
    Too many patients, too little time. Sandra Clarke, a nurse in Eugene, Ore., looked in on a patient not expected to live through the night. "Will you sit with me?" he asked. Clark assured him that she would, but that first she had to check on her other...
  • Demystifying the cardiac stress test

    Demystifying the cardiac stress test
    Dr. Marc Wallack routinely passed his cardiac exercise stress test with flying colors. He was, after all, a veteran marathon runner with respectable cholesterol and blood pressure numbers. But as many heart disease patients discover, a treadmill analysis...
  • Pedometers can motivate users to get in step

    Pedometers can motivate users to get in step
    If the journey toward fitness begins with a single step, make sure it's counted with a pedometer. These little step-tracking gadgets now have a solid track record when it comes to motivating people to exercise. And their popularity is growing. Inside...
  • Many Catholic schools fight to survive

    Troubles at St. Anne Catholic School in Santa Monica were so dire at one point that Father Michael D. Gutierrez turned to his congregation for help. He refused to give his sermon until at least 10 families stepped forward to consider enrolling their...
  • Quaids recall twins' drug overdose

    Quaids recall twins' drug overdose
    Before actor Dennis Quaid went to bed Nov. 18, he gave one last call to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where his newborn twins were being treated for staph infections. "Oh, they're fine," Quaid recalled a nurse telling him about 9 p.m. "They're just fine."...
  • Farrah Fawcett Dies After Long Battle With Cancer

    Farrah Fawcett Dies After Long Battle With Cancer
    Farrah Fawcett, who soared to fame as a national sex symbol in the late 1970s on television's campy "Charlie's Angels" and in a swimsuit poster that showcased her feathery mane and made her a generation's favorite pinup, died today. She was 62. Fawcett,...