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  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Community' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 13 - 19, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES 30 for 30 The late '80s-early '90s heyday...
  • Hillary Clinton: For women, 'Double standard is alive and well'

    Hillary Clinton: For women, 'Double standard is alive and well'
    For decades, questions posed to Hillary Rodham Clinton have turned on the subject of hair. But for all the eyerolls, that famous coif — in all its scrunchie-to-bob iterations — has turned out to be a very helpful talking point. The...
  • Don't be too casual about a business wardrobe

    Don't be too casual about a business wardrobe
    Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I am a new college graduate, and I'm unsure how to dress for work at my new first real job. The office claims to be "business casual" — whatever that is. Can you give me a translation? — K.P. Dear K.P.: I wish! One...
  • On Twitter, the question becomes: Who will replace Stephen Colbert?

    On Twitter, the question becomes: Who will replace Stephen Colbert?
    The question of who will replace David Letterman on CBS' "Late Show" has been answered. The new host will be Stephen Colbert. Now the Internet's favorite guessing game has become: Who will replace Stephen Colbert? One of the most interesting aspects...
  • How to foil the office bully

    Q. A recently hired employee is being bullied by the employee who trained that person. The boss does nothing to discourage the bully. My husband thinks I should ignore it. I want to do something but not to put my job in jeopardy. The only advice I gave...
  • Robert Strauss dies at 95; former Democratic Party chairman

    Robert S. Strauss, a one-time chairman of the Democratic National Committee and a Washington insider who combined earthy Texas charm with raw political power, died Wednesday. He was 95. A spokesman for Strauss' Washington law firm, Akin Gump Strauss...
  • 'Casual dress' accompanies wide array of interpretations

    'Casual dress' accompanies wide array of interpretations
    Dear Miss Manners: I was invited to a dinner party hosted by my law school professor. It was on a Thursday evening, and the invitation said dress was casual. I and other students wore jeans and casual shirts. I overheard the host discussing our...
  • U.K.'s 'Sex Box' TV Series Coming to the U.S.

    WE tv has ordered a one-hour pilot based on the U.K. relationship talk show "Sex Box." Produced by Relativity Televison, "Sex Box" follows real couples who enter a soundproof box to have sex and, upon exiting, address their issues onstage and talk...
  • Coffee shop chatter has customer boiling over

    Dear Miss Manners: Three or four afternoons a week, I drop into a popular local coffee shop for an hour to have a cup of their great coffee, to relax and to read my business journals. I almost always have a good experience. But a few times a month,...
  • Mark Twain House Comeback

    Mark Twain House Comeback
    It took a little ice cream, some beer, a lot of visiting authors and a staff eager to try new things in a city that clings to old ways. And it worked. Over the past five years, the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford has built on its foundation as a...
  • Festival of Books announces participating authors

    Festival of Books announces participating authors
    The L.A. Times Festival of Books announced on Tuesday the names of the hundreds of authors who will  participate in the annual event. Taking place at USC, the Festival of Books is one of the largest literary festivals in the U.S., attracting more than...