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  • WWII Bomb Discovery Closes Part of Amsterdam Airport

    WWII Bomb Discovery Closes Part of Amsterdam Airport
    A bomb disposal team rushed to Schiphol airport in the Netherlands on Wednesday after the discovery of a World War II bomb, an airport spokeswoman said. A worker doing maintenance found the bomb at the bustling airport in the morning, said Antoinette...
  • PASSINGS: Steve Bridges, Ronnie Montrose, Edna Milton Chadwell, Carl Q. Christol, Tina Strobos, Terri Dial

    PASSINGS: Steve Bridges, Ronnie Montrose, Edna Milton Chadwell, Carl Q. Christol, Tina Strobos, Terri Dial
    Steve Bridges Impersonator of George W. Bush Steve Bridges, 48, a comic actor and impersonator who was best known for his mimicry of President George W. Bush and appeared alongside the chief executive at the 2006 White House Correspondents Assn. dinner,...
  • PASSINGS: Glenn Shadix, Lucius Walker, LeRoy A. Beavers Jr., Mike Edwards, Larry Ashmead, Corneille

    PASSINGS: Glenn Shadix, Lucius Walker, LeRoy A. Beavers Jr., Mike Edwards, Larry Ashmead, Corneille
    Glenn Shadix Character actor worked with Tim Burton Glenn Shadix, 58, a character actor best remembered for his portrayal of the portly, pretentious interior designer Otho in director Tim Burton's 1988 ghost comedy "Beetlejuice," died Tuesday at his...
  • Nicol Williamson dies at 75; legendary British actor

    Nicol Williamson dies at 75; legendary British actor
    Once heralded as the greatest British actor of his generation, Nicol Williamson was also a legend for stormy onstage behavior that included calling off a performance of "Hamlet" mid-speech because he was too tired to go on. "I'll pay for the seats," he...
  • Dutch scientist accused of falsifying data

    Social psychologist Diederik Stapel made a name for himself by pushing his field into new territory. His research papers appeared to demonstrate that exposure to litter and graffiti makes people more likely to commit small crimes and that being in a messy...
  • Enjoy a virtual holiday meal hosted by Wieden + Kennedy

     
    Wieden + Kennedy invites the public to a virtual holiday meal featuring robot dolls....
  • 'Game of Thrones' star Carice van Houten on magic and Melisandre

     
    When a TV series crams horse beheadings, frozen zombies, dragons, sword fighting and naked prostitutes into nearly every episode, it’s hard for a single actor to make a grand impact. But actress Carice van Houten has done precisely that in the...
  • New book, '60 Minutes' question if Van Gogh really killed himself

     
    Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith's 976-page biography and on '60 Minutes' question the accepted story that Van Gogh went into the fields at Auvers-sur-Oise, France, on the evening of July 27, 1890, took out a revolver and shot himself in the chest......
  • Two views of President Paul Kagame [Journey to Rwanda]

     
    Sue Horton, Op-Ed and Sunday Opinion editor of The Times, is in Rwanda on a two-week Gatekeeper Editor fact-finding trip organized by the International Reporting Project. She is chronicling her trip on the Opinion L.A. blog. Sunday night, Nov. 6/Monday......
  • Mohawk General Store, Amsterdam Modern open in Silver Lake

     
    Sunset Boulevard now has three well-known design stores leasing larger spaces. In June, Bebop Design moved from a sleepy spot on Rowena Avenue to a space that's twice as large at 4006 Santa Monica Blvd. at Sunset Junction. Danish Modern quadrupled its...
  • Solomon Burke dead at 70; 'the king of rock and soul'

     
    Solomon Burke, the robust, regal preacher-turned-singer who defined soul music in the ‘60s and continued to perform and minister for decades afterward, died Sunday in Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. Burke died on a plane after arriving on a flight from...