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  • 'Mad Men,' 'Modern Family' take top Emmys

    'Mad Men,' 'Modern Family' take top Emmys
    It was repeat victories for ABC's "Modern Family" and AMC's "Mad Men" on Sunday night as they captured the marquee prizes at the 63rd annual Emmy Awards. The sitcom about a deliciously dysfunctional family won its second consecutive trophy for...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: From West Hollywood to Wilshire

    Southern California Close-Ups: From West Hollywood to Wilshire
    Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that we extend our subway system westward. (Hey, we're working on it.) Or maybe...
  • Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92

    Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92
    Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced. A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
  • Writer of 'Milk' questions the psyche of 'J. Edgar'

    Writer of 'Milk' questions the psyche of 'J. Edgar'
    The late FBI director J. Edgar Hoover would have hated director Clint Eastwood's new movie about him, but audiences are likely to be intrigued by it. Although "J. Edgar" does not realize its full dramatic potential, it's an ambitious attempt to get inside...
  • Maryland environmental law clinic focuses on enforcement

    Maryland environmental law clinic focuses on enforcement
    Thelma Boyd and her Cheverly-area neighbors were at their wits' end when they connected with the University of Maryland's environmental law clinic. She and other residents of distressed, predominantly black neighborhoods on the outskirts of Washington...
  • Autopsy: Mary Kennedy Died of Asphyxiation Due to Hanging

    Autopsy: Mary Kennedy Died of Asphyxiation Due to Hanging
    Mary Kennedy, the estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., died of asphyxiation due to hanging, the Westchester County medical examiner said Thursday. Her death is the latest for a family that has seen its share of tragedy. "We know from a history of...
  • Baltimore native played key role in Johnson's swearing-in

    Kenneth O'Donnell, aide to President John F. Kennedy, stepped into a small cubicle at Parkland Hospital, where Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson nervously waited with his wife and several aides to learn the condition of the president. Kennedy had...
  • Kennedy Tragedy Deepens As RFK Jr., In-laws Feud

    Kennedy Tragedy Deepens As RFK Jr., In-laws Feud
    While a possible dispute between the family of Mary Richardson Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.'s famed clan may be simmering, at least one Kennedy is attempting to bridge the gap between her dynastic family and that of a woman she called her "best,...
  • Kennedy Clan, Celebrities Attend Mary Kennedy's Funeral

    Kennedy Clan, Celebrities Attend Mary Kennedy's Funeral
    BEDFORD, New York (Reuters) - Mary Kennedy, the estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. who died in an apparent suicide earlier this week, was recalled Saturday as an "angel" who was ultimately overwhelmed by a lengthy fight with depression. Those...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Caretaker Who Found Mary Richardson Kennedy's Body

    EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Caretaker Who Found Mary Richardson Kennedy's Body
    It was the wake that almost wasn't. RFK, Jr. had to get a court order to get his estranged wife's body released to him, and not his in-laws. Kennedys are known as much for their public service as they are for their public struggles, and Mary Kennedy...
  • H.H. Brookins dies at 86; pastor was influential black leader

    H.H. Brookins dies at 86; pastor was influential black leader
    The Rev. Hamel Hartford Brookins, an influential bishop and former pastor of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles who became a political power broker, civil rights leader and mentor to former Mayor Tom Bradley, the Rev. Jesse...