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  • 'Scandal' recap, 'Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington'

    I’m going to begin by saying that I was not sure about this episode from the preview. Hostage situation? It’s been done so many times that I feared that we may be getting the first predictable episode of “Scandal” ever....
  • Michael J. Fox: an ordinary hero

    Michael J. Fox: an ordinary hero
    America needs a new kind of hero, not a well sculptured hunk trying to impress us with his awesome physique or some newly minted techno-geek. We don't need anything strange or fancy. We just need an ordinary hero. I nominate Michael J. Fox. He's not...
  • Holocaust survivors embrace the next generation of gratitude

    Holocaust survivors embrace the next generation of gratitude
    The intertwined history of the Jewish Reches family of Mount Washington and Greenspring and the Roman Catholic Staszczak-Wrobel family of Poland is extraordinary, and extraordinarily inspiring. When family members recount it at schools, churches,...
  • ‘Forever Evil’: Geoff Johns, David Finch conspire on Crime Syndicate

     
    Superman, Wonder Woman and the rest of the Justice League are out of the picture, and in their place are […]...
  • 9/11 memories: 'All hell was about to break loose'

    Even 12 years later, the events of Sept. 11, 2001, sear Americans' memories. In comments posted on latimes.com, people remember the tragic events of the day -- the moments, both good and bad, heroic and fearful, that are summed up by the numerals 9/11....
  • Hundreds gather to mourn slain firefighter

    Hundreds gather to mourn slain firefighter
    It was clear from the beginning that Andrew Hoffman was born to be a firefighter. His father and grandfather were respected members of the city force. He wore a red fireman's hat at his first birthday party. And after hiding in a freezer during a...
  • Film Review: 'Boss'

    The deafening Bollywood action comedy "Boss," directed in broad, heavy strokes by Anthony D'Souza ("Blue"), is a relentless hard-sell star vehicle, a two-and-half hour string of sledgehammer fighting and dancing sequences. In the end, it is little more...
  • Bullying may have motivated Nevada school shooter

    SPARKS, Nev. — He was dressed like any other student at Sparks Middle School: standard khaki pants and a Sparks sweat shirt. He was tall for a middle schooler, with dark, spiked hair, and he held a Ruger 9-millimeter semiautomatic handgun in his...
  • 'Rush' driver Lauda challenges our definitions of heroism

    PARIS -- Our standards for heroism really have tanked, and a new Hollywood movie has driven that point home -- at 180 mph. Ron Howard's breathtaking new movie, "Rush," is the story of the famous 1976 season of Formula One legends Niki Lauda and James...
  • Nominate your favorite animal welfare hero

    Mariah Carey, Enrique Iglesias, David Bowie and Bonnie Tyler are among many performers who've sung the praise of heroes in their songs. Carey's ballad, "Hero" (1993), written by Walter Afanasieff, includes the lyrics: "Lord knows dreams are hard to...
  • Howard Finkelstein, chief public defender, Broward County

    Howard Finkelstein, chief public defender, Broward County
    Last week: This week the Palm Beach State Attorney's office joined prosecutors from big cities around the state in creating a DUI diversion program for first time offenders. The participants are punished almost the same as if they received a DUI...