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  • In space, tiny women rule

    In space, tiny women rule
    In February of 1960, the American magazine Look ran a cover story that asked, "Should a Girl Be First in Space?" It was a sensational headline representing an audacious idea at the time. And as we all know, the proposal fell short. In 1961, NASA sent Alan Shepard above the stratosphere, followed by dozens of other spacemen over the next two decades. Only in 1983 did Sally Ride become America's first female astronaut to launch.
  • Tuesday's Highlights: 'Joshua Bell: A YoungArts Masterclass' on HBO

    Tuesday's Highlights: 'Joshua Bell: A YoungArts Masterclass' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 12 - 18, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES 30 for 30 This new episode recalls the 1989...

    The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal

    The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal
    Pat Summitt may be on the way to receiving the Congressional Gold Medal, but Sally Ride has a way to go. Many are recommended for Congress' highest civilian honor, but only a handful receive it. Still, it's been awarded to a heart surgeon, a comedian,...

    'Veronica Mars' Rob Thomas Calls Fans' Funding 'A Miracle' at Variety Awards

    Variety's Breakthrough of the Year Award recipients hit the red carpet Thursday night at the LVH Theater in Las Vegas during the Consumer Electronics Show. "Veronica Mars" creator Rob Thomas thanked the fans of the series because "getting the film funded...

    Variety's Breakthrough of the Year Awards Rocks Vegas

    CES might be winding down, but it's going out with a star-studded bang Thursday at Variety's Breakthough of the Year Awards. Held Thursday evening at the Las Vegas Hilton, the ceremony recognized a select group of rising stars in entertainment and...