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  • L.A. Times Travel Show: 5 items Alyssa Milano always takes on a plane

    While you've been watching Alyssa Milano on TV shows from "Who's the Boss?" to "Mistresses," she's been busy -- as a UNICEF ambassador witnessing the hardship of life in such places as Angola, India and Kosovo in the past decade. You can meet the...
  • The unfinished war [Commentary]

    The unfinished war [Commentary]
    Fifty years after the first, it's time to launch a new War on Poverty. But to do it we need to challenge myths about the first that have convinced too many that combating poverty is just one more phenomenon of the '60s that can never happen again....
  • Zooey Deschanel, Mindy Kaling, Amy Poehler, Allison Williams in Elle

    Zooey Deschanel, Mindy Kaling, Amy Poehler, Allison Williams in Elle
    Zooey Deschanel, Mindy Kaling, Amy Poehler and Allison Williams are featured on alternating covers of the February "Women in TV" edition of Elle, which goes on sale Jan. 14. [Elle] Marie Claire's February issue, also on sale Jan. 14, features cover girl...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Mariella Furrer

     
    "When I was about 5 years old, I was sexually abused by a stranger. I don’t think at that age I really understood what it was that had happened to me, but somehow I knew it was wrong, and I felt to blame for letting the man touch me. The molestation...
  • Pau Gasol connects with ailing kids at St. Jude hospital in Memphis

    Pau Gasol connects with ailing kids at St. Jude hospital in Memphis
    While in Memphis on Tuesday to play the Grizzlies, Pau Gasol joined his brother Marc for a visit to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The Lakers forward/center has a long relationship with St. Jude, dating back to his days with the Grizzlies (2001-...
  • Pau Gasol: NBA 'a tough business' for a nice guy

    Pau Gasol: NBA 'a tough business' for a nice guy
    Lakers forward/center Pau Gasol has had an up-and-down season, recently playing through an ankle sprain that limited his mobility. "I felt better the last two games," Gasol said in a phone interview with The Times.  "More effective, more explosive."...
  • From the paper: Caring for babies, basic needs

    Caring for babies If we really want to see improvement in Chicago's future, we need to start with Chicago's parents and babies. Study after study has shown that our brain's architecture is built and embellished while we're in our moms' bellies and...
  • Relief teams rush to typhoon-devastated Philippines

    Relief teams rush to typhoon-devastated Philippines
    MANILA — With the vast scale of death and destruction slowly coming into focus, international relief teams rushed toward the central Philippines, where one of the strongest storms on record left bereft survivors looting food and water or...
  • T.J. Martell Family Day Raises Funds for Children's Hospital

    Some 450 kids and parents descended on the CBS Studio Center Back Lot in Studio City Sunday afternoon for the the T.J. Martell Foundation's 5th Annual Family Day L.A. Pop duo Karmin, "American Idol" finalist Jessica Sanchez, new pop star Megan Nicole...
  • U.N. denounces mortar attacks on schools in the Syrian capital

    BEIRUT — The United Nations on Tuesday denounced as “barbaric” a series of recent mortar attacks on schools in Damascus, Syria's capital, that have left at least four students dead and dozens others injured. “These barbaric...
  • Engaging with North Korea

    Pyongyang, North Korea — I became British ambassador to North Korea a year ago, and since then I have seen firsthand the nature of the regime. Its human rights record is appalling; it continues to develop its nuclear and ballistic missile programs...