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  • Get ready for Russian versions of Kate Gosselin and 'Cake Boss'

     
    Get ready for the Russian version of Kate Gosselin and "Cake Boss." Discovery Communications, parent of some of the biggest cable networks in the United States, including Discovery Channel and TLC, detailed plans to expand into Russia. "Russia is one........
  • L.A. Times bestsellers: Surf's up!

     
    If there was any doubt that Southern California is surf country (was there?), the fact that "The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean" debuts at No. 2 on our hardcover nonfiction bestseller list this......
  • Despite two recent bird deaths, the short-tailed albatross is rebounding

     
    ANCHORAGE — Fishermen harvesting Pacific cod in the Bering Sea saw a rare sight over the past month: two short-tailed albatrosses, spotted on different days in different places. The bad news: The critically endangered birds were dead, entangled in...
  • Doyle McManus: Tim Pawlenty's gambit

    Doyle McManus: Tim Pawlenty's gambit
    Last week's Republican mini-debate may not have been the most auspicious way for a presidential candidate to introduce himself to a national audience. The stage in South Carolina didn't include most of the party's top names; instead, it boasted former...
  • Mark Twain Prize will go to Tina Fey

     
    The Kennedy Center will present its 13th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Tina Fey on Nov. 8 in Washington. Fey is the star, executive producer and a writer of "30 Rock," for which she's won almost too......
  • Quietly, America's Election Day becomes Election Month -- and you're in it right now

     
    Early voting is fundamentally changing the way Americans cast their ballot -- and the way candidates campaign....
  • Recently completed Census of Marine Life offers insights into ocean-dwelling species

     
    WASHINGTON — The world's oceans may be vast and deep, but a decade-long count of marine animals finds sea life so interconnected that it seems to shrink the watery world. An international effort to create a Census of Marine Life......
  • Quite simply, Christine O'Donnell's first Delaware Senate ad is really quite simple

     
    Tea Party favorite: California Republican ad wizard Fred Davis designs her voter presentation for the Nov. 2 election....
  • I can (kinda) see Sarah Palin from my office

    I can (kinda) see Sarah Palin from my office
    If you've seen a black SUV getting towed up Charles Street Tuesday with an attractive brunette and driver still inside, rest assured they are not the latest victims of Baltimore's municipal towing scandal. That's Julianne Moore in the back seat, playing...
  • L.A. Unheard: LA Font

     
    Welcome to L.A. Unheard, a weekly series on the best local musicians yet to reach your ears. Come back every Wednesday for a new favorite band. The band: LA Font, an Echo Park act whose name is pronounced like the pachyderm. The sound: With the Pavement...
  • How Sarah Palin wound up in Baltimore

    How Sarah Palin wound up in Baltimore
    If you're wondering how the heck Sarah Palin's campaign bus wound up in Baltimore ... Wait, it's not a campaign bus, Palin insists, but a "bus to be able to express to America how much we appreciate our foundation." So, if you're wondering how the heck...