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  • 3 South Florida residents, including imam from Margate, arrested in Taliban case

    3 South Florida residents, including imam from Margate, arrested in Taliban case
    Federal law enforcement agents arrested three South Florida residents early Saturday on charges that they helped funnel money to Taliban terrorists in Pakistan. The money they collected, prosecutors said, was intended to be used to buy guns, support...
  • William N. Lipscomb dies at 91; won Nobel Prize in chemistry

    William N. Lipscomb, who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in chemistry for studies that were the first to explain the chemistry of the element boron and, in particular, those exotic combinations of boron and hydrogen called boranes, has died. He was 91....
  • Almena Lomax dies at 95; civil rights activist launched Los Angeles Tribune newspaper

    Almena Lomax dies at 95; civil rights activist launched Los Angeles Tribune newspaper
    Almena Lomax, a journalist and civil rights activist who launched the Los Angeles Tribune, a feisty weekly newspaper that served the African American community in the 1940s and '50s, died March 25 in Pasadena. She was 95. Her death came after a short...
  • Joan Luther dies at 83; longtime Los Angeles restaurant publicist

    Joan Luther dies at 83; longtime Los Angeles restaurant publicist
    Joan Luther, a longtime restaurant publicist who began her career at the Brown Derby and Hollywood Park in the late 1940s and helped promote nearly every major chef in Los Angeles, died Monday at her Beverly Hills home after a series of strokes, according...
  • PASSINGS: Edward Hardwicke, Doug MacKenzie, Mildred Robbins Leet

    PASSINGS: Edward Hardwicke, Doug MacKenzie, Mildred Robbins Leet
    Edward Hardwicke Actor played Watson on Holmes series Edward Hardwicke, 78, who played Dr. John Watson opposite Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes on television in the 1980s and '90s, died of cancer Monday at a hospice in southern England, the Conway van...
  • Arthur Marx dies at 89; writer son of Groucho

    Arthur Marx dies at 89; writer son of Groucho
    Arthur Marx, a veteran television writer, playwright, celebrity biographer and memoirist who wrote extensively about an often fractious life with his father, comedic legend Groucho Marx, has died. He was 89 and died of natural causes Thursday at his Los...
  • John McCracken dies at 76; contemporary artist made geometric sculptures

    John McCracken dies at 76; contemporary artist made geometric sculptures
    John McCracken, an artist whose fusion of painting with geometric sculpture in the mid-1960s came to embody an aesthetic distinctive to postwar Los Angeles, died Friday in New York. He was 76. McCracken had lived in Santa Fe, N.M., since 1994 and,...
  • Terrance McGarry dies at 72; reporter, editor at UPI and L.A. Times

    Terrance McGarry dies at 72; reporter, editor at UPI and L.A. Times
    Terrance W. McGarry, a former Los Angeles Times Valley edition reporter and assistant city editor whose previous work for United Press International included coverage of the assassination of President Kennedy, died Tuesday of a rare brain disease at his...
  • Richard P. McKee dies at 62; open government advocate

    Richard P. McKee dies at 62; open government advocate
    Richard P. McKee, a chemistry professor who was so offended by a Glendora official's effort to thwart public comment at a meeting that he became one of California's most effective advocates for open government, died Saturday at his home in La Verne. He...
  • Two workers' bodies recovered at Fukushima nuclear plant

    Two workers' bodies recovered at Fukushima nuclear plant
    In the first confirmation of fatalities at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex, the plant's operator on Sunday announced the recovery of the bodies of two workers who had gone missing after the devastating earthquake and tsunami. Tokyo Electric...
  • Charles McPhee dies at 49; self-proclaimed 'Dream Doctor' had syndicated radio show

    Charles McPhee dies at 49; self-proclaimed 'Dream Doctor' had syndicated radio show
    Charles McPhee, the self-proclaimed "Dream Doctor" who decoded dreams on his nationally syndicated radio show until Lou Gehrig's disease forced him off the air in 2006, has died. He was 49. McPhee died May 8 at his Woodland Hills home of the...