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  • Inclement weather forces Air Force One to abort landing

    The plane carrying President Obama to Connecticut was forced to abort its initial landing Wednesday because of poor weather conditions. According to pool reporters traveling with the president on Air Force One, the Federal Aviation Administration...
  • New family therapy for anorexia

    New family therapy for anorexia
    MIAMI - When her parents told her that she had to eat her dinner, Holly Zimmerman burst into hysterical tears and screams. Then, after several hours, the once docile third-grader leaped from her seat and tried to stab them with a fork. "This is a...
  • Not Just for Kids: 'Summer and the City'

    Not Just for Kids: 'Summer and the City'
    Summer and the City A Carrie Diaries Novel Candace Bushnell HarperCollins/Balzer & Bray: 409 pp., $18.99 ages 14 and up For women of a certain age, Carrie Bradshaw and her "Sex and the City" pals are surrogate friends — lovable yet flawed...
  • Not Just for Kids: 'Want to Go Private?'

    Not Just for Kids: 'Want to Go Private?'
    Want to Go Private? A Novel Sarah Darer Littman Scholastic Press: 332 pp., $17.99, for older teens and mature readers Despite words of warning in schools and cautionary talks with parents, more than half of U.S. teenagers have given out personal...
  • Critic's Notebook: A new life for the Broad Collection

    Critic's Notebook: A new life for the Broad Collection
    Huntington, Getty, Simon, Hammer, Crocker, Menil, Wadsworth, Phillips, Frick, Morgan, Whitney, Guggenheim, etc. — the list of super-rich Americans who, since the mid-19th century, have established museums or galleries to house their personal art...
  • Book review: 'Fur, Fortune, and Empire'

    Book review: 'Fur, Fortune, and Empire'
    Fur, Fortune, and Empire The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America Eric Jay Dolin W.W. Norton, 444 pp., $29.95 In "Company of Adventurers," the first of a three-part history of the Hudson's Bay Co., Peter C. Newman wrote: "Seldom has an animal...
  • 'Life Is a Dream' remained a dream for three decades

    'Life Is a Dream' remained a dream for three decades
    In 1978, Lewis Spratlan wrote an opera but couldn't get it staged. In 2000, he won the Pulitzer Prize for the second act of that opera in concert version but still couldn't get it staged. This summer, "Life Is a Dream" finally will get its world...
  • Harvey Fierstein takes another Turnblad turn

    Harvey Fierstein takes another Turnblad turn
    Harvey Fierstein is getting impatient. He'd like the interview to go faster. Skip the compliments. Don't waste precious time laughing at his outrageous remarks. He's got stacks of writing to finish, songs to rehearse, and in a few days he leaves for Los...
  • High risk pools for people with preexisting conditions off to slow start

    High risk pools for people with preexisting conditions off to slow start
    This summer, new health insurance programs aimed at people with preexisting medical conditions began accepting applications around the country. The plans target one of the key promises of the health-care overhaul: Everyone, even people with checkered...
  • Home designed for director William A. Wellman sells for $7.5 million

    Home designed for director William A. Wellman sells for $7.5 million
    Update: A Brentwood home designed by Roland Coate for Academy Award-winning director William A. Wellman has sold for $7.5 million. The Connecticut farmhouse-style compound had come on the market in February at $10 million. Reached by a long driveway that...
  • Lindy & Grundy: Female butchers with a sustainable philosophy

    Lindy & Grundy: Female butchers with a sustainable philosophy
    To the connected diner, it may seem that Erika Nakamura and Amelia Posada arrived in Los Angeles ages ago. The larger-than-life personas behind Lindy & Grundy are practically household names among local foodies, though their butcher shop selling locally...