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  • Review: 'Hild' by Nicola Griffith

    Review: 'Hild' by Nicola Griffith
    The promotional materials for award-winning sci-fi and mystery author Nicola Griffith's new doorstop of historical fiction, “Hild,” read in part: “As in Hilary Mantel's ‘Wolf Hall' and Sigrid Undset's ‘Kristin Lavransdatter,'...
  • The 'ax' versus 'ask' question

     The 'ax' versus 'ask' question
    Few things stick out more in black American speech than the pronunciation of "ask" as "ax." And when I say that it "sticks out," I'm being polite. Attitudes about Ebonics have evolved somewhat as hip hop has become America's favorite music. Even the...
  • 5 ways Ukraine may be a game changer

    Beyond the burning barricades and the corpses in the streets, here is what is at stake in Ukraine's insurrectionary drama. The future of Ukraine as an independent state-nation Intense violence inside a state, still falling short of civil war, can go...
  • Boys' basketball: Austin Hatch shows his determination

     There was so much interest in Austin Hatch's news conference on Wednesday in a lecture hall at Los Angeles Loyola that a TV station from Indiana went live with some of his comments. Hatch, the 6-foot-6 senior who moved to Los Angeles from Fort Wayne,...
  • Art preview: An ancient 'bill of human rights' at the Getty Villa

    Art preview: An ancient 'bill of human rights' at the Getty Villa
    "I am Cyrus, king of the universe, the great king, the powerful king, king of Babylon, king of Sumer and Akkad, king of the four quarters of the world...." So says the wedge-shaped cuneiform script on the little Cyrus Cylinder, one of the most...
  • New life for 'Sherlock' and Benedict Cumberbatch

    Hang on to your deerstalker cap: Sherlock Holmes is not dead. This news may come as a shock to some, not least to John Watson, the doctor played by Martin Freeman in "Sherlock," the BBC's contemporary adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous...
  • Top law enforcement organization opposes civil rights nominee

    Top law enforcement organization opposes civil rights nominee
    WASHINGTON — One of the nation’s largest law-enforcement organizations has voiced “vehement opposition" to the nomination of Debo Adegbile to become the Department of Justice’s top voting rights official, telling the White House...
  • Museums in Southern California offering free admission on Jan. 25

    Museums in Southern California offering free admission on Jan. 25
    Twenty venues around Southern California will offer free admission on Jan. 25 as part of the annual Museums Free-for-All program. Participating museums include the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Orange County...
  • Woman injured in Laurel townhouse fire

    Woman injured in Laurel townhouse fire
    An elderly woman was seriously injured in an early morning fire in Laurel, according to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services. The fire in the 9500 block of Canterbury Riding in Laurel was reported around 5:15 a.m. by a newspaper...
  • Free admission today at many Southern California museums

    Free admission today at many Southern California museums
    Art enthusiasts, dabblers and neophytes: This is your final call. Saturday is the day when many of Southern California's major museums are offering free admission to the general public. No art-school prerequisites are required, though they will...
  • Significant Evelyn Waugh collection donated to the Huntington

    Significant Evelyn Waugh collection donated to the Huntington
    On Thursday the Huntington Library announced a significant donation: a collection of Evelyn Waugh books, manuscripts and correspondence. The gift will make the Huntington the second leading center of Waugh studies in the world. Waugh, born in 1903 in...