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  • RNC chair aims to bring order to GOP's nomination battle

    RNC chair aims to bring order to GOP's nomination battle
    The chairman of the Republican National Committee said Tuesday that his party's presidential field would solidify soon and that he expected the nomination battle to be tidy enough to give the party a fighting chance against President Obama in 2012.   ----...
  • Mitt Romney vows: I'll campaign in Iowa

    Mitt Romney vows: I'll campaign in Iowa
    When Mitt Romney announced his presidential exploratory committee this week, he did so from New Hampshire, and he mentioned Nevada. On Friday, he was in Florida. All three are scheduled to be among the first states holding presidential nominating contests...
  • Sharron Angle won't run for Congress this year, calling special election 'illegitimate'

    Calling the planned special election "illegitimate," Sharron Angle said Wednesday that she will not be a candidate in the September race to fill a vacant congressional seat in Nevada. After the state's governor called for the vote last month, Secretary...
  • Eddie Brandt dies at 90; Hollywood's go-to guy for film history, memorabilia

    Eddie Brandt dies at 90; Hollywood's go-to guy for film history, memorabilia
    Eddie Brandt's obsession with the movies was evident in his North Hollywood home, which he transformed into an indoor-outdoor theater by installing a film projector on a tiny loft with windows and pointing it toward his yard. Saturday night was movie...
  • Neva Patterson dies at 90; actress played Cary Grant's fiancee in 'An Affair to Remember'

    Neva Patterson dies at 90; actress played Cary Grant's fiancee in 'An Affair to Remember'
    Neva Patterson, a character actress who portrayed Cary Grant's fiancee in the 1957 movie "An Affair to Remember" in a career that spanned six decades and more than 100 film and TV roles, has died. She was 90. Patterson died Tuesday at her Brentwood...
  • Norbert Olberz dies at 86; Sport Chalet founder, CEO for 4 decades

    Norbert Olberz dies at 86; Sport Chalet founder, CEO for 4 decades
    Norbert Olberz, founder of the Southern California-based Sport Chalet chain of outdoor recreational equipment stores, died of natural causes Friday at his home in La Cañada Flintridge, the company announced. He was 86. As chief executive for four...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. Jailed on Grand Larceny Charge

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. Jailed on Grand Larceny Charge
    LAS VEGAS -- Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been arrested in Las Vegas on a felony theft charge stemming from a domestic violence complaint by his ex-girlfriend. Mayweather, 33, was booked Friday on a grand larceny charge at the Clark County jail and...
  • Celebrity Chef Mario Batali Sued By Former Staff Members

    Celebrity Chef Mario Batali Sued By Former Staff Members
    Celebrity chef Mario Batali is being sued by two employees who formerly worked at his Greenwich Village eatery, Babbo for apparently hoarding money that belonged to them. Walters Herman Ricardo Alvarado and Stephanie Capsolas filed a lawsuit Thursday...
  • Bruno Mars Takes Plea Deal, Avoids Prison Time

    Bruno Mars Takes Plea Deal, Avoids Prison Time
    LAS VEGAS -- Singer Bruno Mars can avoid prosecution for a Las Vegas, Nevada, drug arrest if he stays out of trouble for a year, gets drug counseling, does 200 hours of community service and pays a $2,000 fine, according to terms of a deal confirmed by...
  • Green beer: Not just for St. Patty's Day

    Green beer: Not just for St. Patty's Day
    Over a plate of eggs from a free-range, hormone-free, vegetarian-fed, organic chicken, I pondered the carbon footprint of my beer consumption. I recycle bottles and cans, sure; but is that enough to offset all the water, energy and other resources that...
  • Anatomy of an Afghan war tragedy

    Anatomy of an Afghan war tragedy
    Nearly three miles above the rugged hills of central Afghanistan, American eyes silently tracked two SUVs and a pickup truck as they snaked down a dirt road in the pre-dawn darkness. The vehicles, packed with people, were 3 1/2 miles from a dozen U.S....