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  • Edward Leffingwell dies at 72; former director of the L.A. Municipal Art Gallery

    Edward Leffingwell dies at 72; former director of the L.A. Municipal Art Gallery
    Edward Leffingwell, a former director of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery as well as a critic and curator known for his support of avant garde artists, has died in a New York City hospital after a lengthy illness. He was 72. His Aug. 5 death was...
  • Music and movie for kids this weekend at SteelStacks

    Music and movie for kids this weekend at SteelStacks
    Come for the music and stay for the movie. New York-based musician Lou Gallo will perform at 11:30 a.m. Saturday as part of Peas & Q’s, ArtsQuest's free children's series at Town Square at SteelStacks in Bethlehem Gallo, a 17-year veteran of New...
  • New York teen gets five to 15 years in fatal drugged driving crash

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York teenager was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison on Tuesday, a month after he admitted he had been high on marijuana when he smashed his car into a tree, killing four of his friends, said a spokesman for the Nassau...
  • Updike's Shillington home being converted to museum

    Updike's Shillington home being converted to museum
    SHILLINGTON — With a fresh coat of white paint and a green moat of surgically cropped lawn, the house where John Updike grew into adolescence sits prettily along a busy road in this suburb of Reading. But inside is the detritus of renovation-in-...
  • Dollar stores in battle to double down on the poor

    (Reuters) - Like millions of Americans, Darnel Ware needs to save money, even if it's 40 cents on a bag of flour.     He searches for those savings during his daily visits to the Family Dollar Store near his home in Fraser, Michigan, sometimes stopping...
  • England's Lampard quits internationals

    LONDON (Reuters) - England midfielder Frank Lampard has retired from international football after winning 106 caps. The 36-year-old was released by Chelsea in May after 13 years at the London club and he signed for New York City before agreeing to move...
  • Hotel Wi-Fi: How fast, how costly?

    Hotel Wi-Fi: How fast, how costly?
    In-room Wi-Fi is the new near-essential hotel requirement these days, along with air-conditioning and flat-screen TV. Surveys repeatedly show that Wi-Fi ranks near the top of special features and amenities that business and leisure travelers crave. Unlike...
  • USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.

    USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.
    With funding from the National Science Foundation, three of the top universities in Southern California are teaming up to supply instruction, events and research aimed at helping technology start-ups flourish in the region. Though investments and...
  • Tell the chef to separate my food

    As the summer winds down and my stomach thanks me for my generosity during three months of barbecues, graduation parties and neighborhood festivals, I am still proud of myself for shunning a food group that has burst into the culinary world and refuses to...
  • Native Americans spread the word to nonnatives: Don't wear traditional headdresses

    As portraits go, it was undeniably arresting, a strong-jawed man in profile wearing a regal Native American war bonnet. But the man in the headdress was singer Pharrell Williams, who is not, last time anyone knew, Native American. When that picture...
  • Emmys 2014: 'The Normal Heart' wins for television movie

    Emmys 2014: 'The Normal Heart' wins for television movie
    “The Normal Heart” won the Emmy on Monday for television movie. The HBO telepic had been widely considered the front-runner in the category. An adaptation of Larry Kramer’s groundbreaking 1985 play, the TV movie takes place between...