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  • Leonard Marsh dies at 80; cofounder and former CEO of Snapple

    Leonard Marsh, a window washer from Brooklyn who struck it rich after he and two of his boyhood pals created a soft drink called Snapple, has died. He was 80.
  • Maurice L. McAlister dies at 87; co-founder of Downey Savings & Loan

    Maurice L. McAlister dies at 87; co-founder of Downey Savings & Loan
    Maurice L. McAlister overcame a dirt-poor childhood in Texas to achieve prominence in two fields as a young man — first as a builder, then as the head of Downey Savings & Loan, which became a Southern California banking fixture for decades under his...

    Philipp Meyer on "The Son"

    Philipp Meyer on "The Son"
    In "The Son," Philipp Meyer's sprawling multigenerational saga about a powerful Texas family, the author harvests the state's sad, passionate, often violent history, from its origins as an embattled republic to its present-day condition as an arid...

    No. 1 'Monsters University' scares off 'World War Z' at box office

    "Monsters University" easily graduated at the top of the box-office class this weekend — even as "World War Z" finished with a better-than-expected grade. Pixar's 3-D animated film starring a bunch of furry creatures was No. 1 with a stellar debut...

    Joe Keatinge introduces Morbius to the Superior Spider-Man

    Morbius and Spider-Man go way back: The living vampire was first introduced to Marvel Comics readers in the pages of […]