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  • James Elliot dies at 67; MIT astronomer discovered rings of Uranus and atmosphere of Pluto

    James Elliot dies at 67; MIT astronomer discovered rings of Uranus and atmosphere of Pluto
    James Elliot, the MIT astronomer who discovered the rings of Uranus and the faint atmosphere of Pluto, died March 3 at his home in Wellesley, Mass. He was 67 and had been suffering from cancer. The rings of Uranus are narrow and faint and not...
  • Newton: Villaraigosa in his element as 'the nation's mayor'

    Newton: Villaraigosa in his element as 'the nation's mayor'
    The mayor of Columbus, Ohio, described his "utter disbelief" at the destructive "gamesmanship" as Congress debates the debt ceiling. The mayor of Fresno described her city's tough budget problems and wondered when the economy would hit bottom. The mayor...
  • N.Y., Ohio are Race to the Top winners (official announcement coming later)

     
    New York and Ohio have won chunks of the federal Race to the Top grant program, according to the Associated Press and The Columbus Dispatch. Like, Florida both states were among the 19 finalists vying for a piece of the $3.4 billion education pie. The...
  • It's a boy! It's a girl! It's ... 22 baby Komodo dragons?

     
    Big news for endangered, giant reptile enthusiasts: 22 Komodo dragons have hatched at the L.A. Zoo since Aug. 8, all offspring of a single female. Lima, the babies' mother, laid 23 eggs in January. This is the first time the......
  • Live updates: Ohio State 42, Marshall 7

     
    The #2-ranked team in the country opens up the season at home as Ohio State tries to get ready for Miami by playing Marshall.  Follow updates: 9:42 And Marshall fumbles it on the Ohio State five-yard-line.  Homan recovers.  I think it's seco...
  • Marine from Twentynine Palms killed in Afghanistan

     
    Marine Sgt. Jesse Balthaser, 23, of Columbus, Ohio, has been killed in Afghanistan during a combat operation in Helmand province, the Marines announced Thursday. Balthaser was a combat engineer assigned to the 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine...
  • X Questions: The Echo Curio's Justin McInteer and Grant Capes

     
    Editor’s note: Welcome to X Questions, a long-form Q&A series on Los Angeles’ most fascinating rising stars. Come back every Monday to see whom we talk to next. On a lonely stretch of Sunset Blvd., in the blocks between the bargain-price boozing...
  • New Guinness world record holders include long-tongued dog, giant bunny, balloon-crazy terrier

     
    The release of a new list of Guinness world records always means crazy animal feats and statistics. We typically await a fresh Guinness book with a mixture of enthusiasm and dread, and this year's list didn't disappoint. Above, meet Puggy,......
  • Is Casey Anthony in California?

    Is Casey Anthony in California?
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Casey Anthony has been flying under the radar, so-to-speak, since her release from a Florida prison and acquittal in the murder of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee. But, there are reports that Anthony may be in California --...
  • Epicenter 2010: An upstart promoter snags Eminem, KISS, a reunited Bush and blink-182, and more

     
    The arrival this weekend of the second Epicenter festival in Fontana begs the question: Does the world really have room for yet another pop music festival? “No, not really,” says Gary Spivack, co-president of Right Arm Entertainment, the promoter of.....
  • Stemberger in a fight with the Florida Bar

     
    By Rene Stutzman, Orlando Sentinel Conservative Christian advocate and Orlando attorney John Stemberger is in trouble with the Florida Bar, the organization that disciplines lawyers, and it's about his conduct in the Rifqa Bary case. The Bar on Thursday...