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  • PASSINGS: Poly Styrene, Huey P. Meaux, Morty Jacobs, Nawang Gombu

    PASSINGS: Poly Styrene, Huey P. Meaux, Morty Jacobs, Nawang Gombu
    Poly Styrene Singer in the punk band X-Ray Spex Poly Styrene, 53, the braces-wearing singer who belted out "Oh bondage, up yours!" with the punk band X-Ray Spex, died Monday, according to a statement on her website. Styrene, whose real name was...
  • Barney F. Hajiro dies at 94; World War II Medal of Honor recipient

    Barney F. Hajiro dies at 94; World War II Medal of Honor recipient
    Barney F. Hajiro, whose heroic actions as a World War II Army private during the rescue of the so-called Lost Battalion and in two other fierce battles in eastern France earned him a belated Medal of Honor nearly six decades later, has died. He was 94....
  • U.S. to require more gun-buyer information in border states

    U.S. to require more gun-buyer information in border states
    As a backlash mounts over the government's failed Fast and Furious gun-tracing operation, the Justice Department will begin requiring firearms dealers in California and other border states to alert officials anytime they sell more than two semiautomatic...
  • Firearms from ATF sting linked to 11 more violent crimes

    Firearms from ATF sting linked to 11 more violent crimes
    Firearms from the ATF's Operation Fast and Furious weapons trafficking investigation turned up at the scenes of at least 11 violent crimes in the U.S., as well as at a Border Patrol agent's slaying in southern Arizona last year, the Justice Department has...
  • Zhang Yimou remakes the Coen brothers' 'Blood Simple'

    Zhang Yimou remakes the Coen brothers' 'Blood Simple'
    In the autumn of 2008, China's best-known filmmaker, Zhang Yimou, found himself at a career crossroads. The multiple Oscar nominee had spent the previous two years away from movies, orchestrating the opening and closing ceremonies for Beijing's Olympics,...
  • Matthew McConaughey, Michael Connelly talk 'The Lincoln Lawyer' over beers

    Matthew McConaughey, Michael Connelly talk 'The Lincoln Lawyer' over beers
    Matthew McConaughey has just cracked open his second Corona when the man wearing Mardi Gras beads and a Village People policeman's cap approaches his car. "Do you know Duane?" the inebriated-looking man asks with suspicion, poking his head inside the...
  • Back story: Susan Straight's familial bonds stand test of time

    Back story: Susan Straight's familial bonds stand test of time
    Biraderi. The other night, my cellphone rang at one a.m. My nephew Sensei said, "Auntie. You told me to call." "Yup," I said. "And?" "I'm alive." "Excellent." Only two serious rules, my three daughters kept telling him: Don't eat chocolate or red...
  • 'The Wake of Forgiveness': an excerpt

    'The Wake of Forgiveness': an excerpt
    The blood had come hard from her, so much of it that, when Vaclav Skala awoke in wet bed linens to find her curled up against him on her side, moaning and glazed with sweat, rosary beads twisted around her clenched fingers, he smiled at the thought that...
  • Cord-blood donation encouraged

    Cord-blood donation encouraged
    To donate the stem cell-rich umbilical cord blood produced during the birth of her daughter, Jaime Feaster of Lake Charles, La., would have had to drive more than two hours to the nearest hospital equipped to collect it. That's a long way to go when you'...
  • The plain truths of Oscar winners

    The plain truths of Oscar winners
    Ozark waitresses turned boxers. Los Angelenos battling over racial and social inequality. Boston's criminal element and a do-gooder detective. A West Texas cowboy and a satchel of money. A slum kid from India and a game show. Bomb specialists in Iraq...
  • Coping with altitude sickness

    Coping with altitude sickness
    With Labor Day only a few days away, many families will be traveling this weekend. Some are heading to the mountains, or maybe camping and hiking in a national park. Others may be headed for adventures in South America or even Asia and encounter higher...