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  • Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration

    Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration
    Much to English teacher Ed Raines' surprise, his students had never heard Puccini's soaring melodies that inspired David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," nor the way Louis Armstrong could make a trumpet talk in Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man." In the...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Show: 'Cedar Cove'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Show: 'Cedar Cove'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 20 - 26, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Bet on Your Baby In the season finale of this...
  • Proposed ban on Russian arms firm would hurt U.S. troops: general

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A day after President Barack Obama slapped sanctions on several Russian arms firms over the Ukraine conflict, a top U.S. general warned that a congressional bid to bar dealings with Moscow's main weapons exporter could be...
  • White House sees labor force dropouts getting back into the game

    White House sees labor force dropouts getting back into the game
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Thursday it expects America's strengthening economy will temporarily halt the troubling decline in the share of workers who have jobs or are looking for one. Policymakers and investors are closely following...
  • Florida inches toward marriage equality

    Florida inches toward marriage equality
    When a state judge in Key West overturned a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages last week, he started Florida down a legally tortuous path toward marriage equality for gays, a right 19 other states have already granted. But, legal experts say,...
  • Pitchfork day 2: St. Vincent rocks, Neutral Milk Hotel reunites

    Pitchfork day 2: St. Vincent rocks, Neutral Milk Hotel reunites
    Reports from Saturday, day two at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG): 1 p.m.: Twin Peaks guitarist Cadien Lake James gets today's Purple Heart for playing in a wheelchair with a broken ankle. The...
  • Obama y Poroshenko coinciden en que evidencia de avión siniestrado debe permanecer en Ucrania

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Los presidente de Estados Unidos y de Ucrania, Barack Obama y Petro Poroshenko, enfatizaron el jueves en una conversación telefónica que todas las evidencias del avión de Malasia derribado deben permanecer en Ucrania para que puedan...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Local Cancer Advocates Travel To Washington To Push For Research Funding

    More than 85 advocates seeking to ensure that Congress increase the funding for cancer research and prevention programs participated in One Voice Against Cancer's (OVAC) National Lobby Day in Washington, D.C. Roger Levesque joined the OVAC team on...
  • Fort Meade reluctant to promote gambling

    Fort Meade reluctant to promote gambling
    Maryland's largest and most lucrative casino threw an Independence Day party this month for one of its biggest neighbors: Fort Meade, the massive Army base just five miles down the road. In many ways, it was the archetypal Fourth of July civic event...
  • White House: credible prospect of nuclear deal with Iran prompted extension

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Friday there was a "credible prospect for a comprehensive deal" with Iran over its nuclear program that made it necessary to extend talks with Western powers another four months. "This extension will allow...
  • Obama dice Europa debería considerar avión derribado como llamada de atención

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, dijo el viernes que el avión malasio derribado en una región ucraniana debería ser una llamada de atención para Occidente, en su intento para que el Gobierno ruso asuma su...