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3,400 years after her death, scientists track a girl's travels

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

In 1921, archaeologists exploring an ancient burial mound near Egtved, a village in Denmark, unearthed the grave of a girl estimated to have been 16 to 18 years old when she died.

Light rainfall Friday could affect Memorial Day weekend travel

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Clouds hovering over Southern California could deposit a small amount of rain on the region Friday, possibly affecting road conditions for thousands of people traveling over the Memorial Day weekend.

Former NFL players' lawsuit claims teams pushed painkillers on them

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

A lawsuit filed by a group of former NFL players alleges that all 32 teams provided painkillers to players as part of a longstanding conspiracy aimed at keeping them on the field despite the health risks, the Associated Press report...

Excerpts from Robert Gates' remarks on Boy Scouts' ban on gay leaders

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Two years after a tumultuous and emotional battle inside the Boy Scouts of America that ended with a vote to allow gay youths to join but banned gay Scout leaders, the organization's president, Robert M. Gates, on Thursday urged the group to end its national prohibition on gay leaders. Here are...

Surfas cook's shop in Culver City is not closing -- but it is relocating

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

For both professional and home cooks in this town, Surfas in Culver City has long been our culinary mecca, a place to buy Vahlrona chocolate in bulk, enormous stock pots, digital thermometers, spices and flours and duck fat. It's a place where you can find obscure kitchen gear — and often run into...

'Tomorrowland' is no utopia, reviews say

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Brad Bird's new sci-fi adventure "Tomorrowland" envisions a world where bright, creative people can save the future with their optimism and great ideas.

Frank Gehry wins Getty Trust's annual career achievement medal

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Frank Gehry is this year’s recipient of the J. Paul Getty Medal, the Getty Trust’s annual award for leadership in visual art.

'Rise of the Robots' and the threat of a jobless future

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The prospect of machines stealing our jobs has perturbed and enraged humans for at least 200 years. The Luddites hit the alarm bell, and not without reason: The automation of weaving and spinning technology displaced an entire class of skilled artisans. But ever since, economists and historians...

Woman details painful struggle with anorexia in YouTube video

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

A San Clemente woman battling anorexia is gaining support after she posted an emotional video on YouTube detailing her struggles with the eating disorder that has nearly claimed her life.

Rolling Stones reunite with their more dangerous past at 'secret' L.A. show

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

“We’re going to do something we’ve never done before,” Mick Jagger said early in the Rolling Stones’ not-so-“secret” show Wednesday night  at the 1,200-capacity Fonda Theatre in Hollywood to launch the group’s 2015 Zip Code tour.

I'll take 'Arctic cruise with Alex Trebek for $5,595,' please

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

If you have questions for "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek, ask away during a 12-day cruise in the Canadian Arctic that sets sail in August.

Explore the zany, theatrical world of Baz Luhrman in 'BAZ'

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Australian director Baz Luhrman has a knack for bigger-than-life adaptations of classic love stories. Think Shakespeare’s “Romeo + Juliet,” F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” and “Moulin Rouge.” Star-crossed lovers and the glittery shine of Hollywood are the calling cards here.

Amid a real drought, thriller 'Water Knife' cuts to the quick

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Reading Paolo Bacigalupi's richly imagined novel "The Water Knife" brings to mind the movie "Chinatown." Although one is set in the past and the other in a dystopian future, both are neo-noir tales with jaded antiheroes and ruthless kingpins who wield water as lethal weapons to control life — and...

1 killed in West Hollywood 3-alarm fire

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

A homeless man died early Thursday after being pulled from a three-alarm fire inside an abandoned building in West Hollywood.

Telemundo answers homeowners call for help with 'SOS: Salva Mi Casa'

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

“Necesita su casa un cambio URGENTE?” Does your home need an urgent change? If you’re a Latino family with a heartwarming story, then Telemundo’s “SOS: Salva Mi Casa” (“SOS: Save My Home”) will gladly come to your rescate.

Lights! Camera! Movie theater! Yep, cinema comes (back) to Lanai

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Tiny Lanai, one of Hawaii’s least visited and most sedate islands, is welcoming a new attraction: a movie theater.

Los Angeles Master Chorale picks New York arts leader as president

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The Los Angeles Master Chorale, the resident chorus of Walt Disney Concert Hall, announced on Thursday that it has named a new president and chief executive.

California lawmakers propose harsher penalties for animal cruelty

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

In the wake of an attack on a marine wildlife rehabilitation facility in Laguna Beach, five legislators have authored a bill that was introduced Wednesday to increase the penalties for animal cruelty.

Brown follows centrist course with earned income tax credit

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

If you were the governor with extra bucks to burn, would you help the working poor? Or help the aged and disabled poor who are unable to work?

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