In 2005, when government scientists tested 60 soft, vinyl lunchboxes, they found that one in five contained amounts of lead that medical experts consider unsafe — and several had more than 10 times hazardous levels. But that’s not what they told the publ
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Senior leaders of Al Qaeda operating from Pakistan have re-established significant control over their once-battered worldwide terror network and over the past year have set up a band of training camps in the tribal regions near the Afghan border, accordin
David tangled with Walter Reed’s image machine when he wanted to attend a ceremony for a fellow amputee, a Mexican national who was being granted U.S. citizenship by President Bush.
A gay man who appeared anonymously on a tv talkshow in Jamaica was later recognized, and subsequently attempted suicide. Jamaica is notoriously anti-gay.
In an effort to overcome “selectivity in homicide coverage,” the L.A. Times has launched The Homicide Report, a remarkable and moving collection of the coroner’s list, victim profiles, background on cold cases, and details on new homicides whose details r
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