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The assassination of President John F. Kennedy
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The assassination of President John F. Kennedy

Posted On: 1:00 a.m. | November 22, 2011

On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, leaving the nation in shock. On the anniversary of that fateful day, we take a look back at events before and after his tragic death. View Post»

Rivals: UCLA and USC

Crosstown rivals UCLA and USC

Posted On: 10:27 p.m. | November 21, 2011

The rivalry between USC and UCLA has been ramping up in anticipation of their annual football game Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Coliseum. USC students wrapped Tommy Trojan in duct tape to protect the statue from vandalism. A landmark of the USC campus in Los Angeles, the statue is being guarded around the clock by members of the Trojan Knights Spirit and Service Organization. On UCLA's... View Post»

Pictures in the News | November 21, 2011
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Pictures in the News | November 21, 2011

Posted On: 10:25 a.m. | November 21, 2011

Pictures in the News from around the world. View Post»

Prison hospice: A sentence of death

Prison hospice: Life and death

Posted On: 1:00 a.m. | November 21, 2011

In March of 2011, prison hospice worker John Paul Madrona began a deathwatch with “the kid,” a 24-year-old thief named Freddy Garcia, who had colon cancer. Garcia, serving nine years for his second felony, had been a gangster. Menacing tattoos covered his shaved head. But he also was fragile, fearful and wanted his mother to hold him. View Post»

UCLA scores on 'tuna fish' dive
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UCLA scores on ‘tuna fish’ dive

Posted On: 12:23 a.m. | November 21, 2011

UCLA's Steve Gertsman flies over Trojans' Willie Wood and scores touchdown after taking pass from Don Long. View Post»

Prison hospice

In prison and dying: Hospice care in a high-security penitentiary

Posted On: 1:00 a.m. | November 19, 2011

In 2010, 372 inmates died of their illnesses in California state prisons, most from cancer, and 31 received a compassionate release. Inmate Freddy Garcia, 26, serving a 9 year sentence for armed robbery, had petitioned the state for a compassionate release and he’d been turned down twice. That was no surprise. Prison officials, judges and politicians are leery of sending sick convicts home... View Post»

A tuba revolution

A tuba revolution

Posted On: 6:30 p.m. | November 18, 2011

Fidel Bernabe, a talented trumpeter in Mexico, is among the brass band musicians who are part of Southern California's 'tuba revolution.' They're showing their chops on an instrument whose 'thunk thunk' attracts dance-minded partygoers. View Post»

Egyptian protest targets military prior to elections
  • Khalil Hamra / Associated Press

Egyptian protest targets military prior to elections

Posted On: 4:41 p.m. | November 18, 2011

[UPDATED] Nov. 22, 2011 – Egypt's military rulers are in emergency talks with political groups Tuesday as thousands of protesters marched into Cairo's Tahrir Square on the fifth day of pro-democracy rallies that have left at least 29 people dead. The interim government's entire Cabinet has offered to step down, but it is uncertain if the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces will accept the... View Post»


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