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world Robin Williams' wife wants to keep wedding tuxedo

Attorneys for the wife and adult children have agreed to try to resolve their dispute out of court involving personal items of the late actor

21 minutes ago // CBS

world U.S. officials continue to press Iran to accept nuclear deal near deadline

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has left the nuclear talks a day early, while negotiations continue

29 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Can money buy your kids a bigger brain?

Research has shown that a person's position in the economic pecking order can have a lasting effect on cognitive development. But can it also affect the size and shape of the brain?

29 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world John Oliver says he hates April Fools' Day and so should you

Last Week Tonight host John Oliver is baffled by April Fools Day and wants people to dislike it as much as he does, he said in a Sunday Web exclusive for his popular HBO show.

30 minutes ago // BBC

world A question of cuts

Tuesday's papers mark the beginning of the formal election campaign with a raft of stories about the scope and nature of the spending cuts which would be likely after the general election.

32 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Pharmacy Groups Just Say No to Drugs for Lethal Injection

Two trade groups that represent pharmacies have come out against supplying the killer cocktails.

35 minutes ago // The Guardian

world MI6 chief says service is in 'technology arms race' with terrorists and criminals

Alex Younger, head of Secret Intelligence Service, defends use of internet and big data to protect the country Continue reading...

36 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Backlash to Indiana 'Religious Freedom' Law a Hurdle for GOP

The debate over Indiana's new religious freedom law illustrates an increasingly tough challenge for Republican Party politicians.

39 minutes ago // New York Times

world Saudi-Led Assault on Yemen Intensifies, With Airstrikes on Capital and Naval Blockade

Saudi-led military actions intensified in Yemen, including what appeared to be an errant strike on a camp for displaced people that killed dozens.

39 minutes ago // Reuters

world Buhari extends lead in tight Nigerian election

ABUJA Reuters - Nigerian opposition contender Muhammadu Buhari built a lead of over 2.5 million votes with only six states uncounted on Monday, raising the prospect of a stunning ballot box victory for a man who first came to power three decades ago via a military coup.

41 minutes ago // New York Times

world World Briefing: Uganda: Prosecutor Is Fatally Shot

A senior Ugandan prosecutor, Joan Kagezi, was shot and killed late Monday in what the police said might have been a targeted killing connected to her prosecution of bombing suspects.

41 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Frank Darabont's Los Feliz house in escrow in a day

Director-producer-screenwriter Frank Darabont listed a house for sale in Los Feliz at $3.6 million and a day later it was in escrow.

42 minutes ago // VOA

world What's What in Iran Nuclear Deal

As a deadline nears for a deal on Irans nuclear program, the talk centers around centrifuges, enriched uranium, and heavy-water reactors. Steve Baragona has the details.

44 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Taser fired by federal agents kills driver as car is engulfed in flames

Alex Martin, 25, died in March 2012 when stun gun ignited gas fumesVideo released during family lawsuit against Border Patrol agents Continue reading...

45 minutes ago // New York Times

world Bangladesh Killings Send Chilling Message to Secular Bloggers

Two madrasa students were taken into custody at the scene of the assault, which was the second such episode in the countrys capital in five weeks.

45 minutes ago // New York Times

world World Briefing: Uzbekistan: President Is Re-elected

President Islam Karimov has won another term in a landslide, as expected, according to preliminary results issued Monday.

46 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 'Mulan' to get live-action treatment at Disney

"Mulan," the 1998 Disney movie about a young Chinese woman who disguises herself as a man to take her father's place on the battlefield, is the latest of the studio's animated tales being redeveloped as a live-action film.

49 minutes ago // BBC

world Indiana to 'clarify' religion law

Republicans in the US state of Indiana say they will amend a controversial "religious freedom" law, as accusations grow that it permits businesses to discriminate against gays.

49 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Cliffhanger in early returns from Nigeria presidential vote

ABUJA, Nigeria In a cliffhanger of an election, early returns Monday night from half the states showed Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari almost even. The U.S. and Britain warned of "disturbing indications" that the tally could be subject to political interference.Counting stopped just before midnight Monday with Jonathan winning 10 states and the tiny Federal Capital Territory to Buhari's nine states.

51 minutes ago // MSNBC

world NCAA, CEOS, Unions Deeply Concerned Over Indiana Law

"Our core values are built around notions of diversity and inclusion," said NCAA President Mark Emmert.

51 minutes ago // New York Times

world World Briefing: Guinea: Border Closed Over Ebola Fears

Guinea closed its border with Sierra Leone on Monday as part of new efforts to stamp out Ebola, an official said.

51 minutes ago // NPR

world Pharmacists Group Votes To Discourage Members From Providing Execution Drugs

The measure could make it harder for states using made-to-order execution drugs to buy them. The American Pharmacists Association voted on the policy at its annual meeting.

51 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Wisconsin Final Four team has a family tree with deep coaching roots

As the Wisconsin Badgers embark on a mission not impossible in the NCAA Final Four on Saturday, it might be useful, as you watch, to understand their roots.

53 minutes ago // Reuters

world Libyan oil guards demand state firm to reopen the two biggest oil ports

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya Reuters - A Libyan state oil security force has called on state oil firm NOC to reopen the Ras Lanuf and Es Sider oil ports, the country's two biggest, after a rival force pulled out from the area following months of fighting, a spokesman said on Monday.

54 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Saudi-Led Forces Strike Yemen Rebels, Blockade Ports - ABC News

Saudi-Led Forces Strike Yemen Rebels, Blockade Ports SANAA, Yemen — Mar 30, 2015, 5:35 PM ET By AHMED AL-HAJ Associated Press

57 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Volvo to open its first U.S. plant

Volvo Cars is planning to build an assembly plant in the U.S.

57 minutes ago // New York Times

world Open Source: Teen Faces Charges After Mocking Singapores Founding Father on YouTube

Excerpts from a YouTube tirade against Lee Kuan Yew that led to the arrest of a teenage blogger.

57 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Victims' Fatal Injuries Described at Trial

Prosecutors rested their case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with graphic testimony on the wounds suffered by two victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.

59 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world How to prevent another anti-gay 'religious freedom' law

To the editor: The passage of bills in Indiana, Mississippi and Arkansas that sanction discrimination based on religious freedom demonstrate the dearth of federal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender LGBT individuals. "In conservative Indiana, bemusement amid boycott threats...

59 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Don't blame depression for Germanwings crash

To the editor: I must express my deep frustration with the media for linking the Germanwings pilot's depression to his apparent mass murder. "Germanwings plane crash: Copilot's mental health under scrutiny," March 27

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Death penalty complication: Pharmacists group discourages providing execution drugs

The American Pharmacists Assn. on Monday adopted a policy that discourages its members from providing death penalty drugs.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Workers' comp misuse at the LAFD and LAPD

To the editor: The Times reports that two-thirds of Los Angeles firefighters and 60% of police officers filed an on-the-job injury claim in the last three years. The article also states that many "injuries" don't occur in the line of duty. Rather, they occur in peripheral activities such as...

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Questions over patient care at Kaiser

To the editor: My 24-year-old daughter experienced the same delay in diagnostic tests from the Woodland Hills Kaiser in 1999 for worsening back pain. She requested and was refused an X-ray for six months. "Kaiser ordered to pay woman more than $28 million," March 26

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Miroslav Ondricek dies at 80; cinematographer worked with Milos Forman

Miroslav Ondricek, a Czech director of photography who was twice nominated for Academy Awards, has died. He was 80.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Helene Elliott's NHL pluses and minuses

Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week:

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world One Dead After Men Dressed as Women Spark NSA Shooting

A guard shot at least one of the men at the gates to the agency's facility at Fort Meade in Maryland.