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Tribune staff reporterSince becoming a widow on Sept. 11, Elizabeth Rivas has collected enough aid applications to fill a large backpack. What she hasn't collected much of, she says, is the $1.1 billion donated to charity to help families of the attack victims. Rivas, who...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterLess than 15 percent of the more than $1 billion sent to relief organizations after the World Trade Center attacks has been given to victims, and it could be months before the lion's share is distributed, according to officials coordinating the work of...
Sun National StaffBack then, New York City was nearly bankrupt. It was hot, and the Son of Sam was still on the loose. And then the lights went out. The 1977 blackout in New York struck a city already on edge and threatened to push it over. The power outage, which...
The most disturbing evidence of Connecticut's long and profitable complicity in slavery lies hidden in plain sight in the town of Salem, in the fields and woods around an ice cream bar near Routes 11 and 82. There, archaeologists from Central Connecticut...
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Chicago Tribune staff reporterFour months and $425 million after it was established, leaders of the September 11th Fund on Wednesday urged Americans to stop donating to their organization and start focusing their contributions on local charities. But some worry the move has come...
Sun StaffWASHINGTON - The vast majority of Roman Catholic bishops have complied with orders to implement safeguards designed to protect children from sexual abuse, according to an audit released yesterday by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops....
Times Staff WriterAbout the time warrior woman walks by in a leather bikini that hardly exists, Nyla Comisso admits she's overwhelmed. The warrior is about 6 feet tall and carries two silver daggers reflecting the hyperkinetic lights exploding from the dozens of...
Times Staff WritersThat gays are more widely accepted in American society is readily apparent in everything from television sitcoms to corporate anti-discrimination policies to recent U.S. Supreme Court opinions. Less apparent is why and how the shift in attitude occurred....
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterRichard Nixon, who strode the world stage for decades and was the only American President to resign his office to avoid impeachment, died Friday night, four days after suffering a stroke. He was 81 years old. A spokesman said Nixon, the nation's 37th...
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