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Agents: 'Titanic' composer James Horner died in plane crash

LOS ANGELES - James Horner, who composed music for dozens of films and won two Oscars for his work on "Titanic," died when his plane crashed in Southern California, his agents confirmed Tuesday. He was 61.
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California gas prices spike amid downward trend

CAMARILLO, Calif. - While gas prices nationwide are on a downward trend, California is experiencing a spike that could see prices top $4 a gallon before easing again, according to analysts.
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Outside editorial: Down with marriage

If you happen to pay extremely close attention to internecine debates within the LGBT community, you may know that not everyone lined up in favor of pursuing marriage equality at the federal level.
Pure Sole: Running And Talking

I am not a runner-talker. I lose my breath in conversations with my trail-breaking buddies. It's not that I can't do it with normal runners. I can. It's just that I never seem to be with what most consider "normal" runners.
Confirmed: Jupiter's moon Ganymede has a salty, underground ocean

Astronomers have found the most conclusive evidence yet that a large watery ocean lies beneath the surface of Jupiter's moon Ganymede.
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Devastating earthquake hits Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal -A magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, collapsing historic buildings in the capital, Kathmandu, fracturing highways and triggering avalanches on Mount Everest. By evening, authorities said at least 1,457 people had died.
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SC paper wins Pulitzer for domestic violence coverage

NEW YORK - The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina, won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for an examination of the deadly toll of domestic violence, while The New York Times collected three awards and the Los Angeles Times two.
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Walt Disney Co. announces it will develop 'Frozen 2'

Walt Disney Co. used its annual shareholder meeting Thursday to announce a sequel to "Frozen," the 2013 animated smash hit.
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Supreme Court must stop attacks on abortion rights

The following editorial first appeared in the Los Angeles Times:In 1973, the Supreme Court held in Roe vs. Wade that women have a fundamental, constitutional right to an abortion, as long...
My Turn: SB21 myths are 'baloney marinated in oil' explain this without having readers' eyes glaze-over. A Pulitzer Prize-winning business journalist at the Los Angeles Times, Michael Hiltzik, this year wrote about the falsehood advanced by Big Oil in Alaska. Hiltzik wrote on Alaska...


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