The journalist covered the struggle for civil rights in Selma, Ala., and later became a columnist and wrote books on politics and government.
Haynes Johnson, a Washington journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the civil rights movement and migrated from newspapers to television, books and teaching, died Friday at a hospital in Bethesda, Md., after suffering a heart attack. He was 81.
With IBM colleague Gerd Binnig, Rohrer invented the scanning tunneling microscope, which can show individual atoms on a surface and move them around.
The electron microscope revolutionized biology in the 1930s by providing magnifications thousands of times higher than that of light microscopes, allowing scientists to discern the inner workings of cells for the first time.
A longtime Republican state senator and assemblyman, Newton R. Russell was admired on both sides of the aisle for his fairness and knowledge of the arcane rules of the state pension system.
Newton R. Russell, a veteran state senator known as an expert on California's complex public pension system and a stickler for upholding legislative rules, died Saturday of lung cancer at his La Cañada Flintridge home, his family said. He was 85.
As a boy growing up in L.A., Goddard dreamed of adventures in faraway lands: climbing the world's most perilous peaks, navigating its major rivers and exploring its most remote regions.
Indiana Jones, the swashbuckling fictional adventurer, would seem to have nothing on John Goddard.
By Rebecca Trounson, Los Angeles Times
Tue May 21 01:00:00 UTC 2013
Billie Lee Blake (June 24, 1947 - May 11, 2013) Billie Lee Blake, 65
On a bright sunny day on May 11, 2013, our husband, father, grandfather, and friend, took his last breath of air on Earth, surrounded by his family at the Huntsman Cancer Cente...
Cecilia Saenz (January 23, 1916 - May 13, 2013) (ST. GEORGE, Utah) - Cecilia Saenz, 97, a longtime resident of New York City, Houston, TX, Livermore, CA, Washington, UT, and Loveland, CO peacefully went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus...
Kathleen Joy Millett April 24, 1937 - May 13, 2013 On the morning of May 13th 2013, a beautiful soul, Kathleen Joy Skougard Millett, left this earth and entered into a glorious place where she was welcomed by her loving husband, sweet baby daughter...
Wilma M. Rowell (March 25, 1923 - May 9, 2013) (SALT LAKE CITY) - Wilma Maland Rowell passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2013, at her home in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was born on March 25, 1923, in Lakeshore, Utah, the oldest of four children, to...
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Dean J Polatis (February 02, 1932 - May 10, 2013) Dean passed away on May 10th, 2013 in his home after a short illness. He is survived by his wife Eliza Eunice Mobley Polatis, seven children, twenty-seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildr...