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Today's News

  • Top 10 Movies 01-27-11

    1.  “No Strings Attached,” $19.6 million
    2.  “The Green Hornet,”
    weekend gross, $17.6 million
    3.  “The Dilemma,”
    weekend gross, $9.1 million
     4.  “The King’s Speech,” weekend gross, $7.8 million
    5. “True Grit,”
    weekend gross, $7.3 million
    6.  “Black Swan,”
    weekend gross, $5.8 million
    7.   “Little Fockers,” weekend gross, $4.3 million

  • Best Sellers 01-27-11

    1.  “The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization,” Peter M. Senge

    2.  “Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking,” Malcolm Gladwell

     3.  “The World Almanac and Book of Facts,” The World Almanac
    4.  “Superfreakonomics, Illustrated Edition: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance,” Steven Levill
     5.  “The Girl with the Dragon
    Tattoo,” Stieg Larsson

  • LA Happenings 01-27-11

    Music

    Lads of Enchantment quartets will deliver singing valentines to the home or workplace in Los Alamos on Feb. 13-14. Their quartets will serenade your sweetheart with romantic songs and present her/him with a rose. To reserve a singing Valentines delivery, call Chuck at 662-9127.

    Rumelia will play their blend of progressive Balkan Folk music from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Pyramid Café.

  • Egypt ruling party offers no concessions

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's ruling party said Thursday it was ready for a dialogue with the public but offered no concessions to address demands for a solution to rampant poverty and political change heard in the country's largest anti-government protests in years.

  • Winter weather continues to batter East Coast

    NEW YORK (AP) — A storm that had been predicted for days caught much of the East Coast off guard with its ferocity, tearing through with lightning, thunder and mounds of wet snow, leaving nearly 300,000 customers around the nation's capital without power Thursday and forcing people to shovel out their cars and doorsteps all over again.

  • Bomb strikes funeral, killing 48 in Baghdad

    BAGHDAD (AP) — A car bomb ripped through a funeral tent in a mainly Shiite area of Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 48 people and triggering skirmishes between Iraqi troops and demonstrators angry about security failures.

    The blast and three other small bombings Thursday were the latest in more than a week of attacks that have killed more than 200 people, raising fears about an uptick in violence as the U.S. military prepares to withdraw from the country.

  • Tennis: Federer joins Nadal on sideline at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — First Rafael Nadal, now Roger Federer.

    Federer, the 16-time Grand Slam winner, was knocked out of the Australian Open 7-6 (3), 7-5, 6-4 Thursday by 2008 champion Novak Djokovic.

  • Foreclosure activity up across most US metro areas

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The foreclosure crisis is getting worse as high unemployment and lackluster job prospects force homeowners in an increasing number of U.S. metropolitan areas into dire financial straits.

  • Mandela hospitalized for tests in S. Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former South African President Nelson Mandela was in the hospital Thursday for what his office said were routine tests, as the 92-year-old anti-apartheid icon's overnight stay drew extraordinary media attention.

  • 3-year-old Pojoaque boy dies; mother held

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico authorities say a 3-year-old boy is dead and his mother and her boyfriend are in jail. Police say Leland Valdez died Wednesday at an Albuquerque hospital from severe injuries.

    The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that authorities think the Pojoaque boy was beaten over a long period of time.