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Thursday, December 22nd, 2011
 
LOS ANGELES ? If it were a playoff game, Lakers coach Mike Brown implied that Kobe Bryant would've been playing Wednesday night. Four days from the first regular-season game, that would indicate that Bryant will be on the court for the Lakers...
 
A gallery of pictures from The Times's morgue shows just how illuminating some of the darkest-toned photographs can be.
 
On Dec. 22, 1864, as the Civil War entered its final months, Union Gen. William T. Sherman sent a message to President Lincoln notifying him that he had captured the city of Savannah, Ga., thereby completing his 300-mile "March to the Sea" that had begun in Atlanta the month before.
 
 
A woman allegedly made a false terrorism report about a flight departing Los Angeles International Airport to prevent her husband from leaving for a flight after the couple had a fight, according to the FBI. "Making a threat to an airline is a serious offense and will be prosecuted," said FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller. "The response to these hoaxes is a great expense to the government." Johnna Woolfolk was charged Tuesday by the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles with providing false and misleading information for allegedly calling in a phony bomb threat to prevent an AirTran Airways flight to Atlanta from taking off.   According to court documents, Woolfolk called an AirTra...
 
To protect democracy, the biggest banks must be broken up, an economist writes.
 
 
Something's missing I felt it last month when I initially saw the American film version of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo the first in the bestselling Millennium trilogy by the late Swedish author Stieg Larsson On second viewing I still feel a letdown How could I not? David Fincher...
 
The Internet should no longer reflect a 1950s view of the world, with America making the rules, the Minister says.