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Two actresses implicated in college bribe scheme

LOS ANGELES — Thirteen people, including Hollywood actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, were arrested March 12 in Los Angeles in connection with an alleged multimillion-dollar nationwide bribery scheme to get students into elite colleges, including USC, UCLA and Stanford. The alleged conspiracy focused on getting students admitted to prestigious universities as recruited athletes, regardless…

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar expected to make a full recovery

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Legendary Lakers center and NBA Hall-of-Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar underwent quadruple coronary-bypass surgery at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, but is expected to make a full recovery, hospital officials said today. Abdul-Jabbar was admitted to the hospital with cardiovascular disease and underwent surgery on Thursday — his 68th birthday, according to UCLA…

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