Middle East
Risking kidnapping, or worse, we explored Islamic State's self-declared caliphate in Syria. Here's what happened

Kobe Bryant, Sasha Vujacic

Kobe Bryant (left), who had 35 points and 10 assists, hugs Lakers teammate Sasha Vujacic in the fourth quarter. "Now we’re in a place where we didn’t get the job accomplished last year...Hopefully we will this time," Bryant said.
Getty Images
Copyright © 2017, Los Angeles Times
EDITION: California | U.S. & World
81°