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  • Andy Murray advances at Wimbledon; U.S. women have mixed results

    Andy Murray advances at Wimbledon; U.S. women have mixed results
    No. 2 seed Andy Murray, who is trying to become the first British man to win the Wimbledon singles title since Fred Perry triumphed in 1936, easily won his first-round match on Monday with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Benjamin Becker of Germany. Murray ...
  • Andy Murray advances to fourth round at Wimbledon, feels pressure

    Andy Murray advances to fourth round at Wimbledon, feels pressure
    WIMBLEDON, England — Andy Murray feels the heavy burden of expectations now that he's safely into the fourth round and has avoided the stumbles that sent Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal home shockingly early. "I think there's a lot more pressure on...
  • Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams advance to fourth round at Wimbledon

    Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams advance to fourth round at Wimbledon
    WIMBLEDON, England — While Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys and Laura Robson offered tantalizing glimpses into tennis' future, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams reinforced their current dominance. Top-ranked Djokovic and Williams glided into the...
  • Serena Williams' Wimbledon loss is latest, biggest tennis shocker

    Serena Williams' Wimbledon loss is latest, biggest tennis shocker
    WIMBLEDON, England — Serena Williams insisted her round-of-16 loss to Germany's Sabine Lisicki wasn't a shock, because Lisicki is a good grass-court player with a "massive, massive serve" and was vastly underrated as the 23rd seed. In many ways,...
  • After six quarters of decline, Eurozone economy expands

    After six quarters of decline, Eurozone economy expands
    The Eurozone, which has struggled with a debt crisis and a prolonged recession, saw its economy expand for the first time in 18 months, according to figures released Wednesday. Eurostat, the European Union’s statistical agency, said the...
  • Time and Tides: Teaching photography workshop in the Philippines

     
    By Luis Sinco, Los Angeles Times This month I teamed up with Magnum photographer Eli Reed and Armando Arorizo, owner of the Perfect Exposure Gallery in Los Angeles, to hold the first South Pacific Photo Workshop in the Philippines. The setting was...
  • Tumblr launches book club. Watch out, 'Today' show

    Tumblr launches book club. Watch out, 'Today' show
    Not to be outdone by the "Today" show, which splashily launched its first book club last month with "The Bone Season" by newcomer Samantha Shannon, Tumblr's new Reblog Book Club debuted Tuesday. If what makes a book club work are enthusiastic...
  • Harry Belafonte, Malala Yousafzai to get Ambassador of Conscience Awards

    Harry Belafonte, Malala Yousafzai to get Ambassador of Conscience Awards
    Singer-actor-activist Harry Belafonte is one of two 2013 recipients of Amnesty International’s¬†Ambassador of Conscience Awards to be handed out Tuesday in Dublin, Ireland, along with Pakistani teen human rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai. U2...
  • 'Breaking Bad' cast and creator stage 'Conan' takeover

    'Breaking Bad' cast and creator stage 'Conan' takeover
    Walter White's crystal meth empire spreads from the American Southwest to the Czech Republic. On Monday, the drug lord conquered one last territory: "Conan." For fans already dreading Sunday night, when the Emmy-winning AMC drama will head off to the...
  • Venus Williams advances at Pan Pacific Open

    Venus Williams advances at Pan Pacific Open
    Venus Williams beat Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3, on Thursday to advance to the Pan Pacific Open semifinals in Tokyo for the first time. Williams, whose previous best in Tokyo was the quarterfinals in 2004, broke Bouchard with a...
  • Tom Sherak is named Los Angeles film czar

    Tom Sherak is named Los Angeles film czar
    Veteran Hollywood executive Tom Sherak has a new role: Los Angeles film czar. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Thursday appointed Sherak to be his senior film advisor and help stem the flow of production that has taken a toll on the city's signature...