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  • Dodgers, MLB mum on article detailing Yasiel Puig's escape from Cuba

    Dodgers, MLB mum on article detailing Yasiel Puig's escape from Cuba
    The Dodgers and Major League Baseball declined to comment Monday about a magazine article detailing Yasiel Puig's dangerous escape from Cuba and the death threats the 23-year-old right fielder received last year from human traffickers under control of a major Mexican drug cartel.
  • Chinese New Year 2014: Godiva trots out Year of the Horse chocolates

    Chinese New Year 2014: Godiva trots out Year of the Horse chocolates
    The Year of the Horse dawns Friday -- but in the hurry to prepare for festivities, Harry Wong and his family forgot to send a care package to his brother in Atlanta. “He’s far from home and doesn’t always get to celebrate what’...

    Skirball's 'Transatlantico' film series spotlights a shared history

     Skirball's 'Transatlantico' film series spotlights a shared history
    When the Skirball Cultural Center launched its Latin Jewish film series seven years ago, it caught some members of both ethnic groups by surprise. "People acted just shocked that there were Jews south of the border," said Jordan Peimer, the Skirball's...

    Amanda Knox again found guilty in 2007 slaying of roommate in Italy

    Amanda Knox again found guilty in 2007 slaying of roommate in Italy
    FLORENCE, Italy -- American student Amanda Knox and her Italian former boyfriend were found guilty on Thursday in the 2007 slaying of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher. It was the third verdict in the case for Knox, 26, and Raffaele Sollecito, 29,...

    Jury starts deliberating in Amanda Knox appeal

    Jury starts deliberating in Amanda Knox appeal
    FLORENCE, Italy -- Lawyers for American student Amanda Knox warned jurors not to overlook mistakes made by investigators as deliberations began here Thursday in Knox's new appeal of her conviction for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher....