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  • Brenda Martinez gets historic 800 bronze at world track championships

    Brenda Martinez gets historic 800 bronze at world track championships
    Brenda Martinez of Rancho Cucamonga on Sunday became the first American woman to win a medal in the 800 at the world track and field championships, using a late kick to finish third at the Luzhniki Stadium track in Moscow on the final day of competition....
  • Marijuana advocates cheer Obama administration stand

    Marijuana advocates cheer Obama administration stand
    Marijuana advocates in California and elsewhere cheered the Obama administration's announcement Thursday that it would not interfere with new laws in Colorado and Washington state permitting recreational use of cannabis. But the advocates cautioned...
  • U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones to miss World Cup qualifier

    U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones to miss World Cup qualifier
    U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones, who sustained a concussion in a 2-1 victory over Jamaica in a World Cup qualifying game Friday, said he will miss the next qualifier, against Panama on Tuesday in Seattle. Jones is scheduled to see a neurologist Monday....
  • Louis Simpson dies at 89; Pulitzer-winning poet

    Louis Simpson dies at 89; Pulitzer-winning poet
    "A poet," Louis Simpson once wrote, "should wish for enough unhappiness to keep him writing." Simpson may not have wished for trouble, but he kept writing for 60 years — spare, powerful poems about war, infidelity, suburban alienation and other...
  • A celebration of all things books at USC

    A celebration of all things books at USC
    Since background-check legislation was voted down in the Senate on Thursday, Adam Winkler, author of "Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America," expects a "lively" conversation at his panel on guns in America at the 18th annual Los...
  • Review: The dark sensibilities of 'Kingston Noir'

    Review: The dark sensibilities of 'Kingston Noir'
    -------------------- Kingston Noir Edited by Colin Channer Akashic Books: 285 pp; $15.95 trade paper original -------------------- Starting in 2004 with "Brooklyn Noir," the more than 50 titles in the Akashic Books series of crime fiction have been...
  • Your Scene: Uplifting experience in Jamaica

    Your Scene: Uplifting experience in Jamaica
    After recovering from serious health problems, Richard Lowe traveled to Jamaica to celebrate life. “This vacation was my gift to myself for surviving,” he said. Seeing this pair afloat above the waters off Negril Beach, in western Jamaica,...
  • In James Bond movies, product placement also plays a role

    In James Bond movies, product placement also plays a role
    Brand-name shoutouts and high-profile product placement are as much a part of 007 movies as Bond's tuxedo or Q's gadgetry, and with "Skyfall" hitting theaters at the same time the film franchise marks its 50th anniversary, it's never been easier for...
  • Recipe: Sterling daiquiri

    Recipe: Sterling daiquiri
      Sterling daiquiri Total time: 20 minutes, plus steeping and cooling times for the agua de jamaica Servings: 1 Note: Adapted from Allan Katz, Cana Rum Bar. Dried hibiscus flowers and canela (Mexican cinnamon sticks) are available at Latino markets....
  • Gregory Isaacs dies at 59; Jamaican singer pioneered reggae style known as lovers rock

    Gregory Isaacs dies at 59; Jamaican singer pioneered reggae style known as lovers rock
    Gregory Isaacs, the Jamaican singer who pioneered the style of reggae music known as lovers rock and became one of the genre's major stars in the 1970s, has died. He was 59. Isaacs died Monday at his home in London, according to his manager, Copeland...
  • Critic's Choice: Offbeat burgers

    Critic's Choice: Offbeat burgers
    There is no shortage of burgers in this town, whether classic or updated (you know, with truffles or bleu cheese or Parmesan crisps). But the truly offbeat burger shines in some unexpected places. Looking for a halal chicken tikka burger? A soul turkey...