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  • TV This Week: May 26 - June 1: 'Smash' on NBC

    TV This Week: May 26 - June 1: 'Smash' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 26 - June 1, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY Them? The Bluth family is back in...
  • Torture, drones, indefinite detention breeding home-grown terror?

    Torture, drones, indefinite detention breeding home-grown terror?
    The broad-daylight hacking death of a soldier in London this week was Britain’s Marathon Moment. Like the twin bombings at the race finish line in Boston last month, Wednesday’s attack by two machete-wielding men spouting venomous threats to...
  • Indianapolis 500 preview: Will there be another four-time winner?

    Indianapolis 500 preview: Will there be another four-time winner?
    INDIANAPOLIS -- As 200,000 spectators poured into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday morning, the question was whether they'll see history at this year's Indianapolis 500. Helio Castroneves and Dario Franchitti are trying to become four-time...
  • Astronaut says goodbye with David Bowie 'Space Oddity' video

    Astronaut says goodbye with David Bowie 'Space Oddity' video
    Space exploration and mass media always seem to travel in parallel orbits, like twin planets linked by an unseen tether. Now, a Twitter-happy Canadian who has been giving the Earth poetic glimpses of itself from the International Space Station is saying...
  • High security, bomb dogs and a moment of silence at O.C. Marathon

    High security, bomb dogs and a moment of silence at O.C. Marathon
    Security was ramped up, bomb-sniffing dogs made their rounds and a moment of silence was observed before the first runners kicked off the annual O.C. Marathon on Sunday. Boston, it seemed, was on everyone’s mind. Kimberly O'Donnell, a 23-year-...
  • Bomb blast couldn't keep him down in Boston

    Bomb blast couldn't keep him down in Boston
    Called up Bill Iffrig the other morning; he answers — no agent, no publicist. We chat awhile about running and how he came to be America's most famous marathon man. Iffrig is the older gentleman — all table legs and elbows — blown...
  • For Boston, drawing a lesson from 9/11

    For Boston, drawing a lesson from 9/11
    There it was on the screen, tragic and terrifying, another senseless act of cowardice. This time in Boston. Like everyone else Monday, I was upset, angry and at a loss for words. So I called two people who have been through this before. Tom Frost of...
  • Ultra-runner Scott Jurek on training and diet

    Ultra-runner Scott Jurek on training and diet
    Scott Jurek is a nice guy who exhibits none of the sanctimonious proselytizing that vegans sometimes do. He's also a guy who gave up a fast-food burger diet and runs what many consider to be obscenely long distances. How long? In 2010, he ran an...
  • Ryan Hall is 2nd to Meb Keflezighi at Olympic marathon trials

     
    Ryan Hall claimed one of three spots on the U.S. men's team when he finished second to Meb Keflezighi at the Olympic trials Saturday morning in Houston....
  • In-Your-Face Fitness: The pull to exercise outdoors

    In-Your-Face Fitness: The pull to exercise outdoors
    On a recent beautiful and sunny day, I strolled into my local gym to lift some weights. The gym is near Nose Hill Park, which is one of the largest municipal parks in North America. It has majestic views of the city of Calgary and the Rocky Mountains,...