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  • The Sterling controversy has given the NBA plenty of unexpected attention

    Donald Sterling gave the NBA a gift before he was kicked out of the club. The release of audio tapes with his now infamous, ill-conceived remarks to his girlfriend stirred a controversy that had the whole world talking about the NBA for a couple days,...
  • California students feel UC admission squeeze

    California students feel UC admission squeeze
    California high school seniors faced a tougher time winning a freshman spot at most of the UC campuses for the fall, with their chances at UCLA and UC Berkeley now fewer than one in five, according to a report released Friday. Six of UC's nine...
  • Race and the arc of history

    Re "Was Martin Luther King wrong?," Opinion, April 28 Martin Luther King Jr. was right: The arc of the moral universe is very long, and it does bend toward justice. This means that many things can happen along the sweeping path of the arc that are not...
  • City readies Bailey Arts space opening

    Pompano Beach officials are keen on improving arts in the city. The latest in the city's art ventures involves the Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCa), a space that will serve as a creative arts studio for local artists and a venue for various art-related...
  • Street closure starts tonight for Crenshaw/LAX rail construction

    Street closure starts tonight for Crenshaw/LAX rail construction
    A portion of Crenshaw Boulevard in South Los Angeles will be closed Friday nightin anticipation of theconstruction of the Crenshaw/LAX light rail line. Traffic will be halted fora block-long stretch that extends in front of Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw...
  • Comedy Central's 'Key & Peele' Team with Maker for Digital Comedy Series

    Maker Studios, the YouTube multichannel network being acquired by Disney, struck a deal with comedy duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele of Comedy Central's "Key & Peele" and Principato-Young Entertainment to produce an original shortform slapstick...
  • Jackie Robinson, the moderate radical [Commentary]

    Jackie Robinson, the moderate radical [Commentary]
    Every year, Major League Baseball honors the extraordinary accomplishments of Jackie Robinson and the integration of modern professional baseball. Active players will on April 15th don Robinson's number 42, retired in 1997, to commemorate his ground-...
  • 'The Address': Ken Burns on the Gettysburg Address and binge watching

    'The Address': Ken Burns on the Gettysburg Address and binge watching
    For his latest documentary, "The Address," Ken Burns changed up his traditional style of sprawling looks at major historical events in favor of a short, cinema verite look at the lives of young boys at a Vermont school who are challenged to memorize and...
  • Health disparity persists [Commentary]

    Health disparity persists  [Commentary]
    Nearly half a century has passed since Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. famously said, "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane." Yet decades later, only modest progress has been made to reduce the pervasive...
  • Review: 'No Place to Hide' by Glenn Greenwald

    Review: 'No Place to Hide' by Glenn Greenwald
    File under irony: Earlier this month Politico reported that former National Security Agency chief Gen. Keith Alexander is launching a consulting firm to help corporations firm up their cybersecurity to protect them from surveillance or other outside...
  • Police: Charges filed in beating, robbery of South Side priest

    Police: Charges filed in beating, robbery of South Side priest
    A parolee has been arrested on charges he and another offender allegedly broke into a South Side Catholic Church 2 years ago, beat an elderly priest with the victim’s cane and a holy water sprinkler, and then stole $600 from a safe. One of the...