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  • Walsh Jennings/Ross closing in on AVP history with first-round victory

    Playing their first full pro beach volleyball season together on the AVP Tour, three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and 2012 Olympic silver medalist April Ross couldn't have expected a better beginning to their partnership. The dynamic...
  • Ortiz reaches some Red Sox milestones

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Boston Red Sox - INSIDE PITCH BALTIMORE -- So much has gone wrong for the Boston Red Sox in 2014. Just one year after winning the World Series, the Red Sox will have a losing season and are going to end up as one...
  • New York Jets - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - New York Jets - INSIDE SLANT Playing on Monday Night Football gives the New York Jets an extra day to prepare for the Chicago Bears. Which is good, because they need it -- not only to get ready for the Bears but to get over Sunday's...
  • Marrone, Bills know three is not enough

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Buffalo Bills - INSIDE SLANT Marrone, Bills know three is not enough At some point, it stands to reason that if the Buffalo Bills don't improve their efficiency in the red zone, it's going to come back to bite them....
  • Ortiz reaches milestones in Red Sox win

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Seidel, The Sports Xchange Ortiz reaches milestones in Red Sox win BALTIMORE -- David Ortiz made a little bit of history and helped the Boston Red Sox to an extra-inning victory Friday night. Ortiz hit his second homer of...
  • Hillary Clinton will go down in history as a true pioneer for women

    Many American children are told that anyone can become president in the United States, but when Hillary Clinton was a child, this was not quite true; then, only a boy could become president. Now, it is a given in the United States that a man or a woman...
  • What Yahoo Should Do with Billions from Alibaba IPO: Invest in Video, Ad Tech

    Yahoo stands to reap a windfall of $8 billion or more in cash after selling part of its stake in China's Alibaba Group, which is launching the biggest U.S. initial public offering in history -- and with the bigger kitty, Yahoo should pour more money...
  • Blame and forgiveness in David Bezmozgis' 'The Betrayers'

    Blame and forgiveness in David Bezmozgis' 'The Betrayers'
    What does the novelist do in the face of history? Such a question, notes David Bezmozgis in his essay "The Novel in Real Time," once made Philip Roth worry about contemporary fiction, which he feared might be overwhelmed by "our absurd and almost...
  • Students get a history lesson as Remembrance Parade commemorates 9/11

    Students get a history lesson as Remembrance Parade commemorates 9/11
    David Zakaryan, 12, stood on the sidewalk outside Rosemont Middle School in La Crescenta last Thursday morning, holding a miniature American flag in his hands. David wasn’t alive when the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks brought the nation to a...
  • Eula Biss discusses 'On Immunity'

    Eula Biss discusses 'On Immunity'
    In preparation for giving birth to her first child five years ago, Eula Biss began researching the vaccination process. Public health policy strongly recommends that every child should be inoculated for a variety of diseases on a schedule that begins...
  • Review: 'The Disunited States' by Vladimir Pozner

    Review: 'The Disunited States' by Vladimir Pozner
    French intellectuals love trying to figure out America. Essential to our victory in the Revolutionary War, our first international ally, and beloved by Founding Fathers Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin, France occupies an odd space in the...