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  • Obama Olympic bid: Playing patriot card

     
    by Mark Silva Michelle Obama is on the ground. And President Barack Obama will land Friday morning. The first lady landed this morning in Copenhagen, where the International Olympic Committee will decide on Friday who gets the 2016 summer games...
  • 'Herb Ritts: L.A. Style' at Getty with fashion, celeb photographs

     
    “Herb Ritts: L.A. Style” opens at the Getty Museum, with 87 photographs, some of which have never before been published, alongside examples of the L.A. photographer's magazine covers and commercial video projects. They highlight Ritts’...

    A Woman’s Place: Qatar, Brunei and Saudi Arabia send female athletes to the London games.

     
    It’s hard to imagine the Olympics without the ladies. In fact, for lots of us — especially us fellow females — our first, or best, Olympic memory is entirely girly. Nadia Comaneci. Mary Lou Retton. Dorothy Hamill. Kristi Yamaguchi. Flo-...

    Who said it? A look back

    Who said it? A look back
    During this Black History Month, consider the following thoughts on politics, life and race from 10 famous African-Americans. See if you can match the quote with the person who said it. The famous quote: 1. "Surely the day will come when color means...

    Five minutes with Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee

    Five minutes with Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee
    Like other 50-year-olds, Jackie Joyner-Kersee aches a bit the day after a vigorous workout. And she has noticed that her vision isn’t what it once was. But Joyner-Kersee, one of the most accomplished and gracious female athletes in history, isn&...