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  • Roundup: Preserving Norm's, Zaha's Tokyo stadium, Hirst on Mars

    Roundup: Preserving Norm's, Zaha's Tokyo stadium, Hirst on Mars
    The fight to preserve Norm’s on La Cienega Boulevard, the chilly reception for Zaha Hadid’s Olympic Stadium design and George Lucas’ plan to keep L.A. as a plan B for his museum — there’s a whole lot of architecture going...
  • Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    5 things to do this weekend in Chicago EAT Throwback Burger Umami Burger 1480 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-423-2005 The Los Angeles-based chain puts its spin on the classic burger with this menu addition that features two beef patties, white cheddar cheese,...
  • Unity Heritage Festival celebrates the dream of freedom

    Unity Heritage Festival celebrates the dream of freedom
    The Rev. John P Phillips recalled the story of the two boys, around the age of six, who were sitting around talking, when one of them posed the question. “Why doesn’t your daddy go to the same church we do,” Phillips noted that the boy...
  • Biden promotes community policing to ease tensions

    Citing the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that the U.S. needs to "bridge that separation" that exists between law enforcement and communities of color and suggested a return to "genuine community policing"...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Nation remembers with parades, service

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Nation remembers with parades, service
    The nation celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday with parades, community service and calls for harmony after a year that again tested the boundaries of race relations in the United States. With major parades in Los Angeles and San Antonio,...
  • MTV goes black and white on MLK Jr. Day

    MTV goes black and white on MLK Jr. Day
    MTV is taking the color out of its programming on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to encourage people to talk about what race means in their lives. The youth-oriented TV network is airing its programming in black and white on Monday, a first in the channel's...
  • Fatal crash, 49-car wreck follow unexpected freezing rain in Baltimore area

    Fatal crash, 49-car wreck follow unexpected freezing rain in Baltimore area
    A fatal crash in northern Harford County and a 49-car wreck near the Baltimore-Howard county line followed a slippery Sunday morning that began with an unexpected band of freezing rain. Police in multiple jurisdictions reported crashes "way too many to...
  • With 'Selma' and Ferguson, MLK Day events more meaningful

    With 'Selma' and Ferguson, MLK Day events more meaningful
    Roberta Meek's memory of the day she met the man is fading. It was 1965 or 1967. She was 9 years old or 11 years old. She and her father walked through a hotel lobby in Philadelphia, his big hand cradling her little one. She recognized a man striding...
  • MLK Day message: Diversity should be every day

    MLK Day message: Diversity should be every day
    Looking out at the faces assembled on the morning of Martin Luther King Day, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs remarked at how much they resembled the interracial, interdenominational marchers who followed King from Montgomery to Selma 50 years ago. "As...
  • Gunshots fired outside Vice President Joe Biden's Delaware home

    Several gunshots were fired from a speeding vehicle outside Vice President Joe Biden’s Delaware home Saturday night, the Secret Service said Sunday, adding another security woe for the troubled agency. Biden and his wife, Jill, were not home and...
  • Pistons go cold, sloppy in 93-82 loss to Hawks

    ATLANTA As good as the Detroit Pistons are playing, the Atlanta Hawks are playing better. And with 19 turnovers and a 35.4 shooting percentage, a victory against the NBA's hottest team wasn't going to happen. The Hawks took a 93-82 victory against the...