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  • Josh Shaw's story drawing more than sports interest

    Josh Shaw's story drawing more than sports interest
    USC's opener is Saturday against Fresno State. But the conversation on the sideline at Brian Kennedy-Howard-Jones field isn't about football. It's about Josh Shaw. And the chatter is going far beyond routine sports coverage. Wednesday morning's...
  • USC's Josh Shaw suspended indefinitely for fabricating heroic story

    USC's Josh Shaw suspended indefinitely for fabricating heroic story
    LOS ANGELES -- USC defensive back Josh Shaw has been suspended indefinitely after admitting he fabricated a story about saving his nephew from drowning. The university said in a news release that Shaw came clean Wednesday and has apologized. Shaw said...
  • USC investigates Josh Shaw's heroic story

    USC investigates Josh Shaw's heroic story
    A day after it deemed Josh Shaw a hero, USC backtracked on the story. The sports and social-media world were set abuzz Monday when USC published on its website a heroic story about cornerback Josh Shaw saving a nephew in distress. But the narrative...
  • Santa Monica coach may become a hero for exasperated teachers

    Santa Monica coach may become a hero for exasperated teachers
    No doubt, the situation was “alarming,” as the school superintendent described it, and deeply upsetting to the students who witnessed it. A well-regarded wrestling coach and science teacher at Santa Monica High School got into an altercation...
  • Otis McDonald, 1933-2014: Fought Chicago's gun ban

     Otis McDonald, 1933-2014: Fought Chicago's gun ban
    Otis McDonald forever will be known as the man who brought down Chicago's gun ban. After a long illness, he died Friday, April 4, at the age of 80. The landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that bears his name forced Chicago to fall in line with the...
  • Illegal professional

    Illegal professional
    Browsing the Internet, I read the headlines: Arizona passes law criminalizing every undocumented immigrant within its state boundaries. For years now, I have been punctually following the attempts to reform the immigration system. From the birth of the...
  • Gaming geeks save the world in "Planetary Defense Force"

    Gaming geeks save the world in "Planetary Defense Force"
    For the past month, Andy North and the crew of the “Planetary Defense Force” (PDF) have been holding shows at The Public House Theater. Delightfully combining elements of sketch comedy, LARPing and dodgeball, the PDF takes the audience –...
  • Baltimore center helping to heal the youngest victims of abuse

    Baltimore center helping to heal the youngest victims of abuse
    Maryland's own Sugar Ray Leonard is perhaps best known as a baby-faced Olympic gold medalist and champion prize fighter with a winning smile. Yet for decades, the world-renowned boxer suppressed a devastating secret: Leonard had been sexually abused as a...
  • 'Once Upon a Time': Lumiere lights the way but one soul is dimmed

    'Once Upon a Time': Lumiere lights the way but one soul is dimmed
    "Once Upon a Time" is known for its twists and has had more than its share of tragedy in both the present and in the flashback past, but the "Quiet Minds" episode ranks near the top of the tragic list. Warning: This is a recap, so there are spoilers. The...
  • Italian soccer player to adopt abandoned baby

    Italian soccer player Antonio Floro Flores already has three children. So, he figured, what’s one more? Floro Flores, who plays for Serie A club Sassuolo, was so touched by the story of a baby left on a train near Naples that he contacted...
  • 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' reviews salute action, intrigue

    For the latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" directors Anthony and Joe Russo looked to spice things up by dropping Chris Evans' shield-toting superhero into his own political-conspiracy thriller. The...