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  • Big problem with Iditarod: Plenty of mushers, sleds, but little snow

    Big problem with Iditarod: Plenty of mushers, sleds, but little snow
    In order to be a champion musher, you need dogs, sleds, a sense of athletic adventure and -- oh, yeah -- snow. Getting three out of four might work in baseball or basketball, but it just doesn’t count when it comes to the Iditarod, the 975-mile race...
  • Women's champs returning to Chicago Marathon

    Women's champs returning to Chicago Marathon
    Reigning women's open champion Rita Jeptoo of Kenya and reigning women's wheelchair champion Tatyana McFadden of Champaign are to defend their titles in the Oct. 12 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, race officials will announce Wednesday. Jeptoo, 33,...
  • Fawning over 'hot' felons: Why such women are schnooks

    Fawning over 'hot' felons: Why such women are schnooks
    Those eyes! Those cheekbones! Those full lips, looking so sad! Sorry, ladies, but Jeremy Meeks is not available. Not just because he’s married but because he’s locked up in jail facing felony weapons charges, and that means he may be heading...
  • Newport News One City Marathon hopes to 'unite the city'

    Newport News One City Marathon hopes to 'unite the city'
    NEWPORT NEWS — Monday's sweltering heat was hardly conducive for running 26.2 miles, but the air conditioning inside the Marriott City Center was working just fine. So there was plenty of enthusiasm as officials announced the inaugural Newport...
  • Benghazi suspect: Enemy or criminal, or both, or neither?

    The capture of Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the alleged ringleader of the 2012 attacks on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, has revived an old (and tedious) debate: Are figures such as Abu Khatallah “unlawful enemy combatants” or criminals? The...
  • Winners of the L.A. Times' 2013 Editorial Awards

    Winners of the L.A. Times' 2013 Editorial Awards
    The Times' Editorial Awards for 2013, handed out in a ceremony Thursday night, honored both accountability journalism and what Editor Davan Maharaj called “the ever-growing types of journalism we produce in this Digital Age.” “This age...
  • Condemned Oklahoma inmates sue: What's in the drug that will kill us?

    Condemned Oklahoma inmates filed a lawsuit this week seeking details about the drugs that will be used to execute them amid a growing national debate about how to deal with the shortage of lethal injection drugs. Oklahoma, Ohio, Missouri and other death...
  • Continued strict prison conditions urged for Boston bombing suspect

    Continued strict prison conditions urged for Boston bombing suspect
    BOSTON -- Despite the presence of an FBI agent in the room, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev made a “statement to his detriment” while his sister was visiting him in prison, federal prosecutors say. Prosecutors revealed the...
  • Can Chicago's finest become TV's next 'Law & Order'-type powerhouse?

    Can Chicago's finest become TV's next 'Law & Order'-type powerhouse?
    It might be premature to compare the “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago PD” franchise with the long-running “Law & Order” franchise, but the similarities are there. Both NBC franchises were created by legendary producer Dick...
  • In the Tsarnaev case, a bum rap against Holder on the death penalty

    Is Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. a coward because he decided to seek the death penalty for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev? That’s the charge leveled by Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen. Noting that Holder is personally...
  • Does the death penalty deter would-be killers?

    The Times' editorial Sunday opposing the death penalty for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev prompted Robert S. Henry, a retired capital case coordinator with the California attorney general's office, to write a letter defending capital...