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  • Perkins takes helm

    Jeff Perkins took over as UC Irvine track and field and cross country coach on Jan. 1. Perkins, who joined the UCI staff in 2007, served the past four years as associate head coach for Vince O'Boyle, who retired Dec. 31 after 32 seasons with the 'Eaters....
  • Terrorism threat at the Olympics: A sad but unalterable fact of life

    Little did the Greeks know what they were getting us into back in 1896. And how could they? Certainly, their vision of the Olympics probably went no further than to celebrate which of them ran the best marathon in a loincloth. Now, we are three...
  • NBCUniversal Goes for Promotional Gold With Olympics Coverage

    You won't find Alan Wurtzel skiing, skating or sliding down an ice-covered ditch in a luge, but NBCUniversal's self-professed research geek, who analyzes ratings and audience data for the company, is gearing up for an event of literally Olympic...
  • Ai Weiwei retrospective highlights opening of new Miami art museum

    Wednesday is opening day for the Perez Art Museum Miami -- timed to take advantage of Miami's annual moment as the center of the international art universe, the Art Basel Miami Beach fair that will open Thursday, bringing hordes of collectors and gawkers....
  • La Puente pastor detained in Iran is coming home, group says

    La Puente pastor detained in Iran is coming home, group says
    A La Puente pastor detained by Iranian authorities after protesting outside a Tehran prison is now at a Swiss embassy and is expected to fly home soon, according to his group's website. Pastor Eddie Romero was detained Monday morning in Tehran as he...
  • Some digits stand out in home listings

    Why do houses in Vancouver neighborhoods with a high percentage of Chinese residents tend to sell for more when the house number ends in eight? And why do they sell for less when the house number ends in four? According to a study from the University of...
  • Directors Zhang Yimou, Ang Lee Talk Censorship, Hollywood Partnerships at NYU Event

    East met east Thursday night in New York as directors Ang Lee and Zhang Yimou took to the stage for an intimate dialogue about their lives and careers, organized by New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and Beijing-based online video portal LeTV,...
  • Missing Malaysia jet: Passenger with stolen passport identified

    BEIJING -- Malaysian authorities have identified one of the two men who used stolen passports to board the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the nation’s inspector general of police told local media Monday, as international search teams continued to...
  • Gymnast Alicia Sacramone and quarterback Brady Quinn tie the knot

    Brady Quinn is set to become an NFL free agent yet again Tuesday afternoon. Off the football field, however, Quinn is set for life. He and his longtime girlfriend, former Olympic gymnast Alicia Sacramone, were married over the weekend. The couple...
  • BERLIN: Bow Films Taps Frank Dillane To Topline Jarvis' 'Maestro'

    Frank Dillane ("Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince") is set to topline Catherine Jarvis' "Maestro," based on Peter Goldsworthy's eponymous novel. Daniel Harvey and Bow Street Films partners Joe Jenckes and David Dickson are producing. "Maestro"...
  • U.S. speedskaters will debut high-tech Under Armour suits at Olympics

    U.S. speedskaters will debut high-tech Under Armour suits at Olympics
    When they race this month at the Olympics, U.S. speedskaters will suit up in skin-tight, high-tech uniforms that research shows could make a measurable difference in their speed. In a quest to create the world's fastest suit for the 2014 Winter Olympics...