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Summer Olympics (INACTIVE)

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  • Global Voices: Channeling 'comfort women' amid new controversy

    A Korean American author’s reverie on the victims of World War II sexual enslavement has landed in e-book form in the midst of fresh controversy provoked by a Japanese politician’s defense of "comfort women" as necessary for wartime discipline...
  • Concert review: Paul McCartney at Amway Center

    Concert review: Paul McCartney at Amway Center
    As the world’s go-to Beatles ambassador (sorry, Ringo), Paul McCartney has been busy lately. In 2012, the still-cute ex-Beatle was a reliable fixture at Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee Concert, the Summer Olympics in London and the “...
  • News of the Weird: Milk a Rattler!

    News of the Weird: Milk a Rattler!
    The beauty pageant each April at the Rattlesnake Roundup in Sweetwater, Texas, requires traditional skills like interview poise, evening-gown fashion and talent, but also some ability and inclination to milk and skin rattlers. High school senior Kyndra...
  • NBC Leads Sports Emmy Parade

    NBC won 10 kudos at the 34th annual Sports Emmy Awards in New York on Tuesday, part of 23 hauled in by the NBC Sports Group. HBO was second among individual networks receiving honors from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with six,...
  • Virgen's View: Peirsol returns to roots

    Virgen's View: Peirsol returns to roots
    If you were at the Sunset League swim finals at Newport Harbor High last week and you did a double take because you thought you saw Aaron Peirsol, well, that's because you did. Aaron is back in Newport Beach. If you see him please welcome him as for the...
  • Queen Elizabeth: Should she stay or should she go?

    Queen Elizabeth: Should she stay or should she go?
    So here’s the real question about the Tuesday ceremony in Amsterdam in which Queen Beatrix abdicated and passed the robe (they don’t wear crowns) to her son, Willem-Alexander, who just turned 46: Did Britain's Prince Charles, who was in...
  • Economists predict modest growth in advertising spending

    Economists predict modest growth in advertising spending
    Economists are forecasting slow growth in advertising spending for the remainder of 2013 amid encouraging signs from the U.S. labor market. Media companies are doing their best to grab a bigger slice of the pie. This week, Wall Street cheered Viacom...
  • Roger Broggie Jr. dies at 73; audio-animatronics whiz for Disney

    The son of Disney's original Imagineer, Roger Broggie Jr. began working for the man he called "Uncle Walt" as a boy in 1950 when he tended the backyard railway at the studio mogul's Holmby Hills home. Broggie was 11 when he and his younger brother,...
  • Porn video shot on Coliseum grounds

    Porn video shot on Coliseum grounds
    The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum field is the place where the USC Trojans play football, two Summer Olympics were staged, John F. Kennedy accepted the Democratic presidential nomination and Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass. It was also a location for...
  • Edwin Ramsey dies at 95; WWII Army cavalry officer in Philippines

    Edwin Ramsey dies at 95; WWII Army cavalry officer in Philippines
    Historians have said that losing the Philippines in the early stages of World War II was a defining event in the career of Gen. Douglas MacArthur. The same could be said of Edwin Ramsey. But Ramsey couldn't admit defeat. After MacArthur's retreat in...
  • Milt Campbell dies at 78; Olympic gold medalist in the decathlon

    Milt Campbell, a versatile athlete who became the first African American to win a gold medal in the Olympic decathlon, besting then-world record holder Rafer Johnson at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games, has died. He was 78. Campbell, who went on to...