Ex-NFL players want to join XFL even if there's skepticism it will survive
Fred Davis nervously watched the clock Friday morning as his Uber driver negotiated LAX work zones and the morning commute of a city the former USC tight end once called home...
21 hours ago - LA Times
USC's Bennie Boatwright has size and skill, but will he get an NBA chance?
In the seconds after Fred VanVleet's three-pointer gave the Toronto Raptors the lead over Golden State in their Game 6 clinching victory of the NBA Finals, Bennie Boatwright...
4 days ago - LA Times
Essential California: Regular Angelenos step up amid a homelessness crisis
Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It's Wednesday, June 19, and I'm writing from Los Angeles. The late Fred Rogers famously told his television...
5 days ago - LA Times
Dan Tana's uncorks a capsule collection of branded streetwear
For one brief, shining moment in the long history of West Hollywood restaurant Dan Tana's , the best seat in the house was more than a mile away from the famed eatery. It was...
9 days ago - LA Times
Toronto Raptors dethrone the Golden State Warriors to win their first NBA title
The Toronto Raptors stood tallest the longest, winning their first NBA title after beating the Golden State Warriors 114-110 to capture the Finals in six games. Kyle Lowry had...
10 days ago - LA Times
Warriors are pushed to the brink and will need a miracle to claw back against the Raptors
Fred VanVleet, one of the surprise stars of the last two NBA playoff rounds, was on his back underneath the basket, dark blood pooling under his right eye before it slid down...
16 days ago - LA Times - 2 articles
The quirky New Zealand home adorned with more than 1,000 shells now in Canterbury Museum
Fred and Myrtle's Paua Shell House is on display at the Canterbury Museum in Christchurch, New Zealand. More than 1.45 million have visited the unusual exhibit.
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Bobby Joe Maxwell, suspected L.A. serial killer whose convictions were overturned, dies at 69
Less than a year after prosecutors dropped all charges against him, a man once accused of killing 10 homeless people in a string of downtown murders has died. Bobby Joe...
1 month ago - LA Times
Fred Willard finds solace from tragedy in an unlikely place: ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!'
As a kid growing up in Las Vegas, Jimmy Kimmel would always find a way to stay up past his bedtime to watch Fred Willard play delightfully dim talk show sidekick Jerry Hubbard...
1 month ago - LA Times
Charlize Theron has no plans to enter politics after ‘Long Shot,' but knows how to be diplomatic
In “Long Shot,” Charlize Theron plays U.S. Secretary of State Charlotte Field as she launches a presidential campaign and unexpectedly falls for her speechwriter, an idealistic...
1 month ago - LA Times
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Canadian Stories in Song: Prince Edward Island, Manitoba, Cape Breton
Canada: as much as it is a vast country in landscape, it is made up of regions, towns, cities, communities. Each of these places is home to people with conversation to offer...
Capuchin monkeys have been cracking nuts open with stone tools for 3,000 years
Archaeologists excavated a site in Brazil's Serra da Capivara National Park, where capuchin monkeys to this day use stones as tools to smash open cashew nuts.
A tour of a SLUM has been named as the most highly rated tourist experience...
The guided excursion of the Dharavi slum in Mumbai saw off competition for the top spot from tours of Old Dehli and the Taj Mahal in the 2019 Travellers' Choice Awards.
Stand-up aircraft seats branded 'torture' and a 'no go' after being trialled...
The seat is called the Skyrider and has been designed by Italian seat manufacturer Aviointeriors, with the latest iteration - the 3.0 - on display at the Paris Air Show recently.
9 things you must do in Timor-Leste
It may be one of the world's youngest countries, but Timor-Leste is shaking off its troubled past and rewarding visitors with stunning beaches, traditional culture and...
Is this London's grooviest place to stay? Inside The Standard, London
The ex-Camden Town Hall Annex on Euston Road, once famous for being a gloomy eyesore, is opening as an Instagram selfie-baiting hotel in July called The Standard, London.
Rothy's vs Tieks: Which are the Most Comfortable Flats?
I've written before about how Tieks are my favourite flats for travel as they are comfortable, look great, and fold up into a small pouch. I'm currently on my fourth pair and I...
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Delta Air Lines' new 'eco-friendly' amenity kits for business class 'unboxed'
The bags are made by high-end luggage-maker Tumi and will feature products by New York-based artisanal fragrance brand Le Labo. Let's delve inside...