Archive for May 17th, 2014

NY Times publisher: Abramson firing storyline 'shallow,' 'inaccurate'

Business & Economy | | May 17 2014, 4:16 PM

In a statement, New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. defended the sacking of the executive editor of the venerable publication.

SoCal's California Chrome wins Preakness, could take Triple Crown

Arts & Entertainment | | May 17 2014, 3:49 PM

Southern California's own California Chrome finished first at the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, setting up the possibility of the horse winning the Triple Crown.

LA Kings, Blackhawks set for Western Conference final

Arts & Entertainment | | May 17 2014, 3:14 PM

On Friday night, the L.A. Kings were in Anaheim for Game 7 against the Ducks. On Saturday, they traveled 1,700 miles to Chicago for the Western Conference final.

Weather helps the fight against San Diego-area fires

Local | | May 17 2014, 3:03 PM

Firefighters are making progress surrounding fires in San Diego County. The cooler weather has helped, though a smoke advisory was issued for Orange and Riverside counties.

4 schools vying to host California emissions lab

Environment & Science | | May 17 2014, 3:00 PM

Four California universities are vying to become the new home for the state's motor vehicle emissions laboratory responsible for clean air research.

Southern Baptist leaders seek softer approach to homosexuality

Arts & Entertainment | | May 17 2014, 2:47 PM

Though the denomination still considers homosexuality a sin, some Southern Baptist Convention leaders are telling pastors to rein in harsh rhetoric and accept that gay people are in their pews.

5 fads that faded away: Hair lizards, indoor baseball and more

Arts & Entertainment | | May 17 2014, 12:41 PM

Remembering a time in America when chameleon coiffures and sand baths were all the rage.

High on Tea Party hit list, Idaho congressman looks to hold on

Politics | | May 17 2014, 12:25 PM

GOP Rep. Mike Simpson has a solidly conservative voting record. But he's still facing a tough Tea Party primary challenge in a race marked by millions in outside spending.

Doctors' ignorance is a barrier to care for disabled

Health | | May 17 2014, 11:49 AM

Nearly 20 percent of Americans have physical or mental disabilities, yet only a small fraction of medical schools teach how to talk with the disabled about their needs.

AG Holder: Subtle racism a greater threat than 'outbursts of bigotry'

Politics | | May 17 2014, 10:08 AM

On the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, Attorney General Eric Holder and first lady Michelle Obama said racism is still alive and there is work yet to be done.

New 'Guardians of the Galaxy' teasers tease another teaser

Without A Net | | May 17 2014, 11:19 AM

The first "Guardians" trailer showcased Marvel's spacefaring heroes' goofy side. The new teasers put the laughs away and focus on the "epic" in space epic.

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