The Sochi Olympics have been criticized for poor preparation, security concerns, and Russia's policies on human and animal rights. But host-bashing is a popular pastime.
Slopestyle snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg has won the first gold medal in the Sochi Olympics, as the American women's ice hockey team gets off to a good start.
Forget the political controversy, technical glitches and subpar accommodations — our Southern California athletes are having a blast at the Sochi Olympics.
L.A.-based American Apparel is taking Russia's gay propaganda law by the seams, using the Olympics Charter Principle 6 as a vessel for its challenge.
To the best athletes in the world, who they've invited to the edge of the Black Sea to compete on ice and snow, the Russian team sang: you're "not gonna get us."
An annual symposium at Mt. St. Mary's College on Saturday will highlight efforts to combat human trafficking using dance, drama, arts and music.
This is the first Olympics where figure skaters from each country are competing as teams, which means athletes in this individualized sport now have to work together.
Are people excited about the Winter Olympics? Don't figure skaters get dizzy? Those are some of the questions being answered on Quora, the "knowledge sharing" site.
“Hollywood’s favorite Bollywood Choreographer” Nakul Dev Mahajan brings the distinctive dance styles to Southern California devotees.
There's a new satirical new site called The Hummus that's being hailed as The Onion for Muslims, founded by three Silicon Valley-based practicing Muslims in their 20s.
Indian-Americans have recently been called a rising force in California politics, with Republican Neel Kashkari’s campaign for governor hailed as the latest example.
The latest part of our ongoing series or religion, politcs and culture looks at the rise of mixed marriages — once a rarity — in the Hindu-American community.
The Seattle Seahawks have won their first Super Bowl title, crushing the favored Denver Broncos 43-8.
A. Martinez spoke with NPR Saturday, running down his picks for the Super Bowl, and some insights on the 2013/ 2014 season, and offered thoughts on the NFL and NBA.
Ahead of Sunday's Super Bow, NPR's Mike Pesca dams up the river of hype to create a cool lagoon of Super Bowl reason.
A Los Angeles suburb is spicing up its lawsuit against a hot sauce manufacturer it claims polluted the air with pungent smells.