US & World
It took a century for women to play water polo at the Olympics, and Maureen O'Toole was on that first team. Now she's watching an Olympian she coached compete in Rio.
At Supermercado Brazil, a tiny Brazilian grocery store in Culver City, Mariana Pinheiro watched the opening ceremonies on Friday afternoon from her computer at the counter.
Russia's para-athletes were caught up in the same scandal as the country's Olympic team. "The anti-doping system in Russia is broken," says one official.
One person remained hospitalized and dozens of others were injured after a railing collapsed during a concert in Camden, New Jersey.
Forget DeLorean. For the next few weeks you can time-travel by Metro — or, at least, you can meet gold-medal heroes of L.A. Olympics past. See our interactive map for the full schedule of who, where, and when.
President Barack Obama wrote an article for “Glamour” magazine Thursday on his role as both a father and a feminist.
The Lake Forest athlete explains how his sport is like a combination of gymnastics and diving, and how the competition requires stringing together 10 consecutive tricks. Watch him do it.
American Haley Anderson has prepared for all the challenges she can expect in the open-water swim. The goal: improve on her 2012 performance, where she missed out on gold by four-tenths of a second.
Catch Team USA at a local viewing party or by live stream Wednesday at 3 p.m. as Olympic contests get underway in Rio ahead of Friday's opening ceremonies.
Howard Shu, the sole U.S. men's singles player in badminton, is hoping to make an impact in a sport that's largely dominated by Asian countries.
Ralph Lauren is stepping up for Team USA, H&M will be backing Swedish competitors, Cuban athletes will be outfitted by Christian Louboutin and more.
Bratton's decision appears to mark the end of a 45-year career in public service that spanned coasts and included a seven-year stint as L.A.'s police chief.
The pistol emoji will be replaced with a green water gun icon. Apple is also adding emojis of a pride flag, families with single parents, and women playing sports.
American women are expected to dominate team sports at the Olympics. That includes water polo, where the mostly Californian team will be defending a record of medaling since 2000, when the sport was first introduced.
Researchers are taking a look at the economic costs of shooting in the Orlando nightclub. Meanwhile, those affected personally are fretting about their bills.
Milk, a Navy vet, is the latest civil rights activist to have a vessel named for him.