Archive for February 17th, 2018

Legendary climber Jim Bridwell dies at 73

Arts & Entertainment | | February 17 2018, 2:22 PM

The flamboyant, hard-partying Bridwell lived his life vertically on some of the toughest peaks in Yosemite National Park

McMaster says evidence of Russia meddling is 'incontrovertible'

Politics | | February 17 2018, 1:28 PM

The National Security Advisor broke with President Trump's script about the F.B.I. investigation into Russian interference in the election.

Florida takes gun protest to streets

US & World | | February 17 2018, 1:17 PM

Thousands of angry people demanded stricter gun control laws as new details emerged about the suspect accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school.

Adam Rippon takes final Olympic skate

Arts & Entertainment | | February 17 2018, 1:05 PM

Adam Rippon put his hands over his face and let the cheers wash over. He waved and smiled, and when the crowd kept clapping, he jumped where he stood and swung his arms to egg them on.

13 die after helicopter crashes while surveying Mexico earthquake damage

US & World | | February 17 2018, 12:44 PM

No deaths had been reported as a direct consequence of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck central and southern Mexico earlier Friday.

No more straws in Malibu?

Local | | February 17 2018, 12:39 PM

Malibu is a step closer toward banning the sale and distribution of plastic utensils such as straws, stirrers and cutlery.

Cinematography awards could predict Oscar winner

Arts & Entertainment | | February 17 2018, 10:50 AM

The five cinematographers up for the top prize at the 32nd ASC Awards on Saturday are also in contention for the cinematography Oscar next month.

Did smallpox virus research put potential profits ahead of public safety?

Health | | February 17 2018, 10:41 AM

Privately funded scientists made a virus related to smallpox from scratch, hoping it might lead to a better vaccine. But critics worry about repercussions.

5 takeaways from the Russia indictments

Crime & Justice | | February 17 2018, 10:35 AM

From a St. Petersburg troll farm to details about how individual Russians came to the U.S. to wage "information warfare," here's what you need to know.

Nathan Chen makes Olympic history by landing 6 quads

Arts & Entertainment | | February 17 2018, 10:24 AM

After a disastrous short program performance that put him out of medal contention, the U.S. champ had nothing to lose in his free skate — and he fired on all cylinders.

The downside to positive racial stereotypes

US & World | | February 17 2018, 10:04 AM

"Strong" black woman? "Smart" Asian man? It's easy to spin these as compliments. But making any generalization about a group is a slippery slope.

Photo highlights of week 1 at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Arts & Entertainment | | February 17 2018, 9:54 AM

Norway's team leads in medals, with 19 but U.S. athletes have won eight medals, including five gold — the first of which went to snowboarder Red Gerard.

Russian indictments reveal info warfare playbook

Crime & Justice | | February 17 2018, 9:17 AM

Events and Facebook groups inciting both the left and the right. Paying real people to attend rallies. Stolen identities used to pay for digital ads.

LA's Korean Christian community seeking empowerment

Local | | February 17 2018, 5:00 AM

The mission of the nonprofit Faith and Community Empowerment is to connect the Korean-American Christian community with the outside world.

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