Archive for June 17th, 2019

Sports Illustrated Magazine Now Under Ross Levinsohn, Exec With Controversial Past | | June 17 2019, 9:00 PM

The storied magazine was sold last month. And now editorial control of the 65-year-old magazine has been licensed to TheMaven, a digital outfit that is bringing in a controversial CEO.

California Lags In Report On Child Well-Being | | June 17 2019, 1:02 PM

The 2019 edition of the annual Kids Count Data Book shows that the state ranks low when it comes to education, health and well-being for its children.

Chinese President Xi Jinping To Visit North Korea This Week

US & World | | June 17 2019, 12:00 PM

The leaders are scheduled to meet on Thursday, according to Chinese and North Korean news agencies. The visit comes after stalled negotiations with President Trump.

Deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Dies, State TV Reports | | June 17 2019, 11:40 AM

The state broadcaster said that the deposed leader requested permission to speak in court, which the judge granted. He reportedly fainted and died during a break in the session.

Sotheby's Announces Its Biggest Sale — Itself — For $3.7 Billion | | June 17 2019, 11:20 AM

The deal puts the auction house, which was founded in 1744, on a path to becoming a private company again.

School Board Considers Ending "Wanding" Policy

Education | | June 17 2019, 10:42 AM

A resolution calls for sunsetting rules requiring school administrators to look for weapons by randomly searching students with handheld metal detectors.

Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, is covered in table salt

Environment & Science | | June 17 2019, 10:40 AM

Travel 390 million miles away from Earth to Jupiter’s moon Europa and you’ll find something more often found on dining tables. Salt. That’s according to a new study from researchers at Caltech and JPL.

Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

Crime & Justice | | June 17 2019, 10:40 AM

Eleven legislative districts in Virginia were declared to be sorted by race and were redrawn. The court's decision Monday left that in place.

OC Election Authorities Hit The Road To Promote Vote Centers

Politics | | June 17 2019, 10:38 AM

Come 2020, there will be no more neighborhood polling places in Orange County. Instead, voters can mail in their ballot or cast it at a vote center.

6 People Shot, 1 Fatally, At Graduation Party In Philadelphia

US & World | | June 17 2019, 10:20 AM

Four of the people injured were teenagers. "It's just another case of wanton and senseless violence that we can't get our brains around," the city's police commissioner said.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Locks Out Musicians As Contract Dispute Continues | | June 17 2019, 9:40 AM

Contract and salary negotiations between musicians and management have stalled, leaving BSO players picketing outside their concert hall.

Immigrant Entrepreneurs Invigorate California's Economy

Business & Economy | | June 17 2019, 5:01 AM

Immigrants tend to take more risks than people born in California when it comes to starting a business. Here’s why that’s a good thing for the state’s economy.

Former First Lady Leads In 1st Round Of Voting In Guatemala Presidential Election | | June 17 2019, 4:20 AM

Sandra Torres, who is now divorced from former President Álvaro Colom, is leading a field of nearly 20 candidates. She has promised to invest heavily in health care, education and agriculture.

19 Fabulous Events in Southern California This Week | | June 17 2019, 6:15 AM

A few ideas: watch lovey dovey flicks at the inaugural Rom Com Fest; catch two new concert series under the stars; soak in the work of local artists at the L.A. Design Festival.

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How the Lakers’ acquisition of Anthony Davis changes expectations for LA next season

| June 17 2019, 9:26 AM

It is said that good things come to those who wait. While it remains to be seen whether or not Anthony Davis will be a good thing for the Los Angeles Lakers, there’s no doubt that fans are relieved that the wait for the next superstar big man is finally over.

Week In Politics: Democratic Debates, Sarah Huckabee Sanders Steps Down And More

| June 17 2019, 9:21 AM

AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the major headlines you might’ve missed in politics news over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come.

What’s Next After 2 Million People Took To The Streets Of Hong Kong To Call For The Resignation Of Its Leader

| June 17 2019, 9:12 AM

Demonstrators in Hong Kong gathered Monday outside the office of the city’s leader, demanding that she step down in the crisis over a highly unpopular extradition bill that has tested the durability of China’s promises to respect the former British colony’s quasi-autonomy.

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