Awaiting a panel discussion titled, “What if Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had Tweeted the Civil Rights Movement,” Franklin Henderson sits in the darkened Steve Allen Theater, talking about the […]
Earthquake building codes aren’t really designed to save buildings. Engineers need to protect occupants, but there’s no rule that buildings should withstand earthquakes of any particular magnitude.
Uncle Sam used to reach into his deep pockets to pay for programs to keep teens off the streets in the summer and instead get some work experience. But, with […]
Things may be finally looking up for two major-league sports teams in Los Angeles, after years of taking their cue from the Avis Rent a Car ‘We Try Harder’ playbook.
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, it seems, is either a throwback or a relic.
The future of a legendary coach, a storied football program, and the course of a university appear to be at stake as the fallout from the sexual-abuse allegations leveled at […]
We’re in the worst economy since the Great Depression - with lower-income families and kids are bearing the worst of it - and what are Republicans doing? Cutting programs Americans […]
Authorities in Carson City, Nev., are still searching for the gunman’s motive in Tuesday’s shooting rampage at an IHOP restaurant. As they do, criminologists are suggesting that investigations could yet […]
Can violence by sports fans be addressed by legislation?
As basketball star LeBron James tries to take a step closer to the championship that has so far eluded him in Game 4 of the NBA Finals Tuesday, his off-the-court […]
This is a town filled with diehard basketball fans trying to escape the bad news, and failing.
Basketball star Kobe Bryant has been fined $100,000 for yelling a homophobic slur at a referee. Some observers say it points to a persistent and deep homophobia in pro sports. […]