Column | Mar 15, 2013 | 12:45 PM
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Column | Jan 14, 2014 | 5:01 PMAnita L. DeFrantz has her bags packed for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia — but heck, she's had her bags packed for athletic events around the world for the last 40 years, as a competitor and as a member of the International Olympic Committee (currently on the executive board) and the U.S. Olympic Committee (board member). DeFrantz was a bronze medalist in the first Olympics that allowed female rowers, in 1976. In her "free" time, she heads the LA84 Foundation, a legacy of L.A.'s 1984 Olympic Games that has brought sports opportunities to more than 2 million children. The executive who's been called the most powerful woman in sports has a few thoughts before dashing off to Sochi.
Story | Mar 14, 2014 | 6:02 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In the Ukraine, the arrival of Russian troops in Crimea has opened old wounds among the Crimean Tatars, who once again fear they will be unwelcome in their homeland. This time, however, some are...
Story | Nov 18, 2013 | 9:52 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Illinois, where a fast-moving storm system produced several tornadoes that touched down across the Midwest and left behind a path of destruction in 12 states. More photos Duarte, Calif.: Men pray during a church...
Story | Nov 20, 2013 | 10:22 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where members of the Service Employees International Union gather outside Our Lady of Angels Cathedral for a candlelight vigil in downtown Los Angeles. The county workers have been working...