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  • Review: 'Nobody Is Ever Missing' by Catherine Lacey

    Review: 'Nobody Is Ever Missing' by Catherine Lacey
    Catherine Lacey's debut novel explores that deeply human question — for many, a passing thought; for others, more nagging: "What if I were to suddenly change the course of my life?" Stuck in routines that feel rote or relationships withering on...
  • 'Beyond the Edge,' about scaling Everest, fails to aim high

    'Beyond the Edge,' about scaling Everest, fails to aim high
    "Beyond the Edge," an exhaustive (and sometimes exhausting) look at the first successful ascent of Mt. Everest, premiered last year at the Toronto International Film Festival, pegged to the 60th anniversary of the feat. Its late arrival in theaters...
  • Sigourney Weaver Returning to 'Avatar' Sequels as New Character

    Sigourney Weaver will return to James Cameron's trio of "Avatar" sequels as a new character. Cameron and 20th Century Fox made the announcement Monday, noting that Weaver's Gracey Augustine character perished in 2009′s "Avatar." "Sigourney and I...
  • World Cup 2014: Soccer tours give fans a piece of the action up close

    Do you dream about playing on a "real" soccer team? Or playing a match in a world-class fútbol stadium? It's possible on a soccer tour. Some trips are for individuals, others for teams or groups. Many can be customized to suit whatever soccer experience...
  • Wine, Etc.: Our picks for the fourth

    With July 4th just a couple of days away, most Americans worth their barbecue sauce are thinking of the backyard grill. If it isn't a family gathering, Independence Day will be an occasion to get together with friends for some grilled pulled pork,...
  • Endurance keeps Lea moving on track

    The focus is often on speed at Valley Preferred Cycling Center. Fastest Man on Two Wheels. Festival of Speed. For Bobby Lea, it's all about endurance. The 30-year-old Lea, a two-time Olympian, specializes in cycling's distance events. "It's genetics,"...
  • Design adds privacy and color as a frontyard becomes a living space

    Design adds privacy and color as a frontyard becomes a living space
    Garden designer Naomi Sanders was gratified to learn that a recent landscape design she created in Venice was copied by a neighbor. "I feel flattered," she said with a laugh. "It's great when homeowners see something or are inspired by a garden and...
  • L.A. theater openings, June 29-July 6: 'Savages,' Shakespeare and more

    L.A. theater openings, June 29-July 6: 'Savages,' Shakespeare and more
    The Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival returns for its 10th year, there's a revival of David Rabe's "In the Boom Boom Room," and Skylight Theatre Company explores "The Sexual Life of Savages." Summer Shorts An evening of original 10-minute comedies...
  • 1976 naval war games

     
    A jet lands on the U.S.S. Enterprise, right, as the guided missile cruiser U.S.S. Chicago passes stern of the carrier. In background left is the New Zealand frigate HMNZS Caterbury, and at right is U.S.S. Gridley....
  • New Zealand finds funds to contest America's Cup

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand has confirmed it will contest the 35th America's Cup in 2017, seeking to win a trophy it had within its grasp last year only to lose in one of the great sporting comebacks. A challenge from Emirates Team New Zealand,...
  • Cruising Down Under

    Cruising Down Under
    You can go to Iceland for hot pools. Chicago for art deco. Napa for wines. The Galapagos or Antarctica for penguins. Norway for cascading waterfalls. Miami's Wynwood section for graffiti. Minnesota for kayaking. But then, you also can see hot pools, art...
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