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  • Hampton's McCorory wins U.S. 400-meter outdoor championship

    Hampton's McCorory wins U.S. 400-meter outdoor championship
    Hampton's Francena McCorory ran a personal-best time Saturday afternoon in winning the 400-meter title at the USA Track and Field outdoor championships in Sacramento, Calif. McCorory finished her lap in 49.48 seconds to nip U.S. record-holder Sanya...
  • Could U.S. men fail to win gold at world track?

    Could U.S. men fail to win gold at world track?
    How's this for a doomsday scenario: The U.S. men could come home without a single gold medal from the World Track & Field Championships that begin Saturday in Daegu, South Korea. Yes, that's pretty unlikely for a country whose men never have won fewer...
  • Bolt and track losers in the sport's Gong Show

    Bolt and track losers in the sport's Gong Show
    If you asked fans at any NFL pre-season game or major league baseball game this weekend to name one track and field star, chances are that nearly everyone who answered would have said, "Usain Bolt" or "that fast Jamaican guy." With his flashy speed and...
  • Double trouble: Another big DQ in track worlds; Felix loses 400

    Double trouble: Another big DQ in track worlds; Felix loses 400
    It couldn't have gotten much better for track and field than the last three races on Monday's program at the world championships. Until further review, that is. And then another disqualification of a world record-holder left a bittersweet taste as the...
  • Chicagoland book club

    Chicagoland book club
    Things to know about our club: Women Who Read has been in existence for 14 years, beginning as a small group of co-workers who then brought along friends and neighbors. We're a diverse group, with careers ranging from artist to scientist, but our love...
  • Carillon North book club

    Carillon North book club
    Carillon North Book Club Our book club: was established 10 years ago in the Carillon North community of Grayslake. Our group is made up of men and women. The Grayslake Area Public Library: helps us locate books from our reading list and makes them...
  • Steeplechase Book Club

    Steeplechase Book Club
    Steeplechase Book Club Our club started: with two-three members in 2007, now we are an even dozen. We grew as new neighbors moved into this "over 55" community. Our members: are from different parts of the country, including the East Coast and...
  • Best-selling 'Three Cups of Tea' Author Fights Claims He Lied

    Best-selling 'Three Cups of Tea' Author Fights Claims He Lied
    NEW YORK -- Greg Mortenson, the high-profile advocate of girls' education in Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been forced to defend his best-selling book "Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations ... One School at a Time,"...
  • L.A. Times bestsellers: Surf's up!

     
    If there was any doubt that Southern California is surf country (was there?), the fact that "The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean" debuts at No. 2 on our hardcover nonfiction bestseller list this......
  • Jon Stewart tops the Oct. 10 L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c Daniel Okrent www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Rally to Restore Sanity This week, talk show host Jon Stewart and "The Daily Show" enter the nonfiction bestseller......
  • Greg Mortenson responds to '60 Minutes' questions about his 'Three Cups of Tea' story

     
    Greg Morteson, bestselling author of Three Cups of Tea and Stones Into Schools, has responded to a critical report by 60 minutes alleging that his books contain inaccuracies....
  • Another silly lawsuit against Greg Mortenson over 'Three Cups of Tea'

     
    Should Greg Mortenson and his publisher be found guilty of "duping" readers?...