Anaheim Ducks: Los Angeles Times News Articles
 Note:  Remove any feed (newspaper, blog, etc.) by using the Customize menu item below.

Brain training may forestall dementia onset for years, new study says

Los Angeles Times (Melissa Healy) — If you’re intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you’ll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up the speed at which they processed visual information...
  • New: 34 min ago

Libertarian Gary Johnson looks to boost credibility, with a little help from Drew Carey

Los Angeles Times (Melanie Mason) — The email invitation for a Gary Johnson fundraiser hosted by comic Drew Carey called for a “Libertarian comfortable” dress code, which could have been cause for concern. After all, just two months ago, at the Libertarian Party convention, a portly man stripped down to his skivvies and danced onstage...
  • New: 1 hr 39 min ago

'He was a really cool dude, but then he asked for a kiss on the cheek': Cosplaying at Comic-Con

Los Angeles Times Comic-Con 2016: Marvel turns focus away from the Avengers, 'Game of Thrones' cosplay proposals, and more July 24, 2016, 1:30 p.m. It's the final day of San Diego Comic-Con so you don't want to miss a thing. On Saturday Marvel battled DC in the great Hall H panel presentation. And we've got the...
  • New: 1 hr 49 min ago

Spend a day behind the scenes at the San Diego Zoo as it turns 100

Los Angeles Times (John Wilkens and Karla Peterson) — With about 3.5 million visitors every year, the zoo here is one of the city’s best-known attractions — and one of its oldest. This year marks the 100th anniversary of its founding. For all its fame and longevity, though, the zoo remains in many ways a mystery, at least to its guests. What goes...
  • New: 1 hr 59 min ago

On eve of convention, embattled DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she'll step down

Los Angeles Times (Michael A. Memoli) — Democratic chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz steps down on eve of convention July 24, 2016, 1:05 p.m. Ahead of their convention, the Democratic Party chair is under fire.Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she's resigning effective at the end of the conventionHillary Clinton has all kinds of policy positions,...
  • New: 2 hr 8 min ago

Head of the Democratic National Committee says she'll resign at the end of the convention

Los Angeles Times Democratic chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz steps down on eve of convention July 24, 2016, 12:58 p.m. Ahead of their convention, the Democratic Party chair is under fire.Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she's resigning effective at the end of the conventionHillary Clinton has all kinds of policy positions,...
  • New: 2 hr 21 min ago

Fire seasons are becoming hotter, drier and longer

Los Angeles Times (Erica Evans) — The fast-moving brush fire  tearing through the Santa Clarita Valley this weekend is part of a larger trend: Wildfire seasons in the western United States are lasting longer and burning more land, according to a recent report by the U.S. Department of the Interior . Over 29,000 wildfires have scorched more...
  • New: 2 hr 44 min ago

Israeli soldier takes the stand at his court-martial for killing a Palestinian assailant

Los Angeles Times (Joshua Mitnick) — An Israeli combat medic who faces manslaughter charges in the shooting death of a Palestinian assailant defended himself for the first time in public on Sunday, telling a military court that he made a “split-second” decision to save the lives of others at the scene. Israel Defense Forces Sgt. Elor...
  • New: 2 hr 49 min ago

Even after 15 years in a row of braving Comic-Con crowds, this journalist can still find the love

Los Angeles Times (Marc Bernardin) — Live from Comic-Con 2016: Marvel turns focus away from the Avengers, 'Game of Thrones' cosplay proposals, and more July 24, 2016, 12:30 p.m. It's the final day of San Diego Comic-Con so you don't want to miss a thing. On Saturday Marvel battled DC in the great Hall H panel presentation. And we've...
  • New: 2 hr 49 min ago

Feeling the Bern at 95 degrees: A reporter's journal from the Democratic National Convention

Los Angeles Times (Matt Pearce) — 'Another former Democrat." Philly is full of them Rebecca Waring of Baltimore said she was "horrified" by recently leaked Democratic National Committee emails. (Matt Pearce / Los Angeles Times) DAY 2, 2:28 p.m.: Rebecca Waring's sign said "ANOTHER FORMER DEMOCRAT brought to you by DWS and the DNC."...
  • New: 3 hr 24 min ago

CW's Comic-Con block reveals who's in the pod on 'Supergirl' and teases a new 'Legion of Doom'

Los Angeles Times (Jevon Phillips) — The CW, which has the most impressive TV block of comic book fodder, unleashed back-to-back-to-back-to-back panels late Saturday at Comic-Con for "Supergirl," "Legends of Tomorrow," "The Flash" and "Arrow.” Each bright beacon of genre fare brought with it a bit of information, a couple of clips...
  • New: 3 hr 29 min ago

This is the 'Star Wars' cosplay you're looking for

Los Angeles Times Live from Comic-Con 2016: Marvel turns focus away from the Avengers, 'Game of Thrones' cosplay proposals, and more July 24, 2016, 11:30 a.m. It's the final day of San Diego Comic-Con so you don't want to miss a thing. On Saturday Marvel battled DC in the great Hall H panel presentation. And we've...
  • New: 3 hr 49 min ago

Huntington Beach's Derek Peters wins qualifying round at U.S. Open of Surfing

Los Angeles Times (Jesse Dougherty) — Derek Peters waited a day for this final qualifying heat, but now a much shorter stretch felt like forever.  “He wants these 45 seconds over so fast,” said a voice over the loudspeaker at Huntington Beach, and Peters bobbed in familiar water and hoped.  He held a slight lead over Jake Marshall...
  • New: 3 hr 54 min ago

Tim Kaine spent his Sunday singing, and praying

Los Angeles Times (Michael A. Memoli) — Bernie Sanders says the head of the Democratic Party should quit July 24, 2016, 10:48 a.m. Ahead of their convention, the Democratic Party chair is under fire.Bernie Sanders wants Debbie Wasserman Schultz to resign after party emails leakedHillary Clinton has all kinds of policy positions, and...
  • New: 4 hr 15 min ago

Marvel turns Comic-Con's focus from the Avengers and onto its new crop of heroes

Los Angeles Times (Josh Rottenberg) — Live from Comic-Con 2016: Marvel turns focus away from the Avengers, 'Game of Thrones' cosplay proposals, and more July 24, 2016, 11 a.m. It's the final day of San Diego Comic-Con so you don't want to miss a thing. On Saturday Marvel battled DC in the great Hall H panel presentation. And we've...
  • New: 4 hr 19 min ago