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Football: Tyree Thompson starts to emerge at Alemany

published about 10 hours ago
Football: Tyree Thompson starts to emerge at Alemany
Tyree Thompson hasn't received nearly enough recognition for his efforts on the defensive side of the ball in the past for Mission Hills Alemany. Fair or not, the focus has been typically directed toward his more high-profile peers at the skill positions.

'Doctor Who' Series 8 Episode 5 Review: Time Heist

published about 11 hours ago
'Doctor Who' Series 8 Episode 5 Review: Time Heist
"Right, so when we're done with the report, we have to remember to do this or else it won't happen. Except it did happen! Ted, it was you who stole your dad's keys!" The Doctor ejected the Betamax tape from the TARDIS console with giddy excitement. That was how he was going to break in to the bank.

Dodgers' bullpen lets one get away in Chicago

published about 11 hours ago
Dodgers' bullpen lets one get away in Chicago
CHICAGO — On a day Adrian Gonzalez belted a couple of home runs and drove in five runs to become baseball's leader in runs batted in, the Dodgers couldn't win.

Hundreds protest climate change along 2 miles of Wilshire Boulevard

published about 11 hours ago
Hundreds protest climate change along 2 miles of Wilshire Boulevard
Hundreds of people protesting climate change picketed street corners Saturday along a 2-mile stretch of Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles.

Blake Sims leads Alabama past Florida

published about 11 hours ago
Blake Sims leads Alabama past Florida
Neither Florida's defense nor Alabama's mistakes could contain Blake Sims and Amari Cooper.


Bad time to end SRC

published less than 1 hour ago
It has been a long time since the School Reform Commission looked anything like the savior of Philadelphia public schools it was envisioned to be ... more

West Chester U. cancels poetry conference, reassigns director

published about 2 hours ago
X.J. Kennedy, an eminent poet, has heard repeatedly how important the West Chester University Poetry Conference is to the writers who attend.

Mesa wrong-way crash injures 4

published about 4 hours ago
Mesa wrong-way crash injures 4
Four people were injured Saturday evening in a head-on collision in Mesa caused by a wrong-way driver, authorities said.         

Group work is overused in schools, and in my experience it stifles good ideas

published about 5 hours ago
Group work is overused in schools, and in my experience it stifles good ideas
What happened to quiet reflection? Too much group work and teaching to exams crushes intellectual thought, says teacher Diana Senechal Continue reading...

Smell of cow manure signals fall's arrival in Phoenix

published about 6 hours ago
Smell of cow manure signals fall's arrival in Phoenix
The true scent of autumn’s arrival in greater Phoenix is near.         

India's plan to raise dam heightens fear in flood-prone villages

published less than 1 hour ago
India's plan to raise dam heightens fear in flood-prone villages
Kartik Prajapati, a villager in western India, has a problem: He is certain that his house will be flooded, leaving him homeless.

Afghan rivals sign deal on unity government

published about 3 hours ago
Afghan rivals sign deal on unity government
Afghanistan’s election rivals signed an agreement Sunday forming a unity government with former finance minister Ashraf Ghani as president, ending a months-long standoff over a ... more

Shooting shuts down I-15 near Corona, causing SigAlert

published about 5 hours ago
Shooting shuts down I-15 near Corona, causing SigAlert
Several lanes of the 15 Freeway near Corona were closed Saturday night as authorities investigated a shooting on the interstate, authorities said.

On the Runway Blog: Milan Fashion Week Morning Report, Day 5

published about 5 hours ago
On the Runway Blog: Milan Fashion Week Morning Report, Day 5
As Milan winds down, there still will be plenty of action today at Marni, Salvatore Ferragamo, Dolce & Gabbana and more.

Galaxy beats FC Dallas, 2-1, to clinch playoff berth

published about 6 hours ago
Galaxy beats FC Dallas, 2-1, to clinch playoff berth
With the score tied 1-1 in the 75th minute and the Galaxy struggling for another goal against FC Dallas on Saturday night, Galaxy Coach Bruce ... more

How to Plan a Meal From Supermarket to Table

published 1 day ago
How to Plan a Meal From Supermarket to Table
Here’s the way to walk into a supermarket and walk out with dinner.

Mastering the Pastry-Shell Dough

published 1 day ago
Mastering the Pastry-Shell Dough
Practice and careful measurement will assure that you always have the pastry ready for a tart.

Ingredients for Weeknight Dinner Success

published 1 day ago
Ingredients for Weeknight Dinner Success
Salt, olive oil and lemon are the items to reach for day after day, meal after meal, to create pretty much anything I feel like ... more

Titans of Artisanal Food Expand in Crowded New York City Arena

published 2 days ago
Titans of Artisanal Food Expand in Crowded New York City Arena
UrbanSpace, which has the location, and Smorgasburg, which has the cachet, have become competitors in the sacred food space where artisanal meets fast casual.

Hungry City: Abyssinia in Harlem

published 2 days ago
Hungry City: Abyssinia in Harlem
At Abyssinia in Harlem, the flatbread does the heavy lifting with the Ethiopian dishes.

T Magazine: Small Boxy Bags That Make a Big Statement

published about 22 hours ago
A small square accessory that’s roomy enough for every day.

T Magazine: Top of the Medy Roc

published 1 day ago
T Magazine: Top of the Medy Roc
A landmark sale of design treasures delivers a bit of Billionaires Bay to the Big Apple.

T Magazine: Three Rising Talents Spotted at the London Design Festival

published 1 day ago
T Magazine: Three Rising Talents Spotted at the London Design Festival
T rounds up a few young standouts (all of whom happen to be women) involved with this week’s fair.

T Magazine: A Dual Review of What’s New, Starring Malcolm Gladwell and Sarah Silverman

published 1 day ago
T Magazine: A Dual Review of What’s New, Starring Malcolm Gladwell and Sarah Silverman
Malcolm Gladwell and Sarah Silverman size up a smelly fork, a SmartRing and cookies made of bugs.

T Magazine: The Car Whisperer

published 1 day ago
T Magazine: The Car Whisperer
Meet Blue Nelson, an auto dealer and collector who travels the world in search of rare rides.

Chinese Tourists Find a Movable Feast Best Left Behind

published about 20 hours ago
Chinese Tourists Find a Movable Feast Best Left Behind
The French capital is the No. 1 destination in Europe for Chinese tourists, but many have unrealistic expectations of the city.

Readers Recommend: Oyster Shed on Isle of Skye

published about 21 hours ago
Readers Recommend: Oyster Shed on Isle of Skye
Our small group (led by an amazing Scottish tour guide named Ricki Henderson, aboutscotland.net) visited the Isle of Skye and ate lunch at the most ... more

Tourists Try to Escape from Cabo San Lucas

published 1 day ago
Nate McFadden captured video of a long line of people all hoping to get out of hurricane-ravaged, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

The Times' favorite summer vacation photos from readers in 2014

published 1 day ago
The Times' favorite summer vacation photos from readers in 2014
Get up early or stay up late. Move around. Remember details. Pay attention to lighting, composition and moments.  Those are among the keys to making ... more

In Transit Blog: The Berlin Wall’s Fall, Commemorated by Light

published 1 day ago
In Transit Blog: The Berlin Wall’s Fall, Commemorated by Light
The 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall will be observed in November with miles of light along its former route.