Posts Tagged ‘the-increasing’

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal reach semis showdown: Enjoy it while you can

The tennis match that drives ticket sales, TV ratings and the increasing heartbeats of sports fans is set for Saturday, in a huge stadium that rises out of the Southern California desert like a concrete mirage. Yes, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal won their quarterfinal matches Friday at the BNP…

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According to the numbers, the nation’s airlines offered better service last year

Grouse all you want about cramped airline seats and the increasing fees for everything from snacks to onboard movies, but the longest-running study on airline quality in the U.S. gave the nation’s biggest carriers the highest score in the 27-year history of the study, which is based on other measures. …

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Dodgers transfer Clayton Kershaw to 60-day disabled list

In a procedural maneuver that reveals the increasing chance Clayton Kershaw will not pitch again for the Dodgers this season, the team shifted him to the 60-day disabled list on Wednesday afternoon as part of a flurry of roster moves. Kershaw will not be eligible to pitch until Aug. 27 as he recovers…

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Dodgers transfer Clayton Kershaw to 60-day disabled list

In a procedural maneuver that reveals the increasing chance Clayton Kershaw will not pitch again for the Dodgers this season, the team shifted him to the 60-day disabled list on Wednesday afternoon as part of a flurry of roster moves. Kershaw will not be eligible to pitch until Aug. 27 as he recovers..

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Fourth Chinese student to be sentenced in ‘parachute kid’ bullying case

A Chinese student is expected to be sentenced Tuesday in the bullying case of a fellow “parachute kid” in a Rowland Heights park, an assault that prompted soul-searching on both sides of the Pacific for the horrific details of the attack as well as the attention it brought to the increasing numbers…

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Amazon Prime bolsters its children’s programming with PBS Kids deal

Underscoring the increasing value of children’s programming to video streaming services, Amazon Prime announced Friday that it had struck a multi-year deal to offer PBS Kids programming to its subscribers. Netflix, HBO and Amazon have scrambled in recent months to fortify their offerings as children’s…

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SeaWorld suspends sea lion show so trainers can help rescue effort

SeaWorld San Diego has suspended its sea lion and otter show so trainers can help rescue the increasing number of sickly sea lion pups stranded on California beaches.

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Anti-vaccination apologism does no one any favors

To the editor: Patt Morrison’s interview with anti-vaccination apologist Elena Conis exposes the irrational thinking that drives this dangerous movement.

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Oxfam, World Economic Forum shine light on wealth inequality

The Great Recession may largely be behind the developed world, but economists are sounding the alarm over one lingering risk to prosperity and peace: the increasing concentration of wealth in the hands of the world’s richest 1%.

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Oxfam, World Economic Forum shine light on wealth inequality

The Great Recession may largely be behind the developed world, but economists are sounding the alarm over one lingering risk to prosperity and peace: the increasing concentration of wealth in the hands of the world’s richest 1%.

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