Posts Tagged ‘world’

The Harlem Hellfighters show that diversity is America’s advantage in both war and peace

A century ago, on Feb. 17, 1919, the U.S. Army’s 369th Infantry Regiment, nearly 3,000 African American soldiers and known as the Harlem Hellfighters, returned from World War I and marched up Fifth Avenue in Manhattan before hundreds of thousands of cheering New Yorkers

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‘El Chapo’ is likely going to prison for the rest of his life. That probably won’t make Mexico safer

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera was more than just a drug trafficker. He was also a folk hero . His improbable rise from the dusty mountains of Sinaloa to the top of the world’s most powerful drug cartel has been recounted in films, television shows and dozens of brassy narcocorridos, which praised…

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Grammy Awards fashion: Here are the showstopping and jaw-dropping looks

Let’s press pause on the regularly scheduled awards-season programming.

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Grammy Awards fashion: Here are the showstopping and jaw-dropping looks

Let’s press pause on the regularly scheduled awards-season programming. That’s because it’s Grammys Sunday, and that means a carnival of show-stopping and typically over-the-top looks have come down the red carpet of the 61st Grammy Awards, which honored the best and brightest in the world of music. …

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MSC’s cruise ship Magnifica gets a hearty welcome on its first L.A. visit

MSC Cruises’ Magnifica was welcomed to San Pedro on Wednesday with plaques, flags and best wishes. The ship received the over-the-top greeting at the Port of Los Angeles because it’s the first time any MSC ship has been on the West Coast

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Birthright Israel needs to reconsider its approach — or risk losing more American Jews

Birthright Israel, the largest educational tourism organization in the world, has provided free 10-day trips to Israel for more than 650,000 young Jews since 1999. Its mission : “to ensure the future of the Jewish people by strengthening Jewish identity, Jewish communities and connections with Israel.” …

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Mikaela Shiffrin collects a personal best 13th World Cup slalom win this season

Mikaela Shiffrin won the last women’s World Cup slalom before the world championships on Saturday for her personal-best 13th victory of the season. “I am really proud of this whole season. My team has done a great job.

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We found 19 new high-tech fitness devices — and you’ll want them all

Hi-tech health and fitness devices were the hot trend at the giant 2019 Consumer Electronics Show held last month Las Vegas. From conglomerates to tiny start-ups, the number of companies from all over the world hawking devices to help you improve your workouts, eating habits, sleep quality, and…

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A claim that a cure for cancer is a year away shows the limits of scientific flapdoodle

Desperate people suffering from intractable diseases are the easiest marks in the world for unscrupulous promoters.

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Cool and close to home: Did someone say free museum admission across SoCal this weekend?

Book your calendar for the weekend with rare books, baked goods and free admission to dozens of SoCal museums. Santa Monica See Tony Vaccaro’s photographs from World War II, works from the award-winning film “Roma” and more than 10 exhibitors from China at Photo L.A .

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