Try looking in the monthly archives. April 2017

Amid the rubble, Aleppo tries to return to normal life

Even though conditions are dire, the remaining citizens of the once thriving city are trying to pick up the pieces …read more

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Lionel Richie, Katie Couric, Tyrese Gibson face off at Global Gourmet Games, which raised $3 million

Fresh from a pool party to celebrate “The Fate of the Furious” hitting the $1-billion box-office mark, actor Tyrese Gibson …read more

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Here are four labels that will help you add bright and bold African prints to your wardrobe

Big, expressive and colorful prints echo through the fall 2017 fashion collections in an international hybrid of themes that stretches …read more

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Forget about the knockoff Ikea bag and those faux muddy jeans. Discover why bold African prints are fashion’s real standout

One of the first things you’ll likely learn when you visit the new exhibition at the Fowler Museum at UCLA …read more

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Pentagon says 352 civilians killed in strikes on Isis in Iraq and Syria

US total since 2014 much lower than estimates by outside groups Airwars puts total killed by coalition strikes at 3,164 At …read more

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What does it mean to be a chef in Los Angeles in 2017?

You know what a Los Angeles chef looks like, right? She’s the one tweezing pea shoots and celery-root chips onto …read more

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‘Hundreds of us will die in Raqqa’: the women fighting Isis

Kimberley Taylor from Blackburn is part of the all-female Kurdish force battling to rout Islamic State. Driving them on is …read more

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Trump’s first 100 days: he is listening and learning how to take good advice | Megan G Oprea

The president has toned down the rhetoric and, abroad at least, he has learned to co-operate When assessing Trump’s performance so …read more

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New spring nonfiction dips into social issues and politics

New spring nonfiction includes James Forman Jr.’s ‘Locking up Our Own’ and Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Option B’ with Adam Grant. …read more

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I’m throwing a yard sale: Everything must go!

Generally, we do what we need to do. For instance, I’ve been working with the new puppy. Seems the only …read more

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