Ledecky wins two gold; Missy Franklin misses out

...COAST, Australia - Katie Ledecky grinned and nodded her head, very slightly, in a show of approval as she surveyed the times on the scoreboard for the 800-meter freestyle.After starting her opening night program with a gold medal in the 200...
Living and Growing: Self-care

...aren't distractions as I walk the labyrinth. I wear a bright red windbreaker hummingbirds seem to like. There's the times the Shrine's resident cats want my company. Or, there's the eagles and ravens that seem to demand my attention with...
Alaska Editorial: UA president bonus a bad idea

...a salary shouldn't be appropriate for the position, but a bonus of the magnitude being offered is out of whack with the times and the events taking place within the system financially.When times are tough, sometimes they get tougher before they...
Pure Sole: Our Fathers

...some extent we were shaped to function in our lives from their, sometimes unseen, actions of love and, of course, the times that are stuck on our faces in smiles much like one would magnetize a note to the refrigerator door.I often wonder how...
Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA

...he would be unavailable for training camp that starts Monday."He wants to play but it's a little bit of a sign of the times when you look at the league in terms of contracts, rumored trades," Colangelo said. "All of those circumstances put...
Charges still not filed in Stanford rape case

...solidarity on Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites with the hashtag #StandWithLeah."Stanford's behind the times," she told the Empire in a previous interview of Stanford's handling of her case. "They need to catch up." The...
US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

...allow the Ukraine government to target these missile sites for destruction, the newspaper said.Citing U.S. sources, the Times said it was unclear if President Barack Obama would want to give Ukraine the more precise information about military targets...
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In the stacks: New cookbooks

...Cake baked in a Dutch oven might fit the bill. Sprinkled liberally amongst the recipes are reprinted food columns from The Times' archives by Marian Burros, Mark Bittman, Mimi Sheraton and Craig Clairborne, to name a few. "The Vegan Stoner Cookbook...
Pickett to lead final symphony concerts this weekend

...just about the music we were working on, but about how it came to be. The composer's thoughts, his peers, and even the times he lived in -these all influenced the composition. Kyle's best stories were always about Brahms, and his relationships...
Africa's female business entrepreneurs take the lead

...women's dependence gradually reduces," said Thomas Bwire, an economist with Uganda's central bank. In a sign of the times, he said, Ugandan women now even work at road construction sites.There are more women than men working in the informal...
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