Trevor Pryce spent 14 seasons as a defensive end in the NFL. In the off-season, he devoted himself to various creative endeavors, including his passion project: an original animated series. Once he retired, he made his show his way, and Kulipari: An Army of Frogs is streaming now on Netflix.
Jonathan Gold shares his favorite dishes at Shibumi, a new Japanese kappo-style restaurant in Downtown LA. Christine Moore, owner of Little Flower Baking, Lincoln and C’est La Vie, tells the story of how she got into the restaurant business. Her new cookbook is Little Flower Baking. Jessica Koslow, owner of Sqirl, unveils plans to expand and her new cookbook, Everything I Want to Eat. Plus, tips for how to grow organic lettuce from farmer Shu Takikawa.
As the first presidential debate approaches, networks are nervous about how best to prepare their moderators in a year where Donald Trump has been determined to make his perceived treatment by the media part of his campaigning process.
In Auschwitz, the infamous Dr. Mengele conducted horrifying physical and psychological experiments on concentration camp prisoners. Affinity Konar's Mischling (meaning mixed blood) is the story of twin sisters who find themselves imprisoned in Dr. Mengele's "zoo."
Two more high-profile shootings of black men in Tulsa, OK and Charlotte, NC spark divergent responses. What lessons can cities learn from how officials have handled the shootings and the impact that’s had on public reaction?
Police killings of black people in two more American cities have raised the total of such incidents to more than 200 in this year alone. It now goes almost without saying that black Americans don't believe official explanations, and the Congressional black caucus is demanding Justice Department action. We hear about recent developments deeply rooted in American history.
Protests erupted Tuesday in Charlotte, NC after a black man was shot and killed by police. In Tulsa, an officer shot and killed an unarmed black man on Friday. Meanwhile in LA, the Police Commission ruled this week that officers had violated deadly force rules in two separate shootings last year.
America's "service economy" features fast food and retail industries that depend on part-time workers. That's great for business, but it's hard on the workers involved. This week the Seattle City Council passed new rules that might provide them a better chance for survival. We update the always controversial relationship between employers and employees.
Smithsonian's newest museum is a striking homage to African-American history and culture. We get the inside scoop from the architects and reviews from critics on the building and its artifacts. And move over NIMBYs: the pro-development, YIMBY (Yes In My Back Yard) movement is heating up across the country, and here in Los Angeles.
Starting back in the 1940s, antibiotics revolutionized the science and practice of medicine. But they're being used so often, and for so many reasons, that bacteria are learning to strike back — mutating to develop resistance. Now, the UN is trying to slow down a life-and-death crisis of global proportions.
Bombs in New York and New Jersey and stabbings in Minnesota are raising familiar issues about national security. They might well influence ongoing debate about Edward Snowden. Did he perform public service by leaking classified information about intrusive surveillance, or is he a traitor who made Americans more vulnerable?