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  1. Nobel winner Malala Yousafzai to study at Oxford

    08.17 / 15:05 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman at age 15 for speaking out for the right to an education, has been accepted to the University of Oxford. The 20-year-old activist shared word of her acceptance to the school on Twitter and included the screenshot of her…
  2. Stocks open slightly lower on Wall Street

    08.17 / 15:05 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as quarterly reports from big names such as Wal-Mart and technology bellwether Cisco Systems fail to excite investors. Most industries are slipping, with some of the biggest losses going to technology and industrial companies, retailers and banks. After…
  3. 'Hamilton' opening night in Hollywood: Stars, song and some tears

    08.17 / 15:05 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    When the curtain finally rose and those first familiar notes of “Hamilton” rang out inside the Hollywood Pantages Theatre on opening night Wednesday, the audience erupted in applause so loud the first line of the show’s opening number was nearly drowned out. Perhaps it was because the show’s creator…
  4. Trump: Nation's culture being 'ripped apart' by removal of Confederate monuments

    08.17 / 14:02 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Aug. 17, 2017, 6:46 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington:White House strategist Stephen Bannon gave a surprising interview to the liberal American ProspectPresident Trump is heading to Arizona for his first Western rallyRepublicans again criticize…
  5. 79-year-old Iranian opposition leader is hospitalized after beginning hunger strike

    08.17 / 14:02 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    One of Iran’s leading opposition politicians was hospitalized Thursday, hours after beginning a hunger strike to protest his prolonged house arrest. Mehdi Karroubi, a 79-year-old who suffers from heart disease and was recently outfitted with a pacemaker, had stopped eating in a bid to force a…
  6. No Powerball winner; jackpot jumps to $510 million

    08.17 / 14:02 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    The jackpot for the multi-state Powerball lottery grew to $510 Thursday after no one picked all six winning numbers in the latest drawing, according to the California Powerball Lottery website The winning numbers for the $430-million jackpot drawn Wednesday were 9, 15, 43, 60, 64, and the…
  7. Essential California: Confederate monuments in California come down

    08.17 / 13:05 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Thursday, Aug. 17, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES They’re coming down Memorials honoring Confederate icons and history are falling like dominoes across California and the country in the afterma…
  8. Where Bonnie Tyler will sing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' right before a total eclipse of the sun

    08.17 / 13:05 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    With solar eclipse fever at full blast, the weeklong Total Eclipse Cruise to the eastern Caribbean adds a live performance by Bonnie Tyler, who will belt out “Total Eclipse of the Heart” before the Oasis of the Seas sails into the path of totality. Tyler will perform her 1983 hit with Ame…
  9. Setting the scene in 'Handmaid's Tale,' 'Atlanta' and more: Writers explain the draw of nominated episodes

    08.17 / 13:05 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    A season takes months to write, weeks to shoot, hours to watch – and once it has an Emmy nomination, often what separates it from winning and losing an award can boil down into just minutes. Such pressure! So how do writers determine what the "key" scene is in their Emmy-nominated episodes a…
  10. Get an insider's look at wolves and elk on a fall tour in Yellowstone

    08.17 / 13:05 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Autumn is golden in Yellowstone National Park when aspens, oaks and grasses change color and crowds subside. It's also a good time to watch wolves and elk in the wild; fall is the elks' rutting season, and their bugling calls can be heard throughout the park. A four-day Fall Wolf and Elk…
  11. 'Black Mirror's' rare glimpse of technology as a means to joy earns an Emmy nod

    08.17 / 13:05 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    What do you do when the television series you’ve created becomes synonymous with the bleak, dystopian elements of technology? If you’re “Black Mirror” mastermind Charlie Brooker, you startle your audience with “San Junipero,” the first episode of the Netflix anthology series in which technology…
  12. Hate speech is loathsome, but trying to silence it is dangerous

    08.17 / 11:05 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Despite the debacle in Charlottesville, Va. — or perhaps because of it — you can rest assured that there will be more marches around the nation in the coming weeks by people who espouse hateful, racist ideas. And those events, some of which are already planned, will undoubtedly draw cou…
  13. Take it from me as a former NFL player: For pain, pot is better than opioids

    08.17 / 11:05 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Pain is a constant in the game of football, and the National Football League has long relied on painkillers to keep its players on the field. This has made NFL locker rooms especially vulnerable to the opioid epidemic. Former NFL players abuse opioid pain medications at four times the rate of…
  14. From the Archives: Johnny Carson on 'The Tonight Show'

    08.17 / 09:07 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    In 1982, Johnny Carson was the undisputed king of late-night television. Two years earlier, a new contract with NBC gave Carson a substantial raise and shortened the 90-minute show to 60 minutes. This photo by Gary Friedman accompanied an in-depth story in the Sept. 17, 1982, Los Angeles…
  15. Anti-Muslim Australian senator wears a burqa in Parliament

    08.17 / 08:02 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    An Australian senator provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament on Thursday as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face covers. Pauline Hanson, leader of the anti-Muslim, anti-immigration One Nation minor party, sat wearing the black…
  16. Billions in new spending for housing, water, parks and more could be on the 2018 ballot

    08.17 / 08:02 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    In the last month of the legislative year, Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers could be making deals to put billions of dollars in new spending on the 2018…
  17. When it comes to racism and bigotry, California has had its own cross to bear

    08.17 / 08:02 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    So this is making America great again? We’re losing respect around the world. The president is striking out in Congress. And he seems incapable of leading a nation that he increasingly is tearing apart. He’s a president who can’t even manage a simple, believable denunciation of racism and bigot…
  18. Yasiel Puig's walk-off double lifts Dodgers over White Sox

    08.17 / 06:57 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    For three hours Wednesday night, the Dodgers were lifeless, by their manager’s admission. Their new star starting pitcher disappointed in his Dodger Stadium debut. Their prolific offense managed little against one of baseball’s worst teams. Then, at once, they came alive, as they so often hav…
  19. Yu Darvish has the benefit of strong bullpen with Dodgers

    08.17 / 06:57 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    As Yu Darvish waited to return to the mound for the seventh inning Wednesday night, he was approached by Clayton Kershaw. “How do you feel?” Kershaw said. “I’m a little concerned,” Darvish replied. Davish’s back was tight, as was six days earlier when he made his last start. “We need you in six…
  20. At least 7 dead in alleged gang attack on Guatemala hospital

    08.17 / 06:57 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Attackers stormed one of Guatemala's largest hospitals with guns blazing Wednesday to free an imprisoned gang member, officials said. At least seven people were killed and five were arrested. Carlos Soto, director of Roosevelt Hospital in the capital, said an unknown number of gunmen entered…