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Six robberies in 90-minute span reported in Northeast Washington

At least three were at gunpoint; in two of them, police say three men with a car took part.

'Life is not going to be the same': Slaying of beloved USC professor leaves colleagues and friends crestfallen

When students enrolled in USC’s daunting neuroscience graduate program needed help cracking a tough project, they all went to Bosco Tjan.  It didn’t hurt that his advice often came with a free cappuccino. Mara Mather, a professor of gerontology and psychology at USC, described Tjan as an affable,...

ICYMI: Go Inside Doug Aitken's New Underwater Installation

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Why artists are drawn to live and work in Oakland warehouses

When Aaron Gundy, a 2016 graduate of California College of the Arts, returned to Oakland in July after a monthlong road trip, he didn’t have a place to live. The culture found within many of the warehouses in Oakland is attractive to...Show More Summary

Video: Thousands of Women March Against Hate at Cal Anderson Rally

18 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tricia Romano Several thousands gathered to march and hear Kshama Sawant speak at the Women March Against Hate rally in Capitol Hill on Saturday. Via @alexisomyers: Watch on #Periscope: Most of the marchers for the the Women March...Show More Summary

2016 Reader Survey

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Man Fatally Struck By F Train At West 4th Street

A man was fatally struck by n F train at the West 4th Street - Washington Square station on Saturday afternoon, officials said. [ more › ]

Sammy Lee, diver who became first Asian American to win Olympic medal, dies at 96

Sammy Lee, the son of Korean immigrants who overcame discrimination to become the first Asian American to win an Olympic medal and the first diver to win back-to-back gold medals in two different Olympics, has died. He was 96. Lee, a retired doctor, died in Newport Beach on Friday after suffering...

After years of disrepair, Bayview’s Hilltop Park reopens for kids

[...] on Saturday, community leaders and elected officials at local and state levels celebrated the re-opening of the new and improved Hilltop Park at La Salle Avenue and Whitney Young Circle. [...] the giant 70-foot sundial at the top...Show More Summary

Daredevil Teen Turns Himself In After Climbing Skyscrapers Throughout The City

Justin Casquejo, the teenage daredevil who just can't stop climbing skyscrapers for fun, turned himself into police on Friday after posting pictures of himself dangling from structures across the city. [ more › ]

Post Finds Shocking Conspiracy In City's Efforts To Redesign Manhattan Streets

Conspiracy madness is currently gripping America. Whether they're trying to get to the truth about emails, uncovering worldwide wrongdoing in Pizzagate or finding Putin's nefarious fingerprints all over that parking ticket you got, people seem to see dark shadows all around them. Show More Summary

Gift of a studio for engineer left homeless after 2 accidents

Larry Williams sat on a thick folded blanket on the floor of his studio apartment, back to the wall, an ancient-looking laptop perched on his thighs. [...] recently the laptop was stowed away at a friend’s house, along with the muted...Show More Summary

Parents of teen who committed suicide sue school counselor

Jay Gallagher ended his life three weeks after a friend told the counselor he was suicidal, the suit alleges.

Season of Sharing daily donor list as of Nov. 25

Season of Sharing daily donor list as of Nov. 25 Judy Barr, $100; Sherry & Burt Berenstein; Joyce & Sid Berenstein, $25, in honor of Matt Harris; Sally Berger; Bennett Berke & Lorna Wallace; Dione Bowers, $100, in memory of Stewart; Winslow & Ann Briggs; Betty Brookes, $50; Cristina Campbell & Tim DeWolf, $250; Joseph L. Show More Summary

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