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A.J. Carter Flips from UCLA to LSU

http://www.scout.com/player/210943-a-j-carter?s=12<p>A.J. Carter, the three-star running back from Louisiana, has switched his commitment from UCLA to …

College & University

Brutal Southwest U.S. heat wave sends temperature soaring to 125 degrees

There is little that's normal about the heat wave roasting the Southwest U.S. during the past several days. In Phoenix and Palm Springs, temperatures were so high that 43 flights on American Eagle's regional jets were canceled on Tuesday afternoon because the heat exceeded aircraft operating limits.<p>…

Climate Change

WADA partially suspends UCLA lab accreditation for 3 months

MONTREAL -- The World Anti-Doping Agency has partially suspended its accreditation of the UCLA Olympic lab for three months.<p>WADA said in a statement …

World Anti-Doping Agency

4 Highlights From a U.S. Senate Hearing on Campus Free Speech

A panel of students and experts tackled questions that have bubbled up at many colleges, such as how to determine when speech becomes violent or …

U.S. Senate

Jack Ma woos mom and pop shops in US jobs push

(June 19): Sam Wolf moved his family's health and wellness business online more than a decade ago. The Conshohocken, Pennsylvania-based company runs …

Commitment Analysis: OL Jason Dickson

June 19 -- The commitment of JC OL Jason Dickson from Diablo Valley is far more critical than you might think for UCLA. What are the Bruins getting …

College & University

Redrawing school districts could redefine two Baltimore County communities

For Jimi Beaudet and others in the small Middle River enclave of Aero Acres, the redrawing of the school boundary lines has become a fight for the …

Education

My father taught me the value of sharing in a child’s struggles

My father danced up the street on his way back home, triumphantly waving a slip of paper high in the air: That is how I received the news that I had gotten a D in college physics.<p>As a commuter college student in Brooklyn in the 1960s with dreams of becoming a doctor, working hard was my passport to …

Parenting

Most People Get Herpes Long Before Their First Hookup

You might even have daycare to blame.<p>When you imagine the when and the where of how you might have contracted oral herpes—the kind that causes those painful, hard-to-hide cold sores around your mouth—you probably picture one of three scenarios. A middle-school game of spin the bottle, a horny …

Public Health

Yes, Donald Trump is making xenophobia acceptable

In the U.S. and Europe, many people worry that if prominent politicians signal that they dislike and fear immigrants, foreigners and people of …

Canadian News

Watch: UCLA's Canning snags comebacker on mound, completes DP

You have to be good to get lucky and you need to get lucky to be good.<p>UCLA pitcher Griffin Canning was a little of both worlds Friday when he showed …

Sports

Obstruction call helps push LSU past UCLA

In the top of the fifth inning of a tie game, LSU's Constance Quinn scores the go-ahead run due to an obstruction call on UCLA catcher Paige Halstead.

Lsu

Google and the Misinformed Public - Safiya U. Noble, PhD

Digital media platforms like Google and Facebook may disavow responsibility for the results of their algorithms, but they can have tremendous — and …

Racism

2017 UCLA Opponent Primer: Washington

Jun. 2 -- We take a look at Washington, which loses a lot defensively but should still be one of the main contenders in the Pac-12...

College Football

Hummingbirds March North, Fueled by Sugar Water

Citizen science data reveals the tiny birds' feeder frenzy<p>A recent study suggests hummingbird feeders in city parks and backyards are dramatically …

Birds

Big Weekend for UCLA Hoops Recruiting

May 30 -- With some big shoe camps in the Los Angeles area over the weekend, UCLA had a flurry of unofficial visitors on campus, and some UCLA …

College & University

Olympic Committee Favors Paris in 2024

The International Olympic Committee is progressing toward an agreement that would give Paris the Summer Olympics in 2024 and Los Angeles the event four years later, according to people familiar with the matter.<p>While important details still need to be worked out, top officials overseeing the Olympic …

Lifestyle

Milpitas: $2.4 million in scholarships handed out to graduating seniors

In advance of their graduation ceremony set to take place next week, Milpitas High School’s class of 2017 seniors were collectively recognized for …

Education

Yes, Trump Is Making Xenophobia More Acceptable

A scientific experiment shows that the election liberated people to express feelings they'd otherwise keep to themselves.<p>In the U.S. and Europe, many people worry that if prominent politicians signal that they dislike and fear immigrants, foreigners and people of minority religions, they will …

Psychology

Why Trump alarms so many educators

Many educators have expressed deep concern about Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, a Michigan billionaire who was chosen despite having no experience in the world of education other than being an advocate for school choice. But educators are also alarmed with President Trump for reasons other than …

Education

How to protect yourself against vision loss, a growing problem

Ask Americans to name the ailment they fear most, and blindness ranks at the top, along with Alzheimer's and cancer, according to a recent survey by the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University. And yet each year, 50,000 Americans go blind, nearly half from eye diseases that are treatable …

Medicine

Is there a way to move badly parked cars to free up spaces?

Your quick question, answered quickly.<p>We’re so bad at parallel parking that we squander coveted, public asphalt. A massive forklift could create space by shifting offenders, but would block traffic. And it’s doubtful that car owners would let you move their property. You could, however, curb …

Ransomware attack is why we can't have security backdoors, say privacy advocates

SAN FRANCISCO — Privacy experts are calling the global ransomware attack that hit 150 countries a prime example of why requiring tech companies to create backdoors into computer programs is a bad idea, because of the danger those digital keys might be stolen.<p>“This is a fine example of the …

News

Why deep breathing may keep us calm

NEW YORK: For generations, mothers have encouraged children to take long, slow breaths to fight anxiety. A long tradition of meditation likewise uses …

The Brain

2017 NCAA WWP Tournament: #1 UCLA & #2 Stanford Advance to Sunday's Championship - Swimming World News

UCLA Defense against Cal in 2017 NCAA Semifinals. Photo Courtesy: Justin Casterline<p>The <b>2017 NCAA Women’s Water Polo</b> semifinals on Saturday offered an …

College Basketball

Bears Fall To UCLA In NCAA Semifinals

<b>INDIANAPOLIS</b> – The 2017 season came to an end for the fourth-ranked Cal women's water polo team on Saturday during the semifinals of the NCAA …

College Basketball

UCLA and Cincinnati to play home-and-home hoops series

LOS ANGELES - UCLA will play Cincinnati in a home-and-home series over the next two seasons.<p>The Bruins will host the Bearcats for the first time at …

Sports

UCLA and Cincinnati to play home-and-home hoops series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA will play Cincinnati in a home-and-home series over the next two seasons.<p>The Bruins will host the Bearcats for the first time at Pauley Pavilion on Dec. 16. The teams met in last season's NCAA Tournament, where the Bruins won 79-67 in the second round.<p>Cincinnati will host …

College Basketball

How UCLA stacks up in NCAA’s latest APR scores

All of UCLA’s athletic teams were well above the minimum to avoid penalty when the NCAA released its latest Academic Progress Rate (APR) numbers …

College Basketball

Fulllerton Takes nonConference Match-up Against UCLA 4-3

CSUF starting pitcher Gavin Velasquez. Photo by Steve Cheng, BHEphotos.<p>UCLA starting pitcher Justin Hooper. CSUF defeated UCLA 4-3, Fullerton, CA, …

College Basketball