Sam H. Sanders

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Deaths At US-Mexico Border Reach 15-Year Low

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The number of people who have died crossing the US-Mexico border has hit a 15-year low. The Associated Press reports:

"...more immigrants turned themselves in to authorities in Texas and fewer took their chances with the dangerous trek across the Arizona desert.

The U.S. government recorded 307 deaths ...


Tobacco Company Told To Pay $23.6B In Lawsuit

Monday, July 21, 2014

The R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has been hit with a $23.6 billion ruling from a lawsuit brought by a chain smoker's widow.


Despite California's Drought, Taps Still Flowing In LA County

Sunday, July 20, 2014

The state is experiencing the worst drought in decades, but water consumption in the southern coastal region is actually higher than in previous years. New rules and incentives aim to change that.


California Rolls Out Statewide Restrictions On Water Use

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

California is set to impose mandatory water restrictions Tuesday. Urban water users will be prohibited from spraying down pavement, watering landscaping in a way that causes runoff an...


A Reluctant Star, Sia Deals With Fame On Her Own Terms

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

The Australian singer never intended to be a pop star, but thanks to David Guetta, she was thrust into the spotlight. Now she's accepting her new stature without bending to the whim of others.


American Apparel's Founder Is Out, Tailed By Reports Of Misconduct

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The board of American Apparel has voted to removed the company's founder and CEO, Dov Charney, from his leadership positions. The decision follows allegations of sexual misconduct against Charney.


Cringe-Worthy Audio Has LA Clippers' Owner In Hot Water, Again

Sunday, April 27, 2014

The NBA is investigating Donald Sterling, owner of the LA Clippers. Audio has surfaced that is allegedly of Sterling telling his girlfriend not to associate with black people or post ...


Bus Accident Leaves 10 Dead On Trip To College

Friday, April 11, 2014

Federal and state authorities are investigating a deadly bus crash in California. A bus full of prospective students headed to Humbolt State University was hit by a truck that veered across the freeway median.


U.S. Olympic Officials: It Wasn't Suits That Hurt Speed Skaters

Saturday, February 22, 2014

America's performance in the 2014 Winter Games has been solid, if not spectacular. Team USA has managed to stay at or near the top of the medal heap in Sochi for most of the Games.

But big names like snowboarder Shaun White, speed skater Shani Davis, skier Bode Miller and ...


Women Are Front And Center In Today's Olympic Events

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Forget about the men. There's only one Olympic hockey rivalry that matters today, and it's between the women.

The women's hockey teams of Canada and the U.S. will face off today for Olympic gold. It's the latest square-off in a tug of war that's been hot since 1998, when ...


Soaking Sochi In Red And White, Canada Aims To Repeat 2010 Wins

Saturday, February 15, 2014

The wave just never stopped. The fans kept it going around Bolshoy Stadium at the Canada-Austria men's hockey match. Hands up, yell, sit, wait, repeat. Hands up, yell, sit, wait, repeat. As it moved, again and again, through the stands, the wave was strikingly red and white. A moving, yelling, ...


Sochi Games 'Better Than Expected'; Swiss Wins Super Combined

Friday, February 14, 2014

About halfway into the games, the International Olympic Committee is giving Sochi a "better than expected" report card. Officials say the athletes are happy, and the mood is festive.

IOC Executive Director Gilbert Felli said he had doubts about how the Olympics might turn out early on, alluding to the ...


'Stomping' And 'Shredding The Gnar' — A Brief Slopestyle Glossary

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Slopestyle, one of four new events at this year's Olympics, is already a bona fide hit. It might get covered by the likes of Sports Illustrated, but it's also in Entertainment Weekly. When superstar snowboarder Shaun White dropped out of the slopestyle event at the last minute, it only drew ...


Shaun White Goes For 'Three-Peat'; India's Team Gets Its Flag

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

There's big news for Team India as Day 5 of the games gets underway and potentially historic news for the man known to millions as The Flying Tomato.

After a standoff between the Indian Olympic Association and the International Olympic Committee, the three athletes from India can now officially compete ...


Olympic Guests Find Comfort Zones In First Day Of Games

Saturday, February 08, 2014

The day after the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games, in the heart of the Olympic Park, visitors were upbeat. And all the controversies of previous days — stray dogs and unfinished digs — seemed to fall away.

On Saturday, Russians danced and sang on stages spread ...


In Sochi, An Olympic Artist Sees The 'Possible'

Thursday, February 06, 2014

The thing about Sochi and the surrounding area, and the sidewalks, and the roads, and the land around the train tracks, is the construction. It is everywhere — in places where some might see it and say, "Wait, it doesn't matter. This will not be on TV. No one important ...


New Law Puts Gloves On California Bartenders

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Bartender Cameron Hall hadn't heard of a new California law that bans culinary workers from touching uncooked food with their bare hands.

The rule applies to bartenders, who are now supposed to wear gloves to put limes in the mojitos and cherries in the Manhattans — even to scoop ice ...


Sibling Snowboarders Hope To Reach Olympics At The Same Time

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Patty Gold may be the loudest spectator at the bottom of the half-pipe, with her cheers, gasps and the yelling of her children's names. She mostly stands perfectly still with her hands clasped to her face, waiting for scores, safe landings, and possibly medals.

Patty and her husband, Ken, are ...


No Relief Forecast After One Of California's Driest Years Ever

Sunday, January 05, 2014

It's a near-perfect morning on Venice Beach in Southern California, temperatures in the 60s, with a breeze. You can hear the waves of the Pacific crash against the sand. Only a layer of clouds mars the scene.

Scott and Sue Nolan, visiting from Houston, play kickball in the sand with ...