Obama and Japan's Abe fail to reach trade accord

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The president leaves Japan with the two nations still at odds over tariffs and market access, clouding prospects for a trans-Pacific free-trade pact among a dozen nations. Above, Obama departs Tokyo for South Korea.

At scene of Nevada ranch standoff, 'citizen soldiers' are on guard

The conflict between cattleman Cliven Bundy and the federal Bureau of Land Management has attracted scores of self-styled antigovernment militiamen. 'We're not wackos,' one says.

 Verizon Wireless sells out customers with creepy new tactic

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Oil firm accused of hazardous South L.A. emissions agrees to upgrades

The settlement caps an EPA probe into Allenco Energy that was prompted by complaints of chemical odors, respiratory ailments, nosebleeds and more in University Park.

L.A. teacher wins job back after removal for science projects

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