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Powerful Hurricane Matthew soaks Colombia, heads for Jamaica

One of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent history weakened a little Saturday as it drenched coastal Colombia and roared across the Caribbean on a course that still puts Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba in the path of its potentially devastating winds and rain. Matthew briefly reached the top hurricane classification,...

  • Trump's voters agree with him on cutting legal immigration levels

    Trump's voters agree with him on cutting legal immigration levels

    Donald Trump’s supporters are more likely than other Americans to say the U.S. admits too many immigrants legally and that those who receive visas take jobs away from Americans and increase crime. The figures from the USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times “Daybreak” tracking poll of the election provide...

  • How much do allies pay for U.S. troops? A lot more than Donald Trump says

    How much do allies pay for U.S. troops? A lot more than Donald Trump says

    Five years ago, Hillary Clinton reached one of the least-noticed diplomatic agreements of her tenure as secretary of State — a deal obligating Japan to continue paying nearly $2 billion a year to help defray the cost of U.S. troops stationed on its territory. The money is used to build housing...

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