Chris Erskine

Today: California's Odd Couple. When Horses Fly.

I'm Davan Maharaj, editor of the Los Angeles Times. Russia strikes targets in Syria; Nancy Pelosi and Kevin McCarthy ignore each other; and Hillary Rodham Clinton looks for a key endorsement. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. #mailchimp-subscribe { font:14px Georgia,Serif; line-height: 30px;} Subscribe to the newsletter TOP STORIES Will Clinton Get Schooled? Hillary Rodham Clinton hopes to get a passing grade from the biggest labor union in the U.S. She already has the support of the National Education Assn.'s leader. But many of the union's 3 million teachers are saying, "Not so fast." One stumbling block:...