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Today: Ted Cruz and the Unicorn. RIP Merle Haggard.

I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today.


'No Gray Area' for the Thin Blue Line

A federal jury took less than two hours before delivering the verdict: It found former L.A. County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka guilty of deliberately impeding an FBI investigation into jail abuse. Tanaka's attorney said he planned to appeal the conviction, which could mean up to 15 years behind bars. Read on to see what some jurors had...