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  • County seal cross: ACLU, L.A. Times get it wrong, readers say

    County seal cross: ACLU, L.A. Times get it wrong, readers say
    The Board of Supervisors' vote last month to restore a Christian cross to L.A. County's official seal prompted the ACLU on Thursday to file a lawsuit -- and dozens of readers to fire off letters to The Times, many of them saying the civil liberties...
  • Tempers rise as power outages continue in cold Philadelphia

    Tempers rise as power outages continue in cold Philadelphia
    With snow flurries and subfreezing temperatures in the weekend forecast, about 150,000 homes and businesses in the Philadelphia region on Saturday were still waiting for power to be restored. On Twitter, residents griped about downed power lines that...
  • Review: 'The Last of the Unjust' is ungainly but powerful

    Review: 'The Last of the Unjust' is ungainly but powerful
    With the ground-breaking 9½-hour "Shoah" and similar documentaries to his credit, it would be understandable if filmmaker Claude Lanzmann felt he'd spent enough time dealing with the Holocaust. But the opposite is true, with a vengeance. At age 87...
  • North Korea, in conciliatory moment, offers divided family reunions

    North Korea, in conciliatory moment, offers divided family reunions
    North Korea on Friday called for a resumption of reunions for families separated since the Korean War. The seemingly conciliatory gesture increases the stakes for South Korea if it goes ahead with planned war games with the United States next month, which...
  • First woman to lead Central African Republic faces daunting task

    First woman to lead Central African Republic faces daunting task
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Lawmakers in the Central African Republic on Monday elected the country's first female leader, Catherine Samba-Panza, as interim president to take on the daunting job of halting sectarian killings, stabilizing a paralyzed...
  • Lakers missing Mamba touch in loss to Grizzlies

    Lakers missing Mamba touch in loss to Grizzlies
    These are the games where all heads normally turn to Kobe Bryant. Regardless of title — opponent, teammate, fan or hater — everyone in attendance anticipates Bryant's time in the crunch for the Lakers, successful or not. But without him,...
  • Oh, those back-to-back blues for Lakers

    Oh, those back-to-back blues for Lakers
    There's only one thing to say about the Lakers and back-to-back sets. Three down, 16 to go. The Lakers have been dreadful on the second night of consecutive games this season, getting blown out by 31 in Golden State, losing to the Anthony Davis Show...
  • Those who were there recall the Northridge earthquake

    Those who were there recall the Northridge earthquake
    The tea had just arrived when "all hell broke loose." It was as though someone picked up Canter's Deli and dropped it. Silverware, napkins and hot tea flew off Christopher Ducra's table and the restaurant went black before yellow emergency lights...
  • Fire near Los Angeles: 30% contained as forward march stopped

    Fire near Los Angeles: 30% contained as forward march stopped
    Firefighters battling the Colby fire burning near Glendora, northeast of Los Angeles, made headway Thursday afternoon, stopping the march of the fire toward hillside homes. Fire officials announced at their 4:30 p.m. briefing that the fire is 30%...
  • Clinic, relief organizations offered help outside LAX

    The Red Cross, the Salvation Army and a neighborhood medical clinic catered to the needs of some of the injured as well as travelers stranded outside Los Angeles International Airport on Friday after a lone gunman’s attack on transportation security...
  • L.A. councilman faults 'gaps in communication' after LAX shooting

    L.A. councilman faults 'gaps in communication' after LAX shooting
    A Los Angeles City Council member Tuesday criticized what he called "gaps in communication" between Los Angeles International Airport workers and thousands of stranded, evacuated passengers in the hours after Friday's shooting.   Councilman Mike Bonin,...