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  • Iran frees prominent dissidents: What the tea leaves say

    Iran frees prominent dissidents: What the tea leaves say
    There was big news out of Iran on Wednesday: It freed heroic human rights activist Nasrin Sotoudeh, a lawyer whose crime was defending dissidents. She had been serving a six-year sentence, down from 11 years. But almost everything Iran does is part of a...
  • Giants' Sergio Romo pitches immigration reform, one pint at a time

    Giants' Sergio Romo pitches immigration reform, one pint at a time
    The San Francisco Giants' Sergio Romo is probably best known for throwing the final pitch that helped the Giants win the 2012 World Series. But the Giants' closer is also earning a reputation for his political activism. At the team’s victory...
  • 'Breaking Bad's' 'Ozymandias' beats 'Miss America' on Twitter

    'Breaking Bad's' 'Ozymandias' beats 'Miss America' on Twitter
    It seems nothing can break "Breaking Bad's" hold on Twitter -- not even a storm of racially charged social media activity over this year's Miss America pageant. Sunday night's episode on AMC, titled "Ozymandias," brought more death and sorrow and drew...
  • Federal debt still a problem, but so is poverty

    Federal debt still a problem, but so is poverty
    Two reports came out Tuesday that, just by happenstance, help illustrate why nothing gets done in Washington. One was the Congressional Budget Office's updated federal budget projections, which predicted that if Congress leaves current law in place --...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mindy Project' on Fox

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mindy Project' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Dads Two college buddies (Giovanni...
  • The new Miss America is not Muslim -- but so what if she were?

    The new Miss America is not Muslim -- but so what if she were?
    In fact, there is something dumber than holding a Miss America contest in this day and age -- and that is the yahoos who were offended about its most recent winner, an Indian American named Nina Davuluri. She’s not a real American, some say. She&...
  • Navy Yard shooter 'had a pattern of misconduct'

    Navy Yard shooter 'had a pattern of misconduct'
    WASHINGTON — The 34-year-old former Navy electrician’s mate identified as the gunman who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard had been discharged from the service in 2011 after multiple disciplinary infractions, a Navy officer said...
  • Suspects may have rammed car before stabbing man in Santa Clarita

    Suspects may have rammed car before stabbing man in Santa Clarita
    A man who was stabbed and nearly killed in Santa Clarita over the weekend was in a parked car beforehand that may have been intentionally rammed by his attackers, authorities said. The 25-year-old man was stabbed in the 23600 block of Newhall Avenue...
  • Base pass could have allowed gunman access into Navy Yard

    Base pass could have allowed gunman access into Navy Yard
    How could a gunman bring a weapon onto a heavily guarded military base such as the Washington Navy Yard? If the shooter had a valid Navy base pass, bringing one or more guns into the Navy Yard would not be difficult, Navy officials said. At the Navy...
  • Washington Navy Yard shootings: Base has long military history

    Washington Navy Yard shootings: Base has long military history
    WASHINGTON -- The Washington Navy Yard, where at least 12 people were killed in a shooting rampage Monday, is the Navy’s oldest land base. Just 3.5 miles from the White House, the Navy Yard is tucked away from the center of Washington along the...
  • TV ratings: 'Miss America' rises for ABC; NBC wins night with NFL

    TV ratings: 'Miss America' rises for ABC; NBC wins night with NFL
    ABC's broadcast of the Miss America pageant, which crowned its first-ever winner of Indian heritage and its second consecutive victor from New York, grew significantly in the ratings from last year, according to early numbers from Nielsen.  The Sunday...