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  • L.A. man describes harrowing fall from glacier, will to survive

    L.A. man describes harrowing fall from glacier, will to survive
    After falling 40 feet into a crevasse in Glacier National Park, Ted Porter prepared for the worst. Alone with his back broken, he turned on a video camera and recorded a goodbye message. “You guys, if I don’t make it out, I love you,”...
  • Part of Imperial Highway closed as crews try to cap methane gas leak

    Part of Imperial Highway closed as crews try to cap methane gas leak
    A stretch of Imperial Highway in Hawthorne was shutdown Monday morning as crews attempted to cap a water well that has been spewing methane gas for days. Contractors with Boots & Coots International Well Control are attempting to force mud into 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...
  • 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...
  • 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&...
  • Miss America pageant: Always a few steps behind

    Miss America pageant: Always a few steps behind
    The ludicrous thing about the Miss America pageant, which took place in Atlantic City. N.J., Sunday night, is that anyone treats it as meaningful, rather than a retro institution clinging to the corrosive idea that female accomplishment is most...
  • Miss America crowns first Indian American winner, Nina Davuluri

    Miss America crowns first Indian American winner, Nina Davuluri
    Miss America 2014 was crowned Sunday night in Atlantic City, N.J.: She's Nina Davuluri, the first Indian American to take the crown. It was the second year in a row that a young woman from New York was named Miss America. Davuluri, 24, competed in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Washington Navy Yard shootings: What witnesses have seen and heard

    Washington Navy Yard shootings: What witnesses have seen and heard
    A shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning has drawn a massive police response. At least four people were killed and eight wounded by an unknown attacker or attackers. (Here is The Times' latest report from the scene.) Below are...
  • 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...