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  • Deadly bus crash: Coroner to formally notify victims' families

    Deadly bus crash: Coroner to formally notify victims' families
    The Glenn County coroner has completed autopsies on the victims of the fiery crash of a FedEx truck and charter bus and will begin notifying families Tuesday afternoon, officials said. Chief Deputy Coroner Richard Warren said most families will learn...
  • A solemn moment of silence, bells toll 1 year after Boston bombings

    A solemn moment of silence, bells toll 1 year after Boston bombings
    BOSTON -- At 2:49 p.m. exactly Tuesday, Boston observed a moment of silence to commemorate the minute the first bomb exploded a year ago at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. A solemn bell tolled in drizzling rain, a choir sang the national anthem...
  • MTV Movie Awards: 'Robbed' Ice Cube clarifies Paul Walker comments

    MTV Movie Awards: 'Robbed' Ice Cube clarifies Paul Walker comments
    Ice Cube wants the world to know he's not a sore loser. After coming under fire for complaining that he and "Ride Along" costar Kevin Hart were "robbed" at the MTV Movie Awards, losing best onscreen duo to the late Paul Walker and his "Fast & Furious 6"...
  • Boston Marathon bombings: 'We endure,' Joe Biden says at memorial

    Boston Marathon bombings:  'We endure,' Joe Biden says at memorial
    BOSTON -- A memorial for the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings ended Tuesday with a thunderous speech from Vice President Joe Biden, who closed an afternoon highlighting remarks from bombing survivors and dignitaries. “We will never...
  • Does naming alleged Boston marathon bombers disrespect survivors?

    Does naming alleged Boston marathon bombers disrespect survivors?
    Was Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet-Davis right to leave a taping of “Meet the Press” the other day because producers of the news show apparently reneged on a promise not to use the names of the two brothers accused of the...
  • Boston Marathon bombing anniversary is solemn, yet inspiring

    Boston Marathon bombing anniversary is solemn, yet inspiring
    Heather Abbott was at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, when two bombs went off. One of her feet was severely injured in the blast and was eventually amputated. Nearly a year later, the 39-year-old human resources specialist from...
  • Fatal bus crash: El Monte High victim mourned at school vigil

    Fatal bus crash: El Monte High victim mourned at school vigil
    Friends and family of a teen killed last week when a FedEx truck slammed into a charter bus full of prospective college students gathered for an emotional vigil Monday night at El Monte High School. Adrian Castro, 19, was courteous and stubborn in his...
  • Amy Purdy discusses her emotional week on 'Dancing With the Stars'

    Amy Purdy discusses her emotional week on 'Dancing With the Stars'
    The Times is pleased to have Amy Purdy, who won a bronze medal in snowboardcross at the 2014 Paralympics, guest-blogging for us while she competes on "Dancing With the Stars" with pro partner Derek Hough. This week, Purdy talks about Week 5 of the...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: A Disney night shocker!

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap: A Disney night shocker!
    Now that we’re halfway through Season 18, “Dancing With the Stars” has made a nod to ABC’s parent company and star Meryl Davis’ uncanny resemblance to Jasmine the princess in Disney theme night, which host Tom Bergeron...
  • Shiny apples and horror stories at rally for Santa Monica coach

    Shiny apples and horror stories at rally for Santa Monica coach
    Holding red apples, a crowd of more than 100 parents, teachers and students raised their arms high on Sunday in a salute to Mark Black, Santa Monica High School’s suspended veteran science teacher and wrestling coach, and to besieged teachers...
  • 'Game of Thrones': Fans react with glee to Purple Wedding

    'Game of Thrones': Fans react with glee to Purple Wedding
    "Game of Thrones" continues to give the commitment-phobic plenty of reasons to avoid weddings. Fans have only just recovered from the shock and horror of last season's Red Wedding when, in Sunday's episode "The Lion and the Rose," yet another nuptial...