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  • Bus crash: Impact threw some victims onto roadway, officials say

    Bus crash: Impact threw some victims onto roadway, officials say
    ORLAND, Calif. -- The National Transportation Safety Board said some of the victims killed in Thursday's Northern California tour bus crash were thrown from the coach when a FedEx truck slammed into it. The search for the cause of the crash continued as...
  • Candidate Shriver wants overhaul of L.A. County campaign finance laws

    Candidate Shriver wants overhaul of L.A. County campaign finance laws
    Bobby Shriver, the first Los Angeles County supervisorial contender in 18 years to opt out of voluntary campaign spending limits, is calling for a major overhaul of county election laws, including lifting fundraising restrictions on candidates who use...
  • Review: 'Hateship Loveship' founders on weak emotional center

    Review: 'Hateship Loveship' founders on weak emotional center
    For Helen Hunt it was "As Good as It Gets." For Jennifer Aniston it was "The Good Girl." For Bill Murray, "Lost in Translation." The films that settled whether actors adept at comedy could be as affecting in drama. You can sense that question hanging...
  • Memorial today for Grossman Burn Center's founder at LAFD museum

    Memorial today for Grossman Burn Center's founder at LAFD museum
    A public memorial will be held Sunday morning for renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. A. Richard Grossman, who pioneered the comprehensive care of burn patients in Sherman Oaks. The memorial will be held at 11am at Hollywood's Old Fire...
  • Vigil held for Dorsey High student killed in bus crash

    Vigil held for Dorsey High student killed in bus crash
    Wildflowers bloomed in a tiny garden — some red, purple and pink. Together, Jennifer Bonilla and Hailey Ordonez tended the patch in South Los Angeles, where the high schooler and the preschooler kept the flowers alive. Fourteen years separated the...
  • Bus crash: Family and friends to hold vigil for Mattison Haywood

    Bus crash: Family and friends to hold vigil for Mattison Haywood
    Family, friends and students of Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in South Los Angeles will gather Thursday for a candlelight vigil to honor Mattison Haywood, one of the 10 victims of the bus crash in Orland. Haywood, along with...
  • 'I love you,' student texts mom from sinking South Korea ferry

    'I love you,' student texts mom from sinking South Korea ferry
    SEOUL -- As a ferry carrying 462 people slowly sank off South Korea’s southern coast Wednesday, a high school student sent a heartbreaking cellphone text message. “Mom,” it said, “This might be my last chance to tell you I love...
  • The boundaries of Boston Strong

     The boundaries of Boston Strong
    The 118th Boston Marathon, next week, will actually be the first of its kind — the first running of the iconic American foot race after two bombers killed three people, injured 263 (many horribly) and shook the nation a year ago Tuesday. A race...
  • At Boston Marathon bombing site, all signs point to normality

    At Boston Marathon bombing site, all signs point to normality
    BOSTON — On an April morning a year after two bombs tore through the crowd at the Boston Marathon finish line, there's little sign that destruction once visited Boylston Street. Bleary-eyed students and hard-hatted construction workers wait at...
  • Renewal of federal tax breaks for homeowners facing bumpy road

    Renewal of federal tax breaks for homeowners facing bumpy road
    WASHINGTON — Renewal of important expired federal tax benefits for homeowners took a major step forward recently, but the route to final congressional approval is beginning to look longer — and potentially bumpier — than previously...
  • Naomi Hirahara on her new mystery series ... and the new L.A.

    Naomi Hirahara on her new mystery series ... and the new L.A.
    Naomi Hirahara’s seventh novel, “Murder on Bamboo Lane” (Berkley: 304 pp, $7.99 paper), is something of a departure: the kick-off of a mystery series featuring rookie bicycle cop Ellie Rush. For the last decade, Hirahara has written...