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Today: Uncle Sam Retracts the Clawbacks. A GOP Desert in L.A.

I’m Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don’t want you to miss today.


Uncle Sam Retracts the Clawbacks

Four days after The Times wrote about a Pentagon program to claw back enlistment bonuses improperly given to thousands of California National Guard members a decade ago, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter suspended it, with the goal of resolving claims by July 1. That stops short of the blanket waiver some...