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  • Beyonce and Kanye West lead Times top albums of 2013 list

    Beyonce and Kanye West lead Times top albums of 2013 list
    BeyoncĂ©'s stealth midnight release — a self-titled collection of new music and videos — may have arrived in near silence earlier this month, but it now rules the charts and The Times' Consensus Top Albums of 2013. The list, which stretches...
  • At the Fed, Janet L. Yellen will lead a potentially fractious team

    At the Fed, Janet L. Yellen will lead a potentially fractious team
    WASHINGTON — Now that the Federal Reserve has started to ease a key economic stimulus, the reins of managing monetary policy to finish the job soon will be turned over to Janet L. Yellen, the central bank's vice chair. She won't find it easy....
  • 15 years after Clinton, Congress loves the word 'impeach' again

    15 years after Clinton, Congress loves the word 'impeach' again
    It’s a red-letter day about a blue dress, the day the House of Representatives voted 15 years ago to impeach President Bill Clinton. “Impeach” means only to charge with or accuse of — in Clinton’s case, perjury and...
  • Fox News 'catches' voter fraud in Ohio: Throw this red herring back

    Fox News 'catches' voter fraud in Ohio: Throw this red herring back
    Admittedly, I don’t get a lot of my news from Fox News. But when I saw this headline Wednesday, “Non-citizens caught voting in 2012 presidential election in key swing state,” well, let’s just say they had me at “non-...
  • L.A. Unified board delays decision on replacing LaMotte

    L.A. Unified board delays decision on replacing LaMotte
    The Los Angeles Board of Education on Tuesday delayed a decision on how to fill the seat of former member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, who died earlier this month. Three members wanted to postpone the discussion until after LaMotte's funeral, while...
  • Skelton: Transgender issue could be headed for ballot

    Skelton: Transgender issue could be headed for ballot
    Five years ago, the major social issue on the ballot was Proposition 8, the ballot initiative that banned gay marriage in California until it was invalidated by the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year. Next year, it may be a referendum on a new law...
  • Former President Michelle Bachelet wins a new term in Chile

    Former President Michelle Bachelet wins a new term in Chile
    SANTIAGO, Chile -- Former President Michelle Bachelet was elected to a new term as Chile’s leader in a landslide victory Sunday, becoming the first woman to be reelected chief executive in the nation’s history. With 90% of votes counted, she...
  • Californians are unhappy with unions; does it matter?

    Californians are unhappy with unions; does it matter?
    It's been a rough few weeks for public employee unions. First, a federal judge in the Detroit bankruptcy case ruled the city's public employee pensions could be cut just like any other debt, challenging the belief that the retirement benefits were...
  • Special elections: They mostly just waste money

    Special elections: They mostly just waste money
    There was a special election in Los Angeles County last week. Didn't know? Didn't vote? Didn't care? Well, you're in the majority. Less than 9% of registered voters in the 54th Assembly District bothered to show up at the polls or mail in ballots....
  • Nine Californians in Congress vote against House budget deal

    Nine Californians in Congress vote against House budget deal
    WASHINGTON — Reps. Dana Rohrabacher, an Orange County conservative, and Maxine Waters, a Los Angeles liberal, on the same side of an issue? The Ripley's Believe It or Not moment came Thursday in a House vote to pass a budget deal designed to...
  • Bangladesh opposition leader hanged for war crimes; violence flares

    Bangladesh opposition leader hanged for war crimes; violence flares
    Bangladesh executed a leading Muslim opposition figure late Thursday who had been convicted by a government-constituted war crimes tribunal of offenses allegedly committed during the country's 1971 war for independence from Pakistan. The hanging of...