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Opinion L.A.The Obama administration is minimizing as saber-rattling threats from Iran to close the Strait of Hormuz, although Washington has made it clear that blocking the strait would be an act of war. Chief Pentagon spokesman George Little said Wednesday that.......
Nation NowJerry Lewis of California: U.S. Rep. Jerry Lewis, dean of California's GOP delegation, announces his plans to retire, further shaking up California congressional politics....
Los Angeles Times staff writerUp in the northwest forest where Washington, Idaho and British Columbia converge, there's a lazy little international border crossing called Nelway, about the size of a gas station. "Where are you headed?" a Canadian border patrol agent asked when my...
American voters have fired two modern presidents after just one term, Jimmy Carter in 1980 and George H.W. Bush in 1992. Both suffered because the economy was in poor shape, and both faced disaffection within their own parties. But there was another thing...
It was a massive flatbed truck, flanked by smaller vehicles brandishing "oversized load" banners, carrying a huge white thing. I think the first one I saw was in Ohio. But I know that by the time I passed Grand Island, Neb., I'd lost count. What was it?...
Edie Wasserman, who was the widow of Hollywood powerhouse Lew Wasserman and who was known as a tireless benefactor for charitable causes, especially the Motion Picture and Television Fund, has died. She was 95. Wasserman died Thursday in Beverly Hills of...
Eleanor Mondale, the vivacious daughter of former Vice President Walter Mondale who was a television entertainment reporter, radio show host and occasional magnet for gossip, died Saturday at her Minnesota home, a family spokeswoman said. She was 51....
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Norma Holloway Johnson, a trailblazing former chief judge of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., who gained national prominence when she oversaw the grand jury investigation into President Clinton's relationship with intern Monica Lewinsky, has...
Unemployment is mired at 9%, and President Obama's poll ratings are mired too. Democrats are dispirited. Republicans are fired up and ready to go. Activists on both the right and the left are demanding change. So is there any way Obama can win reelection...
Answering questions about the debt-ceiling talks and what could happen if both sides fail to reach an agreement: What is the federal debt ceiling? In 1917, as the U.S. entered World War I, Congress authorized the Treasury to issue long-term bonds to...
Robert Boochever, a judge who honed his legal skills in the wilds of pre-statehood Alaska before his elevation to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, has died. He was 94. Boochever died of natural causes at his home in Pasadena on Sunday, the court...
Tags: Laws, Dustin Hoffman, Tom Waits, Justice System, Lawyers
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