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  • Last year's U.S. weather showed extremes in precipitation

    Last year's U.S. weather showed extremes in precipitation
    WASHINGTON — Last year was marked by extremes in precipitation around the country, with unusually wet weather east of the Rockies and drought worsening in the West, particularly California, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
  • Supreme Court hints it could reject abortion clinic buffer zones

    Supreme Court hints it could reject abortion clinic buffer zones
    WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices signaled Wednesday they are inclined to strike down a Massachusetts law that sets a 35-foot buffer zone outside abortion clinics. Anti-abortion activists called the law a violation of free speech that...
  • Five years later, the Miracle on the Hudson still awes aviation

    Five years later, the Miracle on the Hudson still awes aviation
    Just minutes after US Airways Flight 1549 left LaGuardia Airport in Queens five years ago, a flock of geese invaded the craft’s engines, forcing the plane into a watery emergency landing that became known as the Miracle on the Hudson and helped...
  • Navy recovers body of pilot missing in helicopter crash

    Navy recovers body of pilot missing in helicopter crash
    Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia is preparing for a memorial service on Friday after the recovery of the body of a pilot missing in a helicopter crash. Navy officials said the body of Lt. Sean Christopher Snyder, 39, of Santee, Calif., was recovered on...
  • Navy to move Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier to Japan next year

    Navy to move Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier to Japan next year
    WASHINGTON - The Navy said Tuesday it would move the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan from San Diego to Japan next year so another carrier could come home for maintenance. The shuffle will allow the Navy to keep one carrier deployed in the western...
  • Gary Shteyngart laughs away life's 'Little Failure'

    Gary Shteyngart laughs away life's 'Little Failure'
    I don't speak a word of Russian. But I've come to believe some sort of strange symbiosis exists between the language of Tolstoy and the language of Shakespeare. Russia gave birth to that master of English-language prose named Vladimir Nabokov. Half a...
  • McManus: The president's hump year

    McManus: The president's hump year
    The sixth year of a two-term presidency is rarely kind. The public's initial romance with the president has faded. The brief momentum he thought he earned by winning reelection has faded too. The White House doesn't set the agenda any more; events are...
  • 40 years at a great newspaper

    SACRAMENTO — It seems like a long time ago, and it was. Forty years ago today, my first story as a Times staff writer ran in the paper. It was about Ronald Reagan entering his final year as governor. Although he was a lame duck, I wrote, his...
  • Meryl Streep is right: Walt Disney was a 'gender bigot.' So what?

    Meryl Streep is right: Walt Disney was a 'gender bigot.' So what?
    Meryl Streep is right. At some point in his storied career, Walt Disney belonged to an anti-Semitic group and surely was sexist -- or a "gender bigot," as she put it Tuesday when she presented a National Board of Review award to Emma Thompson for her...
  • Chris Christie bridge scandal only underscores his bully image

    Chris Christie bridge scandal only underscores his bully image
    He has berated questioners at campaign events from California to New Hampshire, called a former Navy SEAL an idiot for criticizing his education policies and, wielding an ice cream cone, dressed down a passerby in a widely broadcast confrontation along...
  • For 'Swingin' Years' radio host, big bands' allure endures

    For 'Swingin' Years' radio host, big bands' allure endures
    Chuck Cecil went to his first big band show in 1939, driving with three high school friends in a Model A Ford to South Gate to see bandleader Jimmie Lunceford at the Trianon Ballroom. The following year, he was at the opening of the Hollywood...