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  • A day of reckoning for Lance Armstrong's fans

    A day of reckoning for Lance Armstrong's fans
    Tim Loranger is a Los Angeles aviation attorney who was deeply moved by Lance Armstrong's story of beating cancer. The former Marine wears the Armstrong yellow wristband, races in an Armstrong hat and has raised thousands of dollars for Armstrong's cancer...
  • Study examines poverty and the allotment of resources

    Study examines poverty and the allotment of resources
    Why do many poor people spend money in ways that seem to squander their already limited resources, like buying lottery tickets? It's not necessarily that they're less savvy about financial matters, but a lack of funds appears to affect the way people...
  • 'Innocence of Muslims' filmmaker duped Christian charity, leader says

     
    The maker of the film "Innocence of Muslims" duped a Christian charity into providing its Duarte headquarters for the movie, the charity's leader said. Joseph Nassralla, president of Media for Christ, said he offered the charity's broadcast studio for 10....
  • L.A. Unified and charter groups win teacher evaluation grants

     
    The Los Angeles Unified School District and three local charter-school groups have won federal grants to develop their teacher and principal evaluation systems, the U.S. Department of Education has announced. L.A. Unified, California’s largest...
  • Jerry Brown to secret donors: 'Take your mask off'

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown took aim Friday afternoon at the secret donors behind an $11-million contribution to a campaign fund working against his tax measure on the November ballot....
  • Gates-funded advocacy group to shut down

     
    The Gates Foundation, the nation’s most influential education-policy organization, has quietly ended financial support for a locally based national group formed to push for favored reforms, including an overhaul of teacher evaluations. Communities...
  • Former Philippines president arraigned in plunder case

     
    Accused of diverting nearly $9 million from a government office that raises money for charity, the former president of the Philippines refused to enter a plea Monday in a Quezon City courtroom. It was a small act of defiance from Gloria Macapagal Arroyo...
  • California commission headed to court over Arizona nonprofit

     
    California's campaign finance watchdog is going to court Thursday in pursuit of more information about the $11-million donation from an Arizona nonprofit. The Fair Political Practices Commission is seeking a wide range of records, including text...
  • Hearing set on $11-million election donation from Arizona nonprofit

     
    The Fair Political Practices Commission is seeking records that could be used to unmask the donors behind the nonprofit Americans for Responsible Leadership....
  • Hurricane causes delay for campaign finance case

     
    Hurricane Sandy, which is threatening millions on the East Coast with flooding and high winds, has even conspired to disrupt California politics....
  • Can Gov. Jerry Brown turn Arizona controversy into votes for tax plan?

     
    The controversy over a mysterious Arizona nonprofit has become a fixture of Gov. Jerry Brown's stump speech as he campaigns for tax hikes....