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WASHINGTON – Concerned that border surveillance drones might fly over much of Southern California, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) successfully amended the proposed Senate immigration overhaul bill Tuesday to limit such flights to within three...
Al Neuharth, the newspaper mogul who in 1982 made a $1-billion gamble called USA Today that earned derision for its emphasis on brevity, flashy graphics and upbeat stories but endured to become the nation's largest-circulation newspaper, died Friday in...
COCOA BEACH, Fla. — USA Today founder Al Neuharth died Friday in Cocoa Beach, Fla. He was 89. The news was announced by USA Today and by the Newseum, which he also founded. Neuharth launched USA Today, the nation's most widely read newspaper, in...
L.A. NOWEighty-year-old Bill Douglass is a self-described "space nut." He's seen almost every shuttle launch since he retired in 2000, making the four-day drive from his home in Scotts Valley to the Motel 6 in Cocoa Beach, Fla., where he stayed for each send-off....
The Fabulous ForumIn 1992, Kelly Slater became the youngest surfer to win a world championship. In 2011, the 39-year old surfing legend became the oldest surfer to win one. Slater, a Cocoa Beach, Fla., native, won a record 11th Assn. of Surfing......
The Fabulous ForumThis time, it's official. Surfing legend Kelly Slater won his 11th world championship Sunday after Round 4 at the Rip Curl Pro Search in San Francisco. Slater was thought to have won it last week, but the Assn. of Surfing......
The Fabulous ForumOwen Wright and Kelly Slater met in the finals of the 2011 Hurley Pro on Saturday in San Clemente. If that finals pairing looks familiar, it should. It marked the third straight time the two have faced each other in......
Special to the Los Angeles TimesFrom LAX, Delta, American, United and Virgin America offer nonstop service to Orlando, Fla.; US Airways and Southwest offer direct service (stop, no change of planes) and Continental and Southwest offer connecting service (change of planes). Restricted...
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Jacket CopyFrom the independently produced, Oscar-nominated movie "District 9" to Catherynne M. Valente's self-published young adult novel "The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making," independent works were well rewarded at the 2009 Nebula...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterA smiling Hillary Rodham Clinton waved from the front page of the Miami Herald on Monday after an evening of fundraising in Florida. The image of Barack Obama flickered on TV screens across the state, from the Panhandle to the high-rises lining South...
It doesn't make me proud to say it, but Florida has a long, rich history of stupid criminals. There was the Jacksonville bank robber who handed the teller a note scrawled on the back of a police report detailing his previous arrest. And the yacht...
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