The Times' Molly Hennessy-Fiske talks to people at the scene of a Baton Rouge convienience store where Alton Sterling was shot by a police officer on Tuesday.
The Pentagon plans to send about 600 additional troops to Iraq, an escalation that suggests the challenges U.S.-backed Iraqi ground forces will face in retaking Mosul.
Demonstration by a group of teachers and their supporters at El Camino Real Charter High School on Sept. 28, 2016. The school community is divided over the handling of allegations that senior managers mishandled school funds.
At a Country Music Hall of Fame benefit, James Taylor, Vince Gill and Joe Walsh reflect on songs that stood out in their memories.
Police and other emergency services in South Carolina are responding to a shooting at the Townville Elementary School in Anderson County, officials and witnesses say.
A husband and wife were robbed at gunpoint in a quiet Orinda neighborhood.
The Loma fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains had burned 2,250 acres and was 10% contained as of Wednesday morning, officials said.
Jonathan Demme's documentary "Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids" premieres Oct. 12 on Netflix.
As migrants and refugees seek to escape poverty and violence in their homelands, the Mediterranean Sea crossing from North Africa to Italy has become among the busiest and deadliest, and the number of youths attempting the crossing has dramatically increased, according to the United Nations Children’s...
Foshay Learning Center (Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times)
An attorney works to get his teenage client acquitted of killing his father in "The Whole Truth," starring Keanu Reeves, Renée Zellweger, Gabriel Basso, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Jim Belushi.
Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Jason Sudeikis, Zach Galifianakis, Leslie Jones and Owen Wilson star in "Masterminds."
Denzel Washington directs and stars in "Fences," which features Viola Davis and Jovan Adepo and is based on the play of the same name by August Wilson.
A head-on crash in Long Beach injured a Los Angeles County deputy and the inmate he was driving to jail as well as the driver of the other car early Tuesday, officials said.
The Loma Fire in Santa Clara County has burned 1,000 acres in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Len Ramirez reports.
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A man in his 70s died after being struck by a rear-ended SUV that crashed into a South Los Angeles bus stop, officials said.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton spar over whether he supported the Iraq War.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump shake hands to begin the first Presidential Debate
Jane Levy and Lucas Till star in "Monster Trucks."
Jessica Chastain takes on the powerful gun lobby in an attempt to pass gun-control legislation in "Miss Sloane."
Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Chung, Kate McKinnon and Courtney B. Vance star in "Office Christmas Party."
Police say a 3-year-old girl was in a car with her family at Jefferson and Commerce streets in Stockton when she was hit by gunfire.
Hundreds of firefighters battled a blaze in Sonoma County near the Geysers Sunday. (9/25/16)
Astrologer "Madam Maria" Murillo Beltran uses tarot cards to talk about presidential candidate Donald Trump's future.
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Warning: This video contains graphic content. The dash-cam video of the Charlotte police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, released by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
Warning: This video contains graphic content. The body camera video of the Charlotte police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, released by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
FARC leaders are scheduled to sign a historic peace agreement, under which an estimated 7,000 peasant fighters would give up their weapons and restart life as Colombian civilians.
After several students reportedly got sick after eating vegetables in the community garden, an investigation was launched.
Powerful winds blew across Southern California on Thursday night, knocking out power and downing trees, giving a preview to a weekend that was forecast to bring soaring temperatures, low humidity and Santa Ana winds.
Detectives were investigating the death of a man who was found inside a Hollywood Hills home early Friday morning, Sept. 23, 2016.
A woman was killed after a car veered off the northbound 710 Freeway in Lynwood and crashed, officials say.
Curtis Jeter talks about his buyout from a rent controlled apartment
The late Cuban printmaker Belkis Ayón mysteriously took her own life in 1999. The Fowler Museum will open the first Ayón retrospective in the U.S. on Oct. 2. Here, in a silent video shot in Cuba a year before her death, the artist is shown making one of her large scale collographs on a hand-cranked...
Santa Ana Public Library officials closed the facility for two weeks in August to "reconfigure" the space in an effort to serve everyone — those with or without a home.
The 2016 Toyota Mirai is the company's latest zero-emissions vehicle. A hydrogen fuel cell powers the car's electric motor, which creates the equivalent of 151 horsepower and 247 pound-feet of torque. The MSRP is $57,500.
Tehran is home to a serious car culture. Every Friday, amateur drag races are hosted by the Motorcycle and Automobile Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the capital.
Kenneth Turan reviews "The Magnificent Seven," starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke and Haley Bennett. Video by Jason H. Neubert.
Watch the trailer for the third season of "Transparent."
Colombia's FARC guerrilla group is scheduled to sign a historic peace agreement. In the days leading up to the event, FARC has been hosting nightly concerts for guerrillas who will soon give up their arms and transition from the jungle to civilization.
Nick Jonas and James Franco star in the trailer for "Goat."
State officials are working to learn more about an oil sheen on San Pablo Bay and a strong odor in Vallejo.
J.K. Rowling's Pottermore website introduced a Patronus experience Thursday that allows registered users to find out what their official Patronus is. In the "Harry Potter" universe a Patronus is a ethereal guardian that takes the form of an animal.
A group of Temecula winemakers is determined to challenge the belief that the region is only good for bachelorette limo tasting tours and subpar wine.
The unidentified Encore High School student will not be returning to the Hesperia campus.
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