Sep. 16, 2019
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President Trump defends Brett Kavanaugh after a news report on another sex-misconduct allegation from the Supreme Court justice’s college days.
Iran calls the U.S. accusation that it was behind an attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure part of Washington’s policy of “maximum lies.”
More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers union went on strike early Monday as contract talks with General Motors broke down.
Almost 15 years later, Nathaniel Ayres lives in a locked mental rehab facility, and the rest of us live at the center of an epic collapse of care and a failure of leadership.
LA Stadium and Entertainment District at Hollywood Park has reached a 20-year agreement that gives SoFi the naming rights for the Rams and Chargers’ future stadium.
The company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin filed for bankruptcy in days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids.
An 18-year-old was killed and another man was wounded late Saturday during a fight that escalated into a shooting outside the Rose Bowl, police say.
On Friday, state Senate leader Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) showed us how a healthy, productive legislature works — one that independently pushes its own ideas about public policy and leaves it to the governor to decide whether to sign or veto a bill. Atkins rejected Gov. Gavin Newsom’s request to shelve her landmark anti-Trump environmental protection measure, SB 1.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Monday to annex “all the settlements” in the West Bank, including an enclave deep in the heart of the largest Palestinian city, in a last-ditch move that appeared aimed at shoring up nationalist support the day before a do-over election.
Police say the Sylmar man, 22, emailed L.A. County Fair officials “someone was planning on doing a mass shooting"; he just wanted to “inform you guys.”
The singer and songwriter for the Cars helped define the sound of the angled-haircut 1980s with songs including “Just What I Needed,” “Shake It Up” and more.
Former Los Angeles Times reporter and columnist Robert A. Jones, who applied an erudite voice to California’s environmental battles and in retirement guided raft trips down the Colorado, has died.
Visiting a black church bombed by the Ku Klux Klan in the civil rights era, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Sunday the country hasn’t “relegated racism and white supremacy to the pages of history,” adding that “those who are white try, but we can never fully understand.”
Developed nations emit the most greenhouse gases, while poor countries suffer the worst consequences of the greenhouse effect. We must help them.
Technological advances could one day claw back some of the carbon and other greenhouse gases we’ve already emitted. But it would be foolhardy to count on them.
The Los Angeles Times editorial board has written about climate change for years. Here’s why we thought this was the right moment for a bigger, broader series of editorials on the subject.
“Hustlers” opens huge for STX and Jennifer Lopez, while “It Chapter Two” holds onto the top spot and “The Goldfinch” lands with a thud.
Phyllis Newman, who won the 1962 Tony for best supporting actress in the musical “Subways Are for Sleeping,” later went on to lead causes fighting diseases and issues relating to women’s health.
With Plácido Domingo absent for the season opener, L.A. Opera kicks off a Barrie Kosky take on Puccini that’s pointed toward a new generation.
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