May 15, 2021


An Israeli air raid in Gaza City has killed at least 10 Palestinians in the deadliest single strike since the battle with Hamas rulers erupted.

Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta’s office asks judge to dismiss 10 charges involving women who have accused Grant Robicheaux and Cerissa Riley of sexual assault.

The nation’s largest higher education systems will get a major funding boost under the proposed state budget announced by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

CBS’ former CEO Leslie Moonves said he would donate his entire settlement to charity after resolving the severance pay dispute. The amount was not disclosed.


Where to go

Meals by Genet, the restaurant at the heart of Fairfax’s Little Ethiopia, has reached a turning point — takeout only.

Sesame L.A. may occupy just 250 square feet of Chinatown’s Central Plaza, but owner Linda Sivrican has managed to fill her market with a childhood’s worth of memories by way of Asian condiments, pantry staples and snacks.

Must Reads

The death of Pop Smoke stunned the music world last year. Now, new details of the slaying and how detectives tracked his alleged killers have come to light.

After Trump separated children from their families, they’ve gotten crucial therapy, paid for by the government. But the future of those services is up in the air.


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Netflix is developing a spinoff of its hit period drama, ‘Bridgerton,’ centering on characters Queen Charlotte, Violet Bridgerton and Lady Danbury.

Olivia Rodrigo’s edgy new single, ‘Good 4 U,’ is fueling excitement for her upcoming ‘Saturday Night Live’ performance and debut studio album.

Andrew Garfield and Maya Hawke play characters swept up in the world of online influencer culture in Gia Coppola’s satirically abrasive ‘Mainstream.’

For the first time since Michael Jordan was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame, a 600-square-foot exhibit will open for an inductee: Kobe Bryant.

Serge Ibaka had 15 points and seven rebounds in his first game since March 14, but the Clippers lost 122-115 to the host Houston Rockets.

Griffin Canning pitched six strong innings Friday, but the Angels’ bullpen blew a seventh-inning lead in a 4-3 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park.

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit passed a drug test and is cleared to run at the Preakness Stakes, where trainer Bob Baffert has become the story without being present.

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Ebrahim Raisi, an Iranian cleric who took part in a panel involved in the mass execution of thousands of prisoners in 1988, sought the presidency in 2017.

Plans call for a rover to stay in the lander for a few days of diagnostic tests before rolling down a ramp to explore an icy area of Mars known as Utopia Planitia.

A Colorado man suspected in the death of his wife in 2020 is also accused of submitting a fraudulent vote on her behalf for then-President Trump .


Join the Conversation


On May 19 at 6 p.m., Ada Tseng, assistant editor of the L.A. Times utility team, and reporter Agnes Constante will speak with mental health experts and community organizers about Asian American gender-based violence.

In a momentous turn in the fight against COVID-19, federal officials are significantly easing mask guidelines as the threat of the pandemic rapidly fades.

Starting this year, grandparents get extra incentive: their 529 plans are ignored by federal financial aid formulas.

Many Asian Americans deal with microaggressions that may not seem like a big deal to others but can take a toll. What are your strategies for how to respond?