May 6, 2021

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It hurts to look out at this border and admit to myself that I, too, sometimes feel as if I’m standing on the outside of the U.S. looking in — an inconvenient guest in a nation created to advantage its white majority, The Times’ Tyrone Beason writes.

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris has become one of the nation’s most influential public health figures while guiding California’s efforts during the pandemic.

The massive effort to round up those who stormed the U.S. Capitol has not been without problems, including a potential instance of mistaken identity.

Efforts by Texas Republicans to pass voting restrictions tests the enduring relationship between the party and big business in the state.

Banners in the Central Valley proclaim thousands of jobs created by the high-speed rail project. The real numbers are more complicated.

Newsom critics say the recall campaign must tap into discontent over homelessness, housing costs and other issues if the effort hopes to succeed.

Move allows bars that don’t serve food to reopen indoors for the first time since June 2020.

What began as a Republican vendetta against Facebook and Google has morphed into something far more worrisome to big business.

The designer of Washington, D.C.'s Vietnam Veterans Memorial is shaping the way women learn at Smith College and with ‘Ghost Forest’ makes a climate change statement.

The 2020 World Series champion Dodgers have suddenly, and strikingly, lost their way during an early part of the season when they should be cruising.

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The Golden Globes must reckon with its problematic past if it wants a future in Hollywood.

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Blanca Tamayo, the sole survivor in the Orange mass shooting in March, was released Wednesday afternoon from UCI Medical Center.

The second installment in our new recipes series comes from this L.A.-native food blogger and cookbook author.

From brunch menus to cocktails, here’s a variety of online cooking classes.

Surging interest in food preparation during the pandemic has allowed chefs and cooks and caterers whose livelihoods disappeared overnight to put food on their tables and keep body and soul together as they meet their clients on Zoom.

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Boat crashes off Point Loma in human smuggling attempt
Three people were killed and more than two dozen others were hospitalized Sunday after a boat crashed into a reef and broke apart in rough water just off the San Diego coast during a suspected human smuggling operation, authorities said.

Three people were killed and more than two dozen others were hospitalized Sunday after a boat crashed into a reef and broke apart in rough water just off the San Diego coast during a suspected human smuggling operation, authorities said.

Sara Bareilles, Busy Philipps, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Paula Pell star in a Tina Fey-produced sitcom about a reuniting ‘90s girl group.

Pop musician Joe Jonas collaborated with travel agency Expedia to give away three-dimensional replicas of his hand to soothe nervous travelers.

Multiplatinum rapper J. Cole started his career with basketball-themed mixtapes and just announced “The Off-Season” album to continue the basketball narrative.

The actor explains the research that went into her character in HBO’s buzzy crime drama — including the “mythical place” she visited to feel at home.

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dominated Israeli politics for the past 12 years, but that stranglehold could soon come to an end.

Atlanta officer is reinstated but will remain on leave until criminal charges involving the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks are resolved, police say.

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong is sentenced to more jail time for participating in a commemoration of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre.

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A unique set of circumstances brought on by the pandemic has roiled the used car market, leading to an inventory shortage that has sent prices soaring.

Native American settlements were first, and then the rancho system -- Spanish then Mexican land grants throughout California -- were built atop and near those settlements and still shape our geography and place names.

Amid the push for herd immunity, 5% of adults may be avoiding vaccines due to an intense fear of needles. It is common, and it can be overcome.

With concepts of free college and student debt relief gaining traction, a parent wonders whether to keep using 529 college savings plans.

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