Sep. 16, 2019
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Iran ruled out a possible meeting with President Trump at the United Nations next week, closing a potential diplomatic channel to ease tensions following an attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities that raised new fears of war and sent oil prices soaring. Although administration officials accused Tehran of launching the strike, Trump stopped short of directly accusing Iran, saying, “We’ll see?”
The Trump administration opened two massive tent courts in south Texas to address the cases of migrants seeking asylum in the U.S.
As Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh begins his second year on the Supreme Court, new reporting has detailed how the FBI limited in its investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct against him.
Avigdor Lieberman, a right-wing nationalist and erstwhile ally of Netanyahu, is in the unusual position of having personally triggered not one but two elections this year.
Writers Guild of America, West released its election results on Monday, with incumbent president David Goodman reelected. Goodman easily defeated opponent Phyllis Nagy, an Oscar-nominated writer who ran a campaign that criticized the union’s strategy in its dispute with talent agencies.
The healthcare giant’s workers say they will strike in California and across five other states after bargaining stalled in July. If they walk out, it will mark one of the largest strikes in the past few decades.
With Gustavo Antorcha’s departure, SeaWorld will be looking for its fourth CEO in the last five years.
Less than two years into the job, Simon Woods says “my hopes and aspirations lie elsewhere.” He leaves the post just as a new season is about to start.
Landing “Seinfeld” is a major comeback statement for Netflix, which recently lost the streaming rights to “The Office” and “Friends.”
Shane Gillis has been fired by “Saturday Night Live” just days after his hiring was announced. The show says its vetting process “was not up to our standard.”
Community group UproarLA provided the Southern San Fernando Valley Airplane Noise Task Force with its solution on how to address airplane noise in the region.
An estimated 1 in 16 women in the U.S. said they were forced or coerced into having sex for the first time. That equates to 3.3 million women ages of 18 and 44.
Sarah Silverman, host of the Emmy-nominated variety sketch series “I Love You, America,” calls “cancel culture” a “mutated” form of McCarthyism.
A-ha’s MTV classic is nearing 1 billion YouTube views and is a cash cow for its creators. But “Take on Me’s” origin story is as tricky as its multi-octave chorus.
Everything you need to know about the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards, from how to watch to who’s presenting.
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.
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