June 21, 2021


A reporter reflects on years spent covering killings in Los Angeles County and what that’s taught her about people and human nature.

A survey after the insurrection in January found that 56% of Republicans agreed that force might be needed to save “the traditional American way of life.”

Brennan was a standout quarterback at Hawaii who finished third in Heisman Trophy voting before years of substance abuse problems cost him his life.

More than 40 law enforcement groups have kept records of misconduct from the district attorney.

Authorities believe there may have been other firearm-brandishing incidents beyond the one that allegedly led to Aiden’s death.

Creative Artists Agency and a group of filmmakers such as Clooney are creating a magnet school to help train high schoolers for jobs on movie and TV sets.

Fear has swept the Mexican border city of Reynosa after gunmen in vehicles killed 14 people, including taxi drivers, workers and a nursing student.

June gloom will make a comeback in coastal areas, though hot weather and fire conditions will continue in other areas through Monday.

Facing a 36-hour turnaround from eliminating Utah to opening at Phoenix, the game Clippers came up short as Devin Booker had a 40-point triple-double to lift the Suns.

The Dodgers hold on for a 9-8 win over the last-place Arizona Diamondbacks, with the bullpen running into problems after a solid start by Tony Gonsolin.


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Will Smith will publish “Will,” a memoir co-written by Mark Manson, in November through Penguin Press.

Defter and more surefooted than Pixar’s Oscar-winning “Soul,” Enrico Casarosa’s directing debut opens at the El Capitan and streams on Disney+.

As TikTok users discuss the separation of legitimate sex work from teenage grooming, 'Élite’ depicts a perilous mix of sex, cameras and money.

While the Clippers have problems slowing Suns superstar Devin Booker, limiting center Deandre Ayton is another area of concern following Game 1 loss.

Jon Rahm won the U.S. Open on Sunday, shooting a final-round 67 at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego to capture his first major championship.

Despite coronavirus concerns and warnings from Japan’s top medical advisor, the Tokyo Olympics will allow some local spectators to attend.

Decorated sprinter Allyson Felix finished second in the 400 meters at U.S. track and field Olympic trials on Sunday to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.



Iranian state television says the country’s only nuclear power plant has undergone a temporary emergency shutdown, but no reason was given as to why.

The party of Armenia’s acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has won a snap election that he called to ease anger over his peace deal with Azerbaijan.

Hamid Karzai said the United States came to his country to fight extremism and bring stability and was leaving having failed at both.

Vehicles likely hydroplaned on wet roads, killing nine children and one adult, including eight girls from an Alabama youth ranch.


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