Newsom appoints Laphonza Butler, a Democratic strategist who rose to prominence in the labor movement, to fill the Senate vacancy left by Feinstein’s death.
Florida Republican Matt Gaetz moved to oust Kevin McCarthy from the speakership. A vote could happen as early as Tuesday.
Striking actors are hopeful that SAG-AFTRA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers can reach an agreement — 2½ months after the performers went out on strike.
The collapse of the Timepiece Gentleman is a cautionary tale full of contradictions, including a fall that unfolded in front of millions but received little media attention and an alleged culprit who bounces between apologies and denials.
The Supreme Court’s real battles these days are among the conservatives, and Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh is playing an increasingly critical role.
Soldiers and razor-sharp metal at the Mexico-Texas border don’t deter migrants who traveled months to get there, as numbers of those fleeing to the U.S. soar.
Cities are being urged to expand their urban tree canopy to mitigate effects of climate change, but some are replacing mature shady trees with palms.
L.A. is considering expanding its City Council in hopes of boosting representation and deterring unethical behavior from politicians. These charts show why it’s on the table and how it might work.
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Claremont McKenna College has raised more than $1 billion, one of the highest hauls ever among liberal arts colleges, and is using the funds to expand its campus size, science programs, faculty and financial aid.
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After approving a settlement requiring L.A. County to provide 3,000 new mental-health and substance-use treatment beds, Judge David O. Carter staged a test.
Invasive mule deer are pushing native plants to the brink on Catalina Island. Officials want to hunt animals from helicopters.
The actors, who resume talks with the studios on Monday, shouldn’t rush a deal because Hollywood is impatient to work. Not with existential issues like AI on the table.
Lakers star LeBron James says his son, Bronny, is inspiring him to be at his best as he embarks on the 21st season of his NBA career.
The Vatican holds that marriage is an indissoluble union between a man and a woman, but Francis has voiced support for same-sex legal benefits.