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Developers want to build 468 housing units in Lincoln Heights next to a former laundry site where toxic chemicals were used.
The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is defending the decision to ease mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people.
The 1,325-acre fire is threatening homes in Topanga Canyon, but fire officials are hoping cooler, moist conditions can help in their efforts to contain the blaze
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Throughout the crisis, NBCUniversal seemed out of step with industry activists.
Celestina Bishop is trying to save the cemetery that is her strongest connection to the family she never knew.
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The team behind ‘Run the World,’ premiering Sunday on Starz, explains why they’re embracing comparisons with the iconic HBO series.
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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.
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Former Lakers player and general manager Jerry West sat down with L.A. Times sports writer Broderick Turner to talk about Bryant’s induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and what Bryant meant to him.
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A news article that pointed out actors’ pandemic weight gain spurred a conversation about sizeism throughout the musical theater scene.
Netflix is developing a spinoff of its hit period drama, ‘Bridgerton,’ centering on characters Queen Charlotte, Violet Bridgerton and Lady Danbury.
Kobe Bryant was posthumously inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday night, with widow Vanessa giving the acceptance speech.
The Dodgers agreed to a contract with Albert Pujols for the rest of the season and then beat Miami 7-0, but Corey Seager is headed to the injured list after he was hit in the hand by a pitch.
When diving deep into statistical analytics, Albert Pujols should have been having more success with the Angels. Will the Dodgers have more luck with him?
Kyle Palmieri’s goal into overtime lifted the New York Islanders to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of their first-round series.
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The immunologist who leads the COVID-19 response in the U.S. says ‘the undeniable effects of racism’ have led to unacceptable health disparities.
Republicans have rolled back access to the ballot. Meanwhile, Democrats in certain states have been quietly moving to expand voting rights.
Officials in a Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop have approved a proposal to change policing.
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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.
The CDC changes announced Thursday don’t immediately alter mask rules in California, but they have raised some questions.
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.