April 13, 2021


A flourishing subgenre of YouTube channels features North Korean refugees telling how they fled the authoritarian government and how they’ve adjusted.

There were numerous reports about the welfare of the Reseda toddlers in the months before they were killed Saturday, allegedly by their mother.

Suspension of use of the Johnson & Johnson shot would be a major blow to the effort to inoculate all Americans as quickly as possible.

The teachers union held firm and district officials retreated, resulting in less live instruction and a shorter school day under distance learning. Critics say students were shortchanged. The union challenges that conclusion.

Cutting child poverty in half could be one of President Biden’s major legacies. But a permanent program is expensive, and Biden may go for less.

We explain what vaccine passports are, how they work, where they’ve been implemented, and why some people object to them.

If you’re feeling the springtime itch to go look at open houses, first of all, we’re sorry about the sticker shock. But here’s a primer the hodgepodge of home styles you’ll see around Southern California.

Investment firm Blackstone acquired the genealogical site Ancestry for $4.7 billion. It says it has no plans to mine people’s DNA data for profit.

UCLA’s basketball team provided more compelling stories than any beat writer could have imagined. An inside look at the Bruins’ run to the Final Four.


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Culkin and Song, known for their respective roles in ‘Home Alone’ and ‘The Suite Life of Zack & Cody,’ are new parents to a baby boy.

The ‘Ma Rainey’ hair and makeup team had strict instructions to bring the messy, the sweaty -- and the horse hair.

The Antoine Fuqua-directed slave drama is the first major Hollywood production to change plans to film in the state after Gov. Brian Kemp signed the law last month.

Cobb struck out 10 and Ohtani hit a two-run double that broke open the game for the Angels, who won 10-3 in Kansas City on Monday.

Dodgers rookie Zach McKinstry has made quite a literal impact with the Dodgers so far this season. He sees it as all part of the learning experience.

Dennis Schroder scores a team-high 21 points for the Lakers, who struggle to keep up with Knicks after committing 24 turnovers in 111-96 loss Monday.

East teams primed to challenge for the Stanley Cup were among the teams that stood out at NHL trade deadline, but the Kings also made notable moves.

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Extras don’t get film credits or lines. But they can get union wages, meals and perks — such as getting to read novels or work on their side gigs while on the job.

Confused about filing taxes this year? You’re not alone. Here’s a guide to get you started.

The IRS promises to refund taxes that early filers paid on the first $10,200 of unemployment benefits earned last year. The money may not show up until summer.