Plagued by delays, California high-speed rail back in court

The bullet train's timeline, funding and speed estimates are back in the spotlight for a longstanding lawsuit filed by residents whose property lies in its path.

Pilot's husband doesn't believe she survived collision

A massive search was launched and some debris from a plane carrying two men was quickly found. But there was no sign of Mary Falstrom or her plane.

A year on, did NFL anti-domestic violence efforts work?

After a tumultuous season, the NFL condemned domestic violence in its ranks, and put a spotlight on the issue during the last Super Bowl. A year later, it's unclear whether that has made a difference.

L.A. Mayor's Office

101 Freeway reopens hours ahead of schedule

The southbound lanes reopened to traffic at 9:48 a.m. and the northbound lanes opened at 10:09 a.m. Sunday morning, well before the projected time of 2 p.m., according to officials.

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International community sharply criticizes North Korea's rocket launch

People watch a television screen showing breaking news on North Korea's long-range rocket launch on Sunday in Seoul, South Korea. Western experts consider the launch to be part of a program to develop intercontinental ballistic missile technologies, banned by multiple U. N. Security Council resolutions against North Korea.

"Irresponsible," "senseless," "deplorable," "destabilizing," "totally unacceptable": Nations from the U.S. to Russia have denounced the launch, which violates U.N. Security Council resolutions.

Health More

Doctors say meningitis threat not high for use of new vaccine

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Offers Free Meningitis Vaccinations

At Santa Clara University, three students have been infected with the potentially deadly disease and hundreds more have waited hours for emergency vaccines.