Congress members attack policy forcing veterans to repay bonuses

Members of Congress are asking the California National Guard to stop telling soldiers to pay back enlistment bonuses used to sign up soldiers at the height of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

An experiment to smooth over LA's worst streets

The city has a longstanding policy of fixing good streets and leaving the bad, but a new material made of ground up tires could be an interim repair.

Tenant activists divided over LA housing initiative

The L.A. Tenants Union has split with other renter advocates over Measure JJJ, a measure that would force developers to build more housing for low-income renters.

APTOPIX Fatal Tour Bus Crash

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11 victims identified in deadly Palm Springs tour bus crash


The owner/operator of the tour bus company, Teodulo Vides, has also been determined to be the driver. The bus was determined not to have seatbelts.

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Out of this world: How artists imagine planets yet unseen


When astronomers spot a new planet that's too far away to be seen in detail, they work with artists to depict it. Space artists say they have a lot of freedom, but have to be careful, too.

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A history of election cake and why bakers want to #MakeAmericaCakeAgain

Election cake, as made by OWL Bakery in Asheville, N.C.

Bakers Susannah Gebhart and Maia Surdam are reviving election cake: a boozy, dense fruitcake that was a way for women to participate in the democratic process before they had the right to vote.

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Obama in LA: How to avoid the traffic

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The president is making a swing through L.A. Monday as part of a campaign fundraising tour to support Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, and to make another appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!