2 OC men arrested in terrorism probe

Two Orange County men were arrested Thursday and have been charged with conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic militant group fighting in Syria.

Searching for an MIA brother for 48 years

More than a thousand service members remain listed as Missing In Action from the Vietnam War. The brother of one of them still holds out hope.

AP: Increased oil production linked to leaks (updated)

The oil pipeline leak that was detected on Tuesday reflects a troubling trend in the nation's infrastructure.

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Drought problems? Echo Park's Cactus Store can help


There’s a tiny storefront in Echo Park that glows red and orange at night. Inside, there are dozens and dozens of some of Los Angeles' strangest cactuses.

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US rejects nuclear disarmament document over Israel concerns

United Nations Headquarters

The rejection by the U.S. means the entire blueprint for global nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation for the next five years has been blocked after four weeks of negotiations.

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Expected cost for ethnic studies graduation requirement: $73M

LAUSD's school board approved an ethnic studies graduation requirement last year. The latest estimate for it is pegged at far more than first suggested.

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Popularity of turf rebates brings crackdown on lawn fraud

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You may be able to earn money from your water district for replacing your lawn with a drought-friendly yard. But first, you'll need to get that lawn approved.

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