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Archive for April 27th, 2013
Anya Schodorf owns Café de Leche with her husband, Matt. Accused of helping to gentrify the neighborhood, the Latina cafe owner says, "I don't understand why Latinos can't be successful and creative and have something nice."
The Federal Aviation Administration says it's suspended all employee furloughs and says air traffic facilities. An LAX spokesperson said flights had been on schedule Saturday, even before normal staffing levels resumed.
Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino's red convertible used in "Pulp Fiction' was stolen in 1994; officers believe they recovered it this month in the Oakland area.
Federal agents who are investigating poison-laced letters that were sent to President Obama and others have arrested and charged Everett Dutschke, of Tupelo, Miss.
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is recovering in a Georgetown hospital Saturday, following surgery for a fractured shoulder. The 74-year-old justice fell while riding his bike along Washington's National Mall on Friday.
Students from two L.A. Unified School District high schools cleaned up at the U.S. Academic Decathlon. But there could only be one overall champion.
California's medical board is backing measures requiring coroners to report prescription drug overdose deaths to the board and to give the panel new power to halt a doctor's prescribing.
Sectarian tensions are fueling violence and protests in Iraq, where more than 170 people have been killed since Tuesday, when government forces clashed with Sunni Muslim protesters.
On Saturday, the DEA held its 6th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription drugs.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering a proposal to add more transparency in future elections, but it won't happen without a fight.
Southern California quarterback Matt Barkley was the first pick of the fourth round of the NFL draft, taken by Philadelphia after a trade with Jacksonville.
Violence between Muslims and Christians in Egypt, which has only increased since the revolution, is prompting public debate about religious identity.
The tiny Gulf nation of Qatar has been taking a prominent role in Syria, arming rebels there. The U.S. wants to see such aid go to moderates. Qatar has its own approach.
Scientific research shows that at low doses, caffeine improves performance on mental tasks, especially in people who are already tired.
Chinese parents don't trust Chinese baby formula, so they pay a premium to have it shipped in from around the world.