Archive for August 24th, 2013

Rim Fire: Huge California wildfire threatens Yosemite sequoias (MAP)

Local | | August 24 2013, 4:19 PM

As a wildfire rages along the remote northwest edge of Yosemite National Park, officials cleared brush and set sprinklers to protect two groves of giant sequoias.

Cutting public defenders can cost federal government more

US & World | | August 24 2013, 4:05 PM

With the sequester, public defenders' offices are losing staff. But everyone is entitled to representation, so judges are appointing expensive private attorneys in their place.

New trial aims to help children who've never been able to hear

Health | | August 24 2013, 3:39 PM

The Children's Hospital L.A. and House Research Institute were recently awarded a grant for a clinical trial to help young children who have never been able to hear.

PHOTOS: Service held for Hannah Anderson's mom, brother

Crime & Justice | | August 24 2013, 2:29 PM

Calling their deaths "an abomination," a priest memorialized a Southern California mother and son killed by a family friend who also abducted the woman's 16-year-old daughter.

What the March On Washington called for, and what we got

US & World | | August 24 2013, 12:15 PM

It was called "The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom." So what effects did the historic rally have on employment in the United States?

Tons of molten glass go into making mirror for giant telescope

US & World | | August 24 2013, 10:55 AM

One of seven large mirrors for the 72-foot telescope will be spun cast at the University of Arizona on Saturday.

U.S. Weighs Options On Syria After Reported Chemical Attack

US & World | | August 24 2013, 10:06 AM

President Obama is meeting with his national security team to discuss reports of Syria's use of chemical weapons, as the U.S. "repositions" warships.

Thousands gather in DC to mark 1963 civil rights march

US & World | | August 24 2013, 9:45 AM

Organizers say they expect 100,000 people to attend Saturday's events ahead of the Aug. 28 anniversary of the iconic "I Have a Dream" speech.

Linda Ronstadt tells AARP she has Parkinson's and can't sing

Arts & Entertainment | | August 24 2013, 9:38 AM

Linda Ronstadt says she suffers from Parkinson's disease, which has robbed her ability to sing. She says she was diagnosed eight months ago and "can't sing a note."

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