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Take a bite: Are processed foods a vital part of your diet?

The soup isle at a grocery store in Washington, D.C, Tuesday, November 22, 2011.

A new paper from the American Society for Nutrition says processed foods contribute to the health of the U.S. population. That assessment is proving controversial.

In immigration news: House GOP takes aim at DACA, Obama's immigration poll ratings, snags in immigration court as kids' hearings sped up, more


As part of a deal to win conservative votes on a $659 million border funding bill, House GOP lawmakers are debating a provision that would block deferred action. This and more.

Getty mounts Minor White photography exhibit

The first White retrospective in 25 years opens the photog's work in two directions: his early Oregon past and the homoerotic realm he tried to keep hidden.

California Drought News: My burger, my burrito, my poor wallet


Tuesday's drought news makes you question whether waiting so long in the drive-thru line will continue to be worth it.

LA school board race: Quiz your candidates

Do Alex Johnson or George McKenna know what ails South L.A.? What do you want to know before you cast your vote?

Confessions of a fair-weather Dodgers fan

Colorado Rockies v Los Angeles Dodgers

Each year, they come out of the woodwork: the die-hard Dodgers fans who don't really like baseball much. I am one of them.

Maven's Morning Coffee: Gubernatorial candidate lives on the streets

California Governor Race Kashkari

Today is Thursday, July 31 and headlines include Neel Kashkari's latest video, continued clean up in Westwood, and problems with LA's road repairs.

LA 'sports tax': $312 a year, whether you watch games or not?

Los Angeles Dodgers v Philadelphia Phillies

DirecTV CEO Mike White said L.A. subscribers could pay $312 a year for sports, if every team demanded terms as rich as the Dodgers and Lakers.

Happy birthday, Nikola Tesla! See a video of a working Tesla coil

Eccentric physicist and inventor Nikola Tesla would have turned 158 years old Thursday, and he's in his prime as a household name and scientific celebrity.

Kodak makes a deal with Hollywood studios to keep making film

A deal has been reached to keep the Kodak film company in business through the downturn in the use of film, and it's being financed by major Hollywood studios.