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If you thought IUDs were just for moms, think again


IUDs were once marketed as the birth control for moms. But they're gradually gaining traction and acceptance among young women.

California DMV moving forward with immigrant driver's licenses

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California DMV moves forward with immigrant driver's licenses, after feds approve design changes

World's oldest play, 'Persians,' has message for today

Aeschylus' message from 2,500 years ago to the 21st Century: "Indulging in pointless wars can destroy even the greatest nation.”

Conservation groups seek protection of monarch butterfly

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A sharp decline in the monarch butterfly population has lead conservation groups to petition for protection of the butterfly under the Endangered Species Act.

South Pasadena students recall 1940 murder spree (archival photos)

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Seventy-four years ago, a junior high school principal in South Pasadena went on a shooting rampage that left five people dead.

Confessions of a fair-weather Dodgers fan

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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: Garcetti talks economics in the Valley

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Today is Thursday, Sept. 18 and headlines include Mayor Garcetti's economic talk, the giant water slide in downtown, and the LA Times' support for the LAUSD superintendent.

Construction sector boosts California job gains in August

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Jobless rate holds steady in California in August, but the state adds 44,200 jobs, more than any other state in the country, with boost from Construction sector.

Heat hacks: How to stay cool without air conditioning

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The county declared a heat alert on Thursday as high temperatures keep threatening to break records. Find a cooling center near you and get tips for the air-conditionally challenged.

'Angel City' time-lapse video tours viewers through nighttime LA


A new time-lapse video taken around Los Angeles takes viewers around L.A. in sped-up nighttime shots over the course of four minutes, from Griffith Observatory to downtown.