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Muslims and supporters gather on the steps of Borough Hall in Brooklyn, N.Y., during a protest against President Trump's temporary travel ban in February.

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While travel ban on hold, heavy vetting cuts issued visas

Federal courts in Hawaii and Maryland this week blocked President Trump’s third attempt at a travel ban, but they did not suspend restrictions like tighter vetting.

LA Weekly is being sold to mysterious Semanal Media

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Media analyst Ken Doctor says alternative newspapers like the LA Weekly have struggled to adapt in a digital world.

Rescuers are searching for Rachel Nguyen and Joseph Orbeso, reported missing on Friday, in Joshua Tree National Park in California,

Missing Joshua Tree hikers died in apparent murder-suicide

Joseph Orbeso shot his girlfriend Rachel Nguyen before shooting himself, detectives believe, based on gunshot wounds and evidence located at the scene.

'Operation Jungle Book' is largest wildlife trafficking sweep in SoCal

From a baby tiger cub to monitor lizards and a macaw, authorities have seized dozens of animals and filed charges against 16 people.

Playa del Rey ditches its controversial road diet

It worked well in Mar Vista. And Silver Lake. And San Pedro. What went wrong in Playa del Rey?

Can Metro's innovation guru transport LA into the future?

With LA hosting the 2028 Olympics, Joshua Schank has to figure out how to move all those extra people around this massive city.

Charred body found near Mt. Wilson fire

Authorities say a charred body has been found on Mt. Wilson northeast of Los Angeles, where crews working in steep terrain are trying to surround a smoldering wildfire.

Great ShakeOut: Californians prepare for annual earthquake drill

Participants planning to "drop, cover and hold on" include more than 6 million K-12 students and nearly 2 million people at colleges and universities as well as governments, businesses, faith-based organizations and individuals. The drill starts at 10:19 a.m.

De León pledges change in targeting Sen. Feinstein's seat

The battle for Dianne Feinstein's U.S. Senate seat is taking shape with her strongest Democratic challenger suggesting she is part of the Washington status quo.

Firefighters reach 25 percent containment on Mount Wilson fire

The blaze was initially estimated at around 5 acres, but it steadily expanded as flames chewed through dry brush, reaching 50 acres.

​Crews douse fire at huge oil refinery in El Segundo

Dozens of firefighters responded late Tuesday to the 1,000-acre Chevron El Segundo Refinery just south of Los Angeles, which processes nearly 275,000 barrels of crude per day.

NB 57 lanes still reduced following brush fires

Northbound traffic was reduced to two lanes at Lambert Road in Brea after two brush fires broke out near the freeway about 25 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The fires have since been contained.

Trump's 3rd travel ban blocked: A closer look at the Hawaii court order

Two federal judges temporarily restrained President Trump’s third attempt at restricting travel from mostly Muslim-majority nations. Here's a look at one of those court orders.

How the insurance process works for wildfire victims

The wildfires in Northern California caused tens of thousands of Californians to lose their homes at the same time.

Well-funded Democrats target 4 GOP seats in OC

Four Orange County congressional seats are central to Democrats' effort to retake the U.S. House of Representatives. Each Republican faces several well-funded challengers.

Affordability crisis hits LA's mobile home parks

L.A. County officials say rising rents and low vacancy rates are hitting the region's mobile home parks. The Board of Supervisors will consider rent control Tuesday.