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EBay-PayPal Split

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PayPal goes mobile, to split from eBay in 2015

Almost a year after billionaire Carl Icahn opened a proxy fight and pressured eBay for a spinoff of PayPal, eBay President and CEO John Donahoe announced the split Tuesday.

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Survey finds many LA veterans earning poverty wages

The scene at a job fair for veterans earlier this year in Washington, D.C.

A new wide-ranging report found a quarter veterans in L.A. are unemployed. Among those with jobs, USC researchers said, many work for meager wages.

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AEG requesting more time to build an NFL stadium

AEG asked city officials Monday for a six-month extension to negotiate an NFL franchise. Mayor Eric Garcetti's office says it's willing to wait.

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Drought: Studies disagree on climate change link; snow falls in Tahoe!

Academic studies released Monday disagreed that California's record drought was linked to climate change, with two finding against such a link and a third — from Stanford University — finding a connection.

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White House intruder made it to doorway of green room

A perimeter fence has been placed in front of the White House fence on the North Lawn along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington.

The Secret Service had originally said Omar Gonzalez was apprehended shortly after he burst through the front door after jumping a fence.

Health More

What drives abortion: The law or income?

Abortions are legal in India. But many are performed by traditional midwives, called dais. Sometimes a dai rubs herbs on a woman's stomach or gives her plants to eat.

About 5 million women are admitted to hospitals because of complications after an abortion. Stopping these injuries may have nothing to with changing the law.

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Governor's bill signing spree: Roundup of new California laws

Mayor Garcetti And Gov. Brown Sign Bill Allowing Illegal Immigrants Driver's License Eligibility

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a slew of bills into law over the weekend, including a measure that would limit school expulsions and a review of pesticides that may be killing off honey bees.