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Former Dodger Kirk Gibson diagnosed with Parkinson's disease


"With the support of my family and friends," he says, "I will meet this challenge with the same determination and unwavering intensity that I have displayed in all of my endeavors in life."

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Eddie Izzard brings his 'Force Majeur' to the Hollywood Bowl

Eddie Izzard Visits Gordon Brown After Running 43 Marathons in 52 Days

Izzard returns to Take Two to talk about his creative process and bringing "Force Majeur" from the small stage to the Hollywood Bowl.

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Obama: 'No excuse' for Baltimore violence

Protests in Baltimore After Funeral Held For Baltimore Man Who Died While In Police Custody

President calls deaths of several black men by police in Baltimore and other cities "a slow rolling crisis" that should prompt "soul searching" in America.

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Like Nepal, LA sits on sediment easily shaken by a quake

Powerful earthquake hits Nepal

L.A. and Nepal sit near different types of faults but they share a similar type of underground geology that is particularly susceptible to strong shaking.

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'Yeah, I've tried vape.' Teens weigh in on e-cigarettes

Nicotine exposure at a young age "may cause lasting harm to brain development," warns Dr. Tom Frieden, chief of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Government studies have shown teens are using e-cigs more than ever, but it's not clear why. Teens in Pomona and Glendale share their views on the phenomenon.

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Corinthian colleges closed, leaving students seeking answers

College officials — and the California Department of Consumer Affairs — have scheduled meetings with students beginning Tuesday after the campuses were closed.

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Highwater Fire: Blaze threatens homes above Granada Hills

Granada Hills Fire

Los Angeles firefighters using water-dropping helicopters are battling a wildfire burning through dry brush near many homes in Granada Hills.

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Protesters pledge to 'shut down' Baltimore

Freddie Gray protest in Baltimore, Maryland

People were gathering for what organizers say will be the largest demonstration to date in support of Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining a fatal spinal cord injury during or after his arrest.