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The administration says the steel and aluminum tariffs will raise costs just slightly. But in a low-margin business like canned goods, a little extra cost can take a deep bite out of profits.
The announcements came days before North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in in a border truce village for a rare summit aimed at resolving the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang.
Whether you think it's time or a waste of time, the city of Malibu decided to ban the use of plastic straws, utensils and stirrers as a means of reducing their harmful effects on the environment.
The CDC has warned consumers to "throw out" all romaine lettuce, including whole heads. At least 61 people have been infected by this E. coli outbreak.
The Department of Justice says it needs more money to beef up the team seizing weapons from people who are prohibited from owning them.
An off-duty Los Angeles police officer has been charged with murder after a fiery freeway crash that killed three people.
The Federal Aviation Administration has ordered inspections of more jet engines like the one that blew apart at 32,000 feet in a deadly accident aboard a Southwest Airlines plane.
This month marks the Hubble Space Telescope's 28 years in space and as a gift to us earthlings, NASA and the European Space Agency issued photos of colorful, explosive beauty.
The Democratic National Committee filed a lawsuit Friday alleging the Trump campaign, Russia and WikiLeaks conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
Publicist Diana Baron said the Swedish performer, born Tim Bergling, was found dead in Muscat, Oman. No more details about his death were provided.
Some 2,600 school walkouts are planned across the country, starting at 10 a.m. in each time zone.
The delay was an inconvenience for taxpayers and a high-profile embarrassment for the agency. But it didn't really come as a surprise to anyone familiar with IRS's decades-old computer system.
Chancellor Timothy White says the country's largest university system will drop its proposal to consider raising tuition by $228 a year, which trustees had planned to discuss in May.
How the marijuana-loving world came to mark the occasion is believed traceable to five Northern California men now in their 60s with bad backs and graying hair.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says it's punishing the banking giant's actions in its mortgage and auto loan businesses.
Chuck Schumer's legislation would remove marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under a 1970 law that classifies marijuana as dangerous as heroin for legal and regulatory purposes.
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Comedian Hasan Minhaj combats a nativist narrative in American culture with his comedy and says, "The things I'm fighting for are actually American ideals."
On his new late-night show, the comedian draws from his "Daily Show" roots and his love of public television.
Schumer introducing legislation to decriminalize marijuana federally – what would that mean for states?| April 20 2018, 10:06 AM
Not coincidentally, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) plans to introduce legislation today to decriminalize marijuana, which is on the list of scheduled substances along with drugs like heroin.
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) filed a lawsuit in the federal district court in Manhattan Friday against Russia, WikiLeaks and the Trump campaign alleging that the three entities conspired to disrupt the 2016 presidential campaign.
A new report from the U.S. Geological Survey shows that there’s a more dangerous, though lesser known, fault running through densely populated areas of the East Bay.
The union representing actors is calling for an end to a practice that over the years has been fairly common in Hollywood: holding auditions in private hotel rooms or residences.
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases.
The new approach to improving race relations in Los Angeles: gathering strangers around the dinner table to talk it out.
Steyer will have to break off a fat stack if de Leon hopes to compete with Sen. Dianne Feinstein's $10 million war chest.
Are there limits to how much moola groups can throw at the race for governor?
Mabel Stark's 57-year career featured lions, tigers — and more than one mauling. Her life is chronicled in a new documentary.
Extra space means the museum could show off works that had been in storage for decades that no visitor had ever seen before.
Los Angeles Times Book Editor Carolyn Kellogg gives us her top picks, as well as tricks for how to navigate the sprawling book fest at USC.