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MGM Resorts International said it would give $500 to any charity connected to the deadly concert shooting for people who authorize their lawyers to accept legal notice of the company's lawsuit.
Democratic candidates backed by the state's political establishment won in races for the state's open 1st congressional district and the primary for governor, beating more progressive challengers.
In a letter obtained by NPR, the Pentagon says it hasn't gotten "official notification" about a Trump administration plan to weaken the enforcement of a law protecting troops from predatory creditors.
People could buy the pipes for $2 in quarters. Three phony vending machines were discovered, authorities said. They were once tampon dispensers.
Bonobos are much more likely than common chimpanzees to share their food, a study suggests. But researchers who study sharing say human kids are more helpful and cooperative than either species.
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors moved a step closer to putting a measure before voters that would give the Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission subpoena power.
Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday asking California to rely 100% on electric energy by 2045. LA answered with a goal of its own: electrifying transportation.
"I nearly fell over looking at it ... we were picking it up for hours," said the miner who found the gold. The huge amount of the precious metal is worth millions of dollars.
Hurricane Florence is heading toward a part of North Carolina where pigs far outnumber people. Farmers and environmentalists are worried about the fate of hundreds of open-air manure lagoons.
The move by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki is the latest sign of easing tensions between countries which were once bitter neighbors.
The nonpartisan report says the U.S. needs to undertake a long-term effort to prevent groups like the Islamic State and al-Qaida from getting a foothold in vulnerable countries.
Power lines operated by big utilities have sparked some of California's largest fires. Southern California Edison has announced its plan to raise nearly $600 million from ratepayers to make those fires less likely.
The president said the site of the crash in Shanksville, Pa., "is now a monument to American defiance ... a message to the world America will never ever submit to tyranny."
The veteran journalist was shocked by the tactics White House staff use to circumvent Trump: "I've never heard in any way of staff going around a president this way." Woodward's new book is Fear.
Attorney General Xavier Becerra is calling on the Justice Department to invite Democrats to the Sept. 25 meeting focused on social media and tech companies or risk proving the event's political bent.
Hurricane Florence — large, slow and full of moisture — is threatening to inundate the Southeast. It's a type of storm that's getting more likely to form.
More than 200,000 people live in rented apartments in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. Right now, their landlords can increase rent by however much they want, but that could soon change.
If enacted, it would limit annual rent increases to 3 percent each year for residents who live outside the boundaries of one of the county's 88 cities.
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As employees increasingly use personal devices for work, what can bosses legally access on your computer?| September 11 2018, 9:52 AM
An ex-managing director is accusing his former investment firm, Brevet Capital Management LLC, of hacking into his home computer to read his personal emails and obtain data stored on his hard drives
We all know how wrong most political polls got the 2016 presidential election. That trend seems to be continuing with midterm primary races.
On Sunday, the U.S. News & World Report put out its 2019 list of college rankings and, notably for Angelenos, UCLA was ranked as the country’s top public university.
In the just over two months since the state of California has started testing cannabis products for potency and purity, nearly one fifth of the products tested have not met state standards.
The Wall Street Journal recently re-posed the often awkward question, ‘Who Pays on a Date?’
New birth control app paves the way for a burgeoning market, but what are the regulations? And where does all that data go?| September 11 2018, 9:15 AM
In a historical move, the FDA approved its first birth control app as a contraceptive; but doctors and privacy experts are still skeptical.