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The first and second bags will each cost $5 more, going up to $30 and $40. Delta, United and JetBlue have also announced increases.
The observatory suddenly closed, with little explanation, for 11 days in September, fueling rumors its shutdown was due to aliens, UFOs, or government surveillance.
The race to represent the 25th Congressional District, which includes cities like Simi Valley and Palmdale, has taken an odd turn.
A recently released audit found serious problems with the way that Los Angeles County handles sexual harassment and other workplace complaints.
In a recent letter, Sen. Ron Wyden said some senators and Senate staff members were warned by a major tech company "that their personal email accounts were targeted by foreign government hackers."
Newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau show Americans have spent an extra two and a half hours commuting last year compared to the year before.
Tech Bureau Corp., which owns the Zaif cryptocurrency exchange, says the security breach occurred last week, and was discovered several days later.
The decision, described by one advocate as "the greatest treachery against clean athletes in Olympic history," is subject to conditions. It has been roundly condemned by anti-doping advocates.
"Yes, it is my intention that the services will be free," Health Minister Simon Harris said, adding that the goal is to ensure access and not force women to travel for the procedure.
Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who alleges Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a high school party in the 1980s, is open to appearing before a Senate panel next week.
Scotland Yard is hoping to put fears of a serial cat killer to rest. Authorities now say that scavenging animals, not sadistic humans, are responsible for hundreds of reported cat mutilations.
A Japanese research team made immature human eggs from stem cells that were derived from human blood. The technique brings scientists a step closer to being able to mass-produce human eggs.
Just half a dozen authors remain in contention for the prestigious fiction award: Anna Burns, Esi Edugyan, Daisy Johnson, Rachel Kushner, Richard Powers and Robin Robertson.
Addressing an audience of 150,000 North Koreans, South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he hopes "the past 70-year-long hostility can be eradicated and we can become one again."
Scientists at Johns Hopkins have identified a brain region in monkeys that influences their desire to take big risks. When this area is inactivated, the monkeys tend to hedge their bets.
Four federal agencies under President Obama requested new sexual orientation and gender identity questions for the American Community Survey. Under President Trump, the proposal stalled.
The drug makes the usually antisocial creatures much more interested in friendly contact with other octopuses. It's one more sign that the chemistry of social behavior has deep evolutionary roots.
The money-laundering accusations are related to the so-called 1MDB scandal, in which billions of dollars allegedly went missing from a state fund.
Filled with fall festivals and fun stuff to do in the fresh air, this weekend features the Frogtown Art Walk, a Moon Festival, a craft fair and Tarfest.
The specifics of the allegations aren't public, but the site is set up to report discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
There were no blog entries published on this date.
California doctors will have to tell patients if they are on probation for sexual misconduct or other wrongdoing under a new law.
Tikka masala chips, jalapeño M&Ms & wasabi-cream Oreos: how candy and snack food companies are targeting international audiences| September 20 2018, 9:47 AM
M&M’s is rolling out three new offerings of its classic peanut candy in 2019 -- English Toffee Peanut, Mexican Jalapeno Peanut and Thai Coconut.
President Donald Trump says "we'll have to make a decision" if Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's sexual-assault accuser "makes a credible showing" before the Senate Judiciary
Metro rail lines are quickly expanding across Los Angeles.
How will Trump administration’s new definition of anti-Semitism affect students’ rights on college campuses?| September 20 2018, 9:15 AM
The federal government is reopening a probe into an alleged anti-Semitic incident at New Jersey’s Rutgers University.
It’s been a rollercoaster kind of year for the Boys in Blue.