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Ever look at the moon and say, "Yeah, I want a piece of that"? Well, an online auction house has one for sale.
The Los Angeles City Council's only Republican is taking an executive job with Oak View Group, a sports and entertainment company.
Three House and Senate committees have "the unqualified right" to request taxpayers' returns from the IRS. There's no provision exempting the president.
Only a few hundred people have passed the Master Sommelier Diploma Exam. And 23 that passed this year have to take it over again after one master breached test info.
Proposition 6 on the November ballot would roll back California’s year-old gas tax and new vehicle fees. They are on track to add more than $5 billion a year to state and local budgets for road construction and transportation projects.
Mohammed bin Salman was initially seen as a leader who could modernize the kingdom. But critics now say he is being repressive at home and reckless abroad.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell discusses the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and the upcoming midterm elections.
"We are confident that the association between race and the death penalty is not attributed to random chance," the state's supreme court justices wrote in a majority opinion.
"No one in our city should live in fear," said Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh. The Catholic archdiocese program is modeled on one in Dallas, which aims to alleviate immigrants' fears of police stops.
One side says it will help keep housing affordable. The other side says it will make the state’s housing problems worse, and more expensive. It’s more than a little confusing.
A majority of Americans of European descent could be linked to third cousins, or closer relatives, using genealogy databases, a study finds. Soon it may be possible to identify nearly everyone by DNA.
Our ability to see colors develops in the womb. Now scientists have replicated that process, which could help accelerate efforts to cure colorblindness and lead to new treatments for diseases.
The official death toll for the disasters stands at 2,073. But the number of those still missing could be as high as 5,000, after the quake caused the ground to liquefy.
Consumers favor safeguards that help people with a history of health problems still get insurance. In the heat of the midterm campaigns, politicians' arguments don't always add up.
In new books, Doris Kearns Goodwin and Joseph J. Ellis — also Jon Meacham whose tome hit shelves in May — aim to contextualize or contrast the Trump era with the leadership of previous presidents.
Ryan Gosling plays Neil Armstrong in a story about the noise, heat and struggle it takes to overcome forces to which you're meant to surrender.
The Netflix reality series follows drag queen Alyssa Edwards (and her alter ego, Justin Johnson) through her/his offstage life as a dance instructor in Texas.
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The city of Los Angeles launched a crackdown on homeless encampments Wednesday near a new shelter in downtown Los Angeles’ El Pueblo historic district. The move is part of a five-day-a-week cleanup plan where the city will increase police presence around the so-called “special enforcement zones,” areas established around a series of homeless shelters the city is planning to build.
Twelve propositions have earned a spot on the November ballot, where Californians will consider a host of changes.
On Friday, the National League Championship Series begins in Wisconsin, where the Milwaukee Brewers will face off against the Dodgers for the chance to go to the World Series.
LA County Sheriff Check-in: Calabasas burglary suspect, allegations of racial profiling in traffic stops and more| October 11 2018, 9:40 AM
Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell is back for his quarterly AirTalk visit.
Google cites ethical reasons for dropping $10 billion bid for Pentagon contract — is the tech giant’s move justified?| October 11 2018, 9:35 AM
Google announced Monday that it will no longer compete for a $10 billion cloud-computing contract with the Pentagon because the project may conflict with its values.
In August, the Anaheim City Council nixed a tax rebate agreement with the Disneyland Resort. Now, the Walt Disney Co. is pointing to the move as the reason it’s pulling the plug on building a 700-room luxury hotel near its resort in Anaheim.