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Archive for May 23rd, 2019
Donald Lynn Cash of Utah achieved his goal of climbing the highest peaks on all seven continents. A traffic jam on Mount Everest may have impeded efforts to carry him down the mountain before he died.
Nearly all the phony accounts were caught by artificial intelligence and a boost in human monitoring. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said breaking up the company would make purging abusive accounts harder.
NOAA forecasts that two to four major hurricanes will form this year in the Atlantic. But even an average year can cause record-breaking damage, as storms get bigger and wetter.
Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., said President Trump would sign the legislation even without border funding. The bipartisan deal follows months of negotiations.
It was a resounding victory not just for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but for his political party. Critics accused the party of using fear tactics amid rising Hindu nationalism.
New medical documents filed on Wednesday say the woman was sexually assaulted multiple times. An exam after the birth of the child in December indicated she may have been pregnant before.
The bipartisan legislation proposes plans to deal with surprise medical bills, prescription drug patents, price transparency and vaccine education.
Investigators acknowledged that Americans might worry about the release of terrorists such as John Walker Lindh, but said the FBI is tracking a changing terror threat across the board.
The U.S. agricultural sector has been hit hard by the trade conflict with China. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says some of the aid money will be used to build markets elsewhere.
Protests against alleged sexual harassment of McDonald's employees are planned for 13 cities Thursday. And Democratic presidential hopefuls are targeting the company's shareholder meeting in Dallas.
Linda Taylor rose to infamy during the 1970s, when prize-winning reporter George Bliss brought her criminal activity to light — and then-candidate Ronald Reagan turned her into the Welfare Queen.
Disputes over LGBT rights and religion's role in public life have derailed a previously non-partisan movement.
The facility was shut down for 24 hours after a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died in a holding cell. 32 migrants were later identified as positive for influenza and were given medical treatment.
Rising sea levels and intense storms have exacerbated the dangers of natural erosion, and the fact that we've built homes and infrastructure right up against it means that it's a huge concern.
Chef Reem Assil owns Reem’s California and Dyafa, two popular middle eastern eateries in Oakland. But growing up, she had a knack for filmmaking, and at 12 years old she premiered her first (and only) film on her local public access station.
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Southern California’s much-maligned housing market may finally be nearing the breaking point as we head towards the summer months, often considered a hot time to buy a house.
Gov. Gavin Newsom has launched a task force to find solutions amid a housing crisis in the most populous state.
Every Angeleno has a story about a celebrity sighting or encounter in Los Angeles - but few come close to Dion Rich’s, the self-proclaimed “world’s greatest gate-crasher.”
We all hate June Gloom and May Gray – but before you jump for joy at the idea of an even sunnier Southern California, skipping those months of cloud cover would be detrimental to the planet.