The LA Times, Chicago Tribune and other media properties that it once owned will now form Tribune Publishing. It's a multi-million dollar deal that comes in the wake of bankruptcy proceedings for the Tribune Company.
Israel declared the partial ceasefire in Gaza earlier. It was intended as a humanitarian gesture, to give relief groups time to deal with the ongoing devastation. However, one major consequence of some five weeks of shelling is the widespread displacement of residents in Gaza.
A Southern California judge has refused to order the district attorney's office to recuse itself or to take the death penalty off the table in the case of a man who admitted killing eight people at an Orange County hair salon.
The fight against stricter regulations on Texas abortion clinics goes to court again today. Lawyers will argue on behalf of two clinics near the U.S./Mexico border. Those clinics have shut their doors, unable to meet new rules passed by state lawmakers last year.