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HEAT WAVE: It's going to feel like 107 degrees today

Now that Tropical Storm Cindy is over, we're going to see some steamy-hot temps today

Guatemala president under pressure over lobbying firm linked to Mike Pence

Jimmy Morales urged to reveal role in contracts signed with Indiana firm Barnes & Thornburg hired to improve relations between Guatemala and US Guatemala’s president Jimmy Morales is under growing political pressure over two...

Trumpcare is like a vampire, set on sinking its teeth into the poor | Adam Gaffney

The relationship of the Republican bills to tax breaks resembles that of water crackers to cheese: a delivery device with little independent function of its own “Dead on arrival,” some said. That was to be the fate of the House’s...

Indian PM Modi to Visit President Trump With Hopes of Expanded Ties

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads to the United States for his first meeting with President Donald Trump amid anxiety in New Delhi about whether India will be able to build on the bilateral gains of the last three years...

Inspector gadget: how smart devices are outsmarting criminals

Fitbits, pacemakers, Amazon Echoes – all are tools of the modern detective’s trade in a world where our devices are always watchingRichard Dabate told police a masked intruder assaulted him and killed his wife in their...

We’ve gone from American Exceptionalism to American Unexceptionalism

The exceptional irony is that this is happening under a president so focused on American greatness....

Fired cartoonist Ted Rall claims the LA Times has a corrupt relationship with the Los Angeles Police Department

Why did the editorial cartoonist cross the road? A variation on that very question is the basis for one of the more contentious fights in journalism today, between cartoonist Ted Rall and his former employer, The Los Angeles...

Hummus sold at major retailers recalled for listeria

Three brands of hummus produced by refrigerated foods manufacturer House of Thaller have been recalled by the FDA for possibly containing listeria. The brands in question — Fresh Foods Market, Lantana and Marketside — are sold...

Trump Denies Obstructing Justice in FBI Probe Into Russian Meddling in Election

US President Donald Trump said he had not obstructed the FBI's investigation into alleged ties between Moscow and the 2016 presidential election in the United States, in an interview with the Fox News channel to be broadcast...

Here’s where key senators stand on the healthcare bill

U.S. Senate Republicans offered a bill on Thursday to overhaul Obamacare, the next phase in the party’s long war against the 2010 law enacted by then-Democratic President Barack Obama. The legislation met a wall of opposition...

Republican conspiracy theorizing about Seth Rich’s murder stoops to a grotesque new low

A disgraceful report blames his death on the work of a hired killer. This is worse than fake news....

Hidden Adventures: Lewis Creek Trail

The sound of rushing water lures you onto the Lewis Creek Trail. This scenic spot isn't far off Highway 41 but it feels like a path to paradise.

More than 100 federal agencies fail to report hate crimes to the FBI’s national database

In violation of a longstanding legal mandate, scores of federal law enforcement agencies are failing to submit statistics to the FBI’s national hate crimes database, ProPublica has learned. The lack of participation by federal...

LA sheriff’s deputies shoot at dog — firing bullets that bounce and Palmdale kill teenager

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies mistakenly shot and killed a teenager in Palmdale early Thursday when their bullets bounced off the ground as they opened fire on an aggressive dog, sheriff’s officials said....

Variety calls out ‘dishonest or unprofessional’ Megyn Kelly for history of anti-black statements

After a controversial rollout of her new shows on NBC, Variety railed against new star Megyn Kelly in a blistering op-ed. Just three weeks into her new Sunday magazine show, the entertainment trade magazine called out Kelly as a...