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Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson

24 May 2018 17:30


President Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion — more than 100 years after what Trump said many feel was a racially motivated injustice.

Jack Johnson was convicted in 1913 by an all-white jury for violating the Mann Act, which made it illegal...


Brock Stewart has arm and glove, will travel

24 May 2018 17:25


Brock Stewart was born and raised in Normal, Ill., which is kind of ironic.

Nothing about this season has been normal for the Dodgers right-hander, who has shuttled so often between Los Angeles and triple-A Oklahoma City that he probably needs to check his phone every morning to see what time zone...


Jason Bateman apologizes to 'Arrested Development' costar Jessica Walter after defending Jeffrey Tambor

24 May 2018 17:17



Varsity Times Insider: The latest sports news from Southern California's high school teams

24 May 2018 17:16



Baseball coach Burt Call appears out at Mater Dei

24 May 2018 17:16



Moderate Republicans pushing for immigration vote give leaders until June 7 to reach a deal

24 May 2018 17:15



Trump signs bipartisan bill rolling back some Dodd-Frank bank regulations

24 May 2018 17:15



Majority of California voters want to repeal gas tax increase, poll finds

24 May 2018 17:15


As a new poll found a majority of California voters want to repeal increases to the state’s gas tax and vehicle fees, Gov. Jerry Brown has begun campaigning to preserve them, arguing the sacrifice is needed to fix long-neglected roads and bridges and improve mass transit.

Repeal of the higher taxes...


Did the North Korea talks just collapse because Trump and Kim couldn't agree on whose idea it was to meet?

24 May 2018 17:11



Emails show deception by Larry Nassar, USA Gymnastics in wake of sex abuse accusations

24 May 2018 17:10


USA Gymnastics agreed to use false excuses in 2015 to account for the absence of sports doctor Larry Nassar, who had been accused of sexually abusing female athletes, according to emails obtained by a newspaper.

According to the emails, Nassar suggested that USA Gymnastics tell people that he couldn't...


Author Dean Koontz keeps the setting rooted in Newport Beach

24 May 2018 17:10


Best-selling suspense author Dean Koontz and his wife, Gerda, have bought a home in a familiar setting. The longtime Orange County residents recently paid $9.4 million for a home in a gated Newport Beach community, records show.

Set on a corner lot of about an acre, the Italianate-vibe is approached...


Woman arrested in connection with triple homicide in Leimert Park

24 May 2018 17:05


A woman has been arrested in connection with the deaths of a couple and their adult son whose bodies were found stacked on top of one another in a house in Leimert Park.

Nancy Jackson, 55, was arrested by LAPD South Bureau homicide detectives on Wednesday, hours after she was named a “material...


Moderate Republicans pushing for immigration vote give leaders until June 7 to reach a deal

24 May 2018 16:55


Moderate Republicans are giving their colleagues until June 7 to find a legislative fix for the legal status of people brought to the country illegally as children, or they will try to use a special process to force a vote over the GOP leaders’ objections, Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) said Thursday.

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Making music again, Will Smith gets his 'beast back' on new track 'To the Clique'

24 May 2018 16:53



Shohei Ohtani will skip his next scheduled start

24 May 2018 16:45


The decision was an unpopular one. But if the Angels were interested only in being popular, they’d pitch Shohei Ohtani every game.

Instead, team officials — citing longer-term objectives — decided to push back the rookie’s next start on the mound, meaning he won’t face fellow countryman Masahiro...


Reaction to Trump's summit decision ranges from 'right call' to 'embarrassment'

24 May 2018 16:45


Reaction to President Donald Trump's decision to cancel next month's summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.


Trump signs bipartisan bill rolling back some Dodd-Frank bank regulations

24 May 2018 16:45


President Trump on Thursday signed bipartisan legislation rolling back some of the Dodd-Frank financial rules put in place after the 2008 financial crisis, touting another victory for his deregulatory agenda.

But the bill fell well short of his campaign call to dismantle the 2010 Dodd-Frank law,...


Trump opens door to diplomacy with North Korea

24 May 2018 16:43



Elon Musk wants to rate journalists' credibility. But how's his credibility?

24 May 2018 16:30


Stung by a series of news articles delving into safety issues at Tesla Motors’ Fremont factory, Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk has tweeted that he’s thinking of starting a website that would score journalists for “credibility.”

If he’s looking for a model, he might start with the numerous articles...


Jeremy Scott to show Moschino men’s spring 2019 and women's resort collections in Los Angeles June 8

24 May 2018 16:25


Moschino will once again show its men’s spring/summer 2019 and women’s 2019 resort collections together in Los Angeles on June 8. This is the third time creative director Jeremy Scott has opted to show both collections in the Californian city.

Last year, the show was held at Hollywood’s Milk Studios,...


Carmelo Anthony thinks he's still a better NBA player than Kyle Korver

24 May 2018 16:20


Carmelo Anthony was taken third overall in the 2003 NBA draft. He’s gone on to become a 12-time All Star but had a down year with the Oklahoma City Thunder this season.

Kyle Korver was selected 51st overall in the same draft. He’s been an All Star only once but has flourished off the bench for...


David Letterman gives Seth Meyers the gift that keeps on giving — Lyme disease

24 May 2018 15:58



James Dean’s ‘Rebel Without a Cause’ house, once owned by Fatty Arbuckle, seeks a new star

24 May 2018 15:55


A house cemented in Hollywood cinematic history has hit the market above the Sunset Strip for $3.845 million.

Formerly owned by silent film star Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle, the 1912 house made its silver screen debut in “Rebel Without a Cause,” looming behind James Dean as he drunkenly played with...


Solo hay una tienda de armas en todo México. Entonces, ¿por qué tanta violencia armada?

24 May 2018 15:55


México tiene algunas de las leyes de control de armas más estrictas del hemisferio, pero las tasas de homicidios se disparan y el país está inundado de armas. La mayoría de ellas provienen de Estados Unidos.

La única tienda de armas en todo México está detrás de una pared parecida a una fortaleza...


Justice Department holds meetings on Russia probe as Republicans push for classified records

24 May 2018 15:55


The Department of Justice is hosting two unusual meetings for congressional leaders Thursday as Republicans demand classified records involving the use of a confidential FBI informant during the early days of the Russia and investigation.

Law enforcement and intelligence leaders have resisted turning...

          
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