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A half-built Target store in Hollywood is the latest example of how planning and land use in Los Angeles can go terribly wrong. This week, the Department of Building …

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Early in the morning, walkers huff up a steep road on Tumamoc Hill in Tucson, passing tall saguaro cacti. In season, beside white saguaro flowers, white-winged doves hoot like …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is tapping a veteran diplomat with experience in Kabul to be the next U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan. The White House says Michael McKinley …

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The Los Angeles County Fair opens Friday with Sriracha corn dogs, ramen burgers, more than 70 carnival rides and, of course, monster trucks.

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Aging star with sagging ego, pliable young beauty eager to please, obsessive stage mother willing to facilitate — the tale in “The Last of Robin Hood” is as old as …

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USA TODAY Did Brad and Angelina get married twice? USA TODAY Was there another secret marriage ceremony? Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s long-awaited wedding in the south of France…

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The tech giant may reveal improved smartphones and a smartwatch Sept. 9. The tech giant may reveal improved smartphones and a smartwatch Sept. 9.

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The U.S. economy’s second-quarter rebound was more robust than previously thought, putting the recovery back on track as it ended its fifth year.

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The Illinois Tollway is lowering the cost of getting an I-Pass transponder for those who open a new account, reducing the price to $30 from $50, officials said Thursday.

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Regular concertgoers find no absence of musical talent today but often can wonder if there are performers out there who really dream big, not only in terms of technical ability…

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The decision follows a study that found limited environmental impacts from fracking.                

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Reuters Republican Governor Agrees To Expand Medicaid For Low-Income Residents In … Huffington Post Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) has agreed to expand Medicaid in his state. (Scott Eells/Bloomberg…

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A federal judge blasted the Chicago Police Department and Cook County state’s attorney’s office but dismissed a lawsuit that accused police, prosecutors and City Hall of an “official cover-up”…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With a self-imposed deadline looming, President Barack Obama said Thursday he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying “we don’t have a strategy yet” for degrading the …

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti stepped up to the plate in the Great Dodgers Blackout this week, calling on federal regulators to look into why most people in the area …

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New York Daily News Obama’s tan suit: Stop freaking out, Internet, it’s actually stylish Los Angeles Times President Barack Obama holds a news conference wearing a khaki suit and the…

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Washington Examiner President Obama has shown little rhetorical mercy this summer toward companies that have sought to expatriate themselves to cut their tax bills. washingtonexaminer.com/opinion

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NASCAR driver missed three races since he struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr.              

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IBM’s Watson keeps adding new features. But can it make money?

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The idea behind the company, according to co-founder Linden Tibbets, is to give people more creative control over the many online services they use on a daily basis.

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Telegraph.co.uk Joan Rivers, 81, hospitalized; daughter Melissa Rivers en route Los Angeles Times Joan Rivers talks to Jason Biggs before his segment on “Fashion Police.” (Bob Chamberlin / Los…

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President Barack Obama said Thursday he is still developing strategic and military options to counter Islamic State and said the U.S. will expand economic pressure on Russia over Ukraine.

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In the Hollywood hierarchy of stardom, Cantinflas, the beloved Mexican comic actor, was like a streaking comet — white-hot and short-lived. Though well established in his homeland, he …

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USA TODAY Tony Stewart will return to race at Atlanta this weekend USA TODAY Three-time Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart will return to racing this weekend at Atlanta…

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When big money sells, should you sell too?

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On Thursday Google unveiled plans to develop a drone delivery system with a new sector called Project Wing.

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New York Times Roger Goodell Alters NFL Policy on Domestic Violence in Wake of Ray Rice Case New York Times N.F.L. Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged in a letter…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A single funeral caused many. Stephen Gire and other health researchers on the ground in Africa had some hope that the Ebola outbreak was coming under control …

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No one brought more panache to wised-up crime, crime with a wicked sense of humor, than the late Elmore Leonard.

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Public support for a more active U.S. foreign policy has grown sharply since last year as Americans see the world becoming more dangerous.

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Byron York A few weeks ago Washington was buzzing with predictions that Republicans will impeach President Obama. Now, Washington is buzzing with predictions that Republicans will shut down the government. …

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54% say president is “not tough enough” in his approach to foreign policy and national security issues.                

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By Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The National Football League, stung by a public uproar from critics who said it was too lenient on a player accused of assaulting his…

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Open government groups are criticizing an opinion by the Rhode Island attorney general’s office that a state department could charge a fee for the time it…

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The company, which had experienced setbacks in its efforts in recent years, said it had not yet made a final decision on whether to drill next summer.

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