A judge declined to rule Wednesday on a state lawsuit to strike down a San Francisco ballot measure that can limit the height of waterfront buildings, setting the stage for a September trial over
Celebrity fitness trainer Jackie Warner agreed to a plea bargain Wednesday after prosecutors lowered the pending charges against her to a single misdemeanor count, allowing her to avoid time behin
Australian police charged a top Vatican cardinal on Thursday with multiple counts of historical sexual assault offenses, a stunning decision certain to rock the highest levels of the Roman Catholi
It’s one of the key rules of Hollywood: The sequel always has to be bigger. On Wednesday, in its latest step toward diversifying the overwhelmingly white and male institution, the Academy of Motio
The shooting of Robert “LaVoy” Finicum on a snowy Oregon highway on Jan. 26, 2016, was one of those instant American dramas in which every photo, every eyewitness account and every millisecond of
Since being approved two weeks ago to fly to the United States as a refugee, Shaz Sadiq has read her Bible and prayed nightly that nothing goes wrong. She fled her native Pakistan — where her fath
A 10-acre brush fire that prompted mandatory evacuation orders in Burbank as it burned dangerously close to homes in the Verdugo Mountains was 70% contained Wednesday afternoon, according to the B
The Senate healthcare bill released last week would leave California short $115 billion for its Medi-Cal program between 2020 and 2027, according to a state analysis released Wednesday. The Medi-C
Legal arguments begin in the 'Pharma Bro' trial.
Authorities issued mandatory evacuation orders in Burbank on Wednesday afternoon as a brush fire burned close to homes in the Verdugo Mountains above a neighborhood there. The fire was burning in
Wanting "bigger and plump" buttocks, a woman sought the assistance of a beautician from Monterey Park -- and ended up needing major reconstructive surgery.
If a landlord wants to evict a tenant, the process can be simple. In many cases in Los Angeles, and across California, property owners only have to state they are ending the lease. No justificatio
The 6-foot-tall stone monument engraved with the Ten Commandments — a capstone of sorts to years of debate in Arkansas over the separation of church and state – was erected with little pomp on the
Homeland Security officials announced stricter passenger screening and other tougher security measures Wednesday for all commercial flights entering the United States, but said they would not bar
The Arab nation ploughed £3.7 billion into the bank which was teetering on the brink of collapse during the financial crisis.
A charge has been dropped against the only official to face criminal indictment related to the arrest of Sandra Bland, a black woman who was found hanged in her Texas jail cell three days after he
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Authorities issued mandatory evacuation orders in Burbank on Wednesday afternoon as a brush fire burned in the hills above a neighborhood there. The fire was burning in the 1000 block of Hamlin Pl
Manny Pacquiao calls his Saturday night fight in Australia against that country’s former Olympian Jeff Horn a “gift,” an appropriate description given the near certainty that Pacquiao will record
For six dramatic seasons, he was the first true shining symbol of Clipper hope. In one stunning moment Wednesday, he became just another monument to Clipper devastation. Chris Paul has bolted town
Tim Hortons restaurants will sell them at five of its U.S. restaurants on July 1.
The dealers were smuggling in bundles of cocaine and heroin, some of it hidden in secret compartments inside their cars. They carried thousands of dollars in cash and at least one firearm, all bel
Six months after taking control of the White House and both houses of Congress, Republicans who campaigned for years on repealing Obamacare still can’t agree on how to do it. A chief reason that t
A Nevada man who pleaded guilty in a hammer attack on a mannequin that was posed as a sleeping homeless person is also believed to be responsible for similar attacks that killed two men and injure
London City Airport has poached the boss of Bristol Airport to serve as its new chief executive from October.
The cut hits one in four staff at the supermarket’s offices in Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield, Hertfordshire.
An FBI agent pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of lying about firing two shots at Robert “LaVoy” Finicum, one of the leaders of the armed standoff at a wildlife refuge in Oregon last year. W