The two uniformed U.S. Border Patrol agents clambered aboard a Greyhound bus in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and instructed passengers to show proof of citizenship. “This is new?” a woman on the bus
When Jordan Peele got the news that the biggest gamble of his career had just earned four major Academy Award nominations, including best picture, best director and best original screenplay, he go
The Los Angeles County board of supervisors voted Tuesday to appoint a new interim head of the public defender’s office, despite criticism from defense lawyers that the new pick has no experienc
In the dead of night, the earthquake shuddered through this decades-old home, coming from an epicenter just a mile away. It was a scary moment, even though the earthquake ended up being just a mag
Pressure for an audit of the California bullet train program increased Tuesday when Sen. Jim Beall (D-San Jose), chairman of the state Senate transportation committee, joined Assemblyman Jim Patte
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has completed an internal investigation into a deputy who was seen in a video declaring his intention to ignore a call about a shooting, but it has no
The YouTuber turned comedy writer and social commentator's new show, premiering at Sundance, is rebuffing the notion that fashion, beauty and style is trivial.
There will be no hometown favorites in the NBA All-Star game at Staples Center on Feb. 18. Neither the Clippers nor Lakers had a player among the 14 reserves selected by NBA head coaches and annou
One of the gifts that has allowed veteran boxing publicist Bill Caplan to remain employed well into his 80s is his creativity, which was recently on display as he told an interesting story about A
It’s less than an hour since the news broke that Ursula K. Le Guin has died and right now my Twitter feed, populated as it is with science fiction and fantasy writers, editors and fans, is a sin
University of California regents face a showdown with Gov. Jerry Brown as they prepare to vote Wednesday on a plan to raise tuition and student services fees for the next academic year. The propos
With baseball’s hot stove degraded to lukewarm this offseason, the annual Hall of Fame debates have generated more than the usual fervor. With the results set to be announced Wednesday (noon PST
Strong corporate earnings lifted the S&P and Nasdaq to new records Tuesday. But P&G shares weighed on the Dow. Fred Katayama reports.
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JPMorgan Chase unveiled a $20 billion investment plan to expand its business as it takes advantage of tax cuts and deregulation. Aleksandra Michalska reports.
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Twin car bombs exploded as people left a mosque in a residential area of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday night, killing 27 and wounding more than 30 in an attack timed to cause mass
Fortune’s Clifton Leaf moderates a panel on technology and incentives for a sustainable health care ecosystem.
The online auction site EBay is known for its unusual offerings. It’s where, for example, a suit of armor for a guinea pig can fetch $1,025 and a grilled cheese sandwich purportedly bearing a po