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Colors of koi

Skylar Aud captured this image at a zen garden in Santa Monica, after he noticed a groundskeeper feeding koi fish in a pond. 

Samuel Alito: Be careful what you wish for

To the editor: Right on cue, columnist Robin Abcarian proves Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr.'s point: She is making fun of him for his view that redefining "marriage" is not a job for the Supreme Court. It is possible to applaud the outcome but condemn its source. ("In a bizarre dissent, Justice Alito...

FDA considering warning labels for liquid nicotine

The Food and Drug Administration is calling for public input on warning labels and child-resistant packaging for liquid nicotine packs used in electronic cigarettes and other non-traditional tobacco products.

SB 277: Why the vaccination bill matters

To the editor: If a family wants to live by themselves in a cabin in the woods, they can exercise their "personal beliefs" not to vaccinate their children.

A moral and legal dilemma: Texas clerks divided on same-sex marriage

When she opened her office Tuesday, Kimble County Clerk Haydee Torres faced a dilemma: how to respond to the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling?

Live updates: United States vs. Germany, Women's World Cup

U.S. Coach Jill Ellis will start her team's biggest game of the Women's World Cup with Abby Wambach on the bench and Alex Morgan as the lone forward.

'Magic Mike XXL': Abs and raunch aplenty amid the skimpiest of plots

As a female moviegoer, I'm used to assuming that most studio films aren't for me.

Greece, the Euro, and the banks: how a small crisis became a big one

It shouldn't escape anyone's notice that while discussions of the Greek crisis employ the vocabulary of economics--debt, default, and deficits are the defining terms--the real concerns expressed by those closest to the unfolding disaster are political.

Apple loses appeal on e-book antitrust suit

A federal appeals court Tuesday let stand a 2013 lower court ruling that concluded Apple conspired with several top book publishers to raise e-book prices. The Justice Department had accused Apple of unfairly taking control of a nascent market that had been dominated by Amazon.com.

Obama's new overtime rules: How they'd work and who they'd affect

President Obama on Wednesday announced a long-anticipated change in labor rules, which would extend overtime benefits to an estimated 5 million people nationwide. Here's how federal overtime regulations work now and how they would change under the proposed rules. What are the changes the Obama...

Report: Detroit Lions to host LGBT pride event during game in October

The Detroit Lions are set to host what is believed to be the NFL's first LGBT night, according to a report in the Detroit Free Press.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are getting a divorce

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have split, the couple announced Tuesday, confirming rumors that had bubbled up in earnest about a month ago.

Washington wildfire, fed by chemicals and wind, has destroyed dozens of homes

Fed by winds, high temperatures and industrial chemicals, the Sleepy Hollow fire in eastern Washington had burned nearly 3,000 acres and destroyed dozens of homes as of Tuesday morning. The blaze started Sunday outside Wenatchee about 150 miles east of Seattle and had grown dramatically by the...

Clock is ticking on California's lethal injection question

One of the silver linings of Monday's Supreme Court ruling in Glossip vs. Gross, which upheld Oklahoma's objectionable three-drug execution protocol, was a compelling dissent by Justice Stephen G. Breyer arguing that it is "highly likely that the death penalty violates the 8th Amendment" and urging...

Consumer group alleges gas price manipulation by California refiners

Major oil refiners are artificially hiking gasoline prices throughout California by charging branded gas stations an average of 30 cents a gallon more than what independent stations pay -- the biggest price gap in years, according to a consumer advocacy group.

Counting scholarships in USC's 2016 recruiting class

USC has eight remaining scholarships in its 2016 recruiting class with more than seven months until signing day.

Cousins Maine lobster brings lobster martinis to first brick-and-mortar location

Cousins Maine Lobster, known for its black, red and white food trucks with lobster rolls and lobster tacos, is opening its first brick and mortar location Thursday in West Hollywood.  

Lakers decline Jordan Hill's contract option for coming season

The Lakers have declined their team option on Jordan Hill's contract, making the forward/center an unrestricted free agent in July, according to a person with access to the NBA's daily transactions.

'Terminator Genisys,' 'Magic Mike XXL' enter crowded marketplace over Fourth of July weekend

Though there will be fireworks at the box office this weekend, a crowded marketplace may not be enough to help set Independence Day weekend records.

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