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Chargers put franchise tag on free-agent linebacker Melvin Ingram

The Chargers have placed the nonexclusive franchise tag on their top free agent, edge-rushing linebacker Melvin Ingram. Ingram, provided he signs the tender, will make north of $15 million next year — money that’ll be fully guaranteed. He and the Chargers can work on a long-term deal until July...

Suspect apparently thought he shot 'Iranian people' in Kansas bar attack that killed Indian man

An employee at the restaurant where a man was arrested last week on suspicion of the racially motivated shooting of two Indian men told a 911 dispatcher that the suspect admitted to shooting two Iranian people. The suspect, Adam Purinton, 51, made his first appearance in court Monday via video...

In tweet about new poll, Trump highlights the positive

Everything President Trump has tweeted (and what it was about) Feb. 27, 2017, 6 p.m. His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices up - or down - and galvanize the American public. We're watching how Donald Trump is using this platform of unfettered communication...

Uber executive leaves after failing to disclose sex harassment allegation

A top engineering executive at Uber, Amit Singhal, is out five weeks after his hire was announced. According to a report in the tech blog Recode, Singhal failed to disclose that he'd left his previous job at Google because of a sexual harassment allegation. Singhal denied the allegation and said...

Republican lawmakers blast removal of state senator from the floor, call for full investigation

Essential Politics: Trump provides excitement for California Republicans, elections officials digging into campaign reports of Issa opponent Feb. 27, 2017, 4:50 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: California...

Trump applauds 'great' meeting with health insurance CEOs

Everything President Trump has tweeted (and what it was about) Feb. 26, 2017, 10:44 p.m. His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices up - or down - and galvanize the American public. We're watching how Donald Trump is using this platform of unfettered communication...

After all the crazy Oscar drama live onstage, one idea endures: the power of empathy

And the winner actually is … The final-act confusion over the best picture award that had movie moguls staggering out of the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood after Sunday’s Academy Awards was a fitting conclusion to a show that had been pulling off a more artful bait-and-switch all night. The expectation...

Gun rights activists win round in free-speech court case against state of California

Essential Politics: Trump provides excitement for California Republicans, elections officials digging into campaign reports of Issa opponent Feb. 27, 2017, 4:50 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: California...

Movies like ‘Moonlight’ don’t win the Oscar for best picture — until they do

Oscars 2017 updates: What really happened during the 'Moonlight' madness? Feb. 27, 2017, 4:01 p.m. The day after Oscar's craziest, shocking moment ever, questions still linger about why "La La Land" was announced best picture when "Moonlight" was the true winner. L.A. Times' film critic Justin...

Lakers waive guard Jose Calderon

The Lakers waived reserve point guard Jose Calderon on Monday, after working on a buyout with the veteran guard. “Jose wanted to play and the Lakers were going in the direction of trying to play the younger guys,which we understood,” said Mark Bartelstein, Calderon’s agent. “I am really appreciative...

Russell Simmons' All Def Movie Awards return with irreverence, silliness for a second year

How do you respond to Hollywood's #OscarsSoWhite controversy when you’re a black Muslim activist with your own multiplatform media company? Well, if you’re Russell Simmons you launch an awards show and air it at the same time as the Academy Awards. Hence the birth of the All Def Movie Awards last...

How did we get to the envelope gaffe? The great Oscars drama of 2017

The envelope debacle that stole the spotlight from “Moonlight”  at the end of the 89th Academy Awards ceremony sparked enough fury and fervor to cement the incident among the great Hollywood dramas of all time. How did this happen? Who dropped the ball? What did the “La La Land” producers know...

In first major address to Congress, Trump will demand more military spending and cuts to domestic programs

President Trump vowed to use his first joint address to Congress on Tuesday to call for a dramatic $54 billion increase in military spending, coupled with an equally large cut to domestic programs that could gut some core functions of the federal government, setting up his most concrete blueprint...

What we learned last week in the NHL

Lessons learned from the last week of play in the NHL: ?Dean Lombardi is mad — or a genius Although his team is desperate for scoring, the Kings’ general manager acquired goaltender Ben Bishop to be a co-No. 1 with Jonathan Quick during the 21 games that will determine whether the Kings make the...

Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani’s mass draws designers, fashion executives

Franca Sozzani could always command a gathering of industry insiders — any day, any time. The same happened on Monday when a mass was held at the tail end of Milan Fashion Week to remember the late editor in chief of Vogue Italia, who died in December. It’s probably easier to say who was not at...

Trump says Hollywood's obsession with him led to best picture Oscar gaffe

Trump wants to boost defense spending by 10% - $54 billion - and cut social spending Feb. 27, 2017, 1:58 p.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump wants to boost defense spending by $54 billion - a 10% jump Justice Department to scale back assault on controversial...

All the 2017 Oscars red carpet fashion you need, in two minutes

Oscars 2017 updates: A close look at the crowd's face during the 'Moonlight' mixup, Meryl Streep is shocked Feb. 27, 2017, 1:29 p.m. The day after Oscar's craziest, shocking moment ever, questions still linger about why "La La Land" was announced best picture when "Moonlight" was the true winner....

'Moonlight' named best picture after onstage snafu at 2017 Oscars

Today in Entertainment: 'Moonlight's shocking win at the 2017 Oscars; New 'Twin Peaks' art Feb. 27, 2017, 1:03 p.m. With Sunday's shocking Academy Awards around the corner and much of Hollywood still focused on the twists and turns of the presidency of Donald Trump, here's what's new and interesting...

State Senate and Assembly leaders file records request on ICE enforcement policies and activities in California

Essential Politics: Trump provides excitement for California Republicans, elections officials digging into campaign reports of Issa opponent Feb. 27, 2017, 12:57 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: California...

1 killed, at least 21 injured after bus, 2 vehicles collide in Mojave Desert

At least one person was killed and 21 others injured after a bus and two vehicles collided on State Route 58 in the Mojave Desert, authorities said. Few details were released about the collision, but preliminary reports indicate that it occurred two miles east of Highway 395 in the unincorporated...

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