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Feeling the Bern at 95 degrees in Philadelphia

Democratic chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz steps down on eve of convention July 24, 2016, 5:35 p.m. Ahead of their convention, the Democratic Party chair is under fire.Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she's resigning effective at the end of the conventionHillary Clinton has all kinds of policy positions,...

Yasiel Puig is out of Dodgers' lineup again, and another DL stint is a possibility

On Thursday in Washington, Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts chose to give Yasiel Puig a day off. He wanted to keep Puig rested for the weekend at Busch Stadium. The strategy backfired when Puig came off the bench that day against the Nationals and tweaked his right hamstring. Puig sat out for the fourth...

Dodgers help keep RBI program alive and well

Two dozen boys wearing Dodgers shirts invaded the dugouts and started pulling on their baseball cleats. It was early on a cool, sunless Saturday morning in July at Watkins Park in South Los Angeles and some of the teenagers had been waiting since 8 a.m. for the Dodgers youth clinic to end. Now...

Nebraska punter and former Michigan State player killed in car crash

Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler died in a car crash in Wisconsin after working at a kicking clinic, a sheriff's department official said Sunday. LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye was injured in the crash.  Waukesha County Sheriff's Lt. Thom Moerman said speed...

Busch turns weekend into clean sweep with Brickyard 400 win

Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it clean sweep at Indianapolis.  He led a race-record 149 of the 170 laps and beat Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth to the finish line by 2.126 seconds. Jimmie Johnson was third, 2.638 seconds behind the defending Sprint Cup champ — thanks...

The orchestra of the future plays iPalpiti festival finale

Of all the death-haunted composers in history, Schubert and Mahler stand close to the top. Some of their most compelling music in this vein -- Schubert's Piano Sonata in B-flat, the slow movements from Mahler's 5th and 6th symphonies -- transform our fears into something emotionally complex and...

Hillary Clinton plans to hit the road after convention

Democratic chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz steps down on eve of convention July 24, 2016, 2:46 p.m. Ahead of their convention, the Democratic Party chair is under fire.Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she's resigning effective at the end of the conventionHillary Clinton has all kinds of policy positions,...

Cast of 'Dirk Gently' lines up for prom pics in the L.A. Times photo studio

Comic-Con 2016: Marvel turns focus away from the Avengers, 'Game of Thrones' cosplay proposals, and more July 24, 2016, 3:30 p.m. It's the final day of San Diego Comic-Con so you don't want to miss a thing. On Saturday Marvel battled DC in the great Hall H panel presentation. And we've got the...

Brain training may forestall dementia onset for years, new study says

If you’re intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you’ll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up the speed at which they processed visual information...

Everything revealed in the CW Comic-Con panel - from new 'Flash' footage to what's in 'Supergirl's' pod

Comic-Con 2016: Marvel turns focus away from the Avengers, 'Game of Thrones' cosplay proposals, and more July 24, 2016, 2:30 p.m. It's the final day of San Diego Comic-Con so you don't want to miss a thing. On Saturday Marvel battled DC in the great Hall H panel presentation. And we've got the...

Libertarian Gary Johnson looks to boost credibility, with a little help from Drew Carey

The email invitation for a Gary Johnson fundraiser hosted by comic Drew Carey called for a “Libertarian comfortable” dress code, which could have been cause for concern. After all, just two months ago, at the Libertarian Party convention, a portly man stripped down to his skivvies and danced onstage...

'He was a really cool dude, but then he asked for a kiss on the cheek': Cosplaying at Comic-Con

Comic-Con 2016: Marvel turns focus away from the Avengers, 'Game of Thrones' cosplay proposals, and more July 24, 2016, 1:30 p.m. It's the final day of San Diego Comic-Con so you don't want to miss a thing. On Saturday Marvel battled DC in the great Hall H panel presentation. And we've got the...

On eve of convention, embattled DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she'll step down

Democratic chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz steps down on eve of convention July 24, 2016, 1:05 p.m. Ahead of their convention, the Democratic Party chair is under fire.Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she's resigning effective at the end of the conventionHillary Clinton has all kinds of policy positions,...

Fire seasons are becoming hotter, drier and longer

The fast-moving brush fire tearing through the Santa Clarita Valley this weekend is part of a larger trend: Wildfire seasons in the western United States are lasting longer and burning more land, according to a recent report by the U.S. Department of the Interior. Over 29,000 wildfires have scorched more...

This is the 'Star Wars' cosplay you're looking for

Live from Comic-Con 2016: Marvel turns focus away from the Avengers, 'Game of Thrones' cosplay proposals, and more July 24, 2016, 11:30 a.m. It's the final day of San Diego Comic-Con so you don't want to miss a thing. On Saturday Marvel battled DC in the great Hall H panel presentation. And we've...

Tim Kaine spent his Sunday singing, and praying

Bernie Sanders says the head of the Democratic Party should quit July 24, 2016, 10:48 a.m. Ahead of their convention, the Democratic Party chair is under fire.Bernie Sanders wants Debbie Wasserman Schultz to resign after party emails leakedHillary Clinton has all kinds of policy positions, and...

'Star Trek' leads the box office, and the horror tale 'Lights Out' beats expectations

With Captain Kirk and Spock leading the USS Enterprise, Paramount’s “Star Trek Beyond” took over the box office this weekend, unseating Universal’s “The Secret Life of Pets.” “Star Trek Beyond,” the third installment since director J.J. Abrams revived the venerable franchise in 2009, pulled in...

Obama offers a preview of his campaign tactics, saying Trump's approach on NATO and Islamic State is dangerous

Bernie Sanders says the head of the Democratic Party should quit July 24, 2016, 8:53 a.m. Ahead of their convention, the Democratic Party chair is under fire.Bernie Sanders wants Debbie Wasserman Schultz to resign after party emails leakedHillary Clinton has all kinds of policy positions, and that's...

First look at 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' villain the Vulture

Live from Comic-Con 2016: Brie Larson is Captain Marvel and Kurt Russell is joining 'Guardians of the Galaxy' July 24, 2016, 8:41 a.m. San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing, delighting super fans with surprises (Brie Larson is Captain Marvel!), teasers (looking at you "Game of Thrones" and "The...

Trump doubles down on NATO pullback, slaps at GOP Senate Leader McConnell for second-guessing him

Democrats prepare for their convention to begin in Philadelphia July 24, 2016, 8:08 a.m. Ahead of their convention, Democrats agree to changes in the superdelegate system.Hillary Clinton has all kinds of policy positions, and that's the problemIn their first rally as running mates, Clinton and...

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