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FKA Twigs 'in an amazing relationship' with Robert Pattinson, dusts off hate

FKA Twigs says she has been exposed to a lot of hate and racism -- and that includes the mainstream sort that came from sparking up a romance with "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson.

Protesters seek new funding at the Capitol

As lawmakers hammer out the final details of California's budget, advocates have descended on the Capitol in high-profile efforts to seek new funding for government services.

United attendant who denied soda can to Muslim will no longer serve customers

United Airlines says a flight attendant involved in a dispute with a customer over a can of Diet Coke, leading to accusations of discrimination, won’t be serving customers on the airline any longer.

The NSA will stop collecting U.S. phone data. Now what?

After a bitter congressional battle, President Obama has signed legislation to phase out the National Security Agency’s vast collection of U.S. telephone records, a historic rollback of government surveillance powers.

Fewer bodies found on border, but Arizona girds for deadly summer

In southern Arizona, the heat reaches triple digits by June and the number of dead rise with it. Crossing the border in this stretch of desert has always been a dangerous proposition for immigrants trying to enter the country illega...

State Senate advances sweeping climate change legislation

California state senators approved legislation Wednesday intended to help the state tackle climate change by setting new targets for generating renewable energy, reducing gasoline use and increasing energy efficiency in buildings.

Elizabeth Warren declares war on Mary Jo White's SEC--and it's about time

The longest-running scandal in our financial markets is the indulgence shown banks and other wrongdoers by federal law-enforcement and regulatory agencies, which love to settle criminal cases with little more nebulous admissions of wrongdoing, if that, and modest financial settlements. (Yes, even...

California to match U.S. unemployment rate by 2017, UCLA economists predict

California’s unemployment rate is expected to gradually fall until it matches the national rate in 2017, according to economists from the UCLA Anderson Forecast.

Ro Khanna hires big campaign names for rematch with Rep. Mike Honda

Former Obama administration official Ro Khanna has hired a team of prominent campaign operatives for his rematch next year with U.S. Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose).

LeBron James under contract to sell waterfront compound in Florida

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James is under contract to sell his waterfront home in Coconut Grove, Fla., according to the Multiple Listing Service.

Six Harper Lee letters expected to fetch $250,000 at auction

An "exceptionally rare" collection of letters written by "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee to a friend will be auctioned in New York next week,  Reuters reports, and could fetch up to $250,000.

Cameron Crowe apologizes for casting Emma Stone as part-Asian character

"Aloha" director Cameron Crowe has responded to criticism of his casting Emma Stone as a part-Asian character in the romantic comedy set in Hawaii.

10 places to go for great fried chicken in L.A.

People feel very strongly about their favorite fried chicken. When you find good fried chicken, you dream about it. You think about it until it's in your hands. And then, in addition to shoving it in your mouth as fast as you can, you may feel the need to hug it. 

Sheryl Sandberg: 'I have lived 30 years in these 30 days'

Sheryl Sandberg took to Facebook on Wednesday to reflect on the first 30 days after the death of her husband, a period in Judaism known as sheloshim.

Tampa Bay Lightning eager to drop the puck for Stanley Cup Final

Greetings from Amalie Arena, site of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night. For those who wonder about the arena’s name, it’s named for the Amalie Oil Co., a local company that bought the arena naming rights in 2014.

Box office: 'Entourage' pulls in $2 million in Tuesday evening showings

The big-screen adaptation of HBO's "Entourage" collected a solid $2 million from early Tuesday evening showings, according to Warner Bros. estimates.

Even with Sepp Blatter out of the way, FIFA's future still uncertain

Two years ago, Alexandra Wrage resigned from FIFA's Independent Governance Committee in protest of what the anti-corruption expert believed were watered-down efforts to reform the organization.

Kris and Caitlyn Jenner's differing marriage woes play out in Vanity Fair story

The end of Kris Jenner's marriage to Caitlyn Jenner is just another element spotlighted by the gold medalist's debut as a woman.

Russia, Qatar officials express confidence in World Cup bids

Russian officials are confident FIFA President Sepp Blatter's resignation will not affect the country's plans to host the 2018 World Cup.

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