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American Muslims see Trump as unfriendly but find support from non-Muslim compatriots, survey shows

What has life been like for Muslims in the U.S. since Donald Trump became president? A wide-ranging survey released Wednesday highlights growing worries within the community, but also points to a fundamental faith in the American dream. Almost three-quarters of American Muslims surveyed — 74% —...

Trump's transgender tweet wasn't just the usual morning rant; it's dangerously bad policy

In the pantheon of Donald Trump tweets, his three-part missive Wednesday morning declaring that transgender people would not be allowed in the military was not his most rude, mindless or irrational. But it is among the most troubling. He essentially called for a step backward in time that goes...

Would an 11-year wait for the Olympics lead to greater risks for L.A.?

For several years Los Angeles city leaders have focused on winning the 2024 Summer Olympics, supporting a $5.3-billion plan to host the event seven years from now. Those seven years might soon turn into 11, after the International Olympic Committee’s recent decision to award the games to both Paris...

Participant in Cliven Bundy standoff sentenced to 68 years in prison

A participant in the 2014 armed standoff between federal agents and supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy was sentenced to 68 years in prison Wednesday despite pleas from his lawyer for leniency related to his deteriorating health. Gregory Burleson, 53, sat in a wheelchair while attorney Terrence...

Josh Rosen was humbled by setbacks of last season, UCLA Coach Jim Mora says

Josh Rosen may have set an unofficial record for being a central topic at Pac-12 media days without having appeared before the media. Two years ago, there was buzz about UCLA’s hotshot freshman quarterback. Last year, it was his posts on social media lampooning Donald Trump and the money-grubbing...

Writing advice and F.L.O.W.: This week's picks from the literary Web

Don't you want to know what's happening online and in Los Angeles in the world of books?

Julio Jones hires divers to search for diamond earring he lost while jet skiing

Julio Jones wasn’t hurt when he recently fell off a jet ski on Georgia’s Lake Lanier. That's the good news. But when the Atlanta Falcons receiver emerged from the water, he realized something was missing from one of his ears — a diamond stud valued at somewhere between $100,000 and $150,000, according...

'This seems endless.' Fires force evacuation of 12,000 in 3 French Riviera towns 

Wildfires blazing across the south of France have forced the emergency evacuation of thousands of residents and tourists. The French authorities said they had moved to safety around 12,000 people — most of whom are vacationing on its Mediterranean coast in camping sites and holiday homes — as flames...

David Geffen unloads home on Billionaires’ Beach for $8 million

Music and movie mogul David Geffen, fresh off the $85-million sale of his Malibu compound, has sold another home in the beach community for $8 million, according to the Multiple Listing Service. The oceanfront home, built in 1956, sits on “Billionaires’ Beach,” a stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway...

USC picked to win the Pac-12 football title

The media predicted a first for USC and the Pac-12 Conference’s South Division on Wednesday, picking the Trojans not only to win the South but defeat Washington in the conference championship game on Dec. 1 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. That would certainly be newsworthy. Pac-12 South teams...

Katie Ledecky loses for the first time at world championships

Katie Ledecky's bid to win six gold medals at the world championships ended Wednesday when she was beaten in the 200-meter freestyle by Italy's Federica Pellegrini. Ledecky settled for the silver medal, tying for second with Australia's Emma McKeon. McKeon got off to a blazing start, but Ledecky...

Michael Phelps: 'Not my fault' some viewers thought he was going to be racing an actual shark on TV

Swimmer Michael Phelps defended himself Tuesday against criticism he’s received for not racing against an actual great white shark during the Discovery Channel’s heavily promoted “Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White,” which kicked off the network’s ever-popular Shark Week on Sunday night....

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