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Martin Truex Jr.'s blue-collar journey will surely lead to NASCAR Cup title in 2017

Martin Truex Jr. is not a lonesome loser. He’s crawled his way up the ranks and paid the requisite dues. Truex’s long trajectory dates to racing go-karts at the New Egypt Speedway in central New Jersey and a pit stop in Mooresville, N.C., where he once rented a home from Dale Earnhardt Jr. as he...

Fats Waller says he 'Ain't Misbehavin',' but the party's going strong at La Mirada Theatre

When Thomas “Fats” Waller played piano and sang, life was a party. A large man with a big personality, he was known as much for making people laugh as for his extraordinary skill at a jumping style of piano playing known as stride. The music that Waller (1904-43) wrote or reinterpreted remains...

Fox News seeks dismissal of suit by contributor who said he was used to deflect Trump-Russia story

Fox News has filed a motion to dismiss a defamation and discrimination lawsuit filed by a former contributor who said he was used by the network in a plot to downplay reporting on President Trump’s ties to Russia. Rob Wheeler, a private investigator and former Washington, D.C., police detective,...

In U.N. speech, Trump defines his foreign policy doctrine as sovereignty for major powers

President Trump used variations of the word “sovereign” 21 times during Tuesday’s 42-minute speech to the United Nations General Assembly, driving home his belief that countries, not international institutions like the U.N., will and should determine the fate of the world by pursuing their own...

Mexico quake hit on the anniversary of a 1985 temblor that killed thousands

The earthquake struck at the height of morning rush hour, toppling buildings, igniting fires and leaving residents panicked in the streets. It happened 32 years ago, exactly. On Sept. 19, 1985, a 7.8 earthquake struck off the southwest coast of Mexico, jolting the capital city and small towns throughout...

Trump gives the world a needlessly offensive campaign speech at the U.N.

Much of what President Trump said in his much-anticipated first address to the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday was directly on point. He was right to demand that the U.N. do more to address violations of human rights, violations of national sovereignty and acts of terrorism. He was also...

Galaxy injury list continues to grow ahead of Atlanta United match

Think it’s hard to get an appointment with your family doctor? Try getting in to see one of the Galaxy’s team physicians. The training room has been so busy this season, it’s best to leave a number and hope someone calls you back. The injured list added another name Tuesday when the team announced...

White House names former NFL player to lead initiative for historically black colleges

Amid criticism that it hasn’t lived up to its commitment to historically black colleges, the Trump administration has named Johnathan M. Holifield, a former NFL player, author and entrepreneur, to lead a White House initiative on the issue. Advocates applauded the appointment and said they look...

Obamacare 101: What would the Graham-Cassidy repeal bill do?

Senate Republicans are rushing to vote by the end of next week on a new bill to roll back the Affordable Care Act. The latest bill — authored by Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) — has been put together so quickly that the independent Congressional Budget Office said it will...

Lawyer for Ed Buck says councilwoman waging 'character attack' after OD death of his client's houseguest

A lawyer for a wealthy Democratic donor who has become the subject of an investigation into a drug death claims that a West Hollywood official has launched a “character attack” on his client and should be investigated for ethics violations. As Los Angeles County sheriff’s homicide detectives continue...

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