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Ronda Rousey to fight Holly Holm in UFC 193 on Nov. 14 in Australia

Ronda Rousey's next Ultimate Fighting Championship title defense will come Nov. 14 at UFC 193 in Australia instead of Jan. 2 in Las Vegas.

Al Arbour dies at 82; coach turned New York Islanders into NHL dynasty

Al Arbour, the bespectacled gentleman of a coach who molded a young and talented New York Islanders franchise into an NHL dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cups in the early 1980s, has died. He was 82.

Renewable energy requirement creates jobs, Berkeley study says

As lawmakers consider new measures to combat climate change, researchers at UC Berkeley released a study saying stronger renewable energy requirements would lead to new jobs.

For the record

Travel letters: In the Letters column of the Aug. 23 Travel section, the name of letter writer Bill Spitalnick of Newport Beach was misspelled Spitalnik.

Secretary of Defense unveils $75-million investment in Silicon Valley venture

 Defense Secretary Ashton Carter landed Friday at Moffett Federal Airfield for his second appearance in Silicon Valley in four months to reassure technology industry leaders that the Pentagon views their work as vital to the future of national defense.

Football: Dorsey wears down Hamilton in 33-14 victory

Down, 14-0, in the first quarter of a game played with temperatures in the 90s, the Dorsey Dons started to wear down Hamilton and came away with a 33-14 victory over the defending City Section Division II champions at Hamilton.

Universal's 'Minions' hits $1 billion in worldwide box office

The mischievous minions Kevin, Stuart and Bob have joined the billion-dollar box-office club. 

Leo Santa Cruz is confident about weight, and of beating Abner Mares

The same ease that Leo Santa Cruz will have making weight today parallels his confidence in defeating Abner Mares on Saturday night in their Southland featherweight showdown at Staples Center.

Jim Buss talks about D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle and the Lakers' struggles

Lakers part-owner Jim Buss says he's anxious for the new season to begin, and one of the reasons is the team's top draft pick, D'Angelo Russell.

Scott Walker and Marco Rubio attack Obama on foreign policy

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio accused the Obama administration of abdicating American leadership in back-to-back foreign policy speeches Friday intended to put their presidential campaigns back in the national conversation about next year's election.

Cleveland Cavaliers could be without Kyrie Irving until January

While the Cleveland Cavaliers were able to lock up nearly all of the pieces from its Eastern Conference championship team last season, they could still be without Kyrie Irving deep into next season.

23-year-old wins Young Chef Competition in L.A., and $10,000

Baby-faced Skylar Stover has been in tough cooking competitions before. Not Gordon Ramsay tough, but the real thing. He was part of the American team that took home a silver medal at this year's Bocuse d'Or international cooking competition in Lyon, France. 

Ten suspects held in Sicily in migrant boat deaths

Prosecutors in Sicily have detained 10 suspected people traffickers believed to have crammed migrants into the airless hold of a vessel crossing from Libya in which 52 died.

Everything you need to know about the new Verve Coffee Roasters in West Hollywood

If you happen to be in or around West Hollywood on Tuesday and think you'll be in need of some caffeine, you may want to set this reminder on your phone's calendar now: Verve Coffee Roasters will have a soft open of its Melrose Avenue cafe on Sept. 1. This will be the Santa Cruz-based roaster's...

Al Arbour dies at 82; coached N.Y. Islanders to four consecutive Stanley Cup titles

Al Arbour, who coached the New York Islanders to four consecutive Stanley Cup championships and ranks as the NHL's second-most winningest coach, has died, team officials announced Friday. He was 82.

Brandy, whiskey and more are being poured in Paso Robles wine country: 6 to try

Put down the cotton candy vodka, the pink lemonade rum and the coconut tequila. If you want a liquor that actually tastes like a spicy stick of cinnamon, a vodka that resembles a crisp cucumber or a brandy that tastes of the wine it was made from, look to Paso Robles.

Composer Max Richter's project designed to lull listeners to 'Sleep'

Like many European composers before him who have made the pilgrimage across the Atlantic to offer their talents on the altar of Hollywood, Max Richter has learned to become proficient in the rituals of studio networking.

Looking for wines on tap? This interactive map can help

The website Try Wine On Tap now includes an interactive map that shows more than 3,900 restaurants and bars nationwide where you can find wines on tap. That's a movement right there and growing all the time.

The parallel, a dance move that will push your thighs to the limit

Here's proof this move will tighten up your thighs: Super-sleek fitness expert Suzanne Bowen, creator of BarreAmped, has been doing this dance-inspired move several times a week for 14 years. And still her legs are like Jell-O by the end of it. (You can go online to see her trembling legs for yourself...

Is sustainable ground beef safer? Not really. Here's why

There's nothing like the phrase "fecal contamination" to get your attention. And most of the reporting on an investigation by Consumer Reports magazine into the safety of ground beef from sustainably vs. conventionally raised animals published this week certainly took advantage of that.

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