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Chinese kids who climb 2500-ft ladder get stairs

After pictures surfaced of the challenging trek faced by schoolchildren in a poor corner of China's mountainous west, their village may be getting some assistance by way of a safer, more modern piece of infrastructure: a solid set of steel stairs. The hardship faced by residents in the village...

Donald Trump pulls the plug on debating Bernie Sanders despite the promise of an 'easy payday'

Forget the popcorn; Donald Trump says he won't debate Bernie Sanders after all May 27, 2016, 1:29 p.m. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are campaigning in California. Donald Trump says he won't debate Sanders Both supporters and protesters flock to Donald Trump's rally in Fresno Meet the Chinese-American...

Protesters ready for Trump's arrival in San Diego

Donald Trump rally in Fresno draws protesters May 27, 2016, 1:07 p.m. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are campaigning in California. Both supporters and protesters flock to Donald Trump's rally in Fresno Meet the Chinese-American immigrants who back Trump Sanders to The Times: We have a strong...

Donald Trump sides with agriculture over environmentalists in California water clash

Donald Trump rally in Fresno draws protesters May 27, 2016, 1:07 p.m. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are campaigning in California. Both supporters and protesters flock to Donald Trump's rally in Fresno Meet the Chinese-American immigrants who back Trump Sanders to The Times: We have a strong...

Sherry Yard opens the Tuck Room Tavern in Westwood

Sherry Yard, the James Beard-award winning pastry chef and cookbook author who worked with Wolfgang Puck for nearly 20 years, has just opened the Tuck Room Tavern, a restaurant and bar in Westwood. It’s Yard’s third collaboration with iPic Entertainment, the plush theater chain known for its smaller...

Teen boy charged with fatally stabbing woman who took him into her West Hills home

A 16-year-old boy was charged as an adult in the stabbing death of a 53-year-old West Hills woman who allowed him to stay at her home because he was going through a "tough time." Steven Paul Main of Bell Canyon pleaded not guilty Thursday to one count of murder with an allegation that he used a...

After early doubts, UCLA softball is a step away from College World Series

It was only February, and already doubts were creeping in among UCLA's softball team. Coach Kelly Inouye-Perez began thinking, "This is not looking good for us to be a top-16 team, a top team. "And that's our goal," she said.  At the time, UCLA couldn't string together consecutive wins. Then, at...

Tracee Ellis Ross of 'black-ish' on the show's loving homage to 'Good Times'

Exclusive video interviews with TV stars from your favorite shows May 27, 2016, 1:11 p.m. There can be no doubt that television today offers more high-quality programming than ever before, and now it's not always even on your television. But wherever you watch it, there are so many stand-out performances...

Watch Neymar meet his wax figure for the first time

When you have a wax figure made by Madame Tussauds, you can say you have it made. Athletes such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant and others all have a "double" in wax form. The newest athlete to be added to the collection is Brazilian soccer star Neymar. Thanks to FC Barcelona,...

Bill to force a public vote on the governor's Delta tunnels plan is dead

California politics updates: Bills in Sacramento face a big live-or-die moment, business groups play both sides in Assembly race May 27, 2016, 11:35 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's what we're watching: Lawmakers in Sacramento...

Bernie Sanders rails against billionaires supporting billionaires

Donald Trump vows to back out of global climate change agreement May 27, 2016, 11:34 a.m. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are campaigning in California. Donald Trump clinches the GOP nomination and says he'll back out of major global warming deal if he wins Meet the Chinese-American immigrants...

Softball: Aniesa Maulupe of Carson is City Section Division I player of the year

Senior Aniesa Maulupe of Carson has been selected the City Section Division I player of the year in softball. The co-MVPs were Emma Jackson of El Camino Real and Analise De La Roca of Port of L.A. First-team Division I All-City: P_Alissa Cienfuegos, Carson, Sr.; Kyla Gendler, Chatsworth, Sr.; Leah...

Donald Trump's energy policies would harm the nation and worsen global warming

Here’s Donald Trump’s vision of America’s energy future: warmer climate, higher seas and worsened smog with increased risks of serious illness among Americans forced to inhale emissions from ramped-up coal-fired power plants. Yeah, that’ll make America great again. Trump, unlike Hillary Clinton...

Why hasn't TSA PreCheck reduced airport wait times?

Bob Mason arrived nearly two hours before a business trip out of Ontario Airport a couple of years ago only to face the headache that all travelers dread: a security screening line that seemed to go on forever. “I barely made my flight,” said Mason, a healthcare consultant from Redlands. “That...

For Cirque, Disney and others, does standing up for LGBT rights require ethical acrobatics?

When Cirque du Soleil recently announced that it would join a boycott of North Carolina over the state’s controversial transgender bathroom law, the company received effusive praise from activists on social media.  But it also attracted criticism from those who detected a double standard: Why is...

Lisa Lucas, head of the National Book Foundation, wants you to love reading

Lisa Lucas is a rare combination: a high-energy bookish extrovert. “If I can convince a small fraction of people to feel the same way that I feel about reading," she said, "then I’ve done my job.” It was only her third day as head of the National Book Foundation, the third person to lead it in...

6 intriguing new nonfiction books

Six intriguing new nonfiction titles -- some are already climbing our bestseller list. "Boy Erased" by Garrard Conley (Riverhead: 352 pp., $27) Being gay in Arkansas is not easy, and after Conley was outed at 19, his parents sent him to a Christian ministry’s conversion therapy program. More than...

First U.S. case of drug-resistant superbug is reported

For the first time, a U.S. patient has been infected with bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as a last-resort treatment, scientists said Thursday. The patient — a 49-year-old woman in Pennsylvania — has recovered. But health officials fear that if the resistance spreads to other bacteria,...

Where and what to eat for brunch in L.A.

Brunch in Los Angeles has never been better. Some of this city's best chefs, including Ari Taymor (Alma), Nancy Silverton (Mozza) and Michael Cimarusti (Providence, Connie and Ted's) have recently introduced brunch at their restaurants. Here's a short list of where to go, and what to eat and drink when...

Why brunch in L.A. is, like, so hot right now

Brunch in Los Angeles can be considered a microcosm of the city itself — a social experiment fueled by Champagne, eggs Benedict, Snapchat filters, sunshine and chefs and patrons, each with increasing levels of celebrity. It would be too easy to write it off as a nonchalant midday meal made popular...

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