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Trump backs Roy Moore despite alleged sexual misconduct: 'He denies it'

President Trump backed Roy Moore on Tuesday, breaking with national Republican leaders and reaffirming his support nearly two weeks after the Senate candidate from Alabama was accused of sexual advances against teenage girls years ago. “He totally denies it. He says it didn’t happen,” Trump told...

As Stanford and Washington State sweat out final weekend, USC waits for Pac-12 championship game in comfort

Football coach David Shaw spoke with Stanford athletic officials this week to devise a plan for the Cardinal’s game against Notre Dame on Saturday. Not a game plan; Shaw could handle that just fine by himself. The plan was for the day’s other big game, one that might be more important for Stanford...

Win and you're in: No. 6 Auburn faces No. 1 Alabama for spot in College Football Playoff

If this were any other season, Auburn might be done for. The Tigers looked dead in the water a month ago when they let a 20-point lead slip away at Louisiana State, dropping their second game of the season. Given that no team had made the College Football Playoff with two defeats, coach Gus Malzahn...

Olympic champion Gabby Douglas says team doctor abused her

Olympic champion gymnast Gabby Douglas says she is among the group of athletes sexually abused by a former team doctor. Douglas, the 2012 Olympic all-around champion and a three-time gold medalist, wrote in an Instagram post Tuesday night that she waited so long to reveal the abuse by Larry Nassar...

Kings' Marian Gaborik shares good news about his anticipated season debut

Marian Gaborik graduated to purple. Can black-and-white be far behind? When the Kings resumed practice Tuesday with color-coded lines, Gaborik donned a purple jersey with Jussi Jokinen and Jonny Brodzinski as the trio went through drills as the fourth line. Gaborik indicated he is on the cusp of...

Posh 'Painted Lady' portable toilets roll onto San Francisco streets

San Francisco has debuted its newest public toilet, designed to look like the city's ornate Victorian homes.

FCC chairman proposes repeal of net neutrality regulations

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday proposed repealing tough net neutrality rules for online traffic, following through on a promise earlier this year to roll back the controversial Obama-era regulations. Ajit Pai, a Republican appointed by President Trump, opposed...

Check out these gingerbread heart house cookies, and enter our Holiday Cookie Bake-Off

Have you entered The Times’ seventh-annual Holiday Cookie Bake-Off yet? There's still time, but enter soon. In the meantime, check out this entry for gingerbread heart houses. They were submitted by Katie, who writes: "This recipe was given to me by my mother in 1989 after I had become a first...

Millions of Dish customers lose CBS signals, face Thanksgiving without network's football

Nearly 3 million Dish Network subscribers in 18 cities have lost access to their local CBS television station — just two days before Thanksgiving, when many Americans want to watch NFL football. The blackout comes amid a contentious fee dispute between satellite TV provider Dish Network and CBS...

Technology gains, solid quarterly earnings push U.S. stocks higher

U.S. stocks are opening higher Tuesday as most industries, including technology and healthcare companies, start the day with solid gains. Major indexes are on track for more record highs. Solid quarterly reports are boosting companies including medical device maker Medtronic and Spam maker Hormel,...

Charles Manson's followers: Will those still alive ever get out of prison?

With Charles Manson dead, the next chapter in the Manson family saga will involve follower Leslie Van Houten. Van Houten is one of several Manson followers who are still alive and in prison. They periodically come up for parole review, though none has been released. Van Houten, who was convicted...

Two brothers found fatally shot in Huntington Beach apartment

Two brothers were found dead from gunshot wounds in a Huntington Beach apartment Sunday afternoon. The circumstances of their deaths remain under investigation, authorities said. Police responded to a medical emergency call from the apartment in the 15700 block of Taft Lane at about 2:45 p.m. Sunday...

Best-laid plans to give chickens room to run are shelved with USDA organics rule

Strolling through a flock of free-roaming rust-colored hens, Christopher Nichols admits that no one truly knows whether his chickens are happier because they can strut around and wander outside. But consumers are happier, and that matters a lot to the third-generation egg farmer and a slew of other...

Ikea relaunches dresser recall after death of eighth child

Ikea relaunched a recall of 29 million chests and dressers Tuesday after the death of an eighth child. Chief Executive Lars Petersson said Ikea wants to increase awareness of the recall campaign for several types of chest and dressers that can easily tip over if not properly anchored to a wall....

UCLA's basketball team tries to block out distractions caused by players suspended in China incident

UCLA men’s basketball coach Steve Alford said Monday he has had no update on the status of three freshmen players who are suspended indefinitely after being detained in China. LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley, and Jalen Hill were held on suspicion of shoplifting at three luxury stores in Hangzhou during...

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