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At least 24 killed, 42 wounded in car bombing in Kabul

A car bomb exploded in Kabul on Monday morning, striking a minibus carrying government employees and killing at least 24 people, officials said. The Afghanistan interior ministry said that an additional 42 people were wounded, all but one of them outside the bus. The Toyota Corolla packed with...

Parents of Charlie Gard say it's too late for him to get treatment in the U.S.

The parents of Charlie Gard, the 11-month-old British baby who is suffering from a terminal illness, said Monday that they had withdrawn their application to allow him to be transferred to the U.S. because it was too late for treatment to save his life. Connie Yates and Chris Gard made the announcement...

How an L.A. native learned to stop worrying and love — OK, tolerate — India's monsoon

After the stultifying heat of April and May, Indians greet the onset of the annual monsoon like a long-lost relative, racing outside to be showered in its affections or gazing at it tenderly through a window while sipping hot tea. This, at least, is the response of characters in movies and television...

The big questions in the NFL as teams head into training camp

Football is a game of hunches. At this time of year, with rosters just taking shape, there are far more questions than answers. From relocated teams to rehabilitated players, to rookies looking to make a splash, there are all sorts of compelling story lines. Ten questions as we head into NFL training...

Bathroom bills in Texas show city-state divide

For Ashley Smith, the idea of entering a men’s restroom is absurd. The San Antonio architect and mother has long, sleek brown hair and often wears figure-hugging dresses and jewelry. Yet her birth certificate, like those of many transgender women, reads “male.” When Texas lawmakers met last week...

California Inc.: Fed expected to signal likelihood of September rate hike

Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section. I'm Business columnist David Lazarus, and here's a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week. We learned Friday that California’s economic engine quieted in June as employers reduced...

An outspoken researcher of Stalin's crimes fights for his own fate and freedom in Russia

A small clearing in a dense northwestern Russian forest marks the site where, 20 years ago, Yuri Dmitriev discovered a group of mass graves containing victims of Josef Stalin’s Great Terror. Using detailed documents uncovered in KGB archives, Dmitriev was able to piece together the location where...

To save his climate change program, Jerry Brown sacrificed his bullet train

When he was cajoling lawmakers to extend the centerpiece of California’s ambitious climate change program, Gov. Jerry Brown talked a lot about hard choices and the compromises necessary to get politically controversial legislation passed. Turns out that to get a deal, Brown may have sacrificed...

Today: The Mooch in the Middle

With turmoil on many fronts, there’s no break-in period for the new face of the White House. I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. TOP STORIES The Mooch in the Middle Congress will question presidential advisor Jared...

What did USC's leaders known about Dr. Puliafito's double life, and when did they know it?

To the editor: In 2010, The Times published my letter about the sanctions levied against USC’s football program, which denied knowledge of its players receiving anything improper. The people running the program were wildly successful and brought in money, talent and prestige to the university....

There's nothing patriotic about Trump's voter-fraud panel

To the editor: I was saddened and appalled by the photo depicting Vice President Mike Pence and other members of the federal voter fraud commission seated at a table with five large American flags as a patriotic backdrop. (“What you need to know about President Trump's voter fraud commission,”...

Want another Prop. 13-style revolt? Try taxing homeowners' increased 'wealth'

To the editor: An old argument that I confronted when I ran the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn. rises again in the proposal to tax the “wealth” of property, in this case to fund affordable housing. (“A better way to solve the housing crisis — tax land, not development,” Opinion, July 19) Increasing...

Essential Politics: The new face of the Trump administration

There were no air kisses this time around, as Anthony Scaramucci made his weekend television debut as White House communications director. I’m Christina Bellantoni. Welcome to the Monday edition of Essential Politics. The newly appointed, politically inexperienced Scaramucci — known as “The Mooch”...

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