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Dallas gunman hit 'breaking point' after losing custody of son, father says

The gunman who opened fire on Dallas police headquarters had reached a "breaking point" after losing custody of his son, his father said Sunday, a day after the rampage.

Q&A: How a key Fed interest rate affects the economy

WASHINGTON — The recovery from the Great Recession has generated solid stretches of economic growth and job creation, but has failed to impress Federal Reserve policymakers enough to provide a key validation of the economy's strength — an interest rate increase.

Rebel attacks on oil sites threaten peace talks in Colombia

Already-stagnant peace talks between the Colombian government and leftist rebels have been thrown further into question by a score of attacks by insurgents on mostly civilian targets over the last week.

Airfare hikes less likely, more limited, expert says

Good news for airline travelers: Airfare hikes have become less common and, typically, target specific types of fliers or those in limited geographical areas.

FIFA President Sepp Blatter reportedly reconsidering resignation

FIFA President Sepp Blatter stunned the world with his decision to resign from the top post of the world soccer governing body earlier this month. Now, he's apparently reconsidering.

Suspicion among the reactions to airline carry-on bag guidelines

A proposal by an airline trade group to make a small carry-on bag the standard for all airlines was met with mixed reactions by passengers, lawmakers and luggage manufacturers. But perhaps the most common reaction was suspicion.

Angels' C.J. Wilson smells victory after boost from ammonia inhalant

C.J. Wilson had completed five scoreless, two-hit innings Saturday night, but the combination of a minor sinus infection and the emotional toll of protecting a one-run lead left the Angels left-hander feeling a little drained.

Women's World Cup newcomers suffer for the greater good

The players from Ivory Coast had no more frustration left in them.

San Bernardino, a broken city seeking hope

With a rake and a mask, the motel manager steps carefully into Room 107.

USC recruiting: La Mirada defensive lineman Keanu Saleapaga commits

La Mirada High's Keanu Saleapaga is the first defensive lineman to commit to USC’s 2016 recruiting class.

Dodgers fall, 2-1, to Padres when Justin Upton homers off Zack Greinke

KEY MOMENT: Padres outfielder Justin Upton blasted a solo home run off Zack Greinke with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning to break a 1-1 stalemate. The home run was the 13th of the season for Upton and seventh allowed this season by Greinke.

Albert Pujols, C.J. Wilson lift Angels in 1-0 win over Oakland

KEY MOMENT: Shortstop Erick Aybar couldn't handle Brett Lawrie's sharp grounder in the seventh inning, committing the Angels' first error in 11 games this month and putting runners on first and second with one out. But first baseman Efren Navarro made a lunging, backhand grab of Stephen Vogt's...

Eastside neighborhood divided over 'Lowriders' filming

Socorro Arredondo was thrilled when a film location scout approached him about two months ago asking to shoot scenes for a new movie called "Lowriders" in his El Sereno auto shop.

Dodgers' Zack Greinke gives up late home run for 2-1 loss to Padres

If your bullpen is unreliable, you want your starting pitchers going as deep into the game as they can. Particularly if it’s led by a pair of aces like Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke.

Angels call up hard-throwing rookie Trevor Gott from Salt Lake

The Angels added another power-armed rookie to the bullpen Saturday when they called up 22-year-old right-hander Trevor Gott from triple-A Salt Lake.

Jackie Chan, Mike Tyson help kick off Shanghai Film Festival

Jackie Chan, Mike Tyson and Fan Bingbing walked the red carpet Saturday night as a somewhat subdued Shanghai International Film Festival got underway in China’s bustling commercial capital.

U.S. forward Sydney Leroux expects emotional World Cup game in hometown

Ray Chadwick hasn't spoken to his daughter for a year. Her choice, he says, not his.

Track: Michael Norman of Vista Murrieta runs 10.36 for 100 meters

Already the toast of the West Coast after winning state championships in the 200 and 400, Michael Norman of Vista Murrieta traveled to New York to compete in Saturday's Adidas Dream 100. And now he's an East Coast star.

Lakers' draft workout participants inspired by Jordan Clarkson's rise

They all knew before their predraft workout Saturday that the Lakers were not going to use their second overall draft pick on any of them.

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