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Briton on facing train attacker: 'I'm probably going to die anyway, so let's go'

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

A Briton who helped overpower a suspected terrorist on a high-speed train in France described on Saturday subduing the gunman and praised the heroism of two Americans who led the charge.

At least 10 dead in bombing in Kabul that targeted foreign forces convoy

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

An afternoon explosion in Kabul has left at least 10 people killed and dozens more injured, according to health officials.

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek on privacy policy dust-up: 'Sorry'

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Spotify Chief Executive Daniel Ek has a message for users angry over its new privacy policy: "Sorry."

How Halle Berry (at 49!) maintains her otherworldly shape

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Former teen beauty queen Halle Berry turned 49 last week and has never looked better. She made history in 2002 as the first - and still only - woman of color to win a lead actress Oscar, for her performance in "Monster's Ball." Berry became a Comic-Con favorite in a platinum wig for the role of...

Billionaire Steve Wynn lists his Bel-Air home for $17.45 million

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Amid rumor of a splashy purchase in Beverly Hills, hotel and casino magnate Steve Wynn has put his home in Bel-Air on the market for $17.45 million after just eight months of ownership.

Note to Donald Trump: Birthright citizenship makes America exceptional

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

To the editor: We've been hearing a lot lately about "birthright citizenship," especially from conservatives. In addition, we hear about American exceptionalism across the political spectrum. Nearly all of us believe in it one way or another. We chant, "USA! USA!" ("Trump details immigration plan,...

Jimmy Carter -- we need more presidents (and ex-presidents) like him

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

In too many political circles, Jimmy Carter serves as a presidential punch line - as in, "If [insert name of first-term president here] isn't careful, he'll be another Jimmy Carter." That this sentiment persists is somewhat puzzling because in hindsight many of his most visible actions as president...

We can't deal with climate change without addressing overpopulation

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

To the editor: I applaud William deBuys' insightful Op-Ed article. But he should have discussed the primary driver of climate change: overpopulation. ("Get ready for the new normal: dry and drier," Op-Ed, Aug. 16)

Give the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument more time

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

To the editor: It's true that, after decades of neglect, many areas within the newly designated San Gabriel Mountains National Monument need improvement. But the president gave the U.S. Forest Service three years to create a new management plan. ("In the San Gabriel Mountains, they're asking: What...

A family visit to New York is full of crowds, heat and a reminder of 9/11

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

In our last chapter, we established that Manhattan hadn't really been the same since the Indians sold it. In summer, it can be especially challenging: the heat, the crowds, the angst in the morning, which is different from the angst at night. Amid the jitters and humidity, Posh had melted off several...

Cinemark CEO Tim Warner: 'I just wanted to slow down'

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Tim Warner, who helped transform Cinemark Theatres into one of the world's largest movie exhibitors, said Friday that he was ready to leave the company he joined nearly two decades ago.

Airlines upscaling amenities for high-paying fliers

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

First-class fliers can secure their furry friends in a special pet cabin on American Airlines. Delta Air Lines' highest-paying passengers are chauffeured in Porsches and dropped curbside at a private entrance at LAX.

Opinion: Remove cars, add bikes -- and infuriate Angelenos?

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Good morning. I'm Paul Thornton, The Times' letters editor. It is Saturday, Aug. 22, and we have only one month to go before the cooler temperatures of fall relieve us from this summer (or not -- September can be pretty hot around here). Here's a look back at the week in Opinion. Subscribe to the...

Monterey Car Week trappings are as luxe as the stars of the show

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The world's luxury car companies go to great expense at the annual Monterey Car Week to grab the attention of the world's most discerning car buyers.

White supremacist gathering underscores Russia's nationalist trend

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The protesters, several thousand strong and surrounded by hundreds of armed police, chanted nationalist slogans and racial slurs, occasionally raising their right hands in a Nazi salute.

Essential California: Vintage car up in smoke

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Good morning. It is Saturday, Aug. 22. Here's what you don't want to miss this weekend: Top stories Academic pursuits: Attending kindergarten could soon be mandatory for California's children if a new state bill is approved and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. Backers argue kindergarten has evolved...

Football: Mission Viejo triumphs in its season debut in Hawaii

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

A trip to Hawaii to play its football opener turned out to be quite a fun adventure for the Mission Viejo Diablos.

Judge orders prompt release of immigrant children from detention

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

A federal judge has once again dealt a blow to the Obama administration's immigration policies, ordering federal officials to promptly release children held at family detention facilities.

Tense times in government offices after Ashley Madison email leak

5 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Anxiety was high Friday in state, county and city offices after hackers released lists of dozens of government email addresses in California that were used to access the Ashley Madison online dating site for married people.

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