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Egypt's Sisi warns of new crackdown against domestic 'enemies'

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

President Abdel Fattah Sisi, paying tribute to his assassinated top prosecutor, on Tuesday signaled the start of an even harsher security crackdown targeting "enemies" of his government.

Celine Dion fans: Make a video and you can become part of the show

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Canadian singer Celine Dion returns to her residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on Thursday, Aug. 27, and now the singer wants her fans to be more involved in the show. That means videos, fan videos, woven together to pair with her hit "I Drove All Night."

USC Now morning report: Rising Stars camp video

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Video of the day: USC commits and recruits participating at Rising Stars camp, including quarterbacks Matt Fink and Tua Tagovailoa, receivers Amari Rodgers, Velus Jones and Daniel Imatorbhebhe, cornerback Nigel Knott and linebacker Daelin Hayes.  

Viewers welcome Lester Holt to 'NBC Nightly News' with a ratings win

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Lester Holt got off to a strong start in his first week as permanent anchor of "NBC Nightly News."

Justice Antonin Scalia (yes, Scalia) rules for a criminal defendant

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has received a lot of criticism for his scabrous dissenting opinions in the same-sex marriage and Affordable Care Act decisions. (Some comedians have even turned Scalia's dissents into a song.)

'Leap second': Why June 30 will have one extra second

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

On June 30, the world will receive a gift of time: a single, extra second known as a "leap second."

Essential California: Stealing Arizona's water

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Good morning. It is Tuesday, June 30.  An estimated 400 corgis showed up for Nor Cal Corgi Con at San Francisco's Ocean Beach. Here's what else is happening in the Golden State:   Subscribe to the newsletter TOP STORIES Still waters On the Kern River, rafting companies that have been forced to...

Watch Marshawn Lynch dive into a tub full of Skittles

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Marshawn Lynch sure knows how to score a memorable touchdown, even during the off-season.

Today: Death Row and Dissent. A Caribbean Greece?

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

I'm Davan Maharaj, editor of the Los Angeles Times. A Supreme Court ruling on executions has more implications than expected. Debt-laden Puerto Rico could unsettle the U.S. municipal bond market. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. Sign up to get the day's big stories delivered...

Indonesia military plane crashes into Medan city, killing at least 38

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

A military transport plane crashed into a residential area in the Indonesian city of Medan on Tuesday, killing at least 38 people.

Groups back Gardena effort to block release of police-shooting videos

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Setting the stage for a legal showdown over the line between police transparency and privacy, a variety of California law enforcement organizations are backing an effort by the city of Gardena to bar the public release of videos showing a controversial police shooting.

San Francisco Opera looks backward with the World War II-set 'Two Women'

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

On a day in which this city ecstatically celebrated the Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage, "Two Women," you might think, could mean only one thing Sunday afternoon.

D.A. creates unit to review claims of innocence

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Drawing attention to mistakes of the past might seem like an incongruous goal for the district attorney's office. But Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey said her office's new conviction review unit will only improve its reputation for truth-seeking.

The increasing use of body cameras

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Police departments around California are equipping police officers with body cameras:

Boston officials to make their case for 2024 Olympic bid to the USOC

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Boston officials have arrived in Northern California to face a crucial test in their campaign to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

Tuesday's TV highlights: 'Beat the Champions' and more

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes

Chris Pronger, who helped Ducks win Stanley Cup, named to Hall of Fame

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Chris Pronger admired the Ducks' talent when he and the Edmonton Oilers defeated Anaheim in the 2006 Western Conference finals. When he was traded to the Ducks a few months later, he brought the physical element they needed to become champions in 2007.

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez urges upgrades at L.A. and Long Beach ports

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Four months after helping to resolve a long-running labor dispute that crippled traffic at West Coast ports, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez was back in California to praise how quickly workers and management were able to clear enormous backlogs of cargo.

Silfverberg, Hagelin get Ducks' qualifying offers

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The Ducks announced Monday they've issued qualifying offers to their  forwards Jakob Silfverberg and Carl Hagelin and centers Chris Wagner and Michael Sgarbossa, all prospective free agents.

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