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Protesters clash with Trump supporters and police at New Mexico rally

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Protesters clash with Trump supporters and police at New Mexico rally May 25, 2016, 5:31 a.m. Bernie Sanders takes aim at both Hillary Clinton and GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump as he campaigns in California. Protesters crashed another Donald Trump rally, this time in New Mexico Bernie Sanders...

More Indian states are banning liquor, although that hasn't stopped the drinking

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

They are a common sight even well before noon: groups of men huddled around plastic tabletops at canteens along the highway north of Mumbai, guzzling beers. Then they get back in their cars and drive on for a few miles into Gujarat, an Indian state where alcohol is prohibited. As the beer-soaked...

Madison Square Garden is bringing a new concert arena to Las Vegas

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

First they resurrected the Forum in Inglewood as a major concert venue. Now, Madison Square Garden executives are turning their sights to Las Vegas. The company announced Wednesday that it will build a 17,500-seat arena just off the Las Vegas Strip. The facility, as yet unnamed, will compete with two...

Today: Trump, Mickey Mouse and the Campaign for California

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

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 Donald (Not Duck) and Minimum Wage He’s back. Donald Trump returns to Orange County today, this time speaking at the Anaheim Convention Center, as police brace...

Food prices at Shanghai Disneyland give early visitors heartburn

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Shanghai Disneyland won't swing wide its gates to the general public until June 16, but pre-opening visitors to Walt Disney Co.'s first theme park in mainland China already have found something to complain about amid operational tests for a dazzling array of attractions: the prices, particularly...

Eating Somali food? Don't forget the banana, or you might get humiliated online

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Here's the story of the biggest mistake I ever made with a banana. While on assignment in Minneapolis earlier this month, I stopped by Maashaa'allah Restaurant in Cedar-Riverside for my first-ever traditional Somali meal: an enormous $14 rice and lamb plate. The server brought it out. And then...

A swan song for 'Nashville'

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

To put it in the context with which it's associated, "Nashville" started out as Hank Williams and ended up as Hank Williams Jr. When this ABC series set in country music's capital premiered in 2012, it had some of the subtle realism and classic style that the late roots-music pioneer brought to...

Bernie Sanders is a socialist? Some on the far left say 'sellout' is more like it

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

As Los Angeles activist and aspiring officeholder Mimi Soltysik ponders the Democratic ballot in the race for the White House, the words he blurts out include warmonger, imperialist and status quo. And that's before he even turns his attention to Hillary Clinton. Not every leftist is enamored with...

White House will showcase school arts program and feature Los Angeles students

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Grammy-winning bluesman Keb’ Mo’ will join young performers from California and other states at the White House on Wednesday to showcase a program that installs artists as mentors in low-performing schools. The students are participants in Turnaround Arts, an initiative that tries to introduce...

After a lifetime of tending to the Dodgers and Cubs, brothers are part of baseball lore

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The Kawano brothers seem to be listening. They occasionally smile or nod their heads but do not speak, so it is hard to guess what they are thinking. On a bright Saturday morning, Yosh and Nobe sit near the window in a day room at their nursing home, the sunlight etching fine shadows across their...

'Threadbare's' investigative comics explore the hard choice some women face between sweatshops and sex work

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

When journalist Anne Elizabeth Moore set out to report an investigative series on the garment industry and sex trafficking, she said she immediately discarded the idea of doing traditional long-form articles in favor of something more visual — specifically, comics. "I've been writing about the...

China's dream of a new Silk Road runs into hurdles at its first stop: Pakistan

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Families were still at home when the bulldozers came. Children were returning from school exams. The residents of nearly 80 apartments were given hours to vacate Postal Colony — housing allotted to low-level postal workers — to make way for a new metro train station. In a chaotic evacuation before...

Essential Politics: Donald Trump returns to California

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

I’m Christina Bellantoni, the Essential Politics host today. Let’s get started. Sen. Bernie Sanders wants to "send a message" to Washington with the results of California’s June 7 primary election. He released a new television ad urging Californians to do just that less than two weeks from now....

How 'Nashville,' Hayden Panettiere and, yes, 'Jane the Virgin' have changed the conversation about postpartum depression

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

When ABC announced its decision to cancel “Nashville,” the news was briefly overshadowed by a tweet from one of the show’s stars. Hayden Panettiere, who plays country starlet and new mother Juliette Barnes, posted a message stating that she was still suffering from the effects of postpartum depression...

L.A.'s homelessness math is a bit off - totals are the same but increases are smaller

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

When the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority released the 2016 homeless count earlier this month, the takeaway was grim. Homelessness was up 5.7% across the county. In the city of Los Angeles the change was even greater: a year-over-year increase of 11% The numbers suggested that the homeless...

Yasmani Grandal returns to Dodgers lineup

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Yasmani Grandal returned to the Dodgers' starting lineup three days after he fouled a ball off his right ankle and required an X-ray. Grandal sat out Sunday and Monday, which forced A.J. Ellis to catch 26 innings.  “A.J. certainly took one for the team,” Manager Dave Roberts said. “Now that Yazzy...

U.S. attorney general defends lawsuit aimed at overturning North Carolina's bathroom law

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

U.S. Atty. Gen. Loretta Lynch visited North Carolina on Tuesday and vigorously defended her decision to sue her home state over its so-called bathroom law, saying the statute amounted to state-sanctioned discrimination against a vulnerable group of citizens. In a news conference and interview,...

Baseball: Chatsworth returns to Dodger Stadium with 2-0 semifinal victory

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Dodger Stadium has been a second home field for the Chatsworth Chancellors. With Tom Meusborn as head coach, the Chancellors are 8-7 in City Section finals, and they're going to get another opportunity to play at Dodger Stadium on Saturday at 1 p.m. They can order their bus to Chavez Ravine after...

Hillary Clinton is ready to take on Donald Trump. Bernie Sanders supporters say not so fast.

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Bernie Sanders' new ad calls on Californians to vote to influence the Democratic Party May 24, 2016, 6:19 p.m. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are both campaigning in California. Bernie Sanders unveils a new TV ad in California Sanders rails against Disney Hillary Clinton goes after Donald Trump's...

Apparel deal is big for UCLA, but not for athletes

4 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The center photograph celebrating UCLA’s record $280-million shoe and apparel deal with Under Armour  on Tuesday was poignantly missing someone. On one side was smiling Bruins Athletic Director Dan Guerrero. On the other was smiling Under Armour executive Kevin Plank. Between them was a crisp new...

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