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Oscar De La Hoya to boxing fans: 'Our sport might not ever recover' from Mayweather-McGregor

Oscar De La Hoya has penned a letter to boxing fans, urging them to turn their backs on the possible Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Conor McGregor boxing match. As former 10-time champion De La Hoya works to promote the Sept. 16 middleweight title bout between unbeaten, three-belt champion Gennady...

Trump's latest Interior Department pick is bursting with conflicts of interest and alternative facts

So many of President Trump’s Cabinet appointments have been so alarming that nominations to posts further down in the pecking order might seem a bit anticlimactic. What’s the use of getting worked up over subordinate positions? There has got to be a point at which consternation over the president’s...

Trump lawyers ask Supreme Court to reject 2nd Amendment claim by men who lost gun rights over nonviolent crimes

Trump administration lawyers are urging the Supreme Court to reject a 2nd Amendment claim that would restore the right to own a gun for two Pennsylvania men who were convicted more than 20 years ago of nonviolent crimes. The case of Sessions vs. Binderup puts the new administration in a potentially...

Montana's congressional election: That assault charge, the Trump factor, and why is it on a weird day (Thursday)?

It’s election day in Montana, with voters deciding who will fill the House seat vacated when Republican Ryan Zinke left to head the Interior Department under President Trump. The contest Thursday has drawn nationwide attention and an extraordinary amount of money to one of the largest, least-populous...

U.S. special operations forces face growing demands and increased risks

Touching down before dawn, Somali “Lightning” commandos climbed out of U.S. military helicopters and carefully advanced in the dark toward a ramshackle compound tucked into muddy farmland dotted by banana trees. U.S. surveillance had monitored the site for days after an intelligence tip signaled...

Why did Melania and Ivanka Trump cover their heads for the pope but not the Saudis?

It’s caused a bit of a stir among observers of fashion and culture that both Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump wore veils on their heads to meet Pope Francis — but went bare-headed in Saudi Arabia. If there were any stops on President Trump’s whirlwind “If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium” world...

Trump attacked the Paris accord as the worst kind of globalism — can he walk it back?

As President Trump keeps balking on his vow to shred the Obama-negotiated Paris agreement on climate change, the last place some of the pact’s staunchest opponents want to see Trump is where he will be this weekend: meeting other world leaders unanimous in their warnings that withdrawal from the...

Single-payer healthcare in California? Time to take a cold shower and return to the real world

A state-run universal healthcare system? California only? It’s fantasy. Current legislation in Sacramento is fatally flawed and foolhardy. Why? It would be astronomically expensive, politically impossible and beyond state government’s competence. But it’s a rallying cry for many liberal followers...

The Russia investigation thrust Devin Nunes into the spotlight. Now that he's the one under scrutiny, what has he been up to?

When the House Select Intelligence Committee opened its most recent hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 election, committee Chairman Devin Nunes was notably absent from the dais. The week before, when the Justice Department named a special prosecutor to take over the existing FBI probe,...

For the Record

NASA funding: In the May 24 California section, an article about NASA funding attributed a reference to a “hobbled” Hubble Space Telescope to NASA Acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot. The Hubble observatory is in good health, and the reference should not have been attributed to Lightfoot. If...

Chatsworth will face Birmingham for City baseball title

It has become pretty clear in recent years that if you want to win a City Section baseball title, you need a pitcher to come out of the dugout late in the game and deliver a playoff victory. Chatsworth and Birmingham deployed a similar strategy Wednesday and came away victorious by the identical...

Trump reveals location of 2 nuclear submarines to Philippines' president

President Trump praised the Philippines' president for an "unbelievable job" in a fight against illegal drugs that has left thousands dead and drawn condemnation from American lawmakers, according to a leaked transcript of their telephone conversation last month. Trump's discussion with Rodrigo...

18-year-old banned from her high school graduation ceremony because she's pregnant

A Maryland high school senior has been barred from participating in her school's graduation ceremony because she is pregnant. News reports say 18-year-old Maddi Runkles was barred from the June 2 ceremony at the Heritage Academy in Hagerstown because she violated the school's code of conduct by...

MLB: Jacoby Ellsbury suffers a concussion

New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury left Wednesday’s game against the Kansas City Royals because of a concussion and a sprained neck. Ellsbury banged his head into the center-field wall while catching Alcides Escobar’s fly ball on Luis Severino’s opening pitch. He stayed in for the...

A brief history of the not-so-brief battle over the 710 Freeway extension, which may be coming to a close

Metro officials are expected to vote Thursday on a motion that would shift hundreds of millions of dollars away from a bitterly debated tunnel project, effectively killing it, backers say.

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