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The pundits were wrong about Assad and the Islamic State. As usual, they're not willing to admit it

The Islamic State is a shadow of its former self. In 2014, the extremist group seemed to make substantial inroads in achieving its stated goal of a caliphate. It boasted tens of thousands of fighters and territorial control over an area roughly the size of South Korea. By almost every metric, Islamic...

Mysterious disease wastes South Florida's corals, and scientists are racing to find a cure

A mysterious epidemic continues to sweep South Florida’s reefs, transforming corals into lifeless skeletons and threatening undersea structures that support tourism, provide hurricane protection and serve as homes to a vast range of marine life. Called white plague, white blotch and other names,...

The campaign to delegitimize the Russia probe is well under way

Some of President Trump’s biggest fans have declared war against special counsel Robert Mueller — and given Trump’s television-watching habits, he’s surely listening. "Mueller is corrupt. The senior FBI is corrupt. The system is corrupt," former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said on Fox News last...

That powerful elected office a candidate held years ago? California voters won't see it when they mark their 2018 ballot

Of all his former political posts, Antonio Villaraigosa is most widely known for serving eight years as mayor of Los Angeles, a powerful position that he’s counting on voters to remember as they scan next year’s ballot in the race for governor. Except he can’t call himself the former mayor. His...

Overtime goal gives Kings eighth consecutive win despite losing a late two-goal lead to the Carolina Hurricanes

If ever there was moment during this streak where the Kings were ripe to fall, it was in the opening minutes of overtime Saturday. Anze Kopitar, Tyler Toffoli and Drew Doughty got stuck on the ice during three-on-three for what seemed like eternity against the Carolina Hurricanes. “That had to...

Vasyl Lomachenko stops Guillermo Rigondeaux, who quits after six rounds

If his name’s too difficult to pronounce, Vasyl Lomachenko has a solution after forcing his fourth consecutive opponent to quit on his stool. “I guess I should change my name to No-Mas-Chenko, ” Lomachenko said. The World Boxing Organization super-featherweight champion from the Ukraine turned...

Vincent Memorial forces eight turnovers to win regional bowl game against Huntington Park

Huntington Park took a 225-mile, 31/2-hour bus trip to play Vincent Memorial in a CIF state championship Division 6-A regional bowl game on Saturday. Let’s just say things went a lot smoother for the home school. Vincent Memorial (12-2) took advantage of seven interceptions, including four from...

Jermar Jefferson leads Narbonne to 56-14 defeat of Paraclete in Division 1-A regional

The first half of Saturday night’s CIF Division 1-A regional playoff game might as well have been called the Jermar Jefferson Show. In the first two quarters, Narbonne’s Jefferson ran for 146 yards and three touchdowns, caught three passes for 65 yards and one touchdown and outgained Paraclete...

Shohei Ohtani shines in the spotlight of stardom during Angels introduction

So the reasons Shohei Ohtani signed with the Angels remain a mystery, hidden somewhere behind his boyish smile and camouflaged by his polite diction. There were no major revelations at Ohtani’s introductory news conference Saturday, as the two-way player from Japan reiterated what his representatives...

For the Record

Benefit concert: In the Dec. 7 Calendar section, the “5 Nights Out” listing said that Stevie Wonder’s House Full of Toys benefit would be held Sunday at the Forum in Inglewood. It will be held at Staples Center in Los Angeles. If you believe that we have made an error, or you have questions about...

NBA roundup: LeBron James' triple-double leads the Cavaliers to a victory over the 76ers

LeBron James had his 58th career triple-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the visiting Philadelphia 76ers 105-98 on Saturday night. James had 30 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists to help the Cavaliers bounce back from a loss in Indiana on Friday night that...

For NHL stars, changes to Winter Olympic Games hitting home

The sight of then-20-year-old Drew Doughty waving the Canadian flag was one of the more endearing images of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Canada just beat the U.S. in the gold-medal game, under immense pressure to win on its home soil, and Doughty, the Kings defenseman, was the face of...

College basketball: No. 1 Duke upset by Boston College

Outside the Boston College basketball office, on the way to the practice gym, the walls are decorated with giant pictures from the Eagles' biggest wins. The Sweet 16 appearance in 2006. Upsets over No. 1 North Carolina and No. 6 Duke in 2009. A victory over top-ranked Syracuse four years ago. Make...

Angels introduce Japanese star Shohei Ohtani, their prized signing

Shohei Ohtani packed a warm velvet suit for this occasion. When the Japanese two-way sensation arrived in the United States last month, he was unsure what weather would await at his ultimate destination. More than two dozen Major League Baseball teams courted him in a circus-like environment, and...

In Alabama, Republicans fear a lose-lose in Roy Moore Senate race

With more than 48 hours of campaigning still left in Alabama’s scandal-shrouded U.S. Senate campaign — and the outcome far from clear — some Republicans have already conceded defeat. From their perspective, Tuesday will yield one of two unhappy results. Either voters will elect a Democratic U.S....

Clippers guard Lou Williams sparks win off the bench

DeAndre Jordan smiled as Lou Williams dressed next to him, the Clippers center obviously looking forward to taking a friendly jab at a teammate who had just carried L.A. in its desperate time of need. He referenced the Drake song “6 Man,” in which he raps about Williams. “Like a Lou Will — they...

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