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PM Update: A few storms possible this evening, cold front to deliver heat relief tonight into Thursday

After setting the record for the most 90-degree days in August, we probably won't see heat of that level for a while.

Scandal! Jane Kim Maybe Came Between Clinton Advisor Ann O'Leary And Her Husband, Kim's Former Law Professor

Apparently, O'Leary texted several friends in May to say that she and Liu were separating "because he is in a relationship with Jane Kim." [ more › ]

Retro Fashion – Colvins fashion catalogue, 1938

Take a journey back in time and discover what Queenslanders were wearing way-back-when by flipping through our digitised Queensland fashion catalogues. This 1938 Spring and Summer fashion catalogue was produced by clothing manufacturer Colvins. Show More Summary

In single moms’ households, two heads are often better than one

Single mothers double up to lighten the workload, cut costs and increase the fun.

New Union Station Transit Center Should Ease CTA Transfer Headaches

59 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

Opening Sunday, the new weather-protected CTA boarding facility connects underground to Metra and Amtrak trains at Union Station. [ more › ]

Warner Bros. says they won't make a 'Cursed Child' trilogy, finally does something right

Nothing in this world is sacred anymore. At least, that's what Warner Bros.' insistence on sucking the life out of any and all popular franchises would have you believe. But, not all hope is lost for the Harry Potter universe. A report published last weekend by New York Daily News said movie execs...

Gambled and lost: Normandie Casino ordered to pay millions after hiding high-roller winnings

The operators of one of Southern California’s oldest casinos have been ordered to pay a $1-million fine and turn over another $1.4 million it failed to report through transactions to the government, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday. In January, the Normandie Casino in Gardena pleaded guilty...

Oakland man given second chance for asylum to stay in U.S.

Jose Mendez was 13 and living in El Salvador, the child of a pro-government family during a civil war more than a quarter century ago, when he got three threatening notes at school accusing him of feeding information to the army, in which his brothers were serving. Show More Summary

'Sledgehammer from the sky:' Cerritos air disaster occurred 30 years ago today

Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary of one of Southern California’s most devastating air disasters. Two planes — a jetliner and small single-engine aircraft — collided over Cerritos. Here’s an account of the crash and its aftermath from The Times’ archives:  “An Aeromexico DC-9 had left Loreto,...

Video: What It Feels Like To Party In D.C.

A local comedy troupe stages Saturday night in the District. [ more › ]

Trump Rally Post-Mortem: Cautious Optimism (Or, Don't Worry: He Probably Won't Win)

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Is Trump the last stand for bovine white America, or the beginning of a whole new nightmare? Nate Gowdy We’re 68 days before the general election and Trump can’t even fill a stadium in Everett, WA. Though he mentioned more...Show More Summary

Holy fire burning in Cleveland National Forest in Orange County

California wildfire updates: Hundreds evacuated in fast-moving fire in Riverside County Aug. 31, 2016, 1:16 p.m. A rash of fires this summer has destroyed homes, subjected residents to evacuation orders and disrupted activities at Hearst Castle. Here are some of the fires now burning in California...

Health care union says NYU Langone plotting to cut benefits

NYU Langone Medical Center's contract with the health care union 1199 SEIU will not come up for renegotiation until 2018. But some hospital workers took to the streets Wednesday to call... To view the full story, click the title lin...

John Tory’s Magical Thinking Can’t Repair Broken Subway Air Conditioning

1 hour agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Why the City needs to cut through the hot air and look at the underlying issues. Another day, another conundrum caused by John Tory’s magical thinking. The mayor was recently challenged by arts administrator Bianca Spence to ride Line...Show More Summary

It May Be Too Late To Keep Tahoe Blue

"Climate change is having a greater and greater impact on the lake compared to human impact," says one expert [ more › ]

T.I. and Gina Belafonte discuss Many Rivers to Cross festival

In a little more than a month, a starry array of names in entertainment – Dave Matthews, Chris Rock, Carlos Santana, John Legend, T.I., Danny Glover, Macklemore, Dianne Reeves, Jesse Williams, Public Enemy and a...

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