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Big out-of-state money pours into Missouri judicial race

The scales of American justice are supposed to be balanced. Judicial candidates' campaign war chests, however, don't have to be.

Takeaways from the Kings' 3-2 overtime loss to Flyers

There were far too many takeaways from the Kings' 3-2 overtime loss to the Philadelphia Flyers on what was a tumultuous day and night for the Los Angeles organization. It started with the Kings' finding out they would be unable to bring up a replacement for injured center Anze Kopitar from...

How Not to Court the Jewish Vote

For the past several months, Jews across America have been quietly organizing rides to the polls, registering new voters, setting up phone banks, and distributing policy guides to help voters make their decision on November 4. Guided...Show More Summary

A State Senate Race Tied to Personal Appeal

Within the next week, Angelenos have some choices to make. Monday was the last day to register to vote in the November 4th elections which will fill more than 20 public service roles, as well as a number of ballot measures across wide policy divides. Show More Summary

Leader or bully? Ebola response gives Chris Christie new attention

The threat of Ebola has resurrected the key question on which pivots New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s political future: Is he a strong leader or a bully?

SWAT officer shot in head during San Gabriel operation dies

A Pomona police SWAT officer shot in the back of the head while serving a search warrant in San Gabriel early Tuesday has died, authorities said.

Prop. 1 aims to relieve drought — but not this one

California's stubborn drought helped push a $7.5-billion water bond through the Legislature and onto the November ballot. But even if voters approve Proposition 1, it won't provide relief any time soon.

N.Y., Canada attacks appear inspired by Islamic State exhortation

A spate of terrorist attacks in Canada and New York City last week appears to have been inspired by calls from Islamic State and other militants to launch lone-wolf attacks that could signal the rise of a kind of DIY terrorism, sowing fear on a smaller but more pervasive scale.

Chocolate compound restores age-related memory loss

The good stuff in chocolate brings not only good cheer and improved blood flow: A new study suggests it may have the power to turn back the clock on age-related memory loss. In research that will need to be replicated by larger trials, a concentrated daily dose of epicatechin, a compound...

Iraqi TV comedy throws a cream pie at Islamic State

So Satan marries a Jewish woman in Iraq. She lays an egg, which hatches and pops out a wild-eyed, bearded madman the proud couple names the "ISIS-ling."

Hopes and dreams for Lakers collide with realities in season opener

A Lakers opener that began slowly and soberly ended, in awfully appropriate fashion, with sadness.

Halloween 2014: Old Pasadena Halloween Celebration & Mad Monster Party

Location: 41 Hugus Alley, Old Pasadena, CA Link out: Click here Date: October 31, 5-8pm Description: This October, Old Town Pasadena cuts back from its usual two-day celebration of Halloween to a single night of trick-or-treating on October 31. Starting at 5pm, families are invited to bring their costumed kiddies and canines to One Colorado for a family [...]

On bad opening night, Lakers' Randle fractures leg

The Lakers' top draft pick this year, 19-year-old Julius Randle, broke his right tibia midway through the fourth quarter while driving to the basket in his first NBA game.

Garden Grove man suspected of assaulting woman he met on Craigslist

Garden Grove authorities are searching for potential additional victims of a man arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman he met on Craigslist.

U.S. cases prove Ebola is 'not a death sentence'

When Amber Vinson walked out of Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Tuesday, she became the sixth person in the country to be successfully treated for a disease that kills 70% of its victims in Africa, but has so far killed only one in the United States.

Michael Hannon dies at 77; LAPD officer joined '60s rights protests

Michael B. Hannon, who caused an uproar and nearly lost his job as a Los Angeles police officer for his off-duty participation in 1960s civil rights and peace protests, has died. He was 77.

World Series Game 6: A Royal Beating

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The San Francisco Giants lost. They lost a game, and with it they lost the chance to clinch their third World Series championship in five years.

Kashkari works up a sweat, but is fighting long odds in governor race

SAN DIEGO — After GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari wrapped up his pitch to about two dozen young conservatives on the patio of a wing-and-beer joint, attorney Kerry Schlossberg had a question.

Questions haven't hurt Laguna Beach council candidate's popularity

In any other town, Jon Madison might have been forced to throw in the towel by now.

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