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Man In Thailand Kills Infant Daughter On Facebook Live, Video Stays Up For 24 Hours

A live video showing 20-year-old Wuttisan Wongtalay hanging his 11-month-old daughter went up on the site Monday evening, and was not removed until late Tuesday. [ more › ]

Southbound 5 Freeway closed near Griffith Park after crash leaves big rig in flames

A multi-vehicle crash involving two of big rigs closed the southbound 5 Freeway near Griffith Park late Tuesday morning, limiting northbound traffic to one or two lanes, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash was reported just before 11 a.m. north of Los Feliz Boulevard, where a vehicle...

A Food Hall is Coming to the Warehouse District

The folks at St. Roch Market are behind the project The folks behind St. Roch Market are planning a new food hall for the Warehouse District, reports Ann Maloney of NOLA.Com. The Auction House Market (801 Magazine St.) will house 10 independent food purveyors and space for special events. Show More Summary

Radiohead OK Computer Conspiracy Theory Alert: Threat Level Yorke

It's been too long since we've indulged in a ridiculously comprehensive Radiohead conspiracy theory, but it's time to strap in for some [Radiohead] game theory: fans are abuzz that a series of mysterious "More Fear" posters, which have...Show More Summary

Part Of Manhattan's East Side Is Getting A Gorgeous New Esplanade

Mayor de Blasio announced today a new initiative that aims to narrow a mile-long gap on the East Side's section of the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway. The city says it will build a new esplanade between East 61st Street and East 53rdShow More Summary

No manifest destiny for the District’s Monroe Building. The name is gone.

The office building isn’t on Pennsylvania Avenue, but it’s close enough to take that name.

Why D.C. residents don’t need to worry about a federal government shutdown

City officials say they’ve taken steps to avoid fallout from another Congressional standoff

ACLU sues LAPD over 'systemic violation' of public records law

The American Civil Liberties Union has joined with a journalist, a college professor and an activist to sue the Los Angeles Police Department over what they describe as a “systemic violation” of California’s public records law. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday, accused the LAPD of failing to comply with...

Celebrate Ella Fitzgerald's 100th Birthday With Live Music, Timeless Recordings

When Ella Fitzgerald—who would've turned 100-years-old today—first approached the Apollo stage in the winter of 1934, she didn't plan on singing. It was amateur night at the notoriously competitive venue, and the then-unknown teenager had thrown her name into the hat on a whim, only to be picked to perform after a popular local dance troupe. Show More Summary

Seeking Compromise, Advocates Ask De Blasio To Phase In Half-Price MetroCards For Poor NYers

Since last spring, transit advocates have urged Mayor de Blasio to fund a half-price MetroCard program for New York City's working poor?about 800,000 New Yorkers, excluding seniors and the disabled, who live at or below the federal poverty threshold. Show More Summary

The 'Hollywood Heart' Of The 101 Freeway Is Super Red And Lovely This Month

Something to liven things up as you're stuck under the crushing weight of traffic. [ more › ]

Court case on fate of Willets Point begins

The state's highest court began hearing arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit involving the $3 billion Willets Point redevelopment. The outcome of the case will determine whether the Bloomberg-era project... To view the full story, click the title link.

Federally Owned Parking Lot Behind Ninth Circuit Could Become Housing For Homeless

Also, a heated debate over a temporary Navigation Center in the Mission. [ more › ]

Blistering state audit says University of California is paying excessive salaries, mishandling funds

The administration of the University of California system pays top workers salaries significantly higher than that of similar state employees, has provided millions of dollars in benefits not typical to the public sector and failed to disclose to the Board of Regents and the public that it had...

Long Wharf Will Sink Into the Sea Before the Battle to Put a Restaurant There Concludes

Yet another appeal is in the works A never-ending battle for Long Wharf continues as the Boston Planning and Development Agency (formerly the Boston Redevelopment Authority) puts forth a new appeal to open a full-service restaurant there,...Show More Summary

This California university has a vending machine that sells the morning-after pill

Students at UC Davis can now purchase emergency contraception from a campus vending machine. The machine, installed at the school’s Activities and Recreation Center over spring break, dispenses the morning-after pill as well as condoms, pregnancy tests, tampons and over-the-counter medication such...

Chef John Tesar’s Steak-Obsessed Cookbook Hits Shelves Next Week

Learn how the Knife chef sears up some of Texas’ best steaks It’s long been known that Chef John Tesar, former Top Chef contestant and steak expert at The Highland’s Knife, was working on a cookbook. But soon, you’ll be able to get your...Show More Summary

Opinion: The Wall is all, and it’s all nothing

At some level, at a basic gut level, this Trump thing was always about The Wall: The Wall as an imposing physical entity, The Wall as…

Inside CMX Movie Theater, Brickell City Centre's New "VIP Cinema Experience"

Down the street from the bums on Brickell and around the corner from Blackbird Ordinary, there is a gleaming, chrome and concrete monolith poised to transform one of the more blighted and ignored areas of downtown.

Austin Motel Is Now Whipping Up Burgers and Frozen Drinks

Jo's Burger Box and Fine Foods cocktail bar are here Along with Austin Motel’s snazzy new renovations comes a new cocktail bar and food trailer, Fine Foods and Jo’s Burger Box. Both take over the former Snack Bar space along South Congress Avenue, which closed last October. Show More Summary

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