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UCLA beats Cal in final seconds after Josh Rosen is knocked out of game

As UCLA prepared to enter a new era, it was forced to contemplate the unhappiest of endings. Quarterback Josh Rosen was forced out of what might have been his final home game as a Bruin on Friday night after getting thrown to the turf during a sack late in the second quarter. Rosen remained in...

Isaiah Johnson throws four TD passes to Rayshawn Williams to lead Crenshaw past Carson

In a showdown between two of the City Section’s proudest programs, Isaiah Johnson threw five touchdown passes — four to Rayshawn Williams — to lead Crenshaw past Carson and into the inaugural Open Division championship game with an impressive 41-13 semifinal victory Friday night at Crenshaw High....

Kings lose third in a row, a 3-2 overtime decision to Coyotes

Christian Fischer scored on a rebound with 2:17 left in overtime to lift the Arizona Coyotes past the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Friday night. Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Brendan Perlini also scored for the Coyotes, who have won three of their last four games. Arizona won at home for the first second...

The Huddle: Rams remain atop the NFC West as the Saints come to town

The Rams and New Orleans Saints are among the NFL's highest-scoring offenses, separated by 1/10th of a point. Expect a shootout Sunday at the Coliseum.

A awkward partnership might be the solution to Germany's political stalemate

After an inconclusive fall election threatened to paralyze Germany’s leadership, the renewal of a uncomfortable right-left partnership could herald an end to what analysts had been calling the country’s worst post-war political crisis. The center-left Social Democrats abruptly said Friday that...

TransCanada recovers 44,400 gallons of oil from Keystone pipeline spill site

(Reuters) - TransCanada Corp said on Friday it has recovered 44,400 gallons, or 1,057 barrels, of oil from the Keystone pipeline spill site at Amherst, South Dakota.

Argentina permits new soybean seed as EU debates weed-killer glyphosate

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina authorized on Friday the use of genetically modified soybean seeds resistant to herbicides other than glyphosate, as the European Union (EU) debates whether to extend the license of weed-killers containing the ingredient.

Mexico creates marine reserve around islands called 'Galapagos of North America'

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's government has created a marine park the size of Illinois in the Pacific, the largest ocean reserve in North America for the conservation of giant rays, whales and turtles, including dozens of species endemic to the area.

Quake magnitude 5.1 strikes southwest Turkey

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 hit southwest Turkey at 2149 GMT on Friday, Turkey's Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute said.

College football: Pittsburgh stuns No. 2 Miami behind freshman quarterback Kenny Pickett

Miami's perfect season is over. The Hurricanes can only hope their shot at a spot in the College Football Playoff isn't gone, too. Freshman quarterback Kenny Pickett ran for two touchdowns and threw for another as Pittsburgh stunned the second-ranked Hurricanes 24-14 on Friday. Pickett bulled over...

UCI-made game explores a ‘magical world’ with costumes and spells

Joshua Tanenbaum always envisioned creating a mixed-reality game that incorporated elements of theater, costumes and dance. The UC Irvine assistant professor of informatics got his chance last fall when he collaborated with then-student Natalie Nygaard to start developing an interactive storyline...

Blake Griffin's sixth career triple-double came at the right time

The first assist Blake Griffin delivered to a cutting Wesley Johnson in the first quarter might not have been an indication that a triple-double was on the horizon, but it was a signal of how the Clippers’ best player was going to assert himself this night. For those who have been around Griffin...

Iraqi sculptor once forced to work for Saddam Hussein is trying to build a new life in the U.S.

Under Saddam Hussein, Iraqi artist Alaa Al-Saffar was forced to sculpt large statues to suit the dictator’s whims. After Hussein fell from power, Al-Saffar began receiving death threats and eventually fled to the U.S. Now living in El Cajon, he’s still waiting to find out if he will be granted...

Richard Cordray departs as CFPB chief, installs new deputy to take over

Richard Cordray announced that Friday would be his last day as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and appointed a new deputy in hopes of keeping an ally in charge until the Senate confirms for the job a nominee from President Trump. But Trump is likely to try to install his own...

Letters: Bruins blow out Jim Mora's candles

Jim Mora deserves to move on for well-publicized reasons, but UCLA showed poor taste in dumping him the morning after a valiant battle with crosstown rival — with another week left for the seniors and the rest of the organization giving their all. With recent basketball and football leadership...

More tests to be done before Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier will be added

Engineers will have to do more wind testing on a model of the Golden Gate Bridge before the span is modified for a seismic upgrade project and a suicide barrier, officials said. Testing done last month in a Canadian lab showed the bridge model performed well under a horizontal wind flow of more...

On the shadowlands of the frontier, a U.S. border agent plans his future in Mexico

More than half of U.S. Border Patrol agents are Latinos, and many have closer ties to Mexico than to the United States. Ramiro Cordero spends his days patrolling the El Paso sector, and his nights dreaming of the day he'll retire in Mexico.

Ducks activate goalie Ryan Miller

The Ducks' goaltending pair, as the team envisioned it in the offseason, is back. No. 2 goaltender Ryan Miller was activated off injured reserve Friday and suited up for the Ducks' contest against the Winnipeg Jets. With John Gibson in goal for the matinee, Miller figures to start Saturday against...

Former DreamWorks President Lewis W. Coleman turns a profit on upgraded Midcentury

The reviews are in: This Midcentury home in La Cañada Flintridge is a hit. Lewis W. Coleman, the former president of DreamWorks Animation, has sold the upgraded five-bedroom house for $4.35 million, or $355,000 above the asking price. The house sits on a half-acre at the end of a cul-de-sac and...

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