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Xbox One Still the Top Console of the Season

After a rough year, Xbox One finally won the console wars Games xbox one playstation 4 halo

Guardians of the Galaxy is Number One Again

Marvel's surprise hit continues to amaze Film Guardians of the Galaxy Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Hunger Games

Minecraft Creator Buys a Beverly Hills Mansion

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Game of Thrones Creator Wants to Play The Interview at His Theater

Will this movie ever be seen? Trending George R.R. Martin game of thrones The Interview Team America World Police

Construction contract awarded for LAX midfield concourse

The modernization of Los Angeles International Airport took a major step forward Thursday with approval of the construction contract for a $1.25-billion midfield concourse that will add 11 passenger gates to accommodate growing air travel.

John Yoo's tortured logic on torture

To the editor: I am appalled that The Times provided a forum to John Yoo, who drafted the Bush administration memos that enabled torture. He is unrepentant in his defense of the torture memo that allowed the pain, degradation and humiliation of human beings, many of whom were ultimately found...

'The Interview' pulled: Sony let the bad guys win

To the editor: While I understand concern for public safety, to allow anyone or any country to dictate through threat is a huge mistake. Giving in to bullies hurts all of us, and as we all know, it opens the door to more of the same. ("Sony scraps 'The Interview' release; North Korea blamed for...

In defense of Amazon's customer service

To the editor: I was surprised to read David Lazarus' column on the difficulty of reaching a live customer-service worker at a company like Amazon after having just exclaimed to my husband how amazed I was at an interaction I had with it. ("Firms' don't-call-us policies speak volumes," Dec. 15)

Why graduating 'on time' doesn't guarantee success

To the editor: As someone who is taking more than four years to graduate, I absolutely believe that four-year graduation rates don't provide a complete picture of success. A student who achieves his or her diploma in 48 months is in no way more likely to achieve at life than someone who takes...

Misidentification, contamination hamper cell-based research

Cell lines commonly used in medical research are plagued by contamination and misidentification, according to experts, and scientists need to do more to clean up their act.

Dow jumps 421 points, buoyed by Fed's interest rate stance

Wall Street capped a worldwide rally in stocks as investors signaled their approval of the Federal Reserve's go-slow approach on raising its rock-bottom benchmark interest rate — even in the face of still-falling crude oil prices.

Sam Nazarian wins casino license, must submit to random drug testing

LAS VEGAS — Los Angeles nightlife mogul Sam Nazarian saved his casino license Thursday by eating heaping portions of humble pie before the Nevada State Gaming Commission.

Girls' basketball: Katie Lou Samuelson makes 10 threes for Mater Dei

It was a memorable day in Phoenix for Katie Lou Samuelson of Santa Ana Mater Dei.

10 ways to say goodbye to The Colbert Report

Stephen Colbert, you will be missed. So long and thanks for all the traffic.

Three more reasons Seattle is stuck in a fustercluck

Seattle's ongoing transportation fiasco could not be contained in a single post.

Jeb Bush is no moderate and he won’t fight climate change

Don’t be fooled by the pundits who claim he’s different from the rest of the Republican field.

Ashlee Simpson, new husband Evan Ross having a baby

New husband, new baby! Ashlee Simpson is pregnant with her second child.

Tired of the climate change guilt? Blame this lil’ guy instead

Anthropogenic guilt complex, meet your new best friend: rodentogenic climate change.

Nebraska, Oklahoma sue Colorado over legal marijuana

A pair of states on Thursday filed a lawsuit with the U.S. Supreme Court in an effort to strike down Colorado's laws that legalize recreational marijuana. 

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