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Obama to protect Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The president is picking a big fight with oil-lovin' Republicans, and the green community is delighted.

Jason Brown wins U.S. figure skating championship

— From the moment four years ago at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships that Jason Brown first showed impressive potential, he talked about following the example of another skater from suburban Chicago.

Villaraigosa's experience could play well in the Senate

SACRAMENTO — Antonio Villaraigosa's resume definitely qualifies him to be a U.S. senator and suggests the potential of a pretty effective one.

SAG Awards 2015: Julianne Moore wins lead actress for 'Still Alice'

Julianne Moore won the Screen Actors Guild Award for female actor in a leading film role Sunday for her performance as a professor grappling with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in “Still Alice.”

Clippers like Austin Rivers, but they miss Reggie Bullock

In his first 10 days with the Clippers, Austin Rivers has given his new team the size, defensive toughness and dribble penetration it wanted.

SAG Awards 2015: Debbie Reynolds accepts career honor, 'ain't down yet'

The Screen Actors Guild paid tribute to actress, singer and dancer Debbie Reynolds and her near-seven-decade career Sunday night, presenting her with the 51st SAG Life Achievement Award.

Israeli book chain scraps plan to sell Charlie Hebdo in stores

Israel’s largest bookstore chain canceled plans for in-store sales of the Charlie Hebdo "survivors’ edition" and announced Sunday that it would sell the magazine only online, after warnings by Arab lawmakers and activists.

Security video shows lone man vandalizing San Gabriel Mission statues

The surveillance video showed a man walking in the cemetery of the San Gabriel Mission with a deliberate gait, the priest said, as if he was unworried about being caught for what he was about to do.

NBC's Savannah Guthrie has many more tomorrows on 'Today'

During the commercial breaks on NBC's "Today," Savannah Guthrie's eyes are often focused on an iPhone to check live video of her 5-month-old daughter, Vale, back at their Manhattan apartment.

Just how badly does South Korean group want a piece of Dodgers?

Let’s say you had a lot of money. No, more than that. Way more than that. Like you were a billionaire.

Didn’t think red cabbage could be exciting? Think again

Make the most out of your red cabbage with a vibrant, addictive salad -- plus a million other ways to love cabbage more.

Obama says it's 'a great honor' to be back in India

President Obama arrived in India on Sunday for a three-day visit aimed at strengthening bilateral ties as the two countries appeared close to a long-sought deal on civil nuclear cooperation.

Web Buzz: Tripda, a ride-sharing app for the long haul

Here's a budget ride-sharing app that connects drivers and passengers for long-distance travel.

Hawaii hopes to fend off invasion by coconut rhinoceros beetle

Visitors flock to the Hawaiian Islands for sun-soaked holidays filled with silky beaches, turquoise water, lush green hillsides — and naked palm trees missing their leafy crowns?

State high court's decision affecting Scout affiliation stirs debate anew

When the California Supreme Court voted last week to prohibit state judges from belonging to nonprofit youth organizations that practice discrimination, Julia Kelety was not surprised.

U.S. women's soccer team in transition as it prepares for World Cup

In Pia Sundhage's first meeting as coach of the U.S. women's national soccer team seven years ago, she pulled out a guitar and serenaded the bemused players with Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changin'."

Philadelphia-area residents see dollar signs in visit by Pope Francis

Damien Bash owns a four-bedroom home, built in 1898, in Philadelphia's historic Germantown section. It features intricate stonework, hardwood floors and 19th century architectural details.

Obama heads to India to revive 'pivot to Asia' policy

Just two months after his last trip to Asia, President Obama left Saturday for a three-day visit to India that includes no world summits, no major decisions to make and a relaxed schedule designed mainly to give plenty of chances for dinner and conversation with the country's popular new...

NHL All-Star game has lost meaning over the years

The original purpose of the NHL's All-Star game — before it even was given that name — was noble.

Jordan Clarkson revels in first start with Lakers

Friday night marked just another Lakers loss, unless you were the father-son combo of Mike and Jordan Clarkson.

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