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London’s low-emission zone fails to improve air quality

Charging drivers to enter parts of London did not improve air quality or schoolchildren's respiratory health in the first three years of the scheme

Month is cold one for Trout

The numbers are startling and not at all commensurate with a player of Mike Trout's stature.

A.J. Ellis is doing well in backup role with Dodgers

With another overmatched rookie pitcher on the mound Wednesday night for the Cincinnati Reds, the Dodgers powered their way to a 7-4 victory at Great American Ball Park behind three fourth-inning home runs.

Wildfire smoke fouls air across U.S. Northwest

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Wildfires burning across several arid states in the U.S. Northwest on Wednesday have blanketed much of the region with unhealthy, smoky air, prompting warnings from officials.

The 3D scanner in your pocket

Microsoft is working on an app to make 3D scanning possible with a normal mobile phone Mobile 3d scanning Microsoft MobileFusion Project Tango

Yasmani Grandal is expected back in Dodgers lineup

Yasmani Grandal is expected to return to the Dodgers starting lineup Thursday, but Manager Don Mattingly sounded resigned to the possibility that his primary catcher could be limited by a bruised left shoulder for the remainder of the season.

Joc Pederson, el novato bajo presión

Hace poco tiempo, el jardinero de los Dodgers de los Ángeles Joc Pederson, fue titular en el Juego de estrellas, estuvo a punto de ganar el certamen de cuadrangulares, y era fuerte candidato para llevarse el trofeo de Novato del Año de la Liga Nacional.

Tropical storm Erika strengthens, heads toward Florida

MIAMI (Reuters) - A tropical storm watch was extended to the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas on Wednesday as Erika, the fifth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, closed in on the Eastern Caribbean and appeared to be heading for Florida, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

China has been showing signs of economic slowdown, trade partners say

The sharp dive in Chinese stocks this week sent a sudden chill through markets around the world, from New York to Mumbai, India. But for months, some of China's nearest neighbors and top trading partners have felt cool breezes blowing through the world's second-biggest economy.

Commentary: Cody Kessler comes through in clutch for Steve Sarkisian and USC

A great quarterback has to lead in the clutch, in the closing minutes, with everything on the line.

Baylor has momentum, but can the Ukwuachu controversy stall it?

This was always going to be a statement season for Baylor, a rising football power that finished fifth last year in the College Football Playoff standings, one spot shy of earning a spot in a national semifinal.

USC players rally around Steve Sarkisian

USC players are accustomed to playing through distractions. They did it after the midseason firing of coach Lane Kiffin in 2013 and after the Josh Shaw imbroglio last season.

An Olympic effort to cover the 101 Freeway with a park?

The LA24 bid book released Tuesday raised many questions about Los Angeles' proposal to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. Where will the money come from to get the city ready for the Games? Is the projected revenue realistic? Will taxpayers get stuck holding a big bill at the end?

'Volume' brings a rebellious heart to video game trends, turns class warfare up a notch

Take the myth of Robin Hood, add a cyber-punk look and mix in some hacker sensibility. Welcome to "Volume," which just so happens to be one of the most subversive video games released this year.

The L.A. Phil makes a lively 'French Connection' at the Bowl

Nicholas McGegan began his annual late-summer week at the Hollywood Bowl on Tuesday night with a program billed as "The French Connection" - not the movie, of course, but a lineup that went through a few contortions to establish a Gallic thread.

Baseball: Max Mehlbaum moves from Taft to Chatsworth

The top teams expected to battle for supremacy in City Section baseball this spring keep getting stronger with new players.

Patients have no need to fear sleepy surgeons, study finds

The pager goes off at 2 a.m., alerting the on-call surgeon that a patient needs immediate care. The situation is resolved a few hours later, and she's able to get a little more shut-eye before her regularly scheduled patients are wheeled into the operating room.

The many definitions of 'anchor baby'

When former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush linked Asian Americans to the term "anchor babies" on Monday, saying they commit fraud in order to "take advantage of a noble concept, which is birthright citizenship," he received heaps of criticism. Asian American lawmakers are demanding an apology from the presidential...

J.G. Ballard's 'High Rise' will screen at Fantastic Fest

Fantastic Fest has announced its second wave of programming, which includes the U.S. debut of the live action movie adaptation of J.G. Ballard's "High Rise."

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