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Sarah Jessica Parker launches her second fragrance Stash SJP

NEW YORK — Sarah Jessica Parker’s new fragrance, Stash SJP, has put an edge on the celebrity fragrance game. She called the new eau de parfum “Lovely’s naughty, subversive sibling,” and her “secret” during an interview with WWD last month in her showroom for the SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker footwear...

No more killer whales: Legislature sends measure banning orca breeding and performances in California to governor

Essential Politics: Bills on climate change, sex offender email addresses go to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk Aug. 26, 2016, 10:24 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. We've got a number of big stories that we're following: Lawmakers finished...

Hillary Clinton defends the controversial wind-down plan for her family's foundation

Campaign 2016 updates: Trump's campaign leader once faced domestic violence charges Aug. 26, 2016, 10:17 a.m. Hillary Clinton makes new appeals to mainstream Republicans as Donald Trump struggles to clarify his immigration stance. Hillary Clinton accuses Donald Trump of amplifying the voices of...

Sarah Palin warns that Trump will lose core support if he wavers on immigration

Campaign 2016 updates: Trump's campaign leader once faced domestic violence charges Aug. 26, 2016, 10:07 a.m. Hillary Clinton makes new appeals to mainstream Republicans as Donald Trump struggles to clarify his immigration stance. Hillary Clinton accuses Donald Trump of amplifying the voices of...

Essential Politics: Angry, raw and racially charged

Race has been a constant — if not always explicit — subtext for the entirety of this highly charged presidential campaign, thanks in no small part to the rhetoric of Donald Trump. This week the issue burst forth: angry, raw, front and center. Good afternoon, I’m Mark Z. Barabak, filling in for...

Why you'll want to figure out how to use a spiralizer

I came late to the spiralizer party. I’d never heard of the gadget that turns vegetables into noodle-like strands until about a year ago, when I started seeing dishes with names such as “Zinguine™” on restaurant menus. The gluten-free and paleo crowd have been onto this tool for some time — it’s...

Office workers turn urban gardeners on Paris luxury store rooftops

PARIS (Reuters) - Le Bon Marche and La Grande Epicerie, two landmark Paris luxury stores have turned their joint rooftops into an urban garden for staff who can grow their own crops in their free time.

Football: Crenshaw has a drone problem

A drone suddenly appeared above the field at Crenshaw High before the Crenshaw-oMission Hills football game on Friday night and later in the fourth quarter. School officials have no idea who it belongs to. At one time, it dropped down very low, possibly in violation of a Los Angeles ordinance that...

TV This Week, Aug. 28-Sept. 3: 'You're the Worst' and more

  SUNDAY  Empowering young people is what it’s all about on a new edition of the star-studded special “WE Day.” With Paula Abdul, Zooey Deschanel, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Hudson, Joe Jonas, Demi Lovato, Natalie Portman, Seth Rogen, Charlize Theron, et al. 7 p.m. ABC “I Miss Downton Abbey!” — perhaps...

Japan holds largest quake drill

Over four thousand people participated in a largest-scale earthquake drill in the center of Tokyo on Friday (August 26), simulating a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hitting the nation's capital.

Petition seeks to change name of city in Oklahoma from Durant to Westbrook

Kevin Durant is done with Oklahoma, so apparently some folks in the state want nothing to do with him — or even things that remind them of the NBA star. There’s a petition on change.org looking to have the name of Durant, Okla. — an actual city with a population of more than 15,000 — to Westbrook,...

ITT Tech banned from taking new students with federal aid

The U.S. Department of Education has banned the for-profit college chain ITT Educational Services from enrolling new students who use federal financial aid.  Department officials announced the action on Thursday amid a series of measures that could threaten the survival of the chain, which has...

Details emerge from old domestic violence charges against Trump campaign chief Stephen Bannon

Campaign 2016 updates: Trump's campaign leader once faced domestic violence charges Aug. 26, 2016, 7:32 a.m. Hillary Clinton makes new appeals to mainstream Republicans as Donald Trump struggles to clarify his immigration stance. Hillary Clinton accuses Donald Trump of amplifying the voices of...

Ben Lerner considers the hatred of poetry; Marie Ponsot celebrates its joys

Although Ben Lerner’s latest book is titled “The Hatred of Poetry,” I am almost certain that poetry is less hated now than it has ever been. I don't think the readers who would be drawn to this book — poetry fans with their dukes up — actually need it at all. And an actual hater of poetry wouldn't...

5 things you need to know about the Guerrilla Tacos restaurant coming to the Arts District

Guerrilla Tacos, Wes Avila’s farmers market-fueled taco truck that has become part of the downtown Arts District culinary landscape over the past couple of years, will transition into a brick-and-mortar location in the same neighborhood next year, Avila confirmed to The Times on Thursday.  Guerrilla...

Covering the Philippines' war on drugs, where the president encourages citizens to kill drug dealers

The radio crackled.  Linus Guardian Escandor II knew what was coming. The station, AM 594 kHz, would report a summary execution. He would squeeze into a pickup truck with four other photojournalists, speed through Manila to some rain-slicked slum or dark alley and arrive while the bodies still...

Striking miners kill deputy minister in Bolivia, officials say

Striking miners in Bolivia armed with dynamite seized highways in a protest over mining laws and then kidnapped, possibly tortured and beat to death the county's deputy interior minister in a killing President Evo Morales characterized Friday as a "political conspiracy," officials say. Deputy Minister...

US EIA: Natural Gas CO2 Emissions are Exceeding Coal Emissions

For the first time since 1972, energy-associated carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from coal are dropping below natural gas CO2 emissions. The US Energy Information Agency’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook reports that energy-related CO2 emissions from natural gas are expected to be 10 percent higher than coal emissions for 2016. Show More Summary

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