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Do you know what a Guatemalan breakfast is? Here are 6 places to find out

What better way to celebrate Better Breakfast Month this September than by branching out from smoothies or cereal to something you might not have tried before -- Guatemalan food?

Baby Jaxon, Who Doctors Said to Abort Because He Would Die, Defies the Odds. Turns 1 Year Old

In 2014, baby Jaxon was born to Brandon and Brittany Buell in Massachusetts. However, before he was born he was diagnosed prenatally with a very rare condition and his doctors advised the couple to abort. They told them he would not survive in utero, and even if he did, he would pass away after birth. […]

Telluride Film Festival: 'Room,' 'Suffragette' and the big bang theory of diverse programming

A few years ago, Telluride Film Festival director Julie Huntsinger and her colleagues had a heated discussion about whether the influential mountain festival featured enough films directed by and starring women.

Datebook: Digital manipulations, abstracted canvases, sculptures from trash

Abstract works that reflect on spirituality. Digital pieces that play with our image-saturated world. And a sculptor who embeds his sculptures, guerrilla-style, on the street. Plus: paintings about California and our oceans of trash. Here are five shows to see this week:

Two guitar heroes return to star-studded 'Raiding the Rock Vault' lineup

Former L.A. Guns guitarist Tracii Guns and former Burning Rain guitarist Doug Aldrich are returning to the stage in “Raiding the Rock Vault” at the Tropicana Las Vegas.

2016 Candidates Weigh in on Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Ignoring the Rule of Law

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis of Kentucky has made headlines for ignoring a federal court order requiring her to issue marriage licenses to all qualified couples, and continuing to refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couple...

Kentucky clerk faces judge over her refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses

The Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses because her religion opposes same-sex unions is scheduled to face a federal judge Thursday morning who could hold her in contempt of court.

Baseball: Blake Rutherford's three-run home run lifts USA 18U team

A three-run home run by Blake Rutherford from Chaminade highlighted a five-run ninth inning rally that lifted the USA 18U national team to a 7-4 win over South Korea in the opening game of the Super Round of the U18 World Cup on Thursday in Japan.

Balloon Releases: Littering and Killing Animals

Balloon releases aren't fun for birds, turtles, dolphins, and other wildlife, who can die if they ingest or get tangled in deflated balloons or their strings. The post Balloon Releases: Littering and Killing Animals appeared first on PETA.

The Truth About Gamergate and Online Harassment

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“GTFO” directed by Shannon Sun-Higginson Despite composing the majority of video game players, women are frequently attacked within the gaming community. Though it has persisted for years, this horrifying treatment entered the public...Show More Summary

Abortionists sue Ohio to stop women’s safety law

The law requires local ambulatory service for women who need emergency hospital care after complications from abortions.

Second California Committee Holds Hearing Today on Dangerous Bill to Legalize Assisted Suicide

Earlier this week, a California legislative committee approved a bill that would legalize assisted suicide with virtually no limits. The measure received approval from the Public Health and Developmental Services Committee on a 10-2 vote with one lawmaker absent. The bill next next goes to the assembly finance committee, which is holding a hearing and […]

HRC San Diego Steering Committee Connects with Congressional Leader

HRC San Diego Steering Committee member Sapphire Blackwood reflects on meeting Representative Scott Peters this summer.

In this together: Pay attention to Europe’s refugee crisis

For weeks now the so-called “Migrants Crisis” has dominated headlines in Europe. While I traveled across the continent a few weeks ago it was a top story again and again in the UK, Sweden, and Denmark, with headlines blaring out from airport and railway newsagents’ in a dozen languages. But it has garnered considerably less attention […]

Royale Projects to open in downtown L.A. arts district

Phillip K. Smith III's art installation “Lucid Stead” - a wooden shack tricked out with mirrored slats and multicolored LEDs - lighted up Joshua Tree a few years back, ultimately becoming an Internet sensation. Now the Palm Desert gallery that coordinated the project and represents Smith, Royale...

Thursday, Sep. 3, 2015

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Heading to the airport? Busiest times at LAX over Labor Day weekend

Getaway Friday and Labor Day Monday will be the busiest days at Los Angeles International Airport this holiday weekend when a record 835,000 fliers are expected.

Buy This Now: Apples, with 12 recipes

The arguments begin almost as soon as the first apple is harvested every year. Which variety is best? Problem is, the question's impossible to answer.

'The Story of the Lost Child' is a masterful conclusion to Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan quartet

Elena Ferrante's quartet of Neapolitan novels all contain small but thrilling acts of feminist revolt. Like the writer Mary Gaitskill, who has also written extensively about female friendship, Ferrante portrays women's lives and relationships as unsentimental and fierce. The overarching narrative...

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