HARTFORD, Conn.--The K2 victims had a chance to help themselves, and some of them stepped up, aiding detectives in quickly identifying three men tied to the distribution of the smokable synthetic compound that led to 114 ...Read more
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Washington is known for its political blockbusters, but the biggest show in town this steamy summer is the Paul Manafort trial, where nervous lawyers, edgy reporters and chattering gawkers are on a hair-...Read more
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire when clashes broke out during weekly protests in the Gaza Strip on Friday, the Gaza Health Ministry said, adding that 241 people were injured.
Speculation mounted Friday that Tesla Inc.'s board will hire an executive to run the electric-car maker's daily operations after the erratic behavior of Elon Musk, its billionaire founder and chief executive, roiled the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Criminal proceedings were suspended Friday for the man accused of setting the nearly 23,000-acre Holy fire that tore through Orange and Riverside counties, the Orange County district attorney's office said. ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Andy Barr's comparison of his job in Congress -- "where ideas matter" -- to his opponent's military service -- "where execution matters" -- kicked off a storm of controversy Thursday, and a request for ...Read more
California payrolls grew by 46,700 jobs in July, a significant gain that came as the unemployment rate held at a record low of 4.2 percent, according to data released Friday by the state's Employment Development Department...Read more
A federal appeals court has tossed out a $1.4 billion U.S. Tax Court ruling that found in favor of Medtronic, saying that the lower court failed to analyze several relevant factors related to the Minnesota-run medical ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump said he's asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to study ending quarterly reporting for U.S. businesses in order to ease regulations and spur growth.
"In speaking with some of ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Paul Hansmeier, a Minneapolis lawyer who pioneered a lucrative scheme suing thousands of people for copyright violations after they downloaded pornography that he and a partner had planted on an internet ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In a remarkable rebuke to President Donald Trump, 13 former U.S. intelligence chiefs have signed a harshly worded letter in support of former CIA Director John Brennan after Trump abruptly revoked his ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- LAPD detectives have presented the Los Angeles County district attorney's office with nearly 30 cases for possible sex crime charges against the University of Southern California's former campus gynecologist...Read more
Most economists are negative or ambivalent about the provision in the U.S. tax code that allows homeowners to deduct mortgage interest from their taxable income. The major concern is that the provision is regressive. Up to...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Calling his mass shooting "85 second of evil," a federal judge Friday sentenced Esteban Santiago to life in prison for killing five travelers and injuring five other people at a Fort Lauderdale ...Read more
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Connecticut Democrats are calling on the Republican Party's leadership to "publicly condemn" a "racist" tweet from a prominent member of the Republican Party that refers to attorney general candidate and...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- An Independence, Mo., man who stabbed his wife to death while their three children hid has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole.
Vicente Roldan-Marron was sentenced Thursday in ...Read more
A teenage couple are accused of first-degree murder after authorities allege they strangled and stabbed the girl's former boyfriend and set him on fire before running him over with a Jeep.
Tia Brewer, 16, who lives near ...Read more
On Thursday, a new round of tariffs is due to go into effect between the U.S. and China. The two countries continue crafting financial trade barriers in the back and forth over business.
In the week ahead, each country ...Read more
One of Aretha Franklin's signature anthems was 1967's "Respect," but despite the song's ubiquity, there was disagreement about some of the lyrics for decades.
In 1998 Times staff writer Roy Rivenburg decided to solve the ...Read more
Fox News has released a statement apologizing for using an image of Patti LaBelle during its coverage of Aretha Franklin's death.
Franklin, the iconic singer dubbed the Queen of Soul, died Thursday at age 76 of advanced ...Read more
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