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Padres Make Machado A Big Deal
PHOENIX - The news baseball waited for all winter finally broke Tuesday morning, minutes before the Los Angeles Dodgers began their first full-squad workout of 2019 at a frigid Camelback Ranch. Manny Machado, the four-time All-Star infielder last see
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30,000 Venezuelans Cross Into This Colombian Town Each Day. Now It's The Scene Of An Escalating Aid Showdown
CUCUTA, Colombia - For the beleaguered people of Venezuela, this Colombian border town has served for years as a kind of safety valve - a way station en route from their reeling homeland, or a place to score food, medicine and other basics no longer
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Can Bernie Sanders Re-create The Magic? Vermont Senator Joins 2020 Democratic Race
WASHINGTON - The return of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to presidential politics this week will test how much the Democratic Party has truly shifted to the left as well as gauge the resilience of a self-proclaimed democratic socialist candidate whose
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Angels' Owner Moreno Is Sold On Buying Two TV Channels
TEMPE, Ariz. - The Los Angeles Dodgers own a television channel that provides year-round coverage of the team, but that channel is unavailable in much of the Los Angeles market. The Angels soon could get year-round coverage too, on a channel already
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LA Votes To File Legal Challenge To Trump's Emergency Declaration
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to go to court to challenge President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, either on its own or in conjunction with other government agencies. On a 1
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Trump Administration To Cancel $929 Million In California High-speed Rail Funding
LOS ANGELES - The fate of California's high-speed rail project was cast into further doubt Tuesday when the U.S. Department of Transportation announced plans to cancel $929 million in grant funds, a move that some viewed as political payback. The act
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Bruins' Backcourt Of Future Is Almost Impossible To Split
LOS ANGELES_David Singleton went on his official visit to UCLA with Jules Bernard, lived with him in the campus dorms over the summer and now rooms with him in an off-campus apartment. The Bruins' backcourt of the future has been nearly inseparable .
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Kershaw To Pitch Ninth Opener In A Row
PHOENIX - In what has become an annual ritual, Clayton Kershaw was selected the Los Angeles Dodgers' opening-day starter for the ninth season in a row, a franchise record. Manager Dave Roberts made the announcement Tuesday on a chilly morning at Came
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Ken Burns Turns To 'Country Music' For His Next PBS Docu-series
There was a moment, however fleeting, when documentary filmmaker Ken Burns thought a change of pace might be in order after more than a decade of emotionally draining, logistically nightmarish work on his 10-part, 18-hour exploration of the history a
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This Gorgeous Book On NASA's Glory Days Will Inspire The Astronaut In All Of Us
"The NASA Archives: 60 Years in Space" by Piers Bizony, Andrew Chaikin and Roger Launius; Taschen (468 pages, $150) ___ Jules Verne's space dreams began with a gun. A big one. In his 1865 sci-fi novel "From the Earth to the Moon," Verne spins a yarn
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Commentary: Black People Are Better Dressers Than White Folks. There's A Reason
Black people are better dressers than white folks. At least that's what my Grandma Ada always taught me. As a colored girl growing up in the early '60s in Virginia, I loved eavesdropping on Grandma's conversations as she connected the dots of life. H
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Justin Turner Feeling 'Psychotic' After Dodgers' Back-to-back World Series Losses
PHOENIX - Two days after Manny Machado waved the final, feeble swing of the 2018 World Series, Justin Turner pointed his car toward Dodger Stadium. He lives in Los Angeles during the offseason, so the drive was not far, and the idea of wallowing disg
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California's Black Market For Pot Is Stifling Legal Sales. Now The Governor Wants To Step Up Enforcement
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Before he was elected governor, Gavin Newsom was instrumental in legalizing marijuana for recreational use in California. Now, as he settles into office, he faces the challenge of fixing a system that has been slow to bloom. News
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American Airlines Offers Helicopter Rides And Private Lounges For Super VIPs
American Airlines has just banished two of the most annoying aspects of flying out of Los Angeles International Airport: traffic gridlock and the long security screening line. But it won't be cheap. In the latest effort by the airline industry to cat
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Movie Guide: Capsule Listings
Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children
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Judge Orders Roger Stone To Court Over Harsh Instagram Post
WASHINGTON - As a provocative Republican operative and former adviser to President Donald Trump, Roger Stone has always described his political strategy as "attack, attack, attack." But when Stone went on Instagram to harshly criticize the federal ju
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Why The Oscars Have Become More Important Even As Viewership Has Shrunk
Quite a few people were unhappy with a column I wrote in which I suggested that the film academy's recent decision to present Oscars in four categories during the commercial break was not a cataclysmic crime against cinema. Those who were not busy si
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How Scientist's Disputed Views About Pollution Are Shaping EPA
In early 2018, a deputy assistant administrator in the EPA, Clint Woods, reached out to a Massachusetts toxicologist best known for pushing a public health standard suggesting that low levels of toxic chemicals and radiation are good for people. "I w
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Mike Trout Mum On Contract, But Feels Angels Are Poised To 'Make A Push'
TEMPE, Ariz. - A few hours before the Los Angeles Angels assembled Monday morning for their first full-squad workout of the spring, their best player rummaged through a clubhouse closet. He removed some of what he found, wiggled inside and shut the d
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Consumer Confidential: A Hard-luck Healthcare Story — And Appeal For Cash — That Shouldn't Rock Your World
As hard-luck stories go, this one was a doozy. It was a letter from a woman identifying herself as Janetta Hames, "a wife, mom and grandma from Texas." She says she volunteers at her church and at her youngest daughter's school. Her son is in the Coa
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Ducks Goalie Ryan Miller's Patience Pays Off With Satisfying Wins Mark
Here's what we've learned over the last week in the NHL: ___ GOOD THINGS COME TO THOSE WHO WAIT Anaheim Ducks backup goaltender Ryan Miller tied John Vanbiesbrouck's record for the most NHL wins by an American-born goalie with a victory over the Wash
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Charo Confirms That Husband Kjell Rasten Killed Himself
Entertainer Charo and her family are mourning the unexpected death of her husband, Kjell Rasten, who died by suicide on Monday. He was 78 (not 79, as other outlets have reported). "Yesterday, Kjell, my husband of forty years and the love of my life,
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Rams Might Halt One Part Of Their Big-spending Ways This Offseason
LOS ANGELES - Fear of playing with a potential gaping hole in the defense caused the Los Angeles Rams to spend about $42 million on franchise-tagged players the last three seasons. In 2016 and 2017, former cornerback Trumaine Johnson earned nearly $3
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Bill Plaschke: Don Newcombe's Toughness Helped Him Overcome Hate And Become A Legend
LOS ANGELES - He could have been the angriest man at Dodger Stadium. Instead, he was the most elegant. Don Newcombe, who died Tuesday, was a monument in a fedora, history with a sport coat, a legend bearing a pocket square. Even when his memory was f
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Fury Signs With Heavyweight, But It's Not Wilder
Tyson Fury on Monday veered sharply away from a rematch to fight Deontay Wilder in the spring. The unbeaten lineal heavyweight champion signed a co-promotional deal with Top Rank and its broadcast partner ESPN, the companies announced. "Fury has alig
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Commentary: Fractures, Trauma, Amputations: What Medics See When They Rescue Migrants At The Border
We found her in a ditch a few steps away from the rusted border fence on the east side of Nogales, Ariz., an inch-and-a-half laceration on her swollen forehead. She came from Guerrero, one of the most violent states in Mexico, and could not remember
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Alex Ovechkin Is Too Much For Kings To Handle In 3-2 Loss To Capitals
LOS ANGELES - Low gasps spread from the lower bowl to the upper reaches of Staples Center. It was the sound of jaws dropping, both in awe and disappointment, in the presence of a Russian star. He gave them their money's worth with two signature goals
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Airlines Make You Say You're Male Or Female. Coming Soon: A Nonbinary Gender Option
When people buy plane tickets, they have to select a "gender" option: male or female. But those two categories don't cover everyone, so some major airlines are planning to offer more choices. Airlines for America and the International Air Transport A
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3 Generations In One Apartment Building? That Was The Grandparents' Idea
When the three generations of the Haven clan - eight members in all - gather for a family get-together, no one has to travel very far. The patriarch and matriarch - Clayton, 84, and Sharon, 76 - live on the ground floor of a 1910 apartment building i
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Bowing To Congress, Trump Scales Back Proposed Space Force
WASHINGTON - Bowing to bipartisan concerns in Congress, President Donald Trump retreated Tuesday from his plan to create an independent space force in the Pentagon, proposing instead to consolidate the military's space operations and personnel in the
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