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Review: Young-adult Romance ‘Finding You’ Is On A Quest For The Obvious
To convey the experience of the young-adult romance “Finding You,” here are some characters: There’s protagonist Finley Sinclair, a tall, blond violinist; heartthrob actor Beckett Rush and unfeeling manager-father Montgomery Rush; Beckett’s shallow c
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Slain Colombian Activist Becomes Icon Of Resistance As Protests, Deaths Mount
BOGOTA, Colombia – On the morning of May 5, Lucas Villa sent an audio message to a fellow student before heading off to another day of anti-government protests in Pereira, a coffee-growing hub in the Andean foothills of western Colombia. "It is a dif
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Right-wing Extremism Flourishes In North Texas Suburbs
McKINNEY, Texas — Mayor George Fuller is troubled by what he sees and hears in this conservative Dallas suburb. Battles with liberals are enduring and predictable, but what worries Fuller is the deepening rancor between Republican moderates and right
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Opposition To Newsom Recall Grows In California, Poll Finds
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The campaign to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom has failed to gain momentum in recent months as significantly more California voters favor keeping him in office, and only anemic support has surfaced for reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner w
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Confidence Grows That Vaccines Hold Their Own Against Variants
Confidence is growing that COVID-19 vaccines authorized for use in the U.S. are holding their own against the coronavirus variants now in circulation. “Everything we’ve seen with the variants should provide marked reassurance, as far as the protectio
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Q&A: What Does Pipeline Shutdown Reveal About Dangers Of Cyber Ransoms?
WASHINGTON – A major fuel pipeline supplying the East Coast was shut down Friday after the Georgia-based company operating it became the victim of a ransomware attack. Friday's hack forced Colonial Pipeline to halt operations in what it called an abu
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How To File Your Taxes For Free Online With Deadline Day Nearing
Taxes may be one of life's certainties. But paying to pay them isn't. In many other countries, the government does the math for you and tells you how much to pay, at no cost to you (beyond the taxes you are paying in the first place). In America, the
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Jared Walsh’s Four Hits Lead Angels’ Rally Over Astros
HOUSTON — The inning technically began with a soft pop out by Mike Trout. It was the sound of Jared Walsh barreling up a baseball, however, that signaled the Angels’ rally was underway. On a night Walsh went four for four with a walk — coming only a
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New Data Fill In The Details On Biden's 2020 Election Win
WASHINGTON – High turnout among voters of color, increased support among white voters with college degrees, and a stop — or a least a pause — in declining support for Democrats among white voters without degrees: President Joe Biden needed all of tha
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So Far, Trump Is Winning In Showdown With Liz Cheney
This week, Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives are expected to fire Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming from the third-highest-ranking job in their leadership. Her offense: She refuses to shut up. Cheney, the daughter of former Vice Presid
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Drones Show Calif.'s Great White Sharks Are Closer Than You Think
LOS ANGELES — Carlos Gauna surveys the wind-blown waves off a popular Santa Barbara County beach. It is a cold, gray afternoon and only a few people are in the water: a father teaching his son to surf, a lone man wading in the whitewash. Gauna launch
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Dodgers Hold Off Angels, 14-11, In Wild Game
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Some were hit hard, firm line drives and loud fly balls scattered around the park. Some rolled along the ground, weak contact that kept on finding the right spots. Once they started, they didn’t stop. Batter after batter. Hit after
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Bullpen Comes Through For Angels In Series Clincher Against Dodgers
LOS ANGELES — Alex Claudio nodded his head and skipped off the mound. Mike Mayers flexed his arms and clenched his fists. Raisel Iglesias pointed up to the sky. All Sunday afternoon, the Angels bullpen faced the slimmest of margins. Against a Dodgers
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It's The Best Time Ever To Sell A Used Car — As Long As You Don't Need To Buy One
Clarissa Iliff logged about 78,000 miles on her trusty 2015 Ford Focus before a looming new car purchase rendered it expendable earlier this year. Trying to unload it, the Orange resident took the Ford to a local car dealership, which offered her $4,
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What’s Wrong With Andrew Friedman’s Dodgers? We Asked Him
LOS ANGELES — In 2017, the Los Angeles Dodgers lost 16 times in one 17-game stretch. They still got to the World Series. In 2018, the Dodgers were in fourth place in the National League West as late as June. They still got to the World Series. The Do
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Caitlyn Jenner Struggles To Go From OMG Moment To A Campaign For Calif. Governor
LOS ANGELES – Caitlyn Jenner found out this week that running for governor is trickier than appearing on reality television. During her first major television interview — an on-air embrace on the Fox News "Hannity" show Wednesday — Jenner lamented th
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Little Known Outside India, Jainism Spreads At US Colleges Amid Calls To 'Decolonize' Studies
LOS ANGELES — Cerritos College in Norwalk — where the majority of students are Latino and the first in their families to attend college — is a stone's throw from Southern California's famed "Little India," a stretch of clothing and jewelry shops, gro
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Commentary: Facebook's 'Supreme Court' Slaps Trump But Tells Facebook To Be Better
In a lengthy decision upholding Facebook's temporary ban on former President Donald Trump, the social network's oversight board called out several of the company's most aggravating traits, including its seemingly arbitrary approach to its rules, its
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Wheelchair Tennis Changed David Wagner's Life. He Hopes It Can Do The Same For Others
LOS ANGELES — David Wagner is swatting soft serves over the net, but few of the kids on the other side are hitting it back. Most are still figuring out how to push their wheelchair into position to receive the ball, time their swing and make contact.
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Column: Should Fox News Have To Pay For Shameful Election Coverage? A Court Will Decide
Donald Trump’s lawyers Rudolph W. Giuliani and Sidney Powell said a lot of outrageous things in the weeks after the 2020 election, when the president was desperately trying to cast doubt on the outcome of the race. Among other things, they peddled ba
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In Dramatic Shift, California COVID-19 Hospitalizations Are Lowest Since Pandemic's Start
LOS ANGELES — In another dramatic sign of how rapidly California is recovering from COVID-19, the state recorded its lowest hospitalization rate since the first few weeks of the pandemic, according to data reviewed by the Los Angeles Times. The numbe
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Scientists See Path For The Coronavirus To Invade The Brain
Scientists experimenting in the lab have found that the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is capable of infecting two types of brain cells — neurons and astrocytes. The findings could shed light on a possible reason for the bewildering array of neurol
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Patrick Beverley Is Back And Clippers End 3-game Skid With 105-100 Win Over Raptors
LOS ANGELES — But for the black wrap covering the surgically repaired fourth metacarpal on his left hand, Patrick Beverley looked little different Tuesday night from the version who had last played in a game that counted back on April 11. Los Angeles
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Have A Month, Will Ya? Angels’ Mike Trout Might Be Better Than Ever
The man at the plate was easily recognizable. The backward hat and powerful build. The spring-loaded stance, hips cocked and bat swiveling near his head. The lightning-quick swing, from leg kick to two-handed finish, sending a stream of balls from a
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Column: Republicans Are Trying To Drag Free Preschool And College Into The Culture War
Let me see if I have this straight. The Republican Party is rebranding itself as the nation’s leading supporter of family and child education. Yet it’s launched an all-out attack on President Joe Biden’s proposals to help families pay for child care
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At Least 23 Dead, Scores Injured After Mexico City Metro Overpass Collapses Onto Road
MEXICO CITY — At least 23 people were killed and 65 injured Monday when an overpass collapsed on an elevated Mexico City Metro line, plunging a passenger train toward the avenue below and sending debris crashing onto the busy roadway. The incident oc
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In Wake Of COVID, Employers Step Up Automation And Use Of Robots
As the U.S. economy rebounds from the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are turning to greater use of automation, including robots, rather than calling back workers or hiring new ones in many cases. The trend is affecting almost every sector, including
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Pet Telemedicine Took Hold In The Pandemic. A Lawsuit Wants To Make It Permanent
SAN FRANCISCO — A group of veterinarians and pet owners in California is asking the state to permit more telemedicine for animals even after the pandemic ends. In a federal lawsuit filed Monday, the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty
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Dodgers Lose Dustin May To Arm Injury, Then Fall To Brewers In 11 Innings
Dustin May turned his back toward home plate and winced in pain after his 27th pitch of the game Saturday night, a 94-mph fastball that the Los Angeles Dodgers can only hope isn’t the 23-year-old flame thrower’s final pitch of the season. May immedia
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