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Hollywood hopes for a rebound with a slew of summer blockbusters including 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' A year after one of the worst summer box-office seasons in recent memory, the movie business is pitching its comeback script. Studios and cinemas are expected to collect $4.3 billion to $4.4 billion in receipts during the key May-through-Labor Day period,
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Today: Maximum Pressure, Iran Edition Two weeks after pulling the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal, the Trump administration looks to push Tehran to comply with a new set of demands. TOP STORIES Maximum Pressure, Iran Edition For his first major policy address, Americas chief diplomat has ma
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After Supreme Court decision, Congress must preserve workers' right to sue A divided Supreme Court undercut American workers on Monday, ruling that employers can bar employees from bringing class-action lawsuits over wage and workplace disputes. The court held in Epic Systems Corp. vs. Lewis that the right to collective actions
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Conspiracy theorists on both sides of the Russia probe probably have some facts on their side The Trump presidency is often a kind of political Rashomon, with partisans on either side looking at the same facts and coming to wildly different conclusions. So its all the more remarkable that the central controversy of our time isnt a fight over one s
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Patients deserve to know if their doctors are on probation Dr. Van H. Vu was put on probation in 2015 by the California Medical Board after being accused of gross negligence in the cases of two patients who fatally overdosed. If you were about to go into Vus pain management clinic for treatment, youd be pretty in
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The 'reasonable' use of force by police has killed too many people. California can change that Excessive force by police officers is a national problem, but the solution will need to come from state and local governments. The federal courts and federal government are showing themselves unwilling to deal with the problem, but meaningful action at th
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Once again, the Trump administration is out to mess with women's healthcare In announcing a new effort to limit access to federal family planning dollars, the White House said its proposed rule would fulfill President Trumps promise to continue to improve womens health. Thats laughable. The proposal outlined Friday would deny fed
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Proposed neighborhood council incites age-old debate: What will become of Westwood? For decades, Westwood Village was a lively Los Angeles destination, drawing crowds of UCLA students and others to its movie theaters, restaurants, bars and live entertainment. But that began to change in the late 1980s, first when a young woman walking al
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How L.A. can have electric buses that don't run out of energy after a few dozen miles To the editor: There is another electric bus technology that could address climate change goals without the reliability and range issues of the buses built by Chinese firm BYD Ltd. (Stalls, stops and breakdowns: Problems plague push for electric buses, Ma
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A California volcano once obliterated a forest and propelled ash 280 miles. Experts say it offers a warning Lassen Peak had been rumbling for days. Glowing hot rocks bounded down the slopes. Lava was welling up into a freshly created crater. Then, on this day 103 years ago, it exploded in a way California would never forget. It created a gigantic mushroom cloud
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