Los Angeles Times4 min gelesen
Editorial: Gov. Newsom’s Plan To Prevent Power Outages Has A Big Downside: Fossil Fuels
Gov. Gavin Newsom, worried about the threat of power shortages from climate-fueled heat waves, wildfires and drought as the state transitions to renewable energy, has crafted something of a devil’s bargain. To ensure California can keep the lights on
Los Angeles Times4 min gelesenCrime & Violence
Supreme Court Rules For Coach Whose Prayers On Football Field Raised Questions About Church-state Separation
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday for a former high school football coach whose prayers at the 50-yard line drew crowds and controversy, declaring his public prayers were protected as free speech. The 6-3 decision is a symbolic victory for
Los Angeles Times6 min gelesenSocial History
Anti-abortion Religious Groups Vow The End Of Roe Vs. Wade Is Just The Beginning
For Southern Baptists across the nation, Friday was a day of triumph, rejoicing and praising God. After 50 years of legal battles and prayer, Roe vs. Wade was overturned as the court declared a woman's right to an abortion is not protected by the Con
Los Angeles Times4 min gelesenCrime & Violence
Commentary: A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Supreme Court Decision
The Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization is a double disaster. First and foremost, overturning Roe v. Wade will have a devastating impact on the lives of Americans, especially women of childbearing age. Second, it
Los Angeles Times1 min gelesen
At Least 40 People Reportedly Believed To Be Migrants Found Dead In Texas Tractor-trailer
At least 40 people were found dead in a tractor-trailer in San Antonio on Monday, according to authorities. An official in Texas, who spoke with The Times on the condition their name be withheld, confirmed that the bodies of at least 40 people were f
Los Angeles Times7 min gelesen
All Your Burning Questions About Those Creepy Masks In 'The Black Phone,' Answered
Scott Derrickson's "The Black Phone" introduces the latest in a long line of iconic Universal Studios horror characters with the Grabber, a sadistic serial killer and part-time magician who wears a set of unsettlingly dynamic devil masks. The brainch
Los Angeles Times7 min gelesenDiet & Nutrition
Healthy Food Is Hard To Come By In South L.A. These 3 Activists Are Changing That
LOS ANGELES — It starts with an Instagram DM. That's where you'll find Straight Up Fast Food and its menu of organic smoothies and cold-pressed juices every day from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Once you've selected your drink (the Jefferson, filled with blackbe
Los Angeles Times4 min gelesenCrime & Violence
Supreme Court Rules For Coach Whose Prayers On Football Field Raised Questions About Church-state Separation
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a former high school football coach who prayed at the 50-yard line after games, ruling that his public prayers were protected as free speech and free exercise of religion. The 6-3 decision is a vic
Los Angeles Times2 min gelesen
California Company To Shut Off Public Access To Forestland Due To Wildfire Concerns
LOS ANGELES — California’s largest lumber company is closing public access to its vast holdings of forestland in the state, citing wildfire concerns. Sierra Pacific Industries last week said concerns over extreme drought conditions and increasing wil
Los Angeles Times2 min gelesenCrime & Violence
46 People Believed To Be Migrants Found Dead In Texas Tractor-trailer
The bodies of 46 people believed to be migrants were found dead in a tractor-trailer in San Antonio on Monday in what officials called the region’s worst mass-casualty event in recent history. Around 5:50 p.m., a nearby worker heard a cry for help an
Los Angeles Times7 min gelesen
Where A River No Longer Meets The Sea, A Pulse Of Water Revives Part Of Mexico’s Dry Delta
EJIDO FRANCISCO MURGUÍA, Mexico — Beside a canal that runs through farmland, rushing water roared through an irrigation gate and flowed down a concrete culvert toward a wetland fringed with cottonwoods and willows. For decades, so much water has been
Los Angeles Times1 min gelesenCrime & Violence
Pedestrian Killed After Being Struck By 3 Hit-and-run Drivers In California
LOS ANGELES — A pedestrian was struck by three hit-and-run drivers and pronounced dead Monday morning in Fullerton, authorities said. The Fullerton Police Department was first notified of the fatal crash at around 1:30 a.m. The incident occurred at t
Los Angeles Times4 min gelesen
'Pachinko' Actress Knows Her Character's Troubles Because Her Grandmother Lived Them
No, she doesn't mind moving to another room. The shots they got with her sitting on the bathroom counter were probably gold, but the photographer has other ideas for this swanky suite at L'Ermitage Beverly Hills. The shooter directs the actress to sp
Los Angeles Times1 min gelesen
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Vows To Renounce His Citizenship After Roe Reversal
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong doesn’t wanna be an American idiot. At a London Stadium concert on Friday, the Oakland-born singer and guitarist vowed to renounce his United States citizenship shortly after the Supreme Court overturned the la
Los Angeles Times9 min gelesen
'The Black Phone' Explained: A Real Life Killer, Childhood Memories Shaped The Adaptation
The phone is dead. And it's ringing. So reads the tagline for "The Black Phone," Scott Derrickson's haunting adaptation of Joe Hill's short story. The script, which Derrickson co-wrote with his producing partner Robert Cargill, stars Ethan Hawke as T
Los Angeles Times8 min gelesen
As Chapek Weathers Disney Drama, Board Gathers In Florida
For Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Bob Chapek, the last few months have brought one headache after another. Chapek navigated the company through an unprecedented pandemic that shuttered most of its business and oversaw the company's transformation i
Los Angeles Times9 min gelesen
Q&A: Why Is Brittney Griner Detained In Russia And When Might She Be Released?
WNBA star Brittney Griner has been detained in Russia since Feb. 17. Her arrest, incarceration and the fight to bring her home has triggered extensive questions The Times asked an array of experts to help answer. Griner, who led the Phoenix Mercury t
Los Angeles Times3 min gelesen
Dylan Hernández: Gareth Bale Signing With LAFC Showcases How U.S. Is Winning Over European Stars
So, let me get this right: LAFC is helping Gareth Bale take down the United States? Once the world's most expensive soccer player, Bale signed a cut-rate deal with LAFC because the team can guarantee the Welsh attacker the minutes necessary to prepar
Los Angeles Times6 min gelesen
How Disney Star Dove Cameron Became 'The Bad Girl Next Door'
"I've gone from the girl next door to the bad girl next door." With a laugh — and an almost audible eye-roll — that's how Dove Cameron describes the journey she's been on with "Boyfriend," the sly, smoky electro-pop single that's made her one of 2022
Los Angeles Times4 min gelesenInternational Relations
Implored By Zelenskyy, Biden And G-7 Allies Will Increase Ukraine Defense Aid, Economic Support
KRUN, Germany — In a videoconference Monday with the leaders of the world’s most powerful democracies, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy pressed for more advanced weaponry and defense systems to blunt Russia’s air attacks — and the U.S. plans t
Los Angeles Times4 min gelesenCrime & Violence
California Constitutional Amendment Securing Abortion, Contraceptive Rights Goes To Voters
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California voters will decide in November whether the state Constitution should explicitly protect a person’s right to an abortion and birth control. On Monday, the Democratic-controlled Legislature gave final approval to a measu
Los Angeles Times7 min gelesen
Tom Hanks Strikes Out In ‘Elvis.’ It’s The Rare Misstep That Illuminates A Great Career
During the opening moments of “Elvis,” Baz Luhrmann’s razzle-dazzle romp through the life and music of Elvis Presley, I couldn’t stop staring at one actor in particular. I’d entered the theater knowing almost nothing about the movie or who was in it,
Los Angeles Times3 min gelesen
Commentary: Elon Musk Is Not The Populist He Pretends To Be
In the latest chronicles of Big Tech’s most contentious tycoon — Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla, founder of SpaceX and self-described “free speech absolutist” — the illusion of a populist hero is flickering. Earlier this month, several workers a
Los Angeles Times3 min gelesen
CSU Has Been Shaken By Sexual Harassment Scandals. Now It Faces A State Audit
State lawmakers ordered an independent investigation Monday of how sexual harassment and retaliation complaints are handled by California State University, which has been shaken by scandals that have sparked public outcry and led to the resignations
Los Angeles Times5 min gelesen
Famine Threatens Wide Swaths Of World, Now Worsened By Ukraine War
WASHINGTON — The scenes witnessed by journalists and humanitarian workers in recent months have been striking: In Sudan, swollen-bellied babies are looking for anything to eat. In Yemen, where warring parties have blocked humanitarian aid, hollow-eye
Los Angeles Times1 min gelesen
Mishael Morgan Becomes First Black Lead To Win A Daytime Emmy: ‘So Immensely Proud’
LOS ANGELES -- “The Young and the Restless” star Mishael Morgan made history on Friday night as the first Black lead to win a Daytime Emmy Award. At the ceremony in Pasadena, the 35-year-old actor from Trinidad and Tobago said she was “so honored to
Los Angeles Times4 min gelesen
Diddy, Kanye And Other Surprises Steer The BET Awards Conversation From Lil Nas X
It was clear the night belonged to Diddy at the BET Awards on Sunday. Up and down the red carpet, friends, collaborators and celebrities (some of whom weren’t born when Diddy dropped his debut single in 1997) cited his tribute performance as what the
Los Angeles Times3 min gelesen
As Wimbledon Begins, Emma Raducanu And Other Young Stars Shine In The Rain
WIMBLEDON, England — Britons affectionately refer to the world's most hallowed tennis grounds as "SW19," after the All England Club's London postal code. So it seemed fitting that, as play at Wimbledon kicked off Monday, plenty of attention here in t
Los Angeles Times3 min gelesen
3 Killed And 50 Injured When Amtrak Train From Los Angeles To Chicago Derails In Missouri
LOS ANGELES — Three people were killed and at least 50 others injured when an Amtrak train headed from Los Angeles to Chicago crashed into a dump truck Monday afternoon in Missouri, officials said. Two of those killed were on the Southwest Chief trai
Los Angeles Times7 min gelesenAmerican Government
Inside John Eastman's California Rise From GOP 'Happy Warrior' To Jan. 6 Firebrand
The theme of the third congressional hearing on the Jan. 6 insurrection was unmistakable: John Eastman was not just a peripheral figure in the panel's investigation, but a main character. If Eastman was tuning in, though, the proceedings may have str
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