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LA Times National News
Oct 02, 2022

'Blacklisted' Afghan interpreters were disqualified from U.S. visas. Now they're in hiding
The U.S. exit left thousands of Afghans in danger who say they were "blacklisted" and ineligible for visas despite having aided the United States.



LA Times National News
Oct 02, 2022

Column: Putin's threat of a nuclear strike on Ukraine may not be a bluff. What do we do now?
Russia's Vladimir Putin is threatening to use nuclear weapons in his war on Ukraine. The U.S. response need not be nuclear in return.



LA Times National News
Oct 02, 2022

Op-Ed: The quandary of U.S.-trained Chinese scientists: Stay or leave?
Fourteen hundred U.S.-trained Chinese scientists left their corporate positions or relinquished tenured positions at top-tier American universities in 2021.



LA Times National News
Oct 01, 2022

'The police come here to hunt': Brazilian cops kill at 9 times the rate of U.S. law enforcement
The steep rise in police violence has been celebrated by President Jair Bolsonaro, who has pushed for laws that would provide immunity for officers who commit homicide in the line of duty.



LA Times National News
Sep 30, 2022

Putin's annexation bid in Ukraine triggers new sanctions, Western condemnation
U.S. and allies issue new sanctions against Russia and warn other countries not to support the Kremlin's latest annexation of Ukrainian territory.



LA Times National News
Sep 30, 2022

Putin's annexations in Ukraine trigger new sanctions, Western condemnation
U.S. and allies issue new sanctions against Russia and warn other countries not to support the Kremlin's illegal annexation of Ukrainian territory.



LA Times National News
Sep 30, 2022

Here's the story behind the rise, fall, and rise again of Brazil's presidential hopeful Lula
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was a wildly popular president in Brazil, then went to prison on corruption charges. Now he's on the brink of an improbable comeback.



LA Times National News
Sep 30, 2022

Calmes: Tell-all Trumpists — you should have come clean long ago
Books by former Trump officials are filling in the details about the most dangerous presidency in U.S. history. Too bad they took this long.



LA Times National News
Sep 29, 2022

Biden administration scales back eligibility for student loan forgiveness. Here's who's affected
The Biden administration updated its guidance Thursday about which loans would be eligible for up to $20,000 in forgiveness, closing the door to some borrowers.



LA Times National News
Sep 29, 2022

Scammers have seized on student loan forgiveness. Here's how to avoid them
Just say no to anyone offering to help you obtain the $10,000 to $20,000 in student loan debt forgiveness. You don't need them.



LA Times National News
Sep 29, 2022

Why is the Senate race between J.D. Vance and Tim Ryan in red state Ohio so close?
You might think that J.D. Vance, the GOP venture capitalist and author Trump endorsed in the U.S. Senate race in Ohio, would be well ahead of Rep. Tim Ryan, his Democratic opponent. But polls show the race is tight.



LA Times National News
Sep 29, 2022

Column One: I recovered from COVID but my nose didn't. Here's how I cope
With the COVID pandemic, anosmia, the loss of smell, has gone from an obscure symptom to an intensely studied one. Living with it makes clear how much we depend on our noses.



LA Times National News
Sep 29, 2022

I recovered from COVID but my nose didn't. Here's how I cope
With the COVID pandemic, anosmia, the loss of smell, has gone from an obscure symptom to an intensely studied one. Living with it makes clear how much we depend on our noses.



LA Times National News
Sep 29, 2022

Here are the major cases before the Supreme Court this fall
Court's conservatives turn their focus to race, affirmative action and voting rights.



LA Times National News
Sep 29, 2022

Joined by first Black woman on Supreme Court, justices to tackle affirmative action, voting rights
Supreme Court opens a historic term with challenges to past liberal rulings on race, affirmative action, voting rights -- and its first Black female justice.



LA Times National News
Sep 28, 2022

In case out of Grants Pass, Ore., court reaffirms right of homeless to sleep outside
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals expanded protections for homeless people sleeping outdoors in a decision Tuesday.



LA Times National News
Sep 28, 2022

Judge denies Bill Cosby a new trial in sexual-assault civil lawsuit
Bill Cosby didn't prove a June civil trial was unfair, a judge says in denying a retrial request. A jury found Cosby liable for a 1975 sexual assault.



LA Times National News
Sep 28, 2022

Photos: Damage and destruction from Hurricane Ian
Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwest Florida on Wednesday as a catastrophic Category 4 storm.



LA Times National News
Sep 28, 2022

Photos: Hurricane Ian slams into Florida with 150-mph winds
Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwest Florida on Wednesday as a catastrophic Category 4 storm.



LA Times National News
Sep 28, 2022

This COVID-19 tracker changed how we saw the pandemic. Its creator fears it won't be useful much longer
The creator of the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 dashboard has won the Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Award for changing the way we view the pandemic.



LA Times National News
Sep 28, 2022

'A new standard': The woman behind the Johns Hopkins COVID dashboard wins major prize
The creator of the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 dashboard has won the Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Award.



LA Times National News
Sep 28, 2022

Column: Trump isn't on the ballot. But you can thank him for high voter turnout, again
As polarizer in chief, former President Trump has made voting seem more vital than ever.



LA Times National News
Sep 28, 2022

For Iranian protesters, a digital double-edged sword
Online organizing has been a boon for anti-government protesters in Iran. But that leaves them vulnerable to government efforts to curtail internet access.



LA Times National News
Sep 28, 2022

In protests over death of Mahsa Amini, internet is key to planning. Can Iran block access?
Online organizing has been a boon for anti-government protesters in Iran. But that leaves them vulnerable to government efforts to curtail internet access.



LA Times National News
Sep 28, 2022

Three years ago he was in prison. Now he's poised to be Brazil's next president
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's comeback attests to concerns about inequality that have helped bring a new wave of leftists to power across Latin America.



LA Times National News
Sep 27, 2022

Russia boycotts the Oscars amid war in Ukraine, will not submit film
The president of Russia's Oscars committee has reportedly resigned in protest of the Russian film academy's actions.



LA Times National News
Sep 27, 2022

Sen. Joe Manchin III warns of strange bedfellows in permitting reform fight, but finds his own
Joe Manchin's pet measure is set for a vote this week.



LA Times National News
Sep 27, 2022

After bipartisan rebuff, Manchin abandons private legislative deal to help fossil fuel projects
Joe Manchin agreed to support Democrats' big climate and healthcare bill in exchange for energy permitting reform. But his colleagues rejected the proposal.



LA Times National News
Sep 27, 2022

Election workers train for battle against conspiracy theories and misinformation before midterms
Across the country, election clerks have spent the last two years waging an information and public relations battle to restore faith in elections. But as the 2022 primaries showed, some key personnel involved in elections — poll workers and poll challengers — still actively doubt the results of the 2020 presidential race, believing baseless allegations of fraud.



LA Times National News
Sep 27, 2022

In one swing California suburb, Jan. 6 is minor subplot as voters focus on pocketbooks
In a battleground House district in California, voters say Jan. 6 and the issue of threats to democracy are on their minds but not determining their choice.



LA Times National News
Sep 27, 2022

Jan. 6 still has the power to shock. But will it move California voters?
California voters see Jan. 6 as a subplot compared with issues such as abortion and the economy ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.



LA Times National News
Sep 27, 2022

Afghanistan's money is crumbling to pieces, just like its economy
Because of sanctions, economically stricken Afghanistan is now a cash-only society — but that's a problem when its banknotes are falling apart.



LA Times National News
Sep 26, 2022

The Times podcast: Masters of Disasters: Broken records!
When Mother Nature is setting climate disaster records every year, what can we do?



LA Times National News
Sep 26, 2022

A Guatemalan law meant to protect women from violence is being used against journalists
Under a law meant to crack down on violence against women, politicians obtain restraining orders to stop reporters from criticizing them or investigating corruption.



LA Times National News
Sep 25, 2022

Biden sent the wrong message on COVID. He can still fix it
"The pandemic is over," President Biden declared last week as he toured the Detroit Auto Show.



LA Times National News
Sep 25, 2022

Colombia's trailblazing vice president: Black, female and champion of the 'nobodies'
Environmental activist Francia Elena Márquez has been at the vanguard of an awakening among Colombia's long-marginalized Afro-Colombian community.



LA Times National News
Sep 24, 2022

Are Trump presidential records still missing? The answer could take years — or may never come
Congress wants initial answers about what is missing by next week. Archivist experts say that's not realistic.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2022

Mass protests roil Iran over a young woman's death, but can they succeed?
Mass protests have erupted in Iran over the death of a young woman in custody, but a sustained and lethal government crackdown could be the result.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2022

Poll: Senate's election reform bill more popular than House version
A poll finds more Americans prefer the Senate version of a bill that would reform how Congress counts electoral vote.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2022

The Times podcast: Crimes for rhymes?
The recording industry and California lawmakers are pushing to put an end to the practice of prosecutors using rap lyrics about crimes as evidence of actual crimes.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2022

Column: Can the abortion issue save the Senate for Democrats? This race offers a test case
The Supreme Court abortion ruling has boosted Democratic Sen. Patty Murray's reelection hopes. Her Republican rival is focusing on inflation, crime.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2022

Column: Is abortion issue a lifeline that saves the Senate for Democrats? This race offers a test case
The Supreme Court abortion reversal has boosted Democratic Sen. Patty Murray in the midterm election. Republican Tiffany Smiley is focusing on inflation and crime.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2022

Calmes: Congress is trying to stop its own members from another coup attempt
There may be just enough votes to close the loopholes in the Electoral Count Act that Trump and his followers pried open on Jan. 6, 2021.



LA Times National News
Sep 22, 2022

From Tehran to Los Angeles, the death of an Iranian woman sparks a feminist outcry
Protests spread to L.A. on Wednesday over Mahsa Amini's death in Iranian morality police custody after she was accused of improperly covering her hair.



LA Times National News
Sep 22, 2022

U.S. targets 'bad actors,' levying sanctions against Iran and rallying leaders against Russia
At the annual U.N. General Assembly meeting this week, leaders have bemoaned the collapse of world order amid myriad crises.



LA Times National News
Sep 22, 2022

O.C. man charged after allegedly punching attendant on flight from Mexico to LAX
Alexander Tung Cuu Le has been charged with one count of interference with flight crew members and attendants during a flight to Los Angeles.



LA Times National News
Sep 22, 2022

Photos: Protests erupt in support of Iranian woman who died in police custody
Protests continued in Iran and elsewhere after a 22-year-old Iranian woman who was accused of not wearing her hijab properly died in police custody.



LA Times National News
Sep 22, 2022

Litman: Whew — the 11th Circuit slapped back at Trump's specious claim to the Mar-a-Lago documents
Two Trump-appointed judges and one Obama-appointed judge mowed down supposition after supposition that formed the ramshackle scaffolding of Judge Aileen Cannon's ruling.



LA Times National News
Sep 22, 2022

Special master sets tight schedule to review records seized from Trump's Mar-a-Lago home
The special master in the Trump Mar-a-Lago records case sets a brisk timetable, meaning this portion of the dispute could be settled by late October.



LA Times National News
Sep 22, 2022

Special master sets tight schedule to review Trump records taken in Mar-a-Lago search
The special master in the Trump Mar-a-Lago records case sets a brisk timetable, meaning this portion of the dispute could be settled in late October.



LA Times National News
Sep 22, 2022

Burial fit for a queen, yes, but what of monarchy's true cost?
Britons say the still-undisclosed cost of Queen Elizabeth II's sendoff was worth it. But at a time of hardship, it cast a spotlight on royal wealth.



LA Times National News
Sep 22, 2022

She could become Italy's first female leader — and its first far-right one since Mussolini
Some call her a fascist, but Giorgia Meloni's outsider image appeals to many politics-weary Italians.



LA Times National News
Sep 21, 2022

Venezuelan migrants flown to California from Texas not part of GOP operation, activists say
A Texas shelter working with the men appears to have given them airfare to Sacramento because their immigration paperwork indicated a check-in with ICE offices in that city.



LA Times National News
Sep 21, 2022

Iran's president dismisses criticism as street protests over women's rights turn deadly
Speaking at the U.N. on Wednesday, Ebrahim Raisi accused the West of 'double standards' on human rights.



LA Times National News
Sep 21, 2022

Bay Area company 'horrified' buses it sold are being used to transport migrants across U.S.
A Marin Airporter bus with its rainbow logo was seen dropping off immigrants in New York, but the company says that it sold that bus to a Texas company in May.



LA Times National News
Sep 21, 2022

'A brutal, needless war ... by one man': Biden, at U.N., slams Putin's invasion of Ukraine
President Biden excoriates Russian President Vladimir Putin and calls for the rest of the world to stand together against the invasion of Ukraine.



LA Times National News
Sep 21, 2022

'A brutal, needless war ... chosen by one man': Biden, at United Nations, slams Putin's invasion of Ukraine
President Biden excoriated Russian President Vladimir Putin and called for the rest of the world to stand together against the invasion of Ukraine.



LA Times National News
Sep 21, 2022

Column: For some in Southern California, the term 'Okie' is still not OK
Californians turned "Okie" into an insult. My family had similar insults thrown at them — "Mexican" and "paisa."



LA Times National News
Sep 21, 2022

Column: 'Okie' was a California slur for white people. Why it still packs such an ugly punch
Californians turned "Okie" into an insult. My family had similar insults thrown at them — "Mexican" and "paisa."



LA Times National News
Sep 21, 2022

California's fall election could sway power in Congress. Here are House races to watch
In the November midterm election, California is one of the battlefields as Democrats and Republicans fight to control the House. Here are 10 races to watch.



LA Times National News
Sep 20, 2022

Migrant flight never arrives near Biden's coastal home after Delaware officials launch preparations
By early Tuesday evening, the plane hadn't arrived in the town of nearly 7,500 near Biden's vacation home. Flight trackers showed the plane instead went from Nashville to Teterboro, N.J.



LA Times National News
Sep 20, 2022

Annual high-power U.N. meetings start with U.S. looking to shore up unity on Ukraine
The Biden administration is focusing on building support for Ukraine at the United Nations General Assembly.



LA Times National News
Sep 20, 2022

How to help Pakistan as it struggles with relentless flooding
How you can help Pakistan after flooding devastates a third of the country.



LA Times National News
Sep 20, 2022

How to help Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic recover from Hurricane Fiona's devastation
Community organizations in Puerto Rico need aid after enduring Hurricane Fiona



LA Times National News
Sep 20, 2022

Trump lawyers oppose Justice Department request to keep classified information from special master
Trump's lawyers tell the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta that a third party reviewing documents taken from Mar-a-Lago must get to review the classified materials



LA Times National News
Sep 20, 2022

How an effort to reduce fossil fuel use led to another environmental problem: light pollution
The move to more energy-efficient lighting has had an unintended result: more light escaping into the night sky and causing light pollution even hundreds of miles away.



LA Times National News
Sep 20, 2022

What you can do to reduce light pollution
Concerned about light pollution? Here are steps you can take to preserve dark skies.



LA Times National News
Sep 20, 2022

Biden scrambles to shore up Latino support. Is it too late?
President Biden and Democrats are scrambling to shore up their Latino support. Some activists say the administration should've acted sooner and done more.



LA Times National News
Sep 19, 2022

These migrants were flown to California from Texas. They don't know why or who paid for flights
The same week Republican governors in Texas and Florida sent migrants to liberal cities, eight Venezuelans wound up on flights from Texas to Sacramento.



LA Times National News
Sep 19, 2022

These migrants were flown to California from Texas. They don't know why or who paid for their flights
The same week Republican governors in Texas and Florida sent migrants to liberal cities, eight Venezuelans wound up on flights from Texas to Sacramento.



LA Times National News
Sep 19, 2022

Here's why Sandra Oh attended Queen Elizabeth II's funeral
Sandra Oh attended Queen Elizabeth II's funeral as a member of the Order of Canada, a high civilian honor.



LA Times National News
Sep 19, 2022

Sights, sounds and other highlights from Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral
Queen Elizabeth II was remembered and honored by hundreds of thousands of people in London on Monday. Here are five highlights from the state funeral.



LA Times National News
Sep 19, 2022

Is Sept. 19 cursed in Mexico? There have now been three major earthquakes on that day
The damage was surprisingly limited for an earthquake that U.S. authorities said had a magnitude of 7.6 on the Richter scale.



LA Times National News
Sep 19, 2022

From an L.A. prison phone, La Luz del Mundo megachurch leader addresses followers in Mexico
The followers of Naasón Joaquín García, who's serving a nearly 17-year prison sentence in L.A. for sexually abusing girls from his congregation, have stayed loyal to the La Luz del Mundo leader.



LA Times National News
Sep 19, 2022

Britain says its final farewell to Queen Elizabeth II, marking the end of an era
After 11 days of national mourning, Queen Elizabeth II was remembered at a state funeral before making the final journey to Windsor to be buried.



LA Times National News
Sep 19, 2022

Photos: The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral draws presidents and kings, princes and prime ministers — and crowds of mourners in the streets of London.



LA Times National News
Sep 19, 2022

Archbishop of Canterbury delivers homily at queen's funeral: Live updates
A global team reports on the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, from the scene outside Westminster Abbey to reactions in Mumbai. Follow along for live updates.



LA Times National News
Sep 19, 2022

'RIP Lilibet': Queen Elizabeth II's funeral captivates audiences in London, worldwide
Reporting from Los Angeles, New York, London and Mumbai, The Times provided complete coverage of Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral, as it happened.



LA Times National News
Sep 18, 2022

Putin's brutality in Ukraine can get worse. Get ready for a chilly winter
Faced with the failure of his plans, Putin likely will fall back on a tactic he has often used — inflicting pain on civilians.



LA Times National News
Sep 18, 2022

Op-Ed: Europeans are headed for a painful chapter, but they always prove resilient
Soaring inflation and energy costs, aggravated by the Russian war on Ukraine, erode living standards and test the union's political will.



LA Times National News
Sep 18, 2022

Op-Ed: Europeans are headed for a painful chapter, but they are resilient
Soaring inflation and energy costs, aggravated by the Russian war on Ukraine, erode living standards and test the union's political will.



LA Times National News
Sep 17, 2022

In Ohio, Trump mocks Senate candidate he endorsed: J.D. Vance
"J.D. is kissing my ass. Of course he wants my support," Trump told the crowd Saturday night in Youngstown, Ohio.



LA Times National News
Sep 17, 2022

In Ohio, Trump mocks Senate candidate J.D. Vance as he rallies for him
Trump spoke before a rally of about 6,000 people in Youngstown, Ohio, on Saturday night for U.S. Senate candidate J.D. Vance.



LA Times National News
Sep 17, 2022

Invitation list spurs awkward diplomatic dance ahead of queen's funeral
Dignitaries read protocol arrangements like tea leaves amid speculation over the guest list at Queen Elizabeth II's funeral.



LA Times National News
Sep 17, 2022

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake reported near Yujing, Taiwan
A magnitude 6.5 earthquake was reported Saturday morning at 6:41 a.m. Pacific time 47 miles from Yujing, Taiwan, the U.S. Geological Survey said.



LA Times National News
Sep 17, 2022

In Hong Kong, tributes to Elizabeth seen as veiled jab at China
In former British colony of Hong Kong, death of Queen Elizabeth II prompts nostalgia for days before Beijing's rule took an authoritarian turn.



LA Times National News
Sep 16, 2022

'I'll bring my hair gel': Newsom challenges Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to debate
The California governor criticized DeSantis' transport of dozens of migrants to Martha's Vineyard and similar moves by GOP-led states as "reprehensible."



LA Times National News
Sep 16, 2022

Justice Department asks appeals court for access to classified documents in Trump case
Officials had warned they would appeal if the judge refused to give investigators access to classified records during a review that could take months.



LA Times National News
Sep 16, 2022

Column: The Mar-a-Lago judge's latest opinion is as atrocious as legal experts say it is
Federal Judge Aileen Cannon isn't just leaning in to support Donald Trump, she's falling all over him.



LA Times National News
Sep 16, 2022

Britain mounts its largest-ever security operation for Queen Elizabeth II's funeral
Queen Elizabeth II's funeral presents authorities with a huge security challenge, with millions of people and many dignitaries expected to turn out.



LA Times National News
Sep 16, 2022

Column: Trump cultists are trying to sabotage election officials with 'paper terrorism.' Don't let them win
Along with Trump-fueled lies and misinformation, election officials are facing 'paper terrorism,' a deliberate attempt to gum up their works.



LA Times National News
Sep 16, 2022

Column: Prepare ballots, set up polls, fight Trump saboteurs. Election officials have their work cut out
Along with lies and misinformation, facing a deliberate attempt to gum up their works



LA Times National News
Sep 16, 2022

The Times podcast: Back to the moon — and beyond?
After nearly 50 years, NASA plans to put someone on the moon. Is it worth it?



LA Times National News
Sep 15, 2022

GOP governors bused migrants to liberal cities. Texas sent them to the vice president's home
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas bused about 100 people to Vice President Kamala Harris' doorstep Thursday morning.



LA Times National News
Sep 15, 2022

After Queen Elizabeth II, it's a long line of kings. Will that matter?
Barring tragedy or revolution, Britain is set to have a man instead of a woman on the throne for the next 75 years at least.



LA Times National News
Sep 14, 2022

A last-minute deal stopped a massive railroad strike. Here's how it happened
Late-night negotiations averted a strike by the nation's railroad workers, which would have had huge effects on the U.S. and California economies.



LA Times National News
Sep 14, 2022

Supreme Court refuses for now to shield Yeshiva University in battle with LGBTQ club
The high court voted 5 to 4 to stand aside while a legal battle goes on in New York



LA Times National News
Sep 14, 2022

Partying Finnish prime minister tests gender parity, decorum
When a young world leader has an active social life, does gender matter? Or decorum?



LA Times National News
Sep 14, 2022

Tens of thousands of people line up to pay their final respects to Queen Elizabeth II
Queues to view Queen Elizabeth II's coffin as it lies in state at the Houses of Parliament could involve waits of as long as 30 hours.



LA Times National News
Sep 14, 2022

Experimental COVID-19 vaccine may outsmart future coronavirus variants
An experimental COVID-19 vaccine aims to get ahead of new variants by priming the immune system to recognize a stable part of the coronavirus.



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