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LA Times National News
Jun 21, 2024

Supreme Court rejects gun rights for people accused of domestic violence
Supreme Court limits 2nd Amendment and rules dangerous people who have threatened a domestic partner can lose their right to possess a gun.



LA Times National News
Jun 21, 2024

Supreme Court rejects gun rights for people charged with domestic violence
Supreme Court limits 2nd Amendment and rules dangerous people who have threatened a domestic partner can lose their right to possess a gun.



LA Times National News
Jun 21, 2024

Supreme Court rules against Los Angeles couple denied visa in part over husband's tattoos
The Supreme Court ruled against a Los Angeles couple suing the federal government over the Salvadoran husband's visa denial.



LA Times National News
Jun 21, 2024

Opinion: The great powers are itching for another nuclear arms race. Who will stop them?
More deployed nuclear weapons are an existential danger to us all. Don't leave it to generals, bureaucrats and politicians to decide your fate.



LA Times National News
Jun 21, 2024

Alberto today, Beryl tomorrow. Will the next big storm have your name?
Debby, Oscar, Tony: What's in a storm's name? How does a tropical storm or hurricane get its moniker? Will yours come up on the forecasters' list?



LA Times National News
Jun 21, 2024

Nonstop attacks about Trump, Biden's mental acuity loom over the first presidential debate
Next week's debate will be a major test for President Biden and former President Trump, who have both been dogged by criticism that they're not mentally fit.



LA Times National News
Jun 21, 2024

With temperatures and tensions soaring, forests are burning in Israel and Lebanon
The escalating war between Hezbollah and Israel — coupled with scorching heat — has sparked fires that are destroying forests and farmland.



LA Times National News
Jun 20, 2024

With Willie Mays dead, is his godson, Barry Bonds, the greatest living baseball player?
Choosing the greatest living baseball player now demands parameters. Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Alex Rodriguez have the stats, but they are stained by PEDs.



LA Times National News
Jun 20, 2024

AA meetings in the White House? Kennedy, a recovering addict, says it's just one of changes he'd make
After 14 years hooked on heroin in his youth, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. says he is ready to take on the "scourge of addiction" as president.



LA Times National News
Jun 20, 2024

Prosecutors allege Alec Baldwin engaged in 'horseplay' and acted recklessly on 'Rust' set
Ahead of Baldwin's July trial in Santa Fe, a special prosecutor alleges that videos show the actor-producer "engaging in horseplay with his gun and pulling his gun when the scene did not call for the pulling of his gun."



LA Times National News
Jun 20, 2024

Supreme Court upholds California woman's drug smuggling conviction that leaned on expert's opinion
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a California woman's drug smuggling conviction that was based in part on an expert's testimony that criminal gangs rarely use "blind mules" to move drugs across the southern border.



LA Times National News
Jun 20, 2024

Supreme Court upholds Californian's drug trafficking conviction that leaned on expert's opinion
Justices voted 6 to 3 to reject Delilah Diaz's claim that her trial was unfair because an expert's testimony strongly suggested she must have known drugs were in her car.



LA Times National News
Jun 20, 2024

Supreme Court upholds a tax on corporate wealth held overseas
Supreme Court disappoints conservatives who had hoped it would rule that the Constitution forbids taxes on accumulated wealth.



LA Times National News
Jun 20, 2024

In a setback for conservatives, Supreme Court upholds a tax on corporate wealth held overseas
Conservatives had hoped the Supreme Court would rule the Constitution forbids taxes on accumulated wealth.



LA Times National News
Jun 20, 2024

Calmes: Can the kowtowing to Trump get any worse?
House Speaker Mike Johnson's 'quiet' actions in Congress announce how far from the country's interests Republicans are willing to stray.



LA Times National News
Jun 20, 2024

She sang for 'El Chapo.' Now the cartel kingpin's lawyer wants to be a ranchera star
She's 'El Chapo' Guzman's lawyer, using her bond with Mexico's most notorious cartel kingpin to launch a singing career. Onstage, she's La Abogada.



LA Times National News
Jun 19, 2024

Disney employees sue company over bungled move to Florida
A lawsuit seeks damages for Disney employees who moved from California to Florida after the company told them they were being transferred — and then backtracked.



LA Times National News
Jun 19, 2024

Disney told L.A. residents to move to Florida for a planned campus. They did, it was canceled and now they're suing
A lawsuit seeks damages for Disney employees who moved from California to Florida after the company told them they were being transferred — and then backtracked.



LA Times National News
Jun 19, 2024

California races roiled by border, immigration. It could tip control of the House
With immigration at the forefront of the presidential election, the southern border has become an increasingly significant down-ballot debate in California.



LA Times National News
Jun 19, 2024

How immigration is shaping these California races — and could tip control of the House
With immigration at the forefront of the presidential election, the southern border has become an increasingly significant down-ballot debate in California.



LA Times National News
Jun 19, 2024

What Americans want from food: Energy, muscle strength, better health and less stress
There's a lot riding on Americans' food choices, including trillions of dollars in spending and our collective risk of developing a slew of chronic diseases. A new survey shows what we want to eat, and why.



LA Times National News
Jun 19, 2024

Column: Biden-Trump debate nears amid hopes to avoid another Dumpster fire
Frank Fahrenkopf, who helped found the Commission on Presidential Debates, has concerns about how Biden and Trump are sidestepping the process this election.



LA Times National News
Jun 19, 2024

A Ukrainian 'King Lear' comes to Shakespeare's hometown. Its actors know true tragedy
A Ukrainian theater company, made up of amateur actors displaced by Russia's war, brings a classic work of tragedy to hallowed Shakespearean ground.



LA Times National News
Jun 19, 2024

Column: This GOP-leaning political polling firm has turned into a purveyor of anti-vaccine propaganda
Rasmussen's polls used to be known for their pro-GOP bias. It has now moved on to pushing anti-vaccine nonsense



LA Times National News
Jun 19, 2024

Opinion: You know what might cool off North Korea's nuclear program? Balloons carrying K-pop
Kim Jong Un is terrified of South Korean news, music and TV shows reaching citizens of the North, so much so that he might pause some weapons programs to avert an influx of USB drives.



LA Times National News
Jun 18, 2024

Avocados toast? Price and availability could suffer after USDA halts some Mexican inspections
The United States Department of Agriculture said this week that it has suspended inspections of avocados and mangoes imported from the Mexican state of Michoacán, a move that could slow the flow of the popular fruit into the United States and result in higher prices for consumers.



LA Times National News
Jun 18, 2024

Ecuador moves to restrict U.S.-bound Chinese migrants, many of whom cross at California
Ecuador moves to crack down on Chinese migrants who fly there en route to the United States. Most cross the border into California and seek asylum.



LA Times National News
Jun 18, 2024

Ecuador moves to restrict U.S.-bound Chinese migrants, many of whom cross border in California
Ecuador moves to crack down on Chinese nationals who fly there en route to the United States. Most cross the border into California and seek asylum.



LA Times National News
Jun 18, 2024

Goldberg: The Supreme Court's role in our partisan polarization has been greatly exaggerated
Even on divisive issues such as guns and abortion, the court's recent rulings were driven less by ideology than by Congress' abdication of its legislative role.



LA Times National News
Jun 18, 2024

One Sasaki throws hard, another hits homers. Will Roki or Rintaro be MLB's next Japanese star?
Rintaro and Roki Sasaki might be the next big names jumping from Japan to MLB. Rintaro will be a freshman at Stanford, and Roki is waiting for the right opportunity.



LA Times National News
Jun 18, 2024

Immigrant spouses of U.S. citizens protected from deportation under Biden's latest action
President Biden's action will shield those without legal status who are spouses of U.S. citizens and have lived consecutively in the country for at least 10 years.



LA Times National News
Jun 18, 2024

Biden helps immigrant spouses of U.S. citizens: What to know
President Biden's action will shield those without legal status who are spouses of U.S. citizens and have lived consecutively in the country for at least 10 years.



LA Times National News
Jun 17, 2024

A tiny fern with a big secret just got into the Guinness Book of World Records
A species of fork fern, Tmesipteris oblanceolata, that grows on a South Pacific island has the largest known genome of any plant or animal. The question is: Why?



LA Times National News
Jun 17, 2024

Should FEMA recognize extreme heat and wildfire smoke as 'major disasters'?
Making the Federal Emergency Management Agency formally recognize extreme heat and smoke would unlock crucial disaster relief funding during those events.



LA Times National News
Jun 17, 2024

New drug's potentially fatal side effects obscured by 'soothing acronym,' doctors say
Genevieve Lane, who took Leqembi, died of a mysterious side effect called ARIA. Her death, and those of two other trial participants, have some doctors questioning whether the risks of the Alzheimer's drug are worth its benefits.



LA Times National News
Jun 17, 2024

Alzheimer's drug's potentially fatal side effect, ARIA, obscured by 'soothing acronym,' doctors say
Genevieve Lane, who took Leqembi, died of a mysterious side effect called ARIA. Her death, and those of two other trial participants, have some doctors questioning whether the risks of the Alzheimer's drug are worth its benefits.



LA Times National News
Jun 17, 2024

Trump is lionizing Jan. 6 rioters as 'warriors.' Could the dog whistle be any louder?
Trump is promising militia members who fight for him that if he wins, they will not only be protected from the law, they will be lionized as heroes.



LA Times National News
Jun 17, 2024

Trump lionizes Jan. 6 rioters as 'warriors.' Could the dog whistle be any louder?
Trump is promising militia members who fight for him that if he wins, they will not only be protected from the law, they will be celebrated as heroes.



LA Times National News
Jun 17, 2024

During Watergate, the Supreme Court spoke with one voice. Can it do the same in Trump's case?
The Supreme Court is once again being asked to help unify a nation deeply divided over some founding principles. Will today's justices rise to the occasion?



LA Times National News
Jun 17, 2024

Threats of terrorism in the U.S. are 'more diverse and difficult to counter'
The threat of terrorism in the U.S. is "not more potent than it was around 9/11, but it's certainly more diverse and difficult to counter," a researcher says.



LA Times National News
Jun 16, 2024

How an amputee soccer team is helping Ukrainian soldiers overcome the trauma of war
Valentyn Romaniuk lost his leg fighting for Ukraine against Russia. Now he and other Ukrainian war veterans are playing on an amputee soccer team.



LA Times National News
Jun 16, 2024

Calmes: The Trump veep guessing game is silly
Everyone's wondering whom Trump will choose as his vice presidential running mate. They should be asking why anyone would want the job.



LA Times National News
Jun 15, 2024

Biden, Obama raise at least $28 million at glitzy L.A. event
President Biden joined former President Obama, George Clooney and Julia Roberts at star-studded fundraiser in downtown Los Angeles that is expected to raise at least $28 million.



LA Times National News
Jun 15, 2024

Biden, Obama raise more than $30 million at glitzy L.A. event
President Biden joins former President Obama, George Clooney and Julia Roberts at star-studded fundraiser in L.A. that raises more than $30 million.



LA Times National News
Jun 15, 2024

Biden, Obama, celebrities expected to raise record amount at downtown L.A. event
President Biden is joining former President Obama, George Clooney and Julia Roberts at star-studded fundraiser in downtown Los Angeles that is expected to raise at least $28 million.



LA Times National News
Jun 15, 2024

Why Biden's protest problem has reached deep-blue California and why it matters
Former President Trump was once greeted in California with street protests. Now his visits generate more supporters than foes. A troubling sign for President Biden?



LA Times National News
Jun 15, 2024

Traffic alert: Biden, Obama will appear at downtown L.A. fundraiser Saturday evening
Ticket packages for the fundraiser featuring President Biden, former President Obama, George Clooney and Julia Roberts cost up to $500,000.



LA Times National News
Jun 15, 2024

Why so many California Indians lack the federal recognition given to other Native Americans
San Diego County's San Luis Rey Band of Mission Indians is one of a number of tribes in the state that are still fighting for federal acknowledgment.



LA Times National News
Jun 15, 2024

James Lawson's booming voice and loving spirit left a lasting mark on this UCLA professor
A UCLA professor says James Lawson's devotion to Gandhi's teachings on nonviolence and love shaped his life of activism.



LA Times National News
Jun 14, 2024

U.S. punishes Israeli extremists accused of blocking, ransacking humanitarian aid for Gaza
An extremist Israeli group for months has been blocking life-saving aid earmarked for Gaza, U.S. says.



LA Times National News
Jun 14, 2024

Opinion: The Supreme Court went out of its way to ignore common sense on bump stocks
The only explanation for the Supreme Court's 6-3 bump stock decision is that the ultraconservative majority supports gun rights virtually without question.



LA Times National News
Jun 14, 2024

Catherine making 'good progress' in cancer treatment as she announces partial public return
Catherine, Princess of Wales, issues the first substantial update about her health since revealing in March that she is battling an undisclosed form of cancer.



LA Times National News
Jun 14, 2024

How independent will Mexico's next president be? This controversy gives a hint
Will Mexico's president-elect be AMLO 2.0 or an independent leader? A push for a controversial judicial reform hints at Claudia Sheinbaum's direction.



LA Times National News
Jun 14, 2024

Supreme Court strikes down ban on rapid-fire 'bump stocks' like those used in Las Vegas mass shooting
Supeme Court rules that 'bump stocks' are not the same as machine guns and cannot be outlawed.



LA Times National News
Jun 14, 2024

Supreme Court strikes down ban on rapid-fire bump stocks like those used in Las Vegas mass shooting
The U.S. Supreme Court rules that bump stocks are not the same as machine guns and cannot be outlawed.



LA Times National News
Jun 14, 2024

Opinion: Are the campus protesters angry enough with Biden to vote for Trump?
History says the Israel-Hamas war won't be the deciding factor in the November election. History could be wrong.



LA Times National News
Jun 14, 2024

This one thing may derail your shot at healthy aging, scientists say
Exercise is good for you. So is a full night's sleep. But the easiest way to boost your chances of reaching your senior years in good physical, mental and cognitive health is to turn off your TV, new research suggests.



LA Times National News
Jun 14, 2024

'Not a happy election': Why this star-studded Hollywood fundraiser is so crucial for Biden
Top-ticket packages for Biden's L.A. fundraiser cost $500,000. Thousands are expected to attend the star-studded event, which features former President Obama, George Clooney and Julia Roberts.



LA Times National News
Jun 13, 2024

Opinion: What a relief. The Supreme Court did the right thing on mifepristone
We should be thankful that the ultraconservative Supreme Court unanimously dismissed an antiabortion case that never should have gotten that far in the first place.



LA Times National News
Jun 13, 2024

Ukrainian family of slain 'Rust' filmmaker again sues Alec Baldwin, other producers
"Rust" cinematographer Halyna Hutchins had planned to bring family members to the U.S. before her tragic death on the movie set. They have dropped their legal efforts in California to pursue a lawsuit against the producers, including Baldwin, in New Mexico.



LA Times National News
Jun 13, 2024

Column: The abortion pill is safe. Is your uterus?
Despite the Supreme Court's ruling protecting access to a common drug used in abortions, the far right will continue its assault on women.



LA Times National News
Jun 13, 2024

Supreme Court rules for Starbucks, limits power of judges to protect fired union organizers
In a setback for labor, Supreme Court limits the power of judges and NLRB to protect union organizers.



LA Times National News
Jun 13, 2024

Supreme Court rejects California man's attempt to trademark Trump T-shirts
In case involving a California man, Supreme Court rejects trademarks that rely on a person's name, including former President Trump.



LA Times National News
Jun 13, 2024

Supreme Court upholds FDA's approval of abortion pills for early pregnancies
Supreme Court tosses out conservative Christian group's attack on the abortion pill mifepristone, the most common method of abortion in the U.S.



LA Times National News
Jun 13, 2024

Opinion: Donald Trump's advice on drinking and drugs is 'Don't start.' So what's wrong with that?
Echoing Nancy Reagan's "Just say no," the former president told Fox News that he never had trouble with intoxicating substances because he never tried them.



LA Times National News
Jun 13, 2024

Kennedy Jr. speaks on foreign policy at the Nixon library
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., speaking at the Nixon library, said that if elected president he would cut the defense budget in half to bolster domestic programs.



LA Times National News
Jun 13, 2024

At Nixon Library, Kennedy Jr. calls for cutting U.S. military budget in half
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. says America faces an existential threat because of its insistence on behaving like an imperial power.



LA Times National News
Jun 13, 2024

At Nixon library, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. calls for cutting U.S. military budget in half
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. says the United States faces an existential threat because of its insistence on behaving like an imperial power.



LA Times National News
Jun 13, 2024

Biden brings up 'Dad' a lot. Trump, not so much
President Biden honors a dad he said promoted dignity and honor, while Donald Trump says his "tough" father taught him the art of bargaining.



LA Times National News
Jun 13, 2024

Marijuana was supposed to help Thailand. Why is the country planning to ban it again?
Two years ago Thailand became the first country in Asia to decriminalize marijuana. As in California, it hasn't worked out as planned.



LA Times National News
Jun 12, 2024

Israel and Hamas at odds over cease-fire pact details as international pressure builds
Disagreements over the endgame could doom the Israel-Hamas cease-fire deal if the warring sides aren't willing to negotiate.



LA Times National News
Jun 12, 2024

Zelensky to Europe: A Russian victory in Ukraine would lead to the unthinkable
Ukrainian President Zelensky is all over Europe. His message? Ukraine's war with Putin is Europe's fight, too — the consequences of a Russian win unthinkable.



LA Times National News
Jun 12, 2024

Birthday gift to Hall of Fame: Legendary Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley's archives
Peter O'Malley donates 70 boxes of his father Walter's documents and photographs, providing a road map of the Dodgers franchise from Brooklyn, N.Y., to Los Angeles.



LA Times National News
Jun 12, 2024

Inflation eases in May, but don't expect relief on interest rates anytime soon
The economy has shown some signs of cooling, though job growth remains strong and average wage gains are running slightly above the rate of inflation.



LA Times National News
Jun 12, 2024

Inflation eases in May, but major relief on interest rates not coming soon
The economy has shown some signs of cooling, though job growth remains strong and average wage gains are running slightly above the rate of inflation.



LA Times National News
Jun 12, 2024

MAGA figures say far-right wins in Europe are good news for Trump. Are they right?
Immigration, inflation, and a rejection of the mainstream — Trump's favorite themes — have played a role in the far right's rise in Europe.



LA Times National News
Jun 12, 2024

As Earth warms, California gets federal funding to train climate-ready workforce
California is among nine U.S. states and territories selected to receive $60 million in federal funding for a climate-ready workforce.



LA Times National News
Jun 12, 2024

Biden vs. Trump: Where they stand on Israel, Palestinians, Middle East
A comparison of Biden and Trump on Mideast policy. The biggest disparity between the two candidates may be their attitude toward Palestinians.



LA Times National News
Jun 11, 2024

The White House wants to remove medical debt from credit scores. Here's why that's a big deal
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed to eliminate medical bills from credit reports in an effort to address the burden of such debt on millions of Americans.



LA Times National News
Jun 11, 2024

Litman: A jury was right to find Hunter Biden guilty. It's the prosecutor who was wrong
President Biden's son was singled out for an unusual indictment by special counsel David Weiss, a former U.S. attorney under Donald Trump.



LA Times National News
Jun 11, 2024

Goldberg: Immigration could get Trump elected again. Here's how Democrats keep getting it wrong
Elections in Europe and the U.S. are being driven by the issue. President Biden's policies haven't reassured those concerned about the border and lawlessness.



LA Times National News
Jun 11, 2024

Hunter Biden found guilty of illegally buying and owning a gun
Coming in an election year, the verdict is sure to be seized on by political opponents of his father, President Biden, and to be spun as a victory for Republican leaders.



LA Times National News
Jun 11, 2024

Hunter Biden found guilty of three felony charges in gun case
Coming in an election year, the verdict is sure to be seized on by political opponents of his father, President Biden, and to be spun as a win for GOP leaders.



LA Times National News
Jun 10, 2024

Rev. James Lawson, civil rights leader who led Nashville lunch counter sit-ins and Freedom Rides, dies at 95
Lawson was recruited by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Lawson spent decades in Los Angeles working as a pastor, labor movement organizer and professor.



LA Times National News
Jun 10, 2024

A hometown jury decides Hunter Biden's fate: 'It's time to end this case'
Before the jury began deliberating Monday about whether to find Hunter Biden guilty of illegally buying a gun while he was addicted to crack cocaine, federal prosecutors called out the elephant in the courtroom.



LA Times National News
Jun 10, 2024

Supreme Court asks Justice Department to weigh in on climate change suits in California, other states
The Supreme Court puts off a decision on whether to intervene in the fight between blue states and oil industry.



LA Times National News
Jun 10, 2024

Will a diet that's good for the planet also help you live longer? Here's the evidence
The more people followed environmentally sustainable diets that emphasized nutrients from plants, the lower their risk of death from cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and a variety of other causes, a new study finds.



LA Times National News
Jun 10, 2024

In Europe, even if 'center is holding,' far right ascends
European Parliament elections yield victory for centrists, but in France, far right landslide triggers snap parliamentary elections.



LA Times National News
Jun 10, 2024

Years after California put abortion on the ballot, Nevada and others try the same. It won't be so easy.
Nevada and Arizona are among several states working to get abortion rights on ballot measures in 2024



LA Times National News
Jun 10, 2024

Opinion: The Supreme Court's lack of accountability is worse than you think
The far-right Supreme Court majority has bigger accountability problems than Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas.



LA Times National News
Jun 10, 2024

Column: Biden is old. Trump is too. But only one of them would trash the Constitution
Biden is 81. Trump is turning 78. Neither is as crisp or coherent as they once were. So why do age questions focus on Biden?



LA Times National News
Jun 10, 2024

Dear USPS: This California town wants its post office back
The 1,500 citizens of Bolinas, ZIP Code 94924, lost their post office more than 15 months ago. They are fighting to get it back with their most cherished tool: creativity.



LA Times National News
Jun 10, 2024

Dear USPS: This Marin County town wants its post office back
The 1,500 citizens of Bolinas, ZIP Code 94924, lost their post office more than 15 months ago. They are fighting to get it back with their most cherished tool: creativity.



LA Times National News
Jun 10, 2024

She's Hunter Biden's rock. She may also be his secret weapon with the jury
In the theater of the courtroom, a trial where the prosecution's star witnesses have been three of Hunter Biden's former lovers, Melissa Cohen Biden's role is singular and potent with the only audience that matters now — the jury.



LA Times National News
Jun 09, 2024

Opinion: Interracial marriage went from criminal to commonplace. Could it go back?
Loving Day marks the Supreme Court case that legalized mixed-race marriage and was a precedent for the right to same-sex unions. Such freedoms seem vulnerable now.



LA Times National News
Jun 08, 2024

Trump raises millions in Newport Beach and Beverly Hills in post-conviction appearances
Former President Trump, in his first post-conviction fundraising swing, raises millions of dollars throughout California.



LA Times National News
Jun 08, 2024

Trump supporters gather ahead of tony fundraiser in Newport Beach
Former President Trump, in his first post-conviction fundraising swing, raises millions of dollars throughout California.



LA Times National News
Jun 07, 2024

Bill Anders, Apollo 8 astronaut who took iconic 'Earthrise' photo, dies in plane crash
Astronaut Bill Anders, who orbited the moon aboard Apollo 8 in 1968, has died in a plane crash off the coast of Washington state. His photo 'Earthrise' captivated the world.



LA Times National News
Jun 07, 2024

Supreme Court justices disclose book advances, including $900,000 for Jackson
The Supreme Court justices are limited in earning outside income, but not for writing books. Here's what they got recently.



LA Times National News
Jun 07, 2024

Supreme Court justices disclose book advances, including nearly $900,000 for Jackson
The Supreme Court justices are limited in earning outside income, but not for writing books. Here's what they got recently.



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