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Thursday, May 24

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Jack Johnson's presidential pardon 'a victory for humanity,' WBC president Sulaiman says

World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman looked around the Oval Office on Thursday and was shaken by the moment of late heavyweight champion Jack Johnson finally receiving his full presidential pardon.

Harvey Weinstein to surrender, face criminal charges in N.Y. sexual assault case, sources say

Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to face charges in New York related to allegations of sexual assault in what would mark the first criminal charges faced by the disgraced former movie mogul, sources familar with the case…

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Photos: Front doors with curb appeal and bold midcentury style

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Midcentury Modern front doors are usually as original and eye-catching as the homes they adorn.

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Jeremy Scott to show Moschino men’s spring 2019 and women's resort collections in Los Angeles June 8

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Moschino will once again show its men’s spring/summer 2019 and women’s 2019 resort collections together in Los Angeles on June 8. This is the third time creative director Jeremy Scott has opted to show both collections in the Californian…

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Cook with it, too: Recipes to celebrate National Wine Day on May 25

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National Wine Day is Friday, May 25. We have 17 recipes — pasta, mussels, roasts, dessert and more — to pair with your, well, wine. Cheers!

Peruvian chef Virgilio Martinez on his love of potatoes

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Chef Virgilio Martinez shares kitchen tips for using potatoes, along with a recipe.

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These winning photos of America's national parks and public lands will make you want to go right now

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The National Park Foundation's annual Share the Experience contest winners provide inspiration enough for planning your next road trip.

This 'Chef's Table' alum likes to cook with green ants and kangaroo

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Talking with chef Ben Shewry of Attica restaurant in Melbourne, Australia.

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Las Vegas has Golden Knights fever. Tickets for Stanley Cup Final games go on sale Friday

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Las Vegas has a serious case of hockey fever. The Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals will square off in the Stanley Cup Finals starting Monday in the city.

Cuckoo for kangaroos? They'll be hopping at San Diego Zoo Safari Park's new Walkabout Australia

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Wild about wallabies? Cuckoo for kangaroos? Get ready to head Down Under, no flight required.

Let's get creative: LA Design Festival showcases L.A.'s imaginative community

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Experience L.A.’s creative side at the Los Angeles Design Festival, a citywide showcase being held June 7-10 to spotlight the work of prominent architects, designers, artists and thinkers.

Philip Roth a bard of the unbridled libido, but also a writer whose passing brings tears

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Paul Simon was about to take the stage Tuesday night at the Hollywood Bowl when my 26-year-old daughter looked up from her phone: “Philip Roth died.”

Mammoth too crowded in summer and winter? Escape in the spring or fall, a.k.a. the 'slow season'

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When my wife, Jeannie, was a girl, she and her father spent every summer in Mammoth Lakes. Similarly, I traveled here with my dad year after year to backpack. When our daughters arrived, Mammoth became an annual winter destination. But our…

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Sheriff McDonnell inherited a department rotted by corruption. His reform effort is a work in progress

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Jim McDonnell was in his first year as Los Angeles County sheriff, leading the agency after a highly publicized jail abuse scandal, when he charged his staff with an unusual request.

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Walt Disney's first love lives on at this historic California ranch

At the Santa Margarita Ranch, the Pacific Coast Railroad offers rides on passenger cars that were originally used at Disneyland on the theme park's railroad attraction.

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USC's Academic Senate calls on university president to resign after a series of scandals

The body that represents USC’s faculty called on President C.L. Max Nikias to resign Wednesday in the wake of relevations that the university’s longtime gynecologist faced years of accusations of misconduct by students and colleagues at…

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On 'Stormy Daniels Day,' West Hollywood honors porn star with key to the city

The porn star walked out of the hot-pink sex-toy shop and, enveloped by security guards, waded into a sea of camera operators so thick she could hardly move.

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Authorities arrest dozens in probe of Mexican Mafia control in L.A. County jails

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Federal authorities on Wednesday capped a sweeping investigation into the Mexican Mafia with criminal counts against dozens of the organization’s members and foot soldiers, saying the charges were a bid to disrupt the gang’s control inside…

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Students warned USC about gynecologist early in his career: ‘They missed an opportunity to save a lot of other women’

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After an appointment with Dr. George Tyndall in 1995, USC undergraduate Alexis Rodriguez wrote a letter of complaint on a typewriter in the English department. The gynecologist, she recalled writing, had a Playboy magazine on his desk,…

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NFL's new national anthem policy: Players must stand if on field but can opt to stay in locker room

NFL owners reached a consensus Wednesday on a policy governing players’ conduct during the national anthem, addressing a subject that drew harsh criticism from President Donald Trump after some players decided to kneel to protest the…

Trump, with supporters, again assails 'animals' at Long Island forum on immigrant gang violence

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President Trump on Wednesday reaffirmed his condemnation of immigrant gang members as “animals” as he pressed his call for tougher border security at a Long Island forum with public officials and victims' parents.

Wednesday, May 23

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They ditched pricey home ownership for a small house on wheels — and they love it

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For Heidi Hansing, the last three years felt as if she were moving backward.

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Why centrist Dianne Feinstein is moving so far left that she now opposes the death penalty

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Dianne Feinstein built one of California’s most successful political brands by standing up to her party’s liberal wing.

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15 recipes to up your homemade pizza game

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We've got recipes for dough, toppings and more ideas for taking your homemade pizza game to the next level.

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San Francisco is home to two of America's most popular landmarks

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The Statue of Liberty doesn’t hold a candle to Alcatraz Island or the Golden Gate Bridge when it comes to America’s most popular landmarks.

U.S. cities and towns rich in Memorial Day tradition

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Memorial Day, also known as Decoration Day, didn’t become an official federal holiday until 1971. But the holiday’s ancestry can be traced to the Civil War, when various towns began decorating fallen soldiers’ gravesites.

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Nine days of baseball tour, from games to stadiums to the Hall of Fame

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L.A. Dodgers got you down? Maybe a change of scenery will lift your spirits.