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Budget report gives key push to Senate immigration bill, As the Congressional Budget Office finds that newly legal immigrants would generate more than enough money to offset the bill's costs, senators' differences on border security seem to narrow. www.latimes.com
The Congressional Budget Office finds that newly legal immigrants would generate enough money to offset costs. Bipartisan discussions ensue.
After three decades in which interest rates have declined to rock-bottom levels, the long-term path of interest rates is headed up, experts say.
Journalist Michael Hastings, best known for a Rolling Stone feature that led to the resignation of Gen. Stanley McChrystal , died early Tuesday in a car crash in Los Angeles, his employer said.
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland -- Sharp divisions over the civil war in Syria led to an icy encounter Monday between President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin , whom U.S. officials view as a major hurdle in their drive to force Syrian Presi
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Southern California’s mountain yellow-legged frog has made a remarkable leap toward recovery for an endangered species, rebounding in just two years from near-extinction brought on by development, fires, fungal infections and predatory trout, fe
In Northern Ireland for the G-8 summit, the U.S. and Russian leaders have little common ground on Syria, other than hopes for peace negotiations.
The U.S. Supreme Court strikes down an Arizona law requiring people who register to vote to show proof of citizenship. - latimes.com www.latimes.com
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed with the Obama administration Monday in yet another of its confrontations with Arizona, striking down a state law on voter registrations and ruling that states may not require new applicants to show proof o
Federal investigators swarm a field outside Detroit on Monday in search of Jimmy Hoffa after yet another tip in the decades-long investigation.
Garcetti's made few major announcements, his transition team is short on big names and he's forgoing a black-tie inaugural ball. He's also on a city listening tour.
Los Angeles police officials said Monday they did what they could to protect a woman who investigators said was hunted down by her estranged husband at a friend's home and stabbed to death on a quiet West Hills street.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Monday opened Spring Street Park in the city's downtown, saying there are more parks to come.
The complicated battle for Clearwire is growing more contentious.
Officials have been slow to spend government funds to address tainted water, snarling small communities in red tape that has delayed fixes for years, critics say.
The discovery of genetically engineered wheat at a conventional farm in Oregon should be giving people pause.
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden vows more U.S. surveillance disclosures and denies spilling secrets to China in exchange for asylum.
Officials in Chinatown unveiled a 7-foot bronze statue of Bruce Lee to a crowd of several hundred in the historical Central Plaza on Saturday night.
WASHINGTON -- Edward Snowden , the former U.S. government contractor who leaked secret details of official surveillance programs, pledged Monday to release more information about U.S. intelligence-gathering methods that he described as “nakedly
The Supreme Court, will consider whether to limit the federal housing discrimination law to cases of actual and proven bias against blacks or Latinos.
In North Carolina, political protesters welcome arrest to call attention to Republican policies www.latimes.com
'Moral Monday' protests in North Carolina call attention to Republican-backed policies that demonstrators, including many clergy members, say are harmful to minorities and the poor.