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  • U.S. steps up drone strikes against militants in Yemen

    WASHINGTON — Prompted in part by a video in which Al Qaeda leaders taunted the United States, the CIA launched lethal drone strikes in Yemen that marked an escalation in the Obama administration's shadow war against the terrorist network's most...
  • 1 dead, 6 hurt when SUV crashes into Buena Park ice cream parlor line

    1 dead, 6 hurt when SUV crashes into Buena Park ice cream parlor line
    Police are investigating a crash outside a crowded Buena Park ice cream parlor that left a woman dead and six other people hurt Friday. The victims were standing in line outside the business. The accident occurred at low speed in front of Farrell's...
  • Monterey Park crash: Fire trucks had lights, sirens on, chief says

    Monterey Park crash: Fire trucks had lights, sirens on, chief says
    Officials said two fire trucks had their lights and sirens running when they collided Wednesday afternoon in Monterey Park, sending one careening into a restaurant.  Monterey Park Fire Chief Jim Birrell said the trucks -- one from Monterey Park, the...
  • At least 15 hurt when firetrucks collide in Monterey Park

    At least 15 hurt when firetrucks collide in Monterey Park
    At least 15 people, including six firefighters, were injured Wednesday afternoon when two firetrucks collided in Monterey Park, causing one to smash into a small restaurant. Monterey Park Fire Chief Jim Birrell said no fatalities were reported. The...
  • 2015 Dodge Charger: First Look

     
    Competes with: Ford Taurus, Hyundai Genesis, Chevrolet SS, Chevrolet Impala Looks like: Dodge Dart styling replaced retro-chic Powertrains: Standard 292 hp, 3.6-liter V-6, optional 370-hp, 5.7-liter Hemi V-8; eight-speed automatic; optional all-wheel...
  • Letters: Beyond Boston

    Re "The boundaries of Boston Strong," Opinion, April 14 What a brave piece for Susan Brenneman to write ahead of the Boston Marathon. Not to lessen the tragedy that was last year's race, but as a U.S. citizen, one must realize that what to us was an...
  • CHP investigating how two firetrucks collided, injuring 15 people

    CHP investigating how two firetrucks collided, injuring 15 people
    A major-accident team from the California Highway Patrol will investigate how two firetrucks ended up colliding Wednesday in Monterey Park, sending one of them careening into a restaurant, injuring 15 people, including six firefighters. The injured...
  • Firetruck crash: Cellphone video shows chaotic scene inside restaurant

    Firetruck crash: Cellphone video shows chaotic scene inside restaurant
    Video shot on a cellphone moments after a firetruck careened into a Monterey Park restaurant Wednesday shows the chaotic aftermath as patrons and firefighters scrambled to get out from under the rubble. The video, shot by an employee from inside Lu's...
  • Bus crash: Family and friends to hold vigil for Mattison Haywood

    Bus crash: Family and friends to hold vigil for Mattison Haywood
    Family, friends and students of Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in South Los Angeles will gather Thursday for a candlelight vigil to honor Mattison Haywood, one of the 10 victims of the bus crash in Orland. Haywood, along with...
  • South Korea's response to ferry sinking assailed; captain apologizes

    South Korea's response to ferry sinking assailed; captain apologizes
    SEOUL – Angry relatives of passengers aboard a sunken South Korean ferry criticized the government’s response Thursday as the ship’s captain made an emotional apology for fleeing the vessel before hundreds of others had a chance to get...
  • Three Monterey Park firetruck crash victims remain in hospital

    Three Monterey Park firetruck crash victims remain in hospital
    Three people, including one firefighter, remain hospitalized after two firetrucks collided in Monterey Park on Wednesday, causing one to slam into a small restaurant.  The three patients are being treated at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center,...