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  • Three-day truce between Israel, Hamas takes effect

    Three-day truce between Israel, Hamas takes effect
    A three-day cease-fire between Israel and Hamas meant to end a 4-week-old war in the Gaza Strip took effect Tuesday morning, as Israel declared it had rooted out all infiltration tunnels its troops had found. Fire continued right up to the 8 a.m....
  • Rosie sign on Kennedy Expressway gives family hope

    Rosie sign on Kennedy Expressway gives family hope
    Over a bleak stretch of the Kennedy Expressway that is often jammed with soul-crushing traffic, the enormous holiday light displays burst through the rush-hour malaise. At Easter, a 12-foot pink bunny, flanked by eggs and flowers, waves cheerily at...
  • Commentary: The taxpayers didn't vote for a toll road

    It's simply highway robbery. Caltrans is trying to hijack traffic lanes that would have already been paid for by our local tax dollars on the San Diego Freeway and turn them into toll lanes. For several years now, Orange County cities along the 405...
  • Hampton Burger King restaurant damaged in fire

    Hampton Burger King restaurant damaged in fire
    The roof and a hood vent at a Hampton Burger King were damaged after the restaurant caught on fire Friday afternoon, a fire division spokesman said. Crews responded to the restaurant in the 200 block of Fox Hill Road just before 12:20 p.m., battalion...
  • Israel says Hamas suicide bomber hit unit clearing tunnels, collapsing Gaza cease-fire

    JERUSALEM An attack by Hamas militants on an Israeli army unit working to clear tunnels in the Gaza Strip killed two Israeli soldiers and ended what was to have been a three-day cease-fire less than two hours after it went into effect Friday morning. The...
  • California bullet train project scores major court victory

    In a major victory for California’s bullet train project, an appellate court Thursday overturned a lower court ruling that found the state failed to comply with the law in developing a funding plan for the $68 billion line between Los Angeles and...
  • TV Review: 'Extant'

    "Extant" feels a bit like a Steven Spielberg greatest (and not-so-greatest) hits album, from "A.I." to, in this case, a close encounter of the reproductive kind. That's not an indictment so much as a road map to this CBS summer drama, which brings the...
  • Two-alarm fire breaks out in vacant house in West Baltimore

    Two-alarm fire breaks out in vacant house in West Baltimore
    A two-alarm fire broke out in a vacant rowhome in West Baltimore early Friday morning, though no one was reported to be injured. Baltimore fire department spokesman Ian Brennan said the fire was reported around 4 a.m. in the 600 block of N. Carey St. in...
  • L.A. charter school gutted by fast-moving blaze

    L.A. charter school gutted by fast-moving blaze
    A charter school organization is scrambling to find an alternative location after a fire swept through the campus Tuesday. Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School served 600 students, but school was not in session and officials believe the structure...
  • Iraqi Shiite fighters of Balad provide bulwark for Baghdad

    The Shiite militia commander, slight of build and decked out in green fatigues, views the checkpoint that he oversees as much more than an isolated outpost amid the endless palm groves of the Tigris River valley. "We are the forward defensive line for...
  • Attackers killed after firing on Kabul airport

    Taliban insurgents attacked the Kabul international airport Thursday by firing grenades from a nearby building, prompting a response by Afghan and international security forces in which all the assailants were killed, officials said. No civilians were...