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  • The Supreme Court vs. boomers and progress

    On its surface, last Monday's U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Harris v. Quinn was about unions. But it's actually about all of us, and the future we want for our country, particularly in light of the baby boom generation reaching retirement age. Every...
  • Philadelphia mayor rebuked for response to fire that killed four children

    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Relatives of at least two of the four children killed in a weekend fire that destroyed eight homes in Philadelphia staged a sit-in at City Hall on Wednesday, demanding the mayor apologize for comments about the blaze they...
  • Teachers union to rally in L.A. against loss of job protections

    National union leaders will rally members in Los Angeles this weekend to oppose a recent court ruling that struck down key teacher job protections in the state. The American Federation of Teachers, at its national convention, will vote on a resolution...
  • Guidelines for Freelance Writers

      Dear Travel Writer: Welcome to the cornerstone of what we do. What follows is the most important information contained in these several pages. The Los Angeles Times values honesty, fairness and truth. We understand the difficulties of the...
  • One mom takes aim at gun violence

    One mom takes aim at gun violence
    We can do better. Better than 82 people shot in one city in 84 hours. Better than a father losing two of his children, a year apart, to gun violence. Better than a shooting per week on school grounds across the country since the Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers seek role in Iran nuclear talks

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than three-quarters of the U.S. House of Representatives signed a letter sent to President Barack Obama Wednesday, insisting that lawmakers play a role in any decision to offer Iran long-term sanctions relief in connection with...
  • The mystery of the feds' investigation

     The mystery of the feds' investigation
    Even for those as angelic as newborns, few messages are as intimidating as, The U.S. Department of Justice would like information from you. Imagine the widespread angst, then, as federal prosecutors intensify their look at, and around, Gov. Pat Quinn's...
  • Complaint accuses Facebook of messing with people's minds

     
    Facebook committed a deceptive trade practice when it manipulated the "News Feed" of nearly 700,000 users for psychological research, according to a consumer group's complaint filed with federal authorities. Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)...
  • For specialists in Middle East affairs, no consensus on what the future holds

    WASHINGTON In a sign of the complexity of the crisis in Iraq, where Islamic radicals have declared a modern caliphate that stretches across century-old borders and politicians appear deadlocked on who should lead a new government in Baghdad, scholars who'...
  • Eileen Ford dies; her agency set standards for the modeling industry

    Eileen Ford, the doyenne of the modeling business, whose Ford agency set standards for the industry, launched superstars such as Brooke Shields, Christie Brinkley and Naomi Campbell, and shaped American ideals of beauty in the 1960s and beyond, died...
  • Legisladores se centran en cambios a ley inmigración EEUU para niños centroamericanos

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Una ley que permitiría al presidente de Estados Unidos Barack Obama deportar mas fácilmente a miles de niños centroamericanos que han migrado de forma ilegal parecía cobrar impulso en el Congreso estadounidense el jueves, en...