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His dad admitted bribing his way into Georgetown. Now he's suing to block expulsion

The son of an L.A exec who admitted paying a $400,000 bribe to secure a spot at Georgetown for his kid has sued the university to stop it from kicking him out.

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Alabama lawmakers vote to ban all abortions in the state and to punish doctors

If signed into law, it would be the most stringent abortion restriction in the country.

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Newsom’s tough sell on healthcare: persuading public on fines for those without coverage

Gov. Gavin Newsom will travel California this week, trying to sell his unpopular plan to levy hefty fines on those who do not have medical coverage.

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The stunning toll of Boy Scout sex abuse: More than 12,200 reported victims

Boy Scouts of America weighs filing for bankruptcy amid mounting sex abuse allegations. One Scout expert counted more than 12,000 reported victims.

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Jackie Goldberg returns to L.A. school board with resounding election win

Jackie Goldberg has won a seat on L.A. Unified school board once more, after her opponent in a special election conceded late Tuesday night.

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The vanishing old-school Chinese restaurants of the San Gabriel Valley

Older, traditional Chinese restaurants are disappearing from the San Gabriel Valley at an alarming rate.

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Review: At Yours Truly in Venice, a chef offers his vision for ‘modern Californian’ cooking

At this new Venice restaurant in the heart of Abbot Kinney, chef Vartan Abgaryan trains his eye on "modern Californian" cooking.

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Haiti Babii’s freaky radio freestyle creates yet another viral rap sensation

The Stockton rapper became a viral sensation thanks to a wild radio freestyle and some Chrissy Teigen Twitter love.

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NBA to honor Magic Johnson and Larry Bird with a lifetime achievement award

The NBA will honor Lakers Hall of Famer Magic Johnson and Celtics legend Larry Bird with a lifetime achievement award at the league’s awards show.

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To block homeless shelters, activists use California environmental law

In San Francisco and Venice, residents are filing lawsuits under the California Environmental Quality Act — CEQA — to stop new homeless shelters.

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Helicopter goes down in Hudson River in Manhattan; pilot reported OK

WABC says the pilot got out and was OK after the helicopter landed in the river at around West 30th Street on Wednesday afternoon.

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Women of Alabama, do us a favor and vote out all those men trying to outlaw abortion

Alabama's overwhelmingly male state Senate voted to all but criminalize abortion, and I'm sick of male politicians and judges making decisions about my body

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Tech giants, world leaders pledge to curb hate speech and violence promoted by internet

At a Paris summit Wednesday, Facebook, Twitter and Google parent Alphabet Inc. committed to rules, algorithms and "direct intervention" to combat the problem.

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Southwest recently started flying to Hawaii. Now it plans to add Hilo

The budget carrier gave few details of its announcement to serve Hilo, on the east side of Hawaii Island.

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Spotted: Prince Harry wears J.Crew to welcome new son, Archie

For this occasion, Prince Harry prefers to wear high street over Savile Row.

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