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Gov. Gavin Newsom to pull National Guard from California's border with Mexico

In a sharp break with the record of his predecessor and the position of the Trump administration, Gov. Gavin Newsom is announcing Monday that National Guard troops will be pulled back from their duties along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Newsom is expanding the size and role of the California governor's office

Gov. Gavin Newsom has requested $24.6 million and 41 new staff position in the governor's office next year to bulk up his Cabinet and reopen the administration's field offices across California.

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Should California bail out Pacific Gas & Electric?

It’s a dilemma because PG&E is universally, if quietly, seen as too big to fail. It’s too important and vital. It provides natural gas and electricity for 16 million people — 40% of the state — throughout northern and central California.

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‘El Chapo’ jurors weigh a mountain of evidence and a complex web of charges

Jurors in the Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman trial are picking through a mountain of testimony and evidence and considering whether dozens of violations have been proved. We look at the possibility of a mixed verdict.

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Grammys make strides with hip-hop representation — but is it too late?

At Sunday’s Grammys ceremony, Cardi B and Donald Glover both made rap history with wins that altered decades of tradition.

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Donald Glover wins song of the year but skips Grammys and does Google ad instead

Less than an hour into the telecast, Google pulled the biggest troll of the Grammys so far.

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Even in barrios once devoted to Hugo Chavez, murmurs of opposition grow in Venezuela

The neighborhoods that found hope in former President Hugo Chavez and his socialistic agenda are increasingly joining to opposition movement demanding that Chavez's successor — Nicolas Maduro — step down.

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Orthodox Jewish EMT service faces fight from L.A. fire department, and a powerful fire union

Efforts to expand the emergency response services of Hatzolah have met strong pushback from the Los Angeles Fire Department and its firefighters’ union.

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From Van Gogh to 'Aquaman,' Willem Dafoe likes to mix it up

Willem Dafoe learned to paint — and to see — before shooting Julian Schnabel's "At Eternity's Gate," in which he portrays Vincent van Gogh.

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UCLA's Katelyn Ohashi scores another perfect 10 while competing in hometown

UCLA gymnastics sensation Katelyn Ohashi earned another perfect score in floor exercise against the Washington Huskies in Seattle.

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Essential Politics: Gov. Newsom calls Trump's border crisis 'manufactured,' removes California troops

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has decided to cancel the state’s National Guard deployment made to provide border assistance.

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It’s been 40 years since Iran’s Islamic Revolution. Here’s how the country has changed

Iran underwent a profound change after the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Here's a look at how the Islamic Republic is doing today compared to pre-revolutionary times.

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In this age of glossy art fairs and mega-galleries, can public museums survive?

As Frieze descends on Los Angeles, even public museums are taking cues from the commercial art market.

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Bob Costas’ truthful assessment of NFL concussions led to NBC breakup

As it turns out, that quarrel was only the culmination of a years-long clash between the two sides over the concussion debate that eventually led to their breakup in the fall.

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Turn to tech for a solution to your parking problems, at home or on the road

If you have trouble finding a spot, here are some strategies to help you find a place to leave the jalopy.

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Grammy Awards fashion: Here are the best beauty looks

Here's our roundup of beauty looks from the 2019 Grammy Awards.

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