Sheriff inherited a department rotted by corruption. His reform effort is a work in progress

Jim McDonnell was in his first year as Los Angeles County sheriff, leading the agency after a highly publicized jail abuse scandal, when he charged his staff with an unusual request. He wanted his department to have a theme song, like in the U.S. military, where each branch has an…

From the Archives: Ansel Adams gets cheeky when asked about his nose

Ansel Adams, in the midst of a three-week promotional tour for his book “Yosemite and the Range of Light,” broke into laughter over a question about his famous nose. Former Los Angeles Times staff photographer Martha Harnett explained an unpublished caption on the back of the print: Photographer…

A Federal Court Just Ruled Trump Can’t Block People On Twitter

A judge found that it is unconstitutional for the president to block people from his @realDonaldTrump account. View Entire Post ›

The Techie Town Of San Francisco Gets A New Tower As Houses Remain Scarce

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. But mostly the worst. View Entire Post ›

A Texas Driver Was Caught On Video Yelling “This Ain’t Pakistan, Bitch” During A Road Rage Incident

The local police chief told BuzzFeed News on Wednesday that the driver was facing a charge of disorderly conduct. View Entire Post ›

A former spy inside al Qaeda speaks

The secret agent who was arguably the West’s most important spy inside al-Qaeda has never told his full story — until now.

Broadcaster Ben Fogle reflects on climbing the world’s highest mountain in memory of his stillborn son.

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CBS, in new filing, calls Shari Redstone a ‘substantial threat’ to the company

The legal war over the future of CBS Corporation is beginning to take shape.

The NFL Will Penalize Teams If Players Kneel During The National Anthem On The Field

Players who choose not to stand “may stay in the locker room or a similar location off the field until after the Anthem has been performed.” View Entire Post ›

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Indonesia’s ride-hailing firm Go-Jek to invest $500 million in four new markets

The expansion will heat up the rivalry between two current market leaders Southeast Asia — Go-Jek and Singapore-based start-up Grab.

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Indonesia’s ride-hailing firm Go-Jek to invest $500 million in four new markets

The expansion will heat up the rivalry between two current market leaders Southeast Asia — Go-Jek and Singapore-based start-up Grab.

Undocumented immigrant shot, killed by border patrol officer in Texas

An undocumented immigrant was shot and killed by a US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officer in Rio Bravo, Texas, on Wednesday afternoon, according to a CBP news release

Undocumented immigrant shot, killed by border patrol officer in Texas

An undocumented immigrant was shot and killed by a US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officer in Rio Bravo, Texas, on Wednesday afternoon, according to a CBP news release

Jake Tapper lists conspiracy theories spread by Trump

President Donald Trump has in recent days turned reporting that a confidential FBI source met with some of his campaign officials into a full-blown unsubstantiated conspiracy theory that the “deep state” secretly implanted a political spy into his 2016 campaign.

Jake Tapper lists conspiracy theories spread by Trump

President Donald Trump has in recent days turned reporting that a confidential FBI source met with some of his campaign officials into a full-blown unsubstantiated conspiracy theory that the “deep state” secretly implanted a political spy into his 2016 campaign.

Trump suggests car imports may be the next target for tariffs

Trump said he has asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to consider investigating whether automobile imports are hurting US national security.

Trump suggests car imports may be the next target for tariffs

Trump said he has asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to consider investigating whether automobile imports are hurting US national security.

Vivid Sydney: World’s most incredible light festival turns 10

Australia’s coolest winter festival, Vivid is bigger than ever on its 10th anniversary. Find out how this festival almost didn’t come together and why it’s now such a popular draw in Sydney.

Vivid Sydney: World’s most incredible light festival turns 10

Australia’s coolest winter festival, Vivid is bigger than ever on its 10th anniversary. Find out how this festival almost didn’t come together and why it’s now such a popular draw in Sydney.

The 30-Year-Old Who Won’t Leave His Parents’ House Went On CNN And It Was Very Awkward

The 30-Year-Old Who Won’t Leave His Parents’ House Went On CNN And It Was Very Awkward View Entire Post ›

Uber shuts Arizona self-driving program two months after fatal crash

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber has shut down its self-driving car operation in Arizona two months after a fatal crash involving one of its vehicles, the company said on Wednesday.

NASA head: ‘I have no reason to doubt the science’ on climate change

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sparred with Sen. Brian Schatz during his confirmation hearing last fall over whether human activity was a contributor to or the primary cause of climate change.