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OBAMA ERA / BETSY DEVOS »
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos replaces Obama-era guidelines for handling sexual assault on campus Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday rescinded controversial Obama-era guidelines that had prodded colleges and universities to more aggressively — critics said too aggressively — investigate campus sexual assaults.
The decision was not a surprise given DeVos’ past criticism of.. L.A. Times 12 hours ago
ELECTION / ALABAMA »
In Alabama to boost a senator in next week's election, Trump detours to insult Kim Jong Un and defend himself President Trump traveled to Alabama on Friday night to help out a Republican senator threatened by an insurgent GOP challenger. He departed having detailed a litany of woes of a president under siege.
The president continued his brash public feud with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un,.. L.A. Times 5 hours ago
MEXICO CITY »
When an earthquake struck this rural corner of Mexico City, the flimsy shacks collapsed in moments. Rebuilding, unfortunately, won't take long Paul Cordero Eugenio works the streets of his remote Mexico City barrio selling the tamales his mother makes from vegetables grown in the chinampas, or floating gardens, for which the municipality of Xochimilco is best known.
The ancient home of the Xochimilcas draws tourists to its canals.. L.A. Times 9 hours ago
TURKISH PRESIDENT »
Protesters beaten during Turkish President Erdogan's speech at New York hotel Violence broke out during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's speech in New York this week when protesters were beaten and removed, according to videos that began circulating on social media Friday.It was the second such confrontation in recent months involving the Turkish leader, who has... L.A. Times 7 hours ago
WINTER OLYMPICS »
France threatens to skip 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea over security concerns A week of bluster and bargaining at the United Nations has done little to ease safety concerns surrounding the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
With world leaders offering a variety of approaches to the issue of neighboring North Korea and its expanding nuclear.. L.A. Times 17 hours ago
JERRY LEWIS »
Jerry Lewis excludes his six sons from his will Jerry Lewis’ six sons were purposely excluded from the late comic’s will. The legendary comedian, who died in August at 91, explicitly asked that they receive no benefits from his estate.
In documents obtained by the Blast and People, the Emmy-winning star’s last will and testament.. L.A. Times 11 hours ago
LAWRENCE O DONNELL »
Stephen Colbert leaks his own meltdown tape in 'solidarity' with Lawrence O'Donnell Stephen Colbert knows what it's like to have chaos reigning in his ear while hosting a TV show. And he sure showed it during a Thursday clip ribbing MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell.
Leaked footage recently showed O'Donnell, "The Last Word" anchorman, having several tantrums on-camera over.. L.A. Times 17 hours ago
HIGH SCHOOL »
How the top 25 high school football teams fared Friday How The Times’ top 25 high school teams fared on Friday night:
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1. MATER DEI (4-0) vs. Stockton St. Mary’s (at Santa Clara), Saturday | vs. Santa Margarita (at Laguna Hills), Oct. 6
2. ST. JOHN BOSCO (3-1) at Washington (D.C.).. L.A. Times 3 hours ago