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Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ swipe raises the long history of problems between the government and Native...

President Trump's "Pocahontas" swipe at Sen. Elizabeth Warren has raised conversations about the long history of controversy over the U.S. government's relationship with Native Americans.
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Sisters, 11 and 12, reported missing from Lancaster

Authorities are seeking the public’s help in finding two young sisters reported missing in Lancaster. Relinne, 11, and Derinne Harris, 12, left their Lancaster residence together early Monday evening after an argument with their mother, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Dan Nagelmann. They...
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Robber steals cash from Bellagio and escapes in a Chevy parked in valet area

A man who robbed a cash cage Tuesday afternoon at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino and escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash is still at large, Las Vegas police said. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Capt. John Pelletier said the man was wearing a wig, glasses and had partially masked...
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Kings pull away late to beat the Red Wings

Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar scored 2:10 apart late in the second period to put the Los Angeles Kings ahead and they went on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Tuesday night. Jonathan Quick made 23 saves, including some spectacular stops in the second period that kept the Kings within a goal. ...
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Ducks to play at St. Louis on Wednesday

DUCKS NEXT UP AT ST. LOUIS When: Wednesday, 6 p.m. PST On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 830 Update: John Gibson has been stellar this season, but he was chased from the net in Monday's 7-3 defeat to the Chicago Blackhawks. The seven goals is the second-most the Ducks have given up this season....
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L.A. Auto Show 2017: Lincoln doubles down on small SUVs

Lincoln is more known for big touring cars than small SUVs, but the Ford Motor Co. luxury brand is going where the customers are by delivering a pair of upgraded small crossovers.
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L.A. Auto Show 2017: Subaru unveils 2019 Ascent, its largest SUV

Subaru unveils the 2019 Ascent three-row SUV, its largest vehicle ever built
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Car dealers turn to new programs to appeal to buyers

As more consumers shop online for their vehicles or give up car ownership altogether, traditional auto dealers are being forced to adapt. Some are introducing services such as car subscriptions, which allow customers to switch from car to car instead of owning them outright. Others are offering...
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College Football Playoff: Clemson is back where it ended last season

Three-hundred-and-twenty-three days later, we’re back to where we started. Clemson is the No. 1 team in the nation. The defending national champions climbed back on top Tuesday in the latest College Football Playoff rankings. Now they just need to hang on for five more days. It won’t be easy. Before...
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Blake Griffin injury leaves Clippers with one option — trade and tank

The expletive was loud enough to be heard from press row behind the Clippers’ basket, a shriek coated in futility and resonating with pain. The Clipper Curse was appropriately accompanied by a Clippers’ curse. “(Bleep!)’’ shouted Blake Griffin. Bleep, indeed. When Griffin hit the floor after a...
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The world is off track in its goal to eliminate malaria. Here’s why.

Progress toward the global elimination of malaria has stalled over the last three years, derailing efforts to reach the World Health Organization's goal of a 40% reduction in global malaria incidences and deaths by 2020, according to a report published by the global health agency on Nov. 29.
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Grammy Awards 2018: How the Recording Academy has evolved toward relevance

What a difference a decade makes. Ten years ago, at the 50th Grammy Awards, Kanye West was the only hip-hop artist in the race for album of the year, pitted against English indie-rock chanteuse Amy Winehouse, perennially nominated rock band the Foo Fighters, country singer-songwriter Vince Gill...
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Honduras still hasn’t declared a winner in its presidential vote — and tensions are...

Protesters from opposing political parties took to the streets Tuesday in Honduras, where election officials still have not declared a winner in Sunday’s presidential vote amid allegations of fraud. International monitors called for a speedier and more transparent vote count as several prominent...
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Regal Entertainment is in sale talks with British movie theater owner Cineworld

Shares of Regal Entertainment Group, the nation’s second-largest cinema owner, surged Tuesday amid reports that the company was in talks to sell to a British movie theater chain. Knoxville, Tenn.-based Regal is in discussions to sell to London-based Cineworld Group Plc for $23 a share in an all-cash...
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Sage Hill duo falls in CIF Individuals round of 32

Playing in what would become the last match of her high school tennis career, Sage Hill School senior Nicole Condas thought back to her time as a freshman on varsity in 2014. Condas and junior partner Michelle Hung were in a marathon game deep in the second set Tuesday against Manhattan Beach Mira...
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NPR chief news editor David Sweeney is ousted after sexual harassment allegations

Less than a month after its top news executive, Mike Oreskes, resigned following allegations of sexual misconduct, National Public Radio has lost another senior editor after female journalists accused him of sexual harassment. David Sweeney has stepped down from his role as NPR’s chief news editor...
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UCLA coach Steve Alford provides an update on suspended trio of freshmen

UCLA coach Steve Alford indicated Tuesday that he would have input on the length of the suspension being served by the three freshmen who admitted shoplifting from stores inside an upscale mall in China earlier this month. Freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill have been suspended indefinitely...