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ACA, Covered California note increased enrollment

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Tuesday that nearly 11.7 million consumers have either selected or were automatically re-enrolled in Affordable Care Act insurance coverage as of Feb. 22. Of those, 8.84 million persons ...

Live satellite tracking of all commercial aircraft

Live satellite tracking of all commercial aircraft could be a reality within three years, says the head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

2 University of Oklahoma students expelled over racist chant

Two University of Oklahoma students were expelled Tuesday for their alleged "leadership role" in a racist chant by Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity members, a decision that President David Boren says speaks to his school's "zero tolerance" policy for such "threatening ...

American flag ban vetoed by student leaders at University of California at Irvine

Student leaders at the University of California-Irvine vetoed a resolution on Saturday that would have banned hanging flags of any nation, including America's Stars and Stripes, in the lobby of student government offices, amid widespread criticism from students and alumni.

Man killed by police; video of Skid Row incident goes viral

Protesters rallied Tuesday outside Los Angeles police headquarters in reaction to the weekend fatal shooting of a homeless man by police on Skid Row, while multiple investigations continue into the gunfire that was caught on camera and viewed millions of ...

Cleveland: 12-year-old’s police shooting death ‘his own fault’

Pleading innocence, immunity and ignorance, the city of Cleveland responded to a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Tamir Rice’s family by saying the 12-year-old’s death was his own fault.

Speakers at CPUC blast then applaud Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger

The proposed $45 billion Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger was alternately blasted and supported by more than two dozen speakers at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) hearing held last week in San Francisco.

Huge marijuana bust at border nets 15 tons

When searching for a hidden stash, an obvious place to check is the mattress.

Justice Dept. echoes Ferguson residents’ complaints

The Ferguson Police Department has demonstrated a pattern of racial discrimination, the Justice Department said Wednesday. But while some experts say the numbers alone tell only part of the story, the 102-page report merely reaffirmed many residents’ beliefs.

Skaters are hitting the beach

Skateboarders in Los Angeles have it pretty good. While some areas of the country are snowed in, or dealing with harsh winter weather, local thrill seekers are enjoying 70-80 degree weather, which allows them to hit the streets and perfect ...

Election Results: Los Angeles City and County

Los Angeles City Results 98.60% (1,485 of 1,506) of precincts reporting

Google is becoming a wireless carrier

Soon, you will be able to buy a smartphone not through Verizon, AT&T, Sprint or T-Mobile -- but with Google Wireless.

Local robotics teams gear up for season

Robotics season is under way, and there are a number of local high schools busy building and preparing to enter their creations in a variety of regional competitions leading up to the international world champions at the Edward Jones Dome ...

Covered California extends enrollment

Covered California is offering a special, extended enrollment opportunity for consumers who did not know there would be a tax penalty for being uninsured in 2014, or for those who learned they may face a penalty later this year.

Rare agreement statewide: Drought is ‘serious’ concern

Virtually all Californians say the drought is serious. The results of a new Field Poll released Thursday found that the water shortage and supply is the top concern statewide as the drought enters its fourth year.