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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Los Angeles Times
The State Department said it's true — a Senate report on CIA interrogation tactics used after the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks on U.S. soil don't represent America's proudest moments.
Islamist militants seized the largest special forces base in Benghazi, on the heels of an overnight battle that killed 30 people.
A 20-year-old man was killed by a sudden and unusual lightning storm that hit at Venice Beach in California and lasted more than 15 minutes.
Two percent or so of Roman Catholic clerics are pedophiles, said Pope Francis during an interview with the Italian newspaper La Repubblica.
A judge in Florida told Republicans that no, this redistricting map you've created won't fly — it's an obvious "partisan attempt" to skew future elections, he said.
The number of deportations of illegal minors being deported under President Obama has dropped by 80 percent in comparison to those sent back to their home countries under the previous administration of President George W. Bush.
Tensions and violence between Israel and Hamas escalated Tuesday, as the Jewish nation kicked into high gear on rocket launches at the same time telling more ground troops: You're up.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry appealed to the compassion of federal authorities and called for immediate action to stop the pour of young border crossers into the United States, saying many will die during their desert journey.
An 11-mile stretch of the Los Angeles River would see restored wildlife habitats, new wetlands and longer bike trails under a $1 billion proposal that has received a key boost.
Malibu is cracking down on short-term rentals marketed on Airbnb, Craigslist and other sites, to make sure the city is getting what could be hundreds of thousands of dollars in uncollected hotel taxes.
Santa Monica has hired an engineering firm to help the city identify older buildings potentially at risk of collapse in a major earthquake.
About 100 firefighters have extinguished a large fire at a Lincoln Heights auto wrecking yard.
A Chinese ship rammed into a wooden Vietnamese fishing vessel navigating in disputed sea waters, sinking it and ratcheting up tensions between the two nations further.
Teachers under investigation for possible misconduct will be allowed to stay home during their suspensions rather than report every workday to Los Angeles school district offices referred to as "teacher jails."
Los Angeles city leaders are investigating accusations that some city street crews have been taking extended breaks while on the job instead of repairing potholes and sidewalks.