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Essential California: The jump in L.A. County homelessness is ‘staggering’

Essential California: The jump in L.A. County homelessness is ‘staggering’

Ricky Riller carries his belongings and dogs in shopping carts before sanitation workers sweep the homeless encampments in the Manchester Square neighborhood in Los Angeles. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. …

by June 1, 2017 0 comments News
Enbridge’s aging Line 5 pipeline stirs new protest

Enbridge’s aging Line 5 pipeline stirs new protest

The Mackinac Bridge is visible from a marker near Enbridge Line 5 on the northern shore of the Straits of Mackinac in Michigan.

The growing protest movement against U.S. oil and gas pipelines has so far focused on stopping or …

by June 1, 2017 0 comments News
Donald Trump is first president to address the NRA in 34 years

Donald Trump is first president to address the NRA in 34 years

President Donald Trump is following in the footsteps of former President Ronald Reagan by speaking at a National Rifle Association event.

Today’s speech, at the NRA’s Leadership Forum in Atlanta, won’t be Trump’s first talk to the gun rights group. …

by June 1, 2017 0 comments News
Iceland euthanizes cat of a ‘poor lady from Switzerland’ after it crosses the border without proper paperwork

Iceland euthanizes cat of a ‘poor lady from Switzerland’ after it crosses the border without proper paperwork

On Monday, a Nordic country put an innocent foreigner to death within three days of its arrival and detainment — a housecat.

The Icelandic government is vigilant about protecting its native creatures from disease and maintaining the “purity” of their …

by June 1, 2017 0 comments News
Election shock could be good for Brexit

Election shock could be good for Brexit

The Brexit effect on markets

Is political gridlock actually a good thing for Britain?

That’s the argument made by some analysts after an election projection showed that Prime Minister Theresa May is in danger of losing her majority in parliament.…

by June 1, 2017 0 comments Finance
On women, critics and everyone else perplexing Hollywood this summer

On women, critics and everyone else perplexing Hollywood this summer

At the Cannes Film Festival’s closing-night jury news conference, actress Jessica Chastain spoke to the “disturbing” narrowness of the female images she’d seen in the previous 10 days of festival jury duty. (Andreas Rentz/Getty)

Let’s play a little game of …

by June 1, 2017 0 comments News
Camila Cabello Accused Of Lip-Syncing Her Britain’s Got Talent Performance — Or Was It Just THAT Flawless? Watch!

Camila Cabello Accused Of Lip-Syncing Her Britain’s Got Talent Performance — Or Was It Just THAT Flawless? Watch!

We have questions, Camila Cabello.

The former Fifth Harmony singer appeared on the semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent Tuesday night where she gave a flawless performance of her hit single Crying in the Club.

The performance was so flawless, …

by May 31, 2017 0 comments Lifestyle
Congress Passes Spending Bill To Avoid Shutdown, Again Punts On Health Care

Congress Passes Spending Bill To Avoid Shutdown, Again Punts On Health Care

Updated at 5:05 p.m. ET.

With the clock ticking, Congress on Friday managed to fulfill its basic function — keeping the federal government running.

The House and Senate approved a short-term measure that funds the government for another week. Lawmakers …

by May 31, 2017 0 comments News
National Superhero Day Highlights: Upcoming Superhero Movies To Watch Out For This Year

National Superhero Day Highlights: Upcoming Superhero Movies To Watch Out For This Year

There are three things we’re doing to celebrate National Superhero Day today: one, go around the house wearing last Halloween’s superhero costume; two, check out #NationalSuperheroDay posts on social media; and three, block out our calendars for upcoming superhero movies …

by May 31, 2017 0 comments News
The Myth Of The First 100 Days

The Myth Of The First 100 Days

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the National Rifle Association (NRA) Leadership Forum at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., April 28, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

For weeks, journalists, columnists, and pundits on both sides of the …

by May 31, 2017 0 comments News