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LA Times Ordered to Pay Former Sports Columnist $15.5M

LOS ANGELES — A jury on Monday awarded nearly $15.5 million to a former sports columnist for The Los Angeles Times who said he was forced out of his job because of age and health discrimination. The award is more than twice the $7.1 million that...
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US Stocks Fall After 3 Straight Days of Gains

Stocks edged lower in midday trading Tuesday, weighed down by a mixed batch of company earnings and another decline in bond yields. Financial sector stocks accounted for much of the selling as investors reac...
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Earth’s Future Is Being Written in Fast-Melting Greenland

HELHEIM GLACIER, Greenland — This is where Earth's refrigerator door is left open, where glaciers dwindle and seas begin to rise. By the end of the summer, about 440 billion tons of ice — maybe more — will have melted or calved off Greenland's giant ice she...
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California Freeway Crossing to Give Wildlife Room to Roam

LOS ANGELES — Like many urban singles, the mountain lion P-22 lives a solitary life in a too-small habitat. And he has a hard time finding a mate in the big city. Famous for traveling across two freeways and making a huge Los Angeles park his home, the lone...
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74% of Economists in Survey Expect 2021 Recession

WASHINGTON — A strong majority, 74%, of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump’s economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by t...
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Early Epstein Accuser: Police Could Have Stopped Him in 1997

SANTA MONICA — More than two decades before Jeffrey Epstein took his own life, a woman went into a California police station and filed one of the earliest sex-crime complaints against him: that he groped her during what she thought was a modeling interview for...
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