Photo of fight night at the Campanillas cockfighting club, in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Cockfighters Go to Ring in Federal Ban Defiance

TOA BAJA, Puerto Rico — Felipe Espinal walked into his cockfighting establishment Wednesday night in the northern town of Toa Baja and held up a white pen in triumph as he recorded the moment with his cellphone. “We can now live in peace. I’m 65 years o...

Walters: Legislating by Whim

The Democrats who dominate the state Legislature have developed a very bad habit — legislating by whim. If they take a dislike to something or someone, they ban it. If they like something, they impose it on everyone and/or give it taxpayers’ money. D...
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Swimmer Lochte Wins at US Nationals After 14-Month Ban

STANFORD — Ryan Lochte won the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. national championships, fresh off a 14-month ban. The 12-time Olympic medalist touched in 1 minute, 57.76 seconds on Sunday — 1.07 ahead of runner-up Shaine Casas — to earn his first nat...
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New State Law Allows Schools to Ban Student Smartphones

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a new law Monday that encourages California school districts to develop and adopt policies limiting or prohibiting student use of smartphones on school grounds during school hours. "Growing evidence shows excessive smartphon...