California fails to track effectiveness of billions spent on homelessness, audit finds California fails to track effectiveness of billions spent on homelessness, audit finds

The California State Auditor's Office analyzed homelessness spending at the behest of lawmakers concerned about efficacy.

April 9, 2024, 20:52
Trump says leave abortion to the states. That's where it gets complicated Trump says leave abortion to the states. That's where it gets complicated

Trump said abortion access should be decided by the states. But that has been more complicated than it sounds.

April 9, 2024, 21:18
Vampire Weekend is playing Coachella's first weekend Vampire Weekend is playing Coachella's first weekend

The long-running indie-rock band will perform on the festival's Outdoor Theatre stage on Saturday evening.

April 9, 2024, 22:33
City of L.A. won't issue new dog breeding licenses, citing overcrowded shelters City of L.A. won't issue new dog breeding licenses, citing overcrowded shelters

L.A. will stop issuing new dog breeding licenses in an effort to halt the overcrowding crisis at the city's animal shelters.

April 9, 2024, 21:49
Former Dodger Julio Urías charged with five misdemeanors stemming from 2023 arrest Former Dodger Julio Urías charged with five misdemeanors stemming from 2023 arrest

The charges include one count of spousal battery, two counts of domestic battery involving dating relationship, one count of false imprisonment and one count of assault.

April 9, 2024, 22:54
Movie theaters make plea for more films, rail against piracy at CinemaCon 2024 Movie theaters make plea for more films, rail against piracy at CinemaCon 2024

Flag bearers for the National Assn. of Theatre Owners, the Motion Picture Assn. and others weighed in on the state of the movie business at CinemaCon.

April 9, 2024, 22:26
Family love on the brain: Rihanna praises motherhood, 'great' ASAP Rocky romance Family love on the brain: Rihanna praises motherhood, 'great' ASAP Rocky romance

In Interview magazine's latest cover story, Rihanna had a lot to say about raising her two young sons and her relationship with rapper ASAP Rocky. About new music? Not so much.

April 9, 2024, 22:12
The war in Gaza reshapes Ramadan into a somber ritual in Jerusalem's Old City The war in Gaza reshapes Ramadan into a somber ritual in Jerusalem's Old City

As Ramadan fasting ends amid the Israel-Hamas war, Palestinian Muslims in Jerusalem's Old City are somber, skipping festivities in sympathy with Gazans' suffering.

April 9, 2024, 22:19
A new version of Scrabble aims to make the word-building game more accessible A new version of Scrabble aims to make the word-building game more accessible

Mattel has unveiled a double-sided Scrabble board that features both the classic word-building game and Scrabble Together, a new rendition designed to be accessible “for anyone who finds word games intimidating.”

April 9, 2024, 23:21
US Postal Service seeking to hike cost of first-class stamp to 73 cents US Postal Service seeking to hike cost of first-class stamp to 73 cents

The U.S. Postal Service signaled plans Tuesday for a rate increase that includes hiking the cost of a first-class stamp from 68 cents to 73 cents, part of an overall 7.8% increase to take effect this summer.

April 9, 2024, 23:04