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  1. Nobel winner Malala Yousafzai to study at Oxford

    08.17 / 15:05 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman at age 15 for speaking out for the right to an education, has been accepted to the University of Oxford. The 20-year-old activist shared word of her acceptance to the school on Twitter and included the screenshot of her…
  2. 'Hamilton' opening night in Hollywood: Stars, song and some tears

    08.17 / 15:05 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    When the curtain finally rose and those first familiar notes of “Hamilton” rang out inside the Hollywood Pantages Theatre on opening night Wednesday, the audience erupted in applause so loud the first line of the show’s opening number was nearly drowned out. Perhaps it was because the show’s creator…
  3. Stocks open slightly lower on Wall Street

    08.17 / 14:02 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in technology companies, retailers and banks.Victoria's Secret owner L Brands plunged 5.8% in early trading Thursday after cutting its full-year earnings forecast.Network equipment maker Cisco Systems sank 3.1% after issuing a…
  4. On 100th day in office, South Korean president tries to ease nation's war tensions

    08.17 / 14:02 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    South Korea’s new president came to office in May after an unprecedented political corruption scandal, promising a clean administration and a fresh approach to dealing with North Korea.The president, Moon Jae-in, might well avoid the ethical pitfalls that haunted previous South Korean l…
  5. Trump: Nation's culture being 'ripped apart' by removal of Confederate monuments

    08.17 / 14:02 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    Aug. 17, 2017, 6:46 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington:White House strategist Stephen Bannon gave a surprising interview to the liberal American ProspectPresident Trump is heading to Arizona for his first Western rallyRepublicans again criticize…
  6. Essential California: Confederate monuments in California come down

    08.17 / 13:05 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Thursday, Aug. 17, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES They’re coming down Memorials honoring Confederate icons and history are falling like dominoes across California and the country in the afterma…
  7. Anti-Muslim Australian senator wears a burqa in Parliament

    08.17 / 13:05 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    An Australian senator provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament on Thursday as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face covers. Pauline Hanson, leader of the anti-Muslim, anti-immigration One Nation minor party, sat wearing the black…
  8. Embattled Bannon causes storm with comments to liberal writer

    08.17 / 13:05 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    Aug. 17, 2017, 5:52 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington:White House strategist Stephen Bannon gave a surprising interview to the liberal American ProspectPresident Trump is heading to Arizona for his first Western rallyRepublicans again criticize…
  9. Retail Happenings: Stella McCartney arrives at South Coast Plaza; Gucci delivers fall's 'it' bag

    08.17 / 12:04 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    Also, shoppers can get made-to-order boots at Stuart Weitzman, and the Accessory Junkie brings its fashion treasures to West Hollywood for a pop-up…
  10. Today: All the President's Mentors Versus Trump

    08.17 / 12:04 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    President Trump finds himself increasingly isolated after his comments on the clashes in Charlottesville, Va. I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. TOP STORIES All the President's Mentors Versus Trump America’s t…
  11. Airbnb is not the villain it's made out to be in L.A.'s housing crisis

    08.17 / 12:04 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    To the editor: We were disappointed to read a column last week that unfairly implied our platform is negatively impacting the housing market in Venice. (“Venice has become an epicenter of Los Angeles’ struggle over short-term rentals. Call it the Airbnb problem,” Aug. 9) While some boutique hotel…
  12. Stephen Colbert on ideas that ‘could kill us all’ and the moment that changed his life

    08.17 / 12:04 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    Stephen Colbert stumbled out of the gate, but his "Late Show" now reigns as late night's most-watched program. Colbert talks about comedy and morality in the age of…
  13. As he coddles neo-Nazis, Trump’s political isolation increases

    08.17 / 12:04 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    President Trump retreated to one of his private golf courses on Wednesday night amid the uproar over his sympathetic words for neo-Nazis and white nationalists. Trump needs his safe spaces, now more than ever, because he is becoming increasingly more isolated, politically and personally.In a…
  14. Rep. Jeff Denham's newest challenger isn't old enough to be a congressman yet

    08.17 / 11:05 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    Aug. 17, 2017, 3:30 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:Republican congressmen have been speaking out Charlottesville violence in response to Trump's comment blaming "both sides."Former Gov.…
  15. Anti-Muslim Australian senator wears a burqa in Parliament

    08.17 / 08:02 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    An Australian senator provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament on Thursday as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face covers. Pauline Hanson, leader of the anti-Muslim, anti-immigration One Nation minor party, sat wearing the black…
  16. 1,000 animals found at illegal Northern California boarding facility

    08.17 / 05:59 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    An animal welfare organization says it has rescued more than 1,000 llamas, horses, cows, goats, chickens and other animals from an illegal boarding facility in Northern California where many of them were being mistreated. Salinas television station KSBW reports Wednesday that a calf and a…
  17. Yu Darvish has the benefit of strong bullpen with Dodgers

    08.17 / 05:59 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    Yu Darvish gained more than a few places in the standings when he was traded to the Dodgers. Over the last couple of weeks, the Japanese right-hander has spoken of what it’s like to be on a team with a lineup as potent as the Dodgers’. Or how he looked forward to pitching in a home stadium whe…
  18. President Trump says the 'alt-left' was partly to blame for the violence at Charlottesville. Wait: What's the alt-left?

    08.17 / 05:59 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    American politics used to divide itself into two generally opposing streams: Liberals leaned left. Conservatives leaned right.Then came the era of Donald Trump, and the political landscape shifted from a two-lane highway to a train wreck. “Right” was no longer adequate to include the fringe coalition of disaffected citizens whose views — anti-establishment, anti-diversity, anti-feminist, anti-Semitic, anti-…
  19. Yasiel Puig's walk-off double lifts Dodgers over White Sox

    08.17 / 05:59 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    Halfway through the two-minute, 20-second break between Wednesday’s sixth and seventh inning, Yu Darvish emerged from the stairway that leads to Dodger Stadium’s home clubhouse. He ambled out to the mound, threw five leisurely warm-up pitches, and then welcomed a visit from Dodgers trainer Nat…
  20. House Republicans head to the Reagan Ranch to discuss tax reform, but talk of Trump's woes isn't far behind

    08.17 / 05:01 latimes.com LATimes-Personal Finance
    Aug. 16, 2017, 9:34 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:Republican congressmen have been speaking out Charlottesville violence in response to Trump's comment blaming "both sides."Former Gov.…