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  1. Wal-Mart and Google team up on voice-activated shopping, challenging Amazon

    08.23 / 23:06 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    A decade from now, most American consumers will routinely order laundry detergent, paper towels, groceries and other household staples using a voice-activated digital assistant, then have the items shipped to their homes. That thinking has helped give rise to a suite of new tech gadgets in…
  2. Federal judge tosses out Texas voter ID law

    08.23 / 23:06 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    A federal judge on Wednesday struck down Texas’ controversial voter identification law, saying the state’s stringent voting restrictions illegally discriminated against Latinos and African Americans. In her ruling, U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos of Corpus Christi said the state’s votin…
  3. 'Wolf Warrior II' breaks China's box office record

    08.23 / 23:06 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    The wildly successful, hyper-nationalistic action film “Wolf Warrior II” soared in the Middle Kingdom’s box office for a fourth consecutive week, becoming the first film in China to break the 5 billion yuan mark. The film added $83.7 million in receipts last week, bringing its 25-day total to an…
  4. Shakespeare or Shakespear? That is the question surrounding USC's new statue in $700-million USC Village

    08.23 / 23:06 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    When William Shakespeare wrote "Hamlet" at the turn of the 17th century, he probably never imagined his words would one day grace the base of a statue at USC as part of a $700-million…
  5. Today in Entertainment: William and Harry defend Queen Elizabeth, shame paparazzi in new doc; Taylor Swift announces new

    08.23 / 23:06 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Mark Wahlberg is sitting on top of the Rock on Forbes' 2017 highest-paid actors list.The rapper-turned-actor earned an estimated $68 million between June 2016 and June 2017, the financial mag reported Tuesday, edging out last year's top earner, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.That figure sums up the…
  6. Media report says U.S., Canadian diplomats in Cuba may have suffered brain damage

    08.23 / 21:56 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    The mystery over why U.S. and Canadian diplomats in Cuba have developed hearing loss and other symptoms deepened Wednesday after a media report suggested they may have suffered brain damage. Some officials believe the diplomats were injured by sonic waves from listening devices hidden in t…
  7. Why you tip as much as you do

    08.23 / 21:56 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    At a cafe in upstate New York, a waiter paused for a moment in the kitchen to draw a playing card from a shuffled deck before bringing a check out to a table of diners. If the card he drew was red, the waiter would give every diner at the table a high-quality chocolate in foil wrapping paper…
  8. Stocks hit a wall after their two-day rally

    08.23 / 21:56 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Stocks retreated Wednesday and gave back some of their gains from Tuesday, which was one of the Standard & Poor's 500 index’s best days of the year. Advertising companies and retailers had some of the steepest drops on worries about their earnings, while prices for Treasury bonds and gold r…
  9. Trump calls for healing 'the wounds that divide us'

    08.23 / 21:56 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    A day after stoking the nation’s racial tensions at a political rally in Phoenix, President Trump set aside his anger and called for healing “the wounds that divide us.”“We are not defined by the color of our skin, the figure on our paycheck or the party of our politics,” Trump told an American Legion convention Wednesday in Reno. “We are defined by our shared humanity, by our citizenship in this magnificent na…
  10. No mercy in him: Reading Shakespeare's 'Coriolanus' in the age of Trump

    08.23 / 20:51 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    One of the pleasures and marvels of reading Shakespeare now, 401 years after his death, comes from encountering a passage or even a line that resonates today as if written today, as though to demonstrate his genius not only for looking inward at the human soul, but onward at the unfolding of…
  11. Football coach's on-field prayer not protected by Constitution, appeals court rules

    08.23 / 20:51 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    A Christian football coach suspended for kneeling and praying on the 50-yard line after high school games lost a bid Wednesday to be reinstated and allowed to worship in front of students. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said that Bremerton, Wash., High School…
  12. California politics updates: Cap-and-trade action posts strong results

    08.23 / 20:51 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye on Tuesday said federal immigration officers have continued to detain immigrants at courthouses across the country "in full force" since January, reversing years of work by judges to ensure equal access to justice."This is a national concern and de…
  13. California's Jackie Speier is urging Trump's removal with the 25th Amendment because 'he has shown a mental instability'

    08.23 / 20:51 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Aug. 23, 2017, 1:37 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now:California's cap-and-trade auction showed strong results Tuesday.The University of California did not follow its own rules on…
  14. Trump pivots from racially charged vitriol to a call for national unity

    08.23 / 19:47 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    A day after stoking the nation’s racial tensions at a political rally in Phoenix, President Trump set aside his anger and called for healing “the wounds that divide us.” “We are not defined by the color of our skin, the figure on our paycheck or the party of our politics,” Trump told an American…
  15. Watch Floyd Mayweather describe what we expects from Conor McGregor fight

    08.23 / 19:47 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Aug. 23, 2017, 12:29 p.m. Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor will face off in Las Vegas at approximately 8:55 p.m. Pacific time Aug. 26. We will have daily coverage leading up to the match and live round-by-round coverage of the fight itself. …
  16. A Mexican reporter was in a program to protect journalists. He was still killed

    08.23 / 19:47 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    A Mexican journalist who was enrolled in a government protection program after chronicling corruption has been gunned down, becoming at least the ninth journalist killed in Mexico this year. Cándido Ríos Vázquez, a crime reporter in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz, was shot Tuesday along wi…
  17. What to listen to now: Margo Price, Justin Bieber and Manu Dibango

    08.23 / 19:47 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    A weekly round-up of must-hear music music, as chosen by the pop staff of The Times. This week’s picks include a new EP from Americana artist Margo Price, a coming reissue from Manu Dibango and Justin Bieber’s collaboration with producer BloodPop. Margo Price "Weakness" (Third Man) On the hee…
  18. Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn get website to take down stolen nude photos

    08.23 / 18:49 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Aug. 23, 2017, 11:26 a.m. Here's what's new and interesting in entertainment and the arts:Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn get website to take down stolen nude photosIt's official: Taylor Swift has a new album, 'Reputation,' on the wayJoker origin movie in development with 'Hangover' director…
  19. South Pasadena man gets life in prison for murdering 5-year-old son after trip to Disneyland

    08.23 / 18:49 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    A South Pasadena man who admitted murdering his 5-year-old son after a trip to Disneyland this year was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison. At an emotional hearing in an Alhambra courtroom, the victim’s mother confronted her estranged husband, Aramazd Andressian Sr., who had p…
  20. Naomi Campbell criticizes British Vogue’s lack of diversity

    08.23 / 18:49 latimes.com LATimes-Golf
    Campbell raised the issue on her Instagram…