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  1. Essential Politics: Russia probe deepens as Trump's campaign continues

    02.20 / 14:29 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    Many questions remain about what, if anything, members of the Trump campaign knew about Russia’s alleged attempts to influence the 2016 election, and the Senate Intelligence Committee is asking agencies to hold any records that may be connected to its probe. White House Chief of Staff Reince Pr…
  2. On Presidents Day, here are some of the best presidential zingers

    02.20 / 14:29 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    Many are scripted, lots are self-deprecating, some are off the cuff. They’ve been delivered at news conferences, dinner parties and — in one case — from a hospital gurney. Jokes, it seems, are vital to a presidency. So this Presidents Day, pause to ask not what your president can do for you, but…
  3. Use of ruses by immigration agents are under fire in L.A. and around the nation

    02.20 / 13:27 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    During a nationwide operation this month by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a team of ICE agents in Los Angeles approached the house of a man targeted for deportation. “Good morning, police,” one agent announced in the pre-dawn darkness.  A man opened the door moments later. “Good mornin…
  4. Forget genius. Science is the product of less-than-brilliant minds

    02.20 / 13:27 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    We scientists tend to tell our story via breakthroughs — paradigm shifts that shake the foundations of knowledge and remake everyone’s understanding of how the world works. It’s a tale of high-flying, singular brilliance, of Einsteins and Darwins, of pure genius. Such a narrative of exceptio…
  5. Damage to Oroville's main spillway 'was an accident waiting to happen'

    02.20 / 13:27 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    The badly damaged main concrete spillway at Oroville Dam was pounded by massive volumes of stormwater this month, but its failures occurred well short of the maximum flow that engineers designed the system to handle. The spillway began breaking apart when its gates were opened Feb. 7, al…
  6. This tiny California town unleashed a drama over being a 'sanctuary city' long before Trump

    02.20 / 13:27 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    Maywood’s decision to declare itself a sanctuary city did not sit well with Enrique Curiel. To the Mexican immigrant and U.S citizen, the move 11 years ago was City Hall acting too radical to score points with Maywood’s large immigrant population.  Becoming a sanctuary city turned the small southeas…
  7. The government failure at the heart of the Oroville Dam crisis

    02.20 / 12:17 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    Good morning. It’s Monday, Feb. 20, and here’s what’s going on around California: TOP STORIES Failure factor The near-catastrophic failure of the Oroville Dam’s emergency spillway grew out of fundamental problems with its original design — issues that were never corrected despite questions about…
  8. Today: Picking a National Security Advisor, 'Apprentice'-Style?  From the Front Lines of Mosul.

    02.20 / 12:17 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss on Presidents Day. TOP STORIES Picking a National Security Advisor, ‘Apprentice’-Style?  Amid a busy Presidents Day weekend of attacking the “fake news media” — a.k.a. “the enemy of the…
  9. L.A. sheriff wanted to give prosecutors a secret list of 300 problem deputies. Now a court is stopping him.

    02.20 / 12:17 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has collected the names of about 300 deputies who have a history of past misconduct — such as domestic violence, theft, bribery and brutality — that could damage their credibility if they testify in court. Sheriff Jim McDonnell wants to send the names…
  10. Spelling's not for eveyrone, Mr. Precedent

    02.20 / 12:17 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    Remembr speling? Neither does our president. In his first tweet as POTUS — posted at 11:57 a.m. on Jan. 21 — @realDonaldTrump tweeted, “I am honered [sic] to serve you, the great American People, as your 45th President of the United States!” (He later deleted the message.) He governs as he campaign…
  11. What's Measure S? A breakdown of the ballot measure to restrict development

    02.20 / 11:15 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    The biggest issue facing Los Angeles voters on March 7 is Measure S, which would dramatically remake the city’s planning rules. The ballot measure seeks to rein in development and determine where new projects — condo towers, office buildings, and more — can be built. Land use is a complicated subject…
  12. In Madagascar, mothers weep and send their children to bed without water to drink

    02.20 / 11:15 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    Tiny wooden houses are scattered across the harsh gray sand of Kobokara hamlet in southern Madagascar. A woman squats in one of them, looking out her low door. Her small stick house is bare, but for a blanket, a mosquito net and a homemade straw mat. Her words settle in a sigh: “I have noth…
  13. 'The Talk — Race in America' tackles thorny, and sadly timely, topic

    02.20 / 11:15 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    "The Talk — Race in America," a two-hour documentary premiering Monday on PBS, is ostensibly about the difficult conversations between black and Latino parents and their children about interacting with police.  This discussion has grown more urgent in recent years, as the deaths of young men an…
  14. 'Flood fighting is in our DNA': To live by the Feather River is to know its power and danger

    02.20 / 11:15 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    The early settlers snatched up the rich, loamy land along the Feather River to grow grapes and orchards. Edward Mathews, an Irishman who fled the potato famine, was peddling vegetables and didn’t have the cash for that kind of soil. During heavy rains, the Yuba River would flow so hard into t…
  15. On Presidents Day, here are some of the best presidential zingers

    02.20 / 11:15 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    Many are scripted, lots are self-deprecating, some are off the cuff. They’ve been delivered at news conferences, dinner parties and — in one case — from a hospital gurney. Jokes, it seems, are vital to a presidency. So this Presidents Day, pause to ask not what your president can do for you, but…
  16. Massive fire in Goleta building that houses Santa Barbara Islamic Society

    02.20 / 08:57 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    Firefighters in Santa Barbara County were battling a three-alarm fire early Monday that broke out at a commercial building that includes a local Islamic Society. The fire was reported about 9:15 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of Ward Drive in Goleta, according to Daniel Christensen, a spokesman…
  17. North Korean official denounces Malaysian investigation into airport death, demands joint probe

    02.20 / 08:57 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    North Korea's top envoy in Kuala Lumpur has denounced Malaysia's investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe into the death. "The investigation by the Malaysian police is not for the…
  18. Defense Secretary Mattis arrives in Iraq and makes clear the U.S. is not there to take oil

    02.20 / 08:57 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    White House denies that campaign colluded with Russia Feb. 20, 2017, 12:06 a.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Chief of Staff Reince Priebus says he knows of no contact between campaign and Russia Trump returns to campaign mode with rally Trump says he…
  19. Does California really need more dams? We're running out of places to put them

    02.20 / 08:57 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
    You hear this every time there’s a drought or deluge in California: “Why haven’t they built more dams?” Truth is, they’ve built a bunch. And they’re about done with it. Tally them up. There are more than 1,400 dams in the state. At least 1,000 are major and 55 can hold 100,000 acre-feet or more…
  20. Nearly 5,000 remain without power from storm-related outages, DWP says

    02.20 / 07:48 latimes.com LATimes-Tennis
     About 4,800 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers remained without power late Sunday as storm-related outages persisted across Southern California. The DWP said the outages were spread across the city. More than 1,500 were without power in Watts, 760 in Lake Balboa, 360 in …