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    Fact check: Did jobs decline under Obama?


    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in...

    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in Washington Trump's inauguration breaks D.C. norms...

    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says


    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in...

    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in Washington Trump's inauguration breaks D.C. norms...

    When Trump said 'American carnage,' we're guessing he didn't mean the heavy-metal tour


    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in...

    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in Washington Trump's inauguration breaks D.C. norms...

    Former President George H.W. Bush, now in stable condition, watches Trump's inauguration


    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in...

    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in Washington Trump's inauguration breaks D.C. norms...

    Analysis: He's no Abe Lincoln. Trump delivers pugnacious inaugural address that offers little to bind 2016 wounds


    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in...

    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in Washington Trump's inauguration breaks D.C. norms...

    Fact check: Did the U.S. really spend 'trillions and trillions of dollars' overseas?


    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in...

    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in Washington Trump's inauguration breaks D.C. norms...

    Students walk out of South L.A. high school to protest Trump's inauguration


    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in...

    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in Washington Trump's inauguration breaks D.C. norms...

    Analysis: He's no Abe Lincoln. Trump delivers a pugnacious, populist address that offers little to bind wounds of 2016


    Republican National Convention 2016 Days 1 through 3 July 20, 2016, 2:46 p.m. What to know about the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, which is in its third day: • The party's deep fractures were on display Wednesday tonight: Among other...

    Republican National Convention 2016 Days 1 through 3 July 20, 2016, 2:46 p.m. What to know about the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, which is in its third day: • The party's deep fractures were on display Wednesday tonight: Among other incidents, Ted Cruz told delegates to "vote your...

    During emotional hearing, wife of slain Bell Gardens mayor sentenced to jail time, probation in his killing


    A judge Friday sentenced the wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo to 90 days in jail and five years’ probation for his killing — putting a coda on a case defined by allegations of betrayal, violence and fury. The sentencing came after...

    A judge Friday sentenced the wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo to 90 days in jail and five years’ probation for his killing — putting a coda on a case defined by allegations of betrayal, violence and fury.

    The sentencing came after Lyvette Crespo, who told authorities that she was...

    In India, the bullfight might go on as officials vow to defy a ban on controversial sport


    Bowing to widespread protests across one of India’s most developed states, officials signaled Friday that a controversial bullfighting festival in Tamil Nadu would take place despite a Supreme Court ban. The sport known as jallikattu, in which young...

    Bowing to widespread protests across one of India’s most developed states, officials signaled Friday that a controversial bullfighting festival in Tamil Nadu would take place despite a Supreme Court ban.

    The sport known as jallikattu, in which young men attempt to wrestle a bull to the ground with...

    Tools of the trade at the L.A. Times Photo Studio at Sundance 2017


    Sundance 2017 updates: Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Sequel' renews climate change talk; doping film 'Icarus' could inflame U.S.-Russia relations Jan. 20, 2017, 11:50 a.m. The Sundance Film Festival is always exciting - ski slopes, film nerds and movie stars!...

    Sundance 2017 updates: Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Sequel' renews climate change talk; doping film 'Icarus' could inflame U.S.-Russia relations Jan. 20, 2017, 11:50 a.m. The Sundance Film Festival is always exciting - ski slopes, film nerds and movie stars! This year the festival is being held during...

    Sundance 2017 updates: Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Sequel' renews climate change talk; doping film 'Icarus' could inflame U.S.-Russia relations


    Sundance 2017 updates: Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Sequel' renews climate change talk; doping film 'Icarus' could inflame U.S.-Russia relations Jan. 20, 2017, 11:50 a.m. The Sundance Film Festival is always exciting - ski slopes, film nerds and movie stars!...

    Sundance 2017 updates: Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Sequel' renews climate change talk; doping film 'Icarus' could inflame U.S.-Russia relations Jan. 20, 2017, 11:50 a.m. The Sundance Film Festival is always exciting - ski slopes, film nerds and movie stars! This year the festival is being held during...

    Obama declares today a 'comma' not a 'period' in the American story


    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in...

    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in Washington Trump's inauguration breaks D.C. norms...

    Wayne Barrett, hard-hitting reporter who became authority on all things Trump, dies at 71


    Investigative reporter Wayne Barrett, a scourge of New York City power brokers from Rudolph Giuliani to Michael Bloomberg during a decades-long career with the Village Voice and an early and tenacious chronicler of now-President Donald Trump, died...

    Investigative reporter Wayne Barrett, a scourge of New York City power brokers from Rudolph Giuliani to Michael Bloomberg during a decades-long career with the Village Voice and an early and tenacious chronicler of now-President Donald Trump, died Thursday at age 71.

    Barrett had been battling interstitial...

    D.C. drag queens dance through Trump inauguration at 'farewell Obama' brunch


    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in...

    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in Washington Trump's inauguration breaks D.C. norms...

    Essential Politics: State Senate committee votes to recommend Becerra's confirmation, De León has harsh words for Trump


    Essential Politics: State Senate committee votes to recommend Becerra's confirmation, De León has harsh words for Trump Jan. 20, 2017, 11:41 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're...

    Essential Politics: State Senate committee votes to recommend Becerra's confirmation, De León has harsh words for Trump Jan. 20, 2017, 11:41 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: State Senate President...

    California regulators detail path toward hitting ambitious climate goal — and the state has a lot of work to do


    Essential Politics: State Senate committee votes to recommend Becerra's confirmation, De León has harsh words for Trump Jan. 20, 2017, 11:41 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're...

    Essential Politics: State Senate committee votes to recommend Becerra's confirmation, De León has harsh words for Trump Jan. 20, 2017, 11:41 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: State Senate President...

    Trump's first presidential act: Paperwork to nominate his Cabinet


    President Trump aims to deliver quickly on his promise to break from the progressive policies of President Obama. But the first official acts of his presidency were the signing of routine paperwork. In a ceremonial office of the Capitol shortly after he...

    President Trump aims to deliver quickly on his promise to break from the progressive policies of President Obama. But the first official acts of his presidency were the signing of routine paperwork.

    In a ceremonial office of the Capitol shortly after he took the oath Friday, Trump took the first...

    Watch live: The inaugural parade begins soon


    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in...

    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in Washington Trump's inauguration breaks D.C. norms...

    HUD suspends FHA mortage insurance rate cut an hour after Trump takes office


    An hour after Donald Trump assumed the presidency Friday, the Department of Housing and Urban Development indefinitely suspended a pending rate cut for mortgage insurance required for FHA-backed home loans.  The move — one of the first acts of his...

    An hour after Donald Trump assumed the presidency Friday, the Department of Housing and Urban Development indefinitely suspended a pending rate cut for mortgage insurance required for FHA-backed home loans. 

    The move — one of the first acts of his presidency — reverses a policy announced in the...

    California congresswomen wore pink 'pussyhats' during Trump's inauguration


    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in...

    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in Washington Trump's inauguration breaks D.C. norms...

    Raw, angry and aggrieved, President Trump's inaugural speech does little to heal political wounds


    There was no pivot. There was no olive branch, no binding of wounds, no lofty summons to the better angels of our nature. The 16-minute inaugural address that President Trump delivered was Trumpism distilled to its raw essence: angry, blunt-spoken and...

    There was no pivot. There was no olive branch, no binding of wounds, no lofty summons to the better angels of our nature.

    The 16-minute inaugural address that President Trump delivered was Trumpism distilled to its raw essence: angry, blunt-spoken and deeply aggrieved.

    He spoke of ending the “American...

    Ducks' Silfverberg does not travel with team due to upper-body injury


    Ducks right wing Jakob Silfverberg did not travel with the team Friday because of an upper-body injury, a team spokesman said. Silfverberg left Thursday’s game in the third period, shortly after a hit from Colorado’s Nikita Zadorov, and is considered...

    Ducks right wing Jakob Silfverberg did not travel with the team Friday because of an upper-body injury, a team spokesman said.

    Silfverberg left Thursday’s game in the third period, shortly after a hit from Colorado’s Nikita Zadorov, and is considered day-to-day. Silfverberg’s head is believed to...

    Trump vows broad rollback of Obama environmental policies on White House website


    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in...

    Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 12:06 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country Protests in Washington Trump's inauguration breaks D.C. norms...

    Campers rescued from floods in Santa Barbara County after powerful storm drenches burnt hillsides


    The second of three storms hitting Southern California this week deluged sections of Santa Barbara County on Friday morning, forcing authorities to rescue people trapped in a flooded campground and evacuate an apartment building threatened by possible...

    The second of three storms hitting Southern California this week deluged sections of Santa Barbara County on Friday morning, forcing authorities to rescue people trapped in a flooded campground and evacuate an apartment building threatened by possible mudslides.

    At the same time, the National Weather...