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With Boston out, can Los Angeles revive a US Olympic bid?

With Boston out, can Los Angeles revive a US Olympic bid?

Boston Protestors hold up placards on Feb. 5, 2015, against the Olympic Games coming to Boston, during the first public forum regarding the city's 2024 Olympic bid.


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With Boston out, can Los Angeles revive a US Olympic bid?
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With Boston out, can Los Angeles revive a US Olympic bid?

Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics was undercut by its own mayor, its skeptical public and, finally, leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee, who were tired of the c... » Read More
Posted: jul. 27, 2015 9:56 p.m. | With Boston out, can Los Angeles revive a US Olympic bid?  Comments 0 Comments
UPDATE: Boston out as US candidate for 2024 Olympics
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UPDATE: Boston out as US candidate for 2024 Olympics

Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics is over. » Read More
Posted: jul. 27, 2015 12:24 p.m. | Updated: jul. 27, 2015 12:24 p.m. | UPDATE: Boston out as US candidate for 2024 Olympics  Comments 0 Comments
Cosby appeals ruling that unsealed deposition excerpts
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Cosby appeals ruling that unsealed deposition excerpts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Bill Cosby's lawyers are appealing a judge's decision to unseal court filings that quote him saying he obtained quaaludes to give women before sexu... » Read More
Posted: jul. 27, 2015 12:22 p.m. | Cosby appeals ruling that unsealed deposition excerpts  Comments 0 Comments
8-year-old girl goes missing in beach town
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8-year-old girl goes missing in beach town

SANTA CRUZ (AP) - Police and volunteers were searching Monday for a missing 8-year-old girl a day after she vanished from a California community center where she lives... » Read More
Posted: jul. 27, 2015 11:07 a.m. | 8-year-old girl goes missing in beach town Comments 0 Comments
Lawyers for 'Whitey' Bulger ask court to overturn conviction
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Lawyers for 'Whitey' Bulger ask court to overturn conviction

BOSTON (AP) - Lawyers for convicted gangster James "Whitey" Bulger asked a federal appeals court Monday to grant him a new trial, arguing that his defense was eviscera... » Read More
Posted: jul. 27, 2015 10:19 a.m. | Lawyers for 'Whitey' Bulger ask court to overturn conviction  Comments 0 Comments
Lawyers for 'Whitey' Bulger ask court to overturn conviction
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Lawyers for 'Whitey' Bulger ask court to overturn conviction

BOSTON (AP) - Lawyers for convicted gangster James "Whitey" Bulger asked a federal appeals court Monday to grant him a new trial, arguing that his defense was eviscera... » Read More
Posted: jul. 27, 2015 10:16 a.m. | Lawyers for 'Whitey' Bulger ask court to overturn conviction  Comments 0 Comments
Yemen airstrikes resume; 15 allied fighters killed
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Yemen airstrikes resume; 15 allied fighters killed

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - The Saudi-led coalition launched new airstrikes in at least two Yemeni provinces Monday, piercing a humanitarian pause that started at midnight Sun... » Read More
Posted: jul. 27, 2015 9:06 a.m. | Yemen airstrikes resume; 15 allied fighters killed Comments 0 Comments
Malaysia, Cuba taken off US human trafficking blacklist
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Malaysia, Cuba taken off US human trafficking blacklist

WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department on Monday took Malaysia and Cuba off its blacklist of countries failing to combat modern-day slavery, leaving the U.S. open to... » Read More
Posted: jul. 27, 2015 8:50 a.m. | Malaysia, Cuba taken off US human trafficking blacklist Comments 0 Comments
Moral Monday leader inspires protests, arrests and action
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Moral Monday leader inspires protests, arrests and action

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) - The Rev. William Barber walks gingerly with a cane, in a hunched-over posture, yet here he is on a recent Monday, leading 3,500 protesters on ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 27, 2015 8:39 a.m. | Moral Monday leader inspires protests, arrests and action  Comments 0 Comments
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Obama: Kenya at 'crossroads' between peril and promise

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Declaring Kenya at a "crossroads" between promise and peril, President Barack Obama on Sunday pressed the nation of his father's birth to root ou... » Read More
Posted: jul. 26, 2015 5:25 p.m. | Obama: Kenya at 'crossroads' between peril and promise  Comments 0 Comments
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Al-Shabab suicide truck bomb hits main Somali hotel, kills 9

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - A suicide bomber rammed a truck rigged with explosives into the blast walls around one of Mogadishu's most secure hotels, severely damaging t... » Read More
Posted: jul. 26, 2015 3:43 p.m. | Al-Shabab suicide truck bomb hits main Somali hotel, kills 9  Comments 0 Comments
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Senior Republicans rebuke Cruz over his attacks on McConnell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senior Senate Republicans lined up Sunday to rebuke Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz for criticizing Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, an extraordinary ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 26, 2015 2:51 p.m. | Senior Republicans rebuke Cruz over his attacks on McConnell  Comments 0 Comments
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Gunman in theater shooting had history of seeking vengeance

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The stranger clenched his fists and shook his head, recounting a time when he tried and failed to beat a cat to death with a steel rod. » Read More
Posted: jul. 26, 2015 1:40 p.m. | Gunman in theater shooting had history of seeking vengeance  Comments 0 Comments
Knight bill seeks to preserve almost 70,000 acres of wilderness
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Knight bill seeks to preserve almost 70,000 acres of wilderness

Almost 70,000 acres of land in the Santa Clarita Valley could be set aside as wilderness under a bill proposed this week by Santa Clarita Valley Congressman Steve Knig... » Read More
Posted: jul. 26, 2015 1:30 p.m. | Knight bill seeks to preserve almost 70,000 acres of wilderness Comments 2 Comments
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Turkey calls for NATO meeting to discuss security threats

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey on Sunday called for a meeting of its NATO allies to discuss threats to its security and its airstrikes targeting Islamic State militant... » Read More
Posted: jul. 26, 2015 1:22 p.m. | Turkey calls for NATO meeting to discuss security threats  Comments 0 Comments
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Report: Turkish jets strike PKK targets in northern Iraq

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's state-run television says Turkish fighter jets are conducting more raids against Kurdish rebel positions across the border in northern I... » Read More
Posted: jul. 26, 2015 11:57 a.m. | Report: Turkish jets strike PKK targets in northern Iraq  Comments 0 Comments
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Planned Parenthood official says no profit from fetal organs

WASHINGTON (AP) - The president of Planned Parenthood said her organization's clinics never adjust the abortion procedure to better preserve fetal organs for medical r... » Read More
Posted: jul. 26, 2015 11:18 a.m. | Planned Parenthood official says no profit from fetal organs  Comments 0 Comments
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'Ant-Man' inches past 'Pixels' to take first-place spot

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Ant-Man" crept past new opener "Pixels" to claim the top spot at the box office this weekend by an ant-sized margin. The Disney and Marvel superher... » Read More
Posted: jul. 26, 2015 10:54 a.m. | 'Ant-Man' inches past 'Pixels' to take first-place spot  Comments 0 Comments
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Texas county where inmate died has history of racial tension

HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) - In the searing 100-degree Texas heat, Sylvester Nunn uses three worn beach umbrellas to protect himself and the produce piled in the bed of his... » Read More
Posted: jul. 26, 2015 10:32 a.m. | Texas county where inmate died has history of racial tension  Comments 0 Comments
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Paris police open fire on car at Tour de France barricades

PARIS (AP) - Paris police were searching for four occupants of a car that struck a taxi and tried to crash barricades set up near the Tour de France finish line on Sun... » Read More
Posted: jul. 26, 2015 10:26 a.m. | Paris police open fire on car at Tour de France barricades  Comments 0 Comments
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Putin OKs maritime code calling for strong Atlantic presence

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a new version of the country's maritime doctrine that calls for maintaining a strong Russian presence in th... » Read More
Posted: jul. 26, 2015 10:16 a.m. | Putin OKs maritime code calling for strong Atlantic presence Comments 0 Comments
Movie theater shooter's mental problems didn't stop gun buy
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Movie theater shooter's mental problems didn't stop gun buy

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - John Russell Houser was deeply troubled long before he shot 11 people in a movie theater in Louisiana, but decades of mental problems didn't keep... » Read More
Posted: jul. 25, 2015 7:01 p.m. | Movie theater shooter's mental problems didn't stop gun buy  Comments 1 Comment
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Judge: US violates agreement in detention of immigrant kids

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Department of Justice's current system of detaining children with their mothers after they have crossed the ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 25, 2015 5:02 p.m. | Judge: US violates agreement in detention of immigrant kids  Comments 0 Comments
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California's Delta saltier from San Francisco Bay water

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - State officials say they are struggling to keep portions of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta fresh as saltier water from the San Francisc... » Read More
Posted: jul. 25, 2015 5:02 p.m. | California's Delta saltier from San Francisco Bay water  Comments 0 Comments
Evacuations, road closures lifted in fire near Napa Valley
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Evacuations, road closures lifted in fire near Napa Valley

WINTERS, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters gained ground Saturday against a Northern California wildfire near Napa Valley wine country, and fire officials ended all evacuatio... » Read More
Posted: jul. 25, 2015 4:07 p.m. | Evacuations, road closures lifted in fire near Napa Valley  Comments 0 Comments
Tipsters help police seeking theater shooter's motive
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Tipsters help police seeking theater shooter's motive

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Police on Saturday thanked the many people providing tips about John Russell Houser as they work to reconstruct his movements before he killed tw... » Read More
Posted: jul. 25, 2015 12:30 p.m. | Tipsters help police seeking theater shooter's motive  Comments 0 Comments
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California lottery sees record with $5.5B sold in tickets

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The California Lottery posted more than $5.5 billion in total sales during the fiscal year ending June 30, the highest sales total in the sta... » Read More
Posted: jul. 25, 2015 12:28 p.m. | California lottery sees record with $5.5B sold in tickets  Comments 0 Comments
Star-studded opening ceremony for LA's 2015 Special Olympics
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Star-studded opening ceremony for LA's 2015 Special Olympics

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Some 6,500 athletes from 165 countries - the most to converge on Los Angeles since the 1984 Summer Olympics - have poured into town this week to hit... » Read More
Posted: jul. 25, 2015 10:14 a.m. | Star-studded opening ceremony for LA's 2015 Special Olympics  Comments 0 Comments
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8 hospitalized in good condition as van rolls on LA freeway

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say six disabled adults and two of their caretakers were taken to a hospital in good condition when a van they were riding in rolled on ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 24, 2015 10:36 p.m. |  8 hospitalized in good condition as van rolls on LA freeway  Comments 0 Comments
Los Angeles police kill gunman on busy shopping street
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Los Angeles police kill gunman on busy shopping street

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man with a gun was fatally shot by Los Angeles police on Friday in a busy shopping district in the San Fernando Valley, authorities said. » Read More
Posted: jul. 24, 2015 6:36 p.m. | Los Angeles police kill gunman on busy shopping street  Comments 0 Comments
 

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