Archive for August, 2015

Angels’ horrible month ends with an 11-5 loss to Athletics

No team in baseball will be happier to see the calendar flip from August to September than the Angels.

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Garcetti says housing all homeless vets won’t happen this year

Mayor Eric Garcetti has backed off his pledge to get every homeless veteran off city streets by the end of this year, his spokeswoman said Monday.

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September, historically a bad month for stocks, more worrisome than usual

Stock investors hoping for a bit of relief after a rough August, take warning: September is historically a bad month for stocks, and this one offers a few more potholes than usual.

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State Dept. says Hillary Clinton’s emails redacted to censor classified material

More from Trail Guide Aug.

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Houston-area deputy who was ambushed was shot 15 times, authorities say

A suburban Houston deputy who was ambushed at a gas station was shot 15 times, Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson said in court Monday.

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Drought and heat waves are much more likely to mix, researchers say

A drought can make a hot day hotter, while a heat wave can make dry conditions even drier. Now scientists are making the case that heat waves and droughts have become more likely to overlap throughout most of the United States.

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Ne-Yo shares baby and engagement news, makes some clarifications about his ex

R&B singer Ne-Yo is engaged and he’s having a baby and he’s announcing the news himself. The “So Sick” singer took to Twitter on Monday to deliver the message, which apparently had been fraught with miscommunication as of late.

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MTV VMAs show breaks Nielsen Twitter record

Though official Nielsen ratings have not been released yet, Sunday’s Video Music Awards show on MTV has already set a social media record. 

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Don’t mess up Social Security

Volatility in the stock market over the last couple of weeks has caused enormous unease among investors big and small. Tens of millions of people with much of their retirement money in the market are worried about seeing a sudden plunge in prices

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Home of the Day: Venice Transitional Craftsman with history, TV pedigree

This Transitional Craftsman, with its high-pitched roofline and Victorian-era influences, was built in 1906 by Abbot Kinney, the millionaire developer behind the original Venice canals. Used as a filming location for the TV series “Californication,” the house is distinguished by its front courtyard,…

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