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Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 16, 2014 - 5:00am
After wrapping up a nine-month electrician training program at Everest College-San Bernardino in 2011, Kenneth Dewar hoped to get the career placement assistance he had been promised.

From foes to brothers in arms: Ukraine police and protesters unite

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 16, 2014 - 3:00am
"Run for cover, everybody; get the hell out of here, on the double!" the leader of the commando unit shouted over his shoulder to the men behind him, his voice echoing eerily in the pitch-black basement. "It is a booby-trap. Watch your step for more wires as you go!"

Derek Jeter's MLB All-Star farewell is perfect: No rules, just right

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 11:18pm
As Derek Sanderson Jeter graced his final All-Star game, what made the moment special was what it was not.

Mike Trout is All-Star MVP after leading AL to 5-3 victory

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 10:35pm
The all-Jeter-all-the-time All-Star game started the way it was supposed to Tuesday night when Derek Jeter dived to his left for a shot off Andrew McCutchen's bat and rifled a throw to first base.

Head injuries prompt UCLA's Lauren Holiday to retire from basketball

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 9:37pm
Lauren Holiday has played her last college basketball game. A series of head injuries has prompted the guard from Calabasas to retire, UCLA announced Tuesday.

NBA commissioner: 'Replay center,' midseason tournament are possible

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 9:16pm
The NBA will begin experimental use of a "replay center" in Secaucus, N.J., to assist referees with in-game calls, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday.

Jon Stewart to Hillary Clinton: 'You're running for president'

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 8:54pm
Hillary Rodham Clinton has faced lots of creative attempts to decipher her plans for a second White House run. On Tuesday night, Jon Stewart tried trick questions about architecture, eliciting a more interesting response than most. 

Mike Trout named All-Star Game MVP as AL beats NL, 5-3

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 8:49pm
Mike Trout won the Ted Williams Most Valuable Player award following the American League's 5-3 victory over the National League in the MLB All-Star Game at Target Field in Minneapolis on Tuesday.

Huston Street thinks he'd look good in Angels uniform

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 8:39pm
In the hours before the All-Star game, Huston Street dressed in the uniform of the San Diego Padres. The Angels are trying to put a halo on him, soon, and Street would be thrilled to join them.

Julius Randle might be something for Lakers

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 8:30pm
There are murmurs, nothing serious, because it's only July and this is the NBA's summer league, not the last 30 games of the regular season.

Billy Hamilton could steal the NL rookie-of-the-year award

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 8:15pm
At the All-Star break, a speedster is a top candidate for National League rookie of the year, and a pitcher's recovery from injury could determine the AL winner.

Wednesday's TV Highlights: '2014 ESPYs' on ESPN and ESPN2

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 8:00pm
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes

NBA chief Adam Silver: Sterlings may still own Clippers at season start

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 7:56pm
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver left open the possibility Tuesday that Donald and Shelly Sterling could still own the Clippers when the new season starts in October.

Factory output in California surging despite job losses

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 7:48pm
California manufacturers really can do more with less.

Candace Parker leads Sparks past Indiana Fever, 86-78

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 7:45pm
Candace Parker scored 17 of her season-high 34 points in the third quarter and Los Angeles overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to beat the Indiana Fever, 86-78, on Tuesday night.

Dodgers' season to date largely unseen, needs L.A. mayor on the scene

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 7:31pm
The baseball season has reached its traditional halfway point, and Dodgers fans continue to lead the league in strikeouts.

Skyscraper to get observation deck

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 5:33pm
U.S. Bank Tower aims to draw 500,000 tourists a year with sweeping views of L.A.

U.S. Bank Tower aims to draw 500,000 tourists a year with sweeping views of L.A.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Ronda Rousey: 'I don't even know who he is'

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 5:24pm
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world right now, and he doesn’t take too kindly to other fighters claiming they could defeat him.

Indie music label group launching campaign for fair digital deals

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 5:16pm
A London trade group that advocates for independent record labels says it is launching a campaign to make sure artists are treated fairly when it comes to money earned from digital music -- and the indies are signing on. 

Immigration debate launches new round of finger-pointing in Congress

L.A. Times - California Politics - July 15, 2014 - 4:57pm
The debate in Congress over how to handle the crisis at the Southwestern border appears certain to become more heated before any resolution is reached.
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