Hundreds of thousands of British public sector workers went on strike Thursday to defend their pensions, causing widespread disruption to schools and state-run services.
Higher temperatures will come to the Southland today, ushering in a heat wave expected to last through the Fourth of July weekend and beyond.
Two French journalists rejoined their families smiling and laughing Thursday after 18 months in captivity in Afghanistan at the hands of Taliban Islamists who said they freed the men in a prisoner-swap.
A Nigerian man who flew from New York City to Los Angeles International Airport using an expired boarding pass that belonged to someone else was in custody today after being arrested as a stowaway aboard an aircraft, authorities said.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (July 1).
The developer behind a proposed $1 billion NFL stadium and city officials announced the selection today of an architect to design a convention center hall that is included in the plan, which is still pending approval.
For the 15th year in a row, the Automobile Club of Southern California will offer free towing during the Fourth of July weekend in an attempt to keep drunken drivers off the road.