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Syria Steps up Assault as UN Moves to Send Monitors

Fierce clashes erupted on Tuesday as Syria’s regime sent reinforcements into rebel areas despite a truce pledge, and the UN said it was rushing a team to Damascus to pave the way for peace monitors. The surge in violence killed at least 38 people, including 25 civilians, mostly in north and central Syria, and saw […] 7:17 pm Read More

Appeals Panel Strikes Down Proposition 8

Supporters of same-sex marriage in the Southland and across the state scored a major victory today when a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Proposition 8, the voter-approved ban on same-sex weddings, was unconstitutional. 7:00 pm Read More

‘Millions’ Mourn North Korean Strongman

North Korea Kim 400 North Korea said Wednesday that millions of grief-stricken people had turned out to mourn "Dear Leader" Kim Jong-Il, whose death has left the world scrambling for information about his young successor. 5:11 am Read More

Americans Elect Qualifies For Spot on Ballot

Americans Elect, which is pledging to field a nonpartisan ticket for president and vice president, has qualified for a spot on the 2012 ballot in California, Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced today. 9:28 pm Read More

“Fear Factor” Returns to NBC Tonight

Fear Factor Joe Rogan "Fear Factor" returns to NBC tonight following a five-year absence, beginning a planned eight-episode run with two hourlong episodes featuring stunts that host Joe Rogan described as "definitely much bigger and much more exciting and grander" than those in the original version. 7:33 pm Read More

US Deficit Talks Poised for Failure

Lawmakers handpicked to make historic reductions to swollen US government deficits were poised Monday to admit failure, setting the stage for an angry election-year battle over red ink. 6:38 pm Read More

US Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Obama Health Care

The US Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear arguments on the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s landmark health care reform, under fire from rival Republicans ahead of next year’s elections. The nation’s nine top justices will “likely” hear the case in March, a court spokesman said, and are expected to issue a ruling by June […] 6:21 pm Read More