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Texas killer of 6 wore Santa Claus outfit, police say

By Aman Batheja, McClatchy Newspapers GRAPEVINE, Texas — The man police say shot six family members to death in a Grapevine apartment on Christmas before killing himself was dressed as Santa…

Action aboard airplane creates a reluctant hero

By Tony Rizzo, McClatchy Newspapers KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man foaming at the mouth lunged for the airliner’s cabin door, attempting to open it as flight attendants struggled to hold…

A lonely Christmas for young workers for presidential campaigns

By Robin Abcarian, Los Angeles Times DES MOINES, Iowa — Except for Jacob Fullmer, a 27-year-old staffer from a small town in Idaho, Mitt Romney headquarters here was empty on Christmas…

Repairs to begin on stranded fishing boat in Antarctic

By David Barbe   WELLINGTON, New Zealand —Repairs are set to start Tuesday on a stricken Russian fishing boat, Sparta, stranded for 11 days in the Antarctic after striking an…

Santorum fails to win endorsement from Iowa conservative

Santorum fails to win endorsement from Iowa conservative

By Robin Abcarian, Los Angeles Times ADEL, Iowa — It was a ringing non-endorsement on a surprisingly slow day Monday, considering that Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses are barely more than a week…

Iowa’s campaign trail runs through Pizza Ranch

By Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa — Iowa is not, as many Republican presidential hopefuls are finding out, just the land of mom-and-pop coffee shops, quaint town squares…

Syria opposition says at least 20 killed in Homs

By Alexandra Zavis and Rima Marrouch, Los Angeles Times BEIRUT, Lebanon — The video was horrific. What appeared to be the bloodied and broken bodies of four men lay in a…

Police arrest suspect in shooting that left soldier paralyzed

By Scott Glover, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — San Bernardino, Calif., police Monday announced the arrest of a suspect in the shooting of a 22-year-old soldier on leave for the…

Measure requiring porn actors to wear condoms qualifies for L.A. ballot

By Scott Glover, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A proposed ballot measure that would require porn actors to wear condoms while filming in the city of Los Angeles has qualified…

Post-Christmas shoppers seek drastic discounts

By E. Scott Reckard, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Post-Christmas shoppers hit the malls to buy what they didn’t get for the holiday, but they were still looking for huge…

2011 shaping up as record year for air safety

By Hugo Martin, Los Angeles Times If you suffer from a fear of flying, here’s something that might calm your nerves: The first 11 months of 2011 were the safest period…

Rose Bowl High Scores 12/23 and 12/26, 2011

Early Bird Mixed 12/23/11 (4 person team) High team scratch game – K O Construction 809 High team scratch series – K O Construction 2,214 High Individual games 1. Justin…

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