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U.S. veterans' delegation 'proud' to take part in China military parade

Los Angeles Times (Julie Makinen) — Among those honored at Thursday's military parade in Beijing was a delegation of American World War II veterans from the California-based Flying Tigers Historical Organization. 
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U.S. patience with Myanmar should only go so far

Los Angeles Times (The Times Editorial Board) — When the United States reestablished full diplomatic relations with Myanmar in 2012, the Obama administration was optimistic that the once-isolated Southeast Asian country, also known as Burma, was moving steadily along a path toward democracy. The ruling junta had recently turned over much of...
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Outfest will honor Tom Hanks and Lisa Cholodenko with Legacy Awards

Los Angeles Times (Susan King) — Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks and Academy Award-nominated writer-director Lisa Cholodenko are this year's recipients of the Outfest Legacy Awards.
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New payout for Miramonte Elementary students who claim abuse by teachers

Los Angeles Times (Howard Blume, Zahira Torres) — Los Angeles school officials have agreed to pay an additional $4.5 million to former Miramonte Elementary students who claimed they were abused by teachers at the campus.
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Making the most of a cigarette tax hike

Los Angeles Times A bill that would more than triple the California cigarette tax was gaining little traction in the Legislature until it received a push forward from Gov. Jerry Brown's special legislative session on funding healthcare for the poor. The additional  $2-per-pack tax imposed by the bill would initially...
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Living on $2 a day in America

Los Angeles Times (Kathryn Edin, H. Luke Shaefer) — When we first met Ashley, she was 19 and a new mom, living with her mother, brother, uncle and cousin in one of Baltimore's public housing developments. Everyone in the home was out of work; no one was on welfare. The unit was furnished with only a three-legged table propped up against a wall,...
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How Jimmy Carter championed civil rights - and Ronald Reagan didn't

Los Angeles Times (Ari Berman) — In 1954, as segregationist organizations were springing up all over the South in response to Brown vs. Board of Education, the chief of police and a Baptist minister in Plains, Ga., visited a peanut farmer at his warehouse and urged him to join the local White Citizens' Council. The farmer refused....
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Do you think like an economist?

Los Angeles Times (Richard Nisbett) — Let's see if you think like an economist.
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Can Californians' privacy be protected in a wired world?

Los Angeles Times (The Times Editorial Board) — State lawmakers have been trying for four years to provide Californians with more protection against warrantless snooping into their Internet-connected lives. The Legislature is about to take up the issue again, voting on a bill, SB 178, that would require state and local law enforcement agencies...
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Budapest train station reopens, but migrants still can't get rides to Western Europe

Los Angeles Times (Christina Boyle) — Hundreds of migrants streamed into Budapest's main train station  Thursday after police finally stopped blocking the entrance following a fraught two-day standoff.
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As Trump and Sanders rise, the two major parties fall

Los Angeles Times (Joe Trippi) — Does the 2016 presidential campaign seem chaotic? For good or ill, that's because it is. The rise of Donald Trump on the right and Bernie Sanders on the left is proof that the country's two major political parties have lost their grip on the nominating process. They can still provide two guaranteed...
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On the record: UCLA's Victor Narro explains NLRB 'joint employer' ruling

Los Angeles Times (Shan Li) — In recent decades, U.S. companies increasingly have sought to jettison workforce headaches by jettisoning the workforce, turning to staffing agencies to supply employees rather than employing them directly.
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Essential California: Life in solitary confinement

Los Angeles Times (Alice Walton) — Good morning. It is Thursday, Sept. 3. Why did the chicken cross the road? The road here being the Bay Bridge - and in rush hour traffic, no less. Here's what else is happening in the Golden State: Subscribe to the newsletter TOP STORIES  Crime spikes Downtown is considered one of the trendiest...
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Yuval Sharon residency to fortify L.A. Philharmonic's opera profile

Los Angeles Times (David Ng) — In a move that will bolster its growing opera credentials, the Los Angeles Philharmonic is teaming up with Yuval Sharon, the artistic director of the Industry, the L.A.-based experimental opera company, for a three-year residency to begin in the 2016-17 season.
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