Mark Magnier

Los Angeles Times

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Bureau Chief for the Los Angeles Times

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Military and police forces have used water-dropping helicopters and water canons in a desperate effort to cool down the spent fuel rods now exposed to the air at Japan's Fukushima…

Radiation Fears Spread as Efforts to Cool Reactors in Japan Fail

Military and police forces have used water-dropping helicopters and water canons in a desperate effort to cool down the spent fuel rods now exposed to the air at Japan's Fukushima…

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Three days of mourning are over and the  Olympic torch relay  has resumed, but the earthquake aftermath will trouble China for years to come.  More than 51,000 have died and 29,000 are…

Political Aftershocks of the Earthquake in China

Three days of mourning are over and the Olympic torch relay has resumed, but the earthquake aftermath will trouble China for years to come.  More than 51,000 have died and 29,000 are…

from To the Point

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This week, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to move forward with removing armed police from responding to nonviolent 911 calls in the City of LA.

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Attorney Ronald Goldfarb offers a scathing indictment of American law and lawyers in his new book, The Price of Justice .

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State officials are cracking down on unofficial ballot drop boxes placed by Republicans in LA, Orange, and Fresno counties.

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California mailed ballots to every registered voter this year because of the pandemic.

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Many Californians are nervous about mail-in voting. How do they know if they signed in the right place, and will their signatures be recognized?

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Political anthropologist David Vine argues that the most visible evidence of the country’s global empire are the thousands of military installations it has around the world.

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The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays in game six of the World Series on Tuesday night, earning their first World Series title since 1988.

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