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What Is a Brokered Convention? GOP Rules Favor Trump

If Donald Trump fails to win a majority of delegates in the presidential race, some Republican insiders say the party could use a contested convention to deny him the nomination in July.<p>There’s just one problem: The rules for that scenario still favor Trump.<p>The Republican National Committee’s …

Cancer was killing her. She tried immunotherapy.

By Kerry Sheridan<p>On a sweltering July day in 2012, Sue Scott and her mother, Sharon, sat on metal chairs in a doctor’s office with no pictures on the wall, no curtains, no carpet and no sense of comfort or permanence, waiting to meet the oncologist who would tell them if Scott’s cervical cancer had …

Angry Gamer Is Suing Sony Over 'Killzone: Shadow Fall' Graphics

If this isn’t the logical endpoint for the endless hemming and hawing over resolution issues in next-gen games, then I really, really don’t want to know what that endpoint is. An angry gamer is filing suit with PS4 maker Sony over the resolution in launch title Killzone: Shadow Fall. The game was …

U.S. Planes Searching for Boko Haram Abductees Spot Girls in Nigeria

Groups Were Seen Together in Remote Locations, Raising Hopes They are Kidnapped Students<p>Recent U.S. surveillance flights over northeastern Nigeria showed what appeared to be large groups of girls held together in remote locations, raising hopes among domestic and foreign officials that they are …

Africa

REVIEW: Sia Confronts 1000 Forms of Fear on New Album

Fans of the quirky Australian singer-songwriter Sia Furler typically fall into two camps: those who first knew her as the voice behind “Breathe Me,” …

Appreciation: Jazz musician Charlie Haden spoke for beauty

I'd probably only been covering jazz for the Los Angeles Times for a year or so when the phone rang at my desk and on the other end was Charlie Haden.<p>For a half-second, I was terrified. Was this how I was going to find out that the tiny voice in my head, the one that plagues so many writers, was …

Holder Says Latest Terror Threats ‘More Frightening Than Anything’

Attorney General Eric Holder says recent intelligence reports of terrorists from Syria partnering with Yemeni bombmakers to create new types of …

Obama did meet with those hecklers after all

<b>Washington (CNN)</b> -- For two immigration reform activists, heckling the President of the United States landed the pair an exclusive meeting.<p>Juan Belman and Mizraim Belman got an unexpected response from President Barack Obama when they stood up and shouted while Obama was lamenting congressional …

Shayna Steele

Beats Goes After Chinese Counterfeiters With Multimillion-Dollar Lawsuit

Just over a month after Apple's acquisition of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker made its first major post-acquisition move by filing a lawsuit …

Nate Thompson and Helen Sung, Helen Sung Quartet, Chicken Bone Beach Jazz Series

Assata Shakur: from civil rights activist to FBI's most-wanted

In the early hours of 2 May 1973, Assata Shakur was stopped on the New Jersey Turnpike by a state trooper named James Harper, allegedly for driving with a faulty rearlight. In the car with Shakur were fellow Black Liberation Army (BLA) members Zayd Malik Shakur and Sundiata Acoli. In a second …

UN reports 77% of Gaza dead are civilians

<b>Columns of smoke rise following Israeli strikes on Gaza Strip, Saturday, July 12, 2014. Israeli airstrikes on Gaza hit a mosque and a center for the disabled where a few women were killed Saturday, raising the Palestinian death toll from the offensive to more than 130, Palestinian officials said,</b> …

Amazon: Friendly giant or unstoppable bully?

“There’s enough ruthless intrigue in this profile of the machine also known as Amazon,” writes the widely followed Twitter pundit who posts as …

Valentine - Jessie Ware

Boaz van de Beatz - No Way Home (feat. Mr. Polska & Ronnie Flex)

iWatch Mass Production Might Start in November

Thus far, rumors have pointed to Fall 2014 as the potential launch date of Apple's rumored iWatch, with some analysts predicting September as the likely launch window for the device and others reporting mass production would begin in July. KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi Kuo had predicted that the …

Sleigh Bells - Demons (Diplo Remix)

Unbelievable Parkour Footage Of A Real-Life Spider-Man

How does Spider-Man get around when he runs out of webs? Parkour!<p>Parkour Athlete Ronnie Shalvis was so inspired by the recent Amazing Spider-Man 2 …

Kurt Cobain Tributes: Living in Nirvana

Dave Grohl<p><b>Novoselic, Grohl and the Bad Communicator</b><p>Recently I found a letter that Kurt sent me in 1992. It's the one thing I would be heartbroken if …

Partition of Libya looms as fight for oil sparks vicious new divide

No one paid much attention to the 21,000-tonne oil tanker Morning Glory as it churned back and forth along the north African coast earlier this month. Tankers are a common sight, carrying Libya's oil exports around the world. But on 1 March it switched off its satellite transponder and vanished …

Facing opposition, Obama slows push for surgeon general

The White House is treading cautiously while going forward with Obama's nominee for surgeon general.<p>After a facing a bruising defeat over President Obama's pick for a key Justice Department post this month, the White House is carefully weighing how to move forward with the president's pick for …