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Los Angeles politicians have struggled for more than five years to regulate medical marijuana, trying to balance the needs of the sick against neighborhood concerns that pot shops attract crime.
It's all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials said Sunday.
After putting nine runs on the board, the Chicago White Sox were still lamenting the six baserunners they stranded in the first three innings against Joe Blanton. Those missed opportunities ultimately came back to haunt them.
Alise Post race to her third straight victory in the USA Cycling Elite BMX National Championships on Saturday, and fellow 2012 Olympian Nic Long won his second men's title.
Search and rescue crews have found a woman's body in the same area near Big Bear where a female hiker went missing early this week during a day hike.
A Los Angeles sheriff's spokesman says 'Terminator 2' star Edward Furlong has been arrested on suspicion of violating a restraining order filed by his ex-girlfriend.
Federal investigators are trying to determine the cause of a small plane crash that killed a pilot near the Sierra town of Truckee.
Open Water upset 7-10 favorite Lady of Fifty to win the $150,250 Marjorie L. Everett Handicap by a length at Betfair Hollywood Park on Saturday, giving jockey Joe Talamo a sweep of the day's stakes races.
The San Diego Padres have activated outfielder Carlos Quentin from paternity leave and optioned right-hander Brad Brach to Triple-A Tucson.
Leopold Konig of the Czech Republic won the seventh stage of the Tour of California in a mountaintop finish Saturday, and American Tejay van Garderen finished third to keep the overall lead for the third straight day.
The Oakland Athletics have activated outfielder Chris Young from the disabled list.
Ivan Arenas bought an iPad for his oldest son, Marcos, as a birthday present less than two months ago. The family has never had a lot, the father said, and his 15-year-old son learned to value everything he had.
Inmates at jails in Indianapolis, Baltimore, St. Louis and Philadelphia face the nation's highest levels of sexual abuse at the hands of guards, according to a new federal report based on surveys of inmates at U.S. jails and prisons.
John Force ended a 19-race No. 1 qualifying slump with a track-record Funny Car run Saturday in the NHRA Kansas Nationals.
The NHL fined the San Jose Sharks $100,000 on Saturday for general manager Doug Wilson's comments criticizing the league for forward Raffi Torres' suspension for the rest of the second round of the playoffs.
The little dog left tied to the railroads tracks as a train approached is moving to a new home.