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    • The GOP's Obamacare repeal plan is out--and it's even worse than anyone expected
      Michael Hiltzik

      The GOP’s Obamacare repeal plan is out–and it’s even worse than anyone expected

      After weeks of expectations — actually, nearly seven years of expectations — House Republicans on Monday released their proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Elements of the proposal, which was kept under lock and key last week — have been dribbling out for a few days. The text of the bill…

    • Shares in Snapchat maker fall below initial trading price — and analysts think they'll drop more
      BUSINESS

      Shares in Snapchat maker fall below initial trading price — and analysts think they’ll drop more

      Snap Inc.’s stock market debut last week has been celebrated as a success in the tech world as its share price surged in their first two days on the market. But that optimism doesn’t necessarily extend to Wall Street, where analysts remain doubtful of the company’s current value. Shares of Snap…

  • The Times' picks for the March 7 election
    Endorsements

    The Times’ picks for the March 7 election

    Los Angeles voters head to the polls on March 7 for the city’s last stand-alone local election. Starting in 2020, city and school board elections will be held in June and November during even-numbered years, together with gubernatorial and presidential elections. Here are The Times’ picks for March…

  • Republicans unveil plan to repeal and replace Obamacare amid conflicting pressures
    Politics

    Republicans unveil plan to repeal and replace Obamacare amid conflicting pressures

    House Republicans released a long-awaited Obamacare replacement Monday that would dismantle the law’s extensive system for expanding health insurance coverage to millions of Americans. In all, the plan would probably take away health coverage from several million Americans and raise costs for many…

  • Immigration raid at French restaurant shows difficulties of nabbing workers here illegally
    L.A. Now

    Immigration raid at French restaurant shows difficulties of nabbing workers here illegally

    It was just weeks after the Pacific Beach restaurant and bakery The French Gourmet had been raided by immigration authorities that chef and owner Michel Malécot was out to dinner. He spotted a familiar face among the staff — a bus boy who had just been busted for working illegally for Malécot. …

  • UC proposes its first enrollment cap — 20% — on out-of-state students
    L.A. Now

    UC proposes its first enrollment cap — 20% — on out-of-state students

    Many California students have expressed dismay in recent years about how hard it is to get into a chosen University of California campus — even with stellar grades and extracurricular activities— while so many spots go to those from other countries and out of state. Last year, lawmakers threatened…

  • Robert Osborne dies at 84; genial student of films hosted Turner Classic Movies
    MOVIES

    Robert Osborne dies at 84; genial student of films hosted Turner Classic Movies

    Robert Osborne, who displayed an encyclopedic knowledge — and love — of film history as the primary host of Turner Classic Movies, died Monday morning at age 84, said his partner of 20 years, theater director and producer David Staller. Osborne died of natural causes in his sleep at home in New…

  • Gold Star father Khizr Khan canceled speech in Toronto after being told his travel privileges were under review
    Politics

    Gold Star father Khizr Khan canceled speech in Toronto after being told his travel privileges were under review

    Reaction and analysis: What happens now with Trump’s new travel ban? March 6, 2017, 5:07 p.m. President Trump signed an executive order Monday ordering new travel restrictions for residents of six Muslim-majority countries as well as a temporary ban on refugees from around the world. This directive…

  • Your guide to the 2017 Los Angeles general election
    L.A. Now

    Your guide to the 2017 Los Angeles general election

    Angelenos go to the polls Tuesday in a string of elections that could have major consequences for the city. Mayor Eric Garcetti is up for reelection, and even with some challengers, he’s expected to win easily. But down the ballot are some seriously competitive contests for the City Council and…

  • TSA quietly launches new 'enhanced' pat-down procedure
    BUSINESS

    TSA quietly launches new ‘enhanced’ pat-down procedure

    The Transportation Security Administration has quietly adopted new “enhanced” pat-down searches for screening passengers at U.S. airports, a response to weaknesses in airport security. The TSA on Thursday began using a “universal pat-down” procedure that includes “enhanced security measures” to…