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LOS ANGELES — Former President Bill Clinton was seen leaving an Orange County hospital Sunday morning, six days after he was admitted and treated for a urological and blood infection. The 75-year-old is flying to New York with his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and his daughter, Chelsea, according to an aide. Upon landing, Clinton will head to their family home in Chappaqua, ...

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Faster than a speeding bullet, change is coming to the Superman comics. The new Superman, Jon Kent, will come out as bisexual in a new issue, DC Comics said Monday in a groundbreaking announcement. The comic book will feature Jon, the son of Clark Kent, beginning a relationship with a male reporter, Jay Nakamura. “I’ve always said everyone needs heroes and everyone deserves to see themselves ...

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden wants to save Christmas — but he may not be able to. He announced Wednesday that the Port of Los Angeles would operate around the clock to alleviate a logistical bottleneck that has left dozens of container ships idling off the California coast and Americans waiting longer to get products manufactured overseas. Longshoremen will work through the night and major ...

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WASHINGTON — The House raised the nation’s debt ceiling on Tuesday, averting a default for about three months but setting up a tougher political hurdle for Democrats at the end of the year. The bill was packaged with several other measures so there was no stand-alone vote on the unpopular debt limit increase. The larger package passed 219 to 206. The Senate had previously approved the ...

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is set to expand gun rights and restrict abortion rights in a new term that begins Monday, one that could reveal how fast and how far the conservative majority will move the law to the right. "This term will reveal whether it is a far-right or center-right court," said Aaron Tang, a UC Davis law professor and former clerk for Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Guns, ...

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LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard is investigating whether a large commercial ship set anchor in the wrong location, damaging an oil pipeline and causing a spill that threatens Laguna Beach, Newport Beach and other Orange County coastal cities, an official familiar with the investigation said Monday. The pipeline was dragged as much as 150 feet by the anchor, the official said. Vessels are given ...

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Monday criticized Republicans for not voting to raise the debt ceiling, accusing them of being “reckless and dangerous” in a way that could harm the economy. “Not only are Republicans refusing to do their job, they’re threatening to use [the filibuster] to prevent us from doing our job — saving the economy from a catastrophic event,” Biden said during a ...

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When Norm Macdonald died on Sept. 14, late-night TV lost one of its greatest guests. His shaggy dog stories usually ended with groaners, but he made his way to the punchline like a jazz artist, finding notes no other comedians could hit. Here, in alphabetical order, are 10 other celebrities that should join Macdonald in the Guest Hall of Fame. Albert Brooks: When he wasn't churning out classic ...

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It’s still a kid thang, baby! Hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg is working on a children’s album at Def Jam Recordings, the iconic record label that championed LL Cool J, Slick Rick, the Beastie Boys and Public Enemy. The Long Beach-bred rapper, who began his new role as the label’s executive creative and strategic consultant this year, announced the project Monday on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy ...