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Environmental groups oppose longer life for CA nuclear plant

May. 17, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of environmental and anti-nuclear organizations expressed opposition Tuesday to any attempt to extend the life of California’s last operating nuclear power plant, challenging suggestions that its electricity is needed to meet potential future shortages in the nation's...

Lynx seeking answers after another 0-4 start to season

May. 17, 2022 15:31 PM EDT

This definitely wasn't the start that the Minnesota Lynx envisioned to their season — the final of Sylvia Fowles' career. For the second consecutive year the Lynx have lost their first four games. They hope they can turn things around the way they did last season when Cheryl...

Tom Brady featured in upcoming Netflix 'Greatest' roast

May. 17, 2022 13:03 PM EDT

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Tom Brady will be on the hot seat – this time during a Netflix roast. Netflix announced Tuesday the seven-time Super Bowl champion will be featured first in a series of upcoming specials called “Greatest Roasts of All Time: GROAT.” Brady is the...

Dodgers return to form with 5-4 win over Bumgarner, D-backs

May. 17, 2022 02:06 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Gonsolin led the Los Angeles Dodgers back to normal by continuing to do things better than he's ever done them. Chris Taylor hit a two-run homer and Gonsolin pitched six innings of three-hit ball in the Dodgers' 5-4 victory over Madison Bumgarner and the...

Authorities: Hate against Taiwanese led to church attack

May. 17, 2022 01:45 AM EDT

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — A gunman motivated by political hatred against Taiwan chained shut the doors of a California church and hid firebombs inside before shooting at a gathering of mostly elderly Taiwanese parishioners, killing a man who tackled him and possibly saved dozens of lives,...

Judge: California's women on boards law is unconstitutional

May. 16, 2022 22:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California’s landmark law requiring women on corporate boards is unconstitutional. Superior Court Judge Maureen Duffy-Lewis said the law that would have required boards have up to three female directors by this year violated...

Kings hope postseason experience translates to more progress

May. 16, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Todd McLellan's Los Angeles Kings gained valuable experience after making it to the playoffs for the first time since 2018. That will mean nothing if the Kings are unable to make more progress next season. "Experience is only good if you do...

Before NBA draft lottery, Lakers already made Pelicans lucky

May. 16, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

Time for the NBA draft lottery, where some team will get a nice reward for a miserable season. Not the Los Angeles Lakers, though. Their misery is set to make a good year even better for the New Orleans Pelicans. The Pelicans are the lone playoff team among the clubs...

Gavin Lux gets 2-run double, Dodgers surge past Phils 5-4

May. 15, 2022 21:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gavin Lux allowed a routine two-out grounder to roll between his legs in the second inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies jumped through that opening to score four unearned runs. With the Dodgers down to their final out three hours later, Lux got an improbable...

Ohtani homers again, leads Angels past A's 4-1

May. 15, 2022 20:51 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani homered for the second consecutive game, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. A day after becoming the third Japanese-born player to reach 100 homers in the major leagues, Ohtani belted No. 101....