Red Sox continue torrid hitting against Angels and complete three-game sweep

The Angels’ best day at the ballpark this week came when it was so cold that the infield frosted over and the game wasn’t even played. That was Sunday, back in 18-degree-wind-chilled Kansas City, the last place where this team appeared to feel comfortable, the Angels’ disposition as rosy as...

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'Western' and other movie picks for April 20

Movie recommendations from critics Justin Chang and Kenneth Turan. Annihilation Natalie Portman plays a biologist who joins an all-female expedition into the heart of an environmental disaster zone in this eerily beautiful and hypnotically unsettling mind-bender from “Ex Machina”...

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Montebello woman faces 112 counts after scamming immigrants out of $630,000, prosecutors say

From her Montebello home, Romina Aida Zadorian told her immigrant clients she could help them quickly process their visa applications and help their families petition to immigrate to the U.S. She said she had special government connections, prosecutors said. Some thought she was an attorney....

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NBA playoffs: 76ers roll as Embiid dazzles in his debut; Warriors, Pelicans go up 3-0

A masked Joel Embiid scored 23 points in his postseason debut, Marco Belinelli and Dario Saric each added 21 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Miami Heat 128-108 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series. Ben Simmons finished with 19 points, 12...

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MLB: Reds fire Price as manager after 3-15 start

The Cincinnati Reds fired fifth-year manager Bryan Price on Thursday because of a 3-15 start, the first managerial change in the major leagues this season. The Reds hadn’t changed managers so early in a season since Tony Perez was fired after 44 games in 1993. It’s the first time since 2002...

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Stabbing of popular student devastates South El Monte High School; teen suspected in slaying

When administrators at South El Monte High School called Jeremy Sanchez’s parents to say he never showed up for class Wednesday, his father began to worry. It was unusual for the 17-year-old junior to miss school, so his father filed a missing person’s report and assembled two people,...

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