| Jul 28, 2013
| 8:32 PM
SACRAMENTO--This is the 50th anniversary year of arguably the biggest, bitterest brawl ever in California's Capitol. And looking back today, it seems almost inconceivable what the fracas was all about.
It was waged over whether homeowners and...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:12 PM
As part of Randy Lewis's front-page story on plans to for the Forum's comeback as a concert venue, we asked readers to contribute memories of their experiences at the storied Inglewood building.
Check out some of what they've written below -- lightly...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:17 PM
In a lengthy tirade on his Web broadcast Wednesday, Glenn Beck came to the defense of embattled celebrity chef Paula Deen, describing her past use of the N-word as a “violation of political correctness, nothing more” and suggesting that she...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:21 PM
WASHINGTON -- The nation marked the 50th anniversary of another key moment in the civil rights movement Tuesday, posthumously awarding Congressional Gold Medals to four black girls killed in a 1963 church bombing in Birmingham, Ala.
The nation's highest...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Ava DuVernay has proved that there is little she can't do. The publicist-turned-writer-director-distributor who was just invited into the Motion Picture Academy has already directed two micro-budgeted films that have garnered her critical acclaim: 2011'...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:46 PM
The 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington is next week, and to commemorate the occasion, NBC News is planning to re-air the Aug. 25, 1963, edition of "Meet the Press," which featured King as the guest, on Sunday.
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Los Angeles County leaders on Tuesday approved $29 million in new spending on the rebuilding of a hospital in South Los Angeles, bringing the total price tag of the long-awaited Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital to $281.4 million.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Wednesday’s 50th anniversary commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom included several inspirational musical moments from the likes of gospel singer Shirley Caesar, who reprised the gospel standard “How I Got Over&...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:40 PM
In the 50 years since the March on Washington and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous speech, hundreds of artists have harnessed the “I Have a Dream” words at its center.
So loaded are the lines that featured within the proper...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:00 AM
WASHINGTON — Cleaning crews have nearly finished removing green paint splashed on several national landmarks, and a 58-year-old woman arrested in one incident is also suspected in the others, police said.
The landmarks included the Lincoln...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
TORONTO — Watching Steve McQueen's achingly brilliant "12 Years a Slave" at the Toronto International Film Festival, I was struck by many things. The film's artistry — script, performances, imagery — is significant. The movie is...