| Jun 14, 2009
By the time he was rescued last year, the 5-year-old South Los Angeles boy was so malnourished his kidneys were failing. His hands were so badly burned he could barely open them.
Child welfare officials traced his history, trying to make sense of what...
| Aug 26, 2009
| 12:10 AM
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the Massachusetts Democrat and icon of American liberal politics who was the last surviving brother of a legendary political family, died late Tuesday at his home in Hyannis Port, Mass., his family announced. He was 77.
| Aug 27, 2009
For once, the extravagant elegies for a departed public figure are appropriate. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, in President Obama's words, was "the greatest United States senator of our time," at least for those who shared his passion for an activist federal...
| Apr 8, 2009
Today's topic: Richard Poplawski, the alleged gunman in the April 4 Pittsburgh shootings, reportedly obtained his weapons legally. Jiverly Wong, who killed 13 people in New York state on April 4, also bought his guns legally, having passed background...
| Mar 28, 1997
It was deja vu: Too many bodies, life snuffed out, arranged neatly in restful repose, showing no obvious signs of violence. In one case, the dead were shielded from the sun by the red-tiled roof of a million-dollar mansion in a wealthy Southern California...
| Apr 16, 1989
LONDON -- At least 93 fans were crushed to death and 200 others were injured at a national soccer tournament semifinal match in central England on Saturday when thousands of spectators without tickets gained last-minute entry to an enclosed viewing...