| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:50 PM
A 24-year-old Anaheim Hills man was convicted Thursday of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy in a library bathroom.
Robert Howard Claudio lured the boy into the bathroom in March 2012 and engaged in "substantial sexual contact," according to the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 12:26 PM
LONDON -- Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot in the head last year for advocating education for girls like herself, honored her own weapon of choice Tuesday: the book.
The 16-year-old, who was hospitalized in Britain after being...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Who says comedy doesn't travel?
Comedy Central is taking the best of its televised stand-up shows, from such notable comedians as Aziz Ansari, Patton Oswalt and Hannibal Buress, and making the best bits available through Microsoft's Xbox 360 game...
| Sep 1, 2013
PARIS — Charles Trueheart, the director of the American Library in Paris, picked through the shelves in his office and withdrew a surprisingly well-preserved June 1922 edition of the long-gone literary magazine the Smart Set.
The cover touted a...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Twenty years ago, Cindy Cleary was working in Glendale's Central Library when a recipe in a special collections room caught her eye.
It was a recipe for cooking a cat.
"That was a stunner when I came across that," Cleary, who is now director of...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Buzzfeed has launched a new Books page. You know Buzzfeed -- the site is the master of photo-heavy lists that go so viral your great-grandma sends them to you. What can we expect from their new book channel? Here are 13 predictions.
1. There will be...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:52 AM
The car has seven seats — each with an emblem representing a hero: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Green Lantern, […]...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Appropriately enough, the award-winning recording artist Moby, nicknamed for his ancestor Herman Melville’s great white whale, joined the Young Literati's party Thursday to read to the group from the classic American novel.
"My dad gave me the...
| Sep 1, 2013
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO PARIS
From LAX, nonstop service to Paris is offered on Air France and Air Tahiti Nui, and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on Delta, United, Lufthansa, American, KLM and British; restricted round-trip fares...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:47 PM
SACRAMENTO -- When members of a local historical group wanted a video of President Gerald Ford testifying about the 1975 attempt to assassinate him, they filed a petition with a federal judge.
The judge released the recording on Monday, drawing new...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 10:05 AM
The final installment of 94 White House tapes recorded during a turbulent period of Richard Nixon's administration were released Wednesday at the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda.
The tapes cover a period from April 9 to July 12,...