| Dec 17, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Newt Gingrich says as president he would ignore Supreme Court decisions that conflicted with his powers as commander in chief, and he would press for impeaching judges or even abolishing certain courts if he disagreed with their rulings.
"I'm fed up with...
| Mar 4, 2012
As pioneering hematologist Dr. Edward Shanbrom looked for simple solutions to complex problems, his home was often his laboratory and common household items his scientific ally.
When he needed a filter to test a concept, one made for coffee would do just...
| Jul 16, 2010
Charles Benjamin Gittings Jr., who for nearly nine years ran a website dedicated to stopping prisoner abuse in the war on terrorism, died Wednesday at his home in Fort Bragg, Calif., after a long battle with cancer. He would have been 58 next week....
| Feb 12, 2012
Actor on 'The Big Valley'
Peter Breck, 82, an actor who played a son of ranch owner Barbara Stanwyck on the 1960s TV western "The Big Valley," died Monday in Vancouver after a long illness, his wife, Diane, announced on the website The Big...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. defended the U.S. right to target and kill American citizens overseas in the war on terror, telling an audience at the Northwestern University law school that when those individuals pose a real threat to this country and...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 9:45 AM
The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee took aim Thursday at an Obama administration plan to transfer five prisoners out of U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay as part of a package of negotiations with the Taliban.
With four of the...
| Mar 19, 2011
That guy Jack, of beanstalk fame? He was small potatoes. If you want real magic from beans, look no further than what has become of the lima bean and dairy empire of Orange County's Segerstrom family. It morphed into the gold of commercial real estate,...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:37 PM
"American Pie:" Universal is bringing the series back to the big screen on April 6 with the release of “American Reunion.”...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 4:33 PM
"Puss in Boots" pulled a robbery on "Tower Heist" at the box office, claiming the No. 1 spot for the second consecutive weekend. The animated 3-D film debuted in the top spot last weekend, and was expected to fall behind......
| Nov 4, 2011
| 9:37 PM
"A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas" writers Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg give Harold and Kumar their own holiday movie. The Los Angeles Times' Q&A with Hurwitz and Schlossberg....
| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:39 PM
In its most public indication to date of willingness to enter peace negotiations, the Taliban movement announced Tuesday it planned to open a political office in the Gulf state of Qatar....