| Jul 25, 2013
Hearing the news Tuesday that the new heir to the British throne was a boy, my first thought was of Lady Mary Crawley, heroine of the post-Edwardian-era soap "Downton Abbey." With no male heir left to inherit her family's estate, it falls on her to...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The NCAA asked a Pennsylvania court on Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the family of the late football coach Joe Paterno that seeks to overturn the sanctions against Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:43 AM
The royal baby has finally been born and not since, well, Duchess Kate first announced her pregnancy has the media been swept up in such a frenzy of anglophilia.
Even “The Daily Show” got in on the action Monday night.
| Jul 21, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Restricted free-agent forward Jordan Nolan has agreed to terms on a two-year deal with the Kings, the team announced Sunday. With the agreement, Nolan will avoid arbitration, which had been scheduled for Aug. 1.
Nolan's contract is worth $1.4 million,...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:46 AM
It appears as though the Kings got something of a bargain with goalie Jonathan Quick’s contract last summer.
Quick, the playoff MVP in the Kings’ run to the Stanley Cup in 2012, signed a 10-year extension worth $58 million, meaning his cap...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:19 PM
The great thing about baseball is that it's a mass of imponderables. How can Josh Hamilton be paid $17 million this year and hit .223? Why is a team with a $216-million payroll sitting nearly last in its division? (I'm looking at you, Dodgers.)
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:03 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court blocked restaurant owners from suing American Express over high fees Thursday, the latest in a series of 5-4 rulings have barred class-action claims against big corporations.
The majority agreed individual restaurant...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:18 PM
It's news when government identifies a genuine problem and takes reasoned steps to solve it. So here's news: The Obama administration has a plan to fix the broken U.S. patent system.
The White House outlined the plan last week in a presentation...
| May 30, 2013
| 3:56 PM
A lawsuit alleging that City Attorney-elect Mike Feuer manipulated ethics laws to financially benefit his campaign has been thrown out of court. The action had been filed by a supporter of Feuer's rival, Carmen Trutanich.
Los Angeles County Superior...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:47 AM
PARIS -- Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, was questioned by a judge Thursday over her role in a $366-million payout to a businessman supporter of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
Lagarde appeared in a Paris court to...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 11:35 AM
An Orange County law school hopes to ease the stress on the financially burdened California court system by offering its newly christened practice courtroom on campus as a venue for official legal proceedings.
Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa will...