| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:28 PM
The Board of Supervisors' vote last month to restore a Christian cross to L.A. County's official seal prompted the ACLU on Thursday to file a lawsuit -- and dozens of readers to fire off letters to The Times, many of them saying the civil liberties...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 1:28 PM
With snow flurries and subfreezing temperatures in the weekend forecast, about 150,000 homes and businesses in the Philadelphia region on Saturday were still waiting for power to be restored.
On Twitter, residents griped about downed power lines that...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
With the ground-breaking 9½-hour "Shoah" and similar documentaries to his credit, it would be understandable if filmmaker Claude Lanzmann felt he'd spent enough time dealing with the Holocaust. But the opposite is true, with a vengeance.
At age 87...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 3:00 PM
North Korea on Friday called for a resumption of reunions for families separated since the Korean War. The seemingly conciliatory gesture increases the stakes for South Korea if it goes ahead with planned war games with the United States next month, which...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:56 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Lawmakers in the Central African Republic on Monday elected the country's first female leader, Catherine Samba-Panza, as interim president to take on the daunting job of halting sectarian killings, stabilizing a paralyzed...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:15 PM
These are the games where all heads normally turn to Kobe Bryant.
Regardless of title — opponent, teammate, fan or hater — everyone in attendance anticipates Bryant's time in the crunch for the Lakers, successful or not.
But without him,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:18 PM
There's only one thing to say about the Lakers and back-to-back sets.
Three down, 16 to go.
The Lakers have been dreadful on the second night of consecutive games this season, getting blown out by 31 in Golden State, losing to the Anthony Davis Show...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:47 PM
The tea had just arrived when "all hell broke loose." It was as though someone picked up Canter's Deli and dropped it. Silverware, napkins and hot tea flew off Christopher Ducra's table and the restaurant went black before yellow emergency lights...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Firefighters battling the Colby fire burning near Glendora, northeast of Los Angeles, made headway Thursday afternoon, stopping the march of the fire toward hillside homes. Fire officials announced at their 4:30 p.m. briefing that the fire is 30%...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:29 PM
The Red Cross, the Salvation Army and a neighborhood medical clinic catered to the needs of some of the injured as well as travelers stranded outside Los Angeles International Airport on Friday after a lone gunman’s attack on transportation security...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:54 PM
A Los Angeles City Council member Tuesday criticized what he called "gaps in communication" between Los Angeles International Airport workers and thousands of stranded, evacuated passengers in the hours after Friday's shooting.
Councilman Mike Bonin,...