| Nov 28, 2013
| 2:46 PM
PANAMA CANAL ZONE — After waiting out an early-afternoon downpour, Vice President Joe Biden and the U.S. delegation emerged into the humid heat to tour the $5.2-billion canal expansion.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake snapped pictures...
| Sep 22, 2013
Most of the attention these days is on Syria, but there is also a growing problem in Egypt with global implications. Nine Egyptian policemen were wounded by a bomb in the northern Sinai Peninsula on Monday. The week before, suicide bombers killed nine...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Shifting between modern offices in Copenhagen and a run-down cargo ship in the Indian Ocean, the new thriller "A Hijacking" focuses on the negotiations that ensue when Somali pirates overtake the vessel. Writer-director Tobias Lindholm ignites a pressure-...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:45 AM
“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore."
-- Christopher Columbus
It wasn't easy finding a shipping company that would take me and my bright yellow Chang Jiang motorcycle and sidecar, dubbed...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:12 AM
More than 1,000 women employees work at the Star-Kist tuna cannery on Terminal Island....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:12 AM
Gambling ships were a 1920s and 30s fixture off the Southern California coast until raids of Aug. 1, 1939....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Tesla Motors’ fight over direct sales went grass-roots earlier this month with the launch of a petition to allow straight-to-consumer transactions in all 50 states.
The Palo Alto maker of high-end electric cars has been in a tussle with...
| May 28, 2013
| 7:30 AM
BEIJING -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa might be leaving office at the end of next month, but he nonetheless got a personal audience Tuesday with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
The meeting came in advance of Xi’s scheduled trip to...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Pictures in the News from around the world....
| Jul 14, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The Week in Pictures from around the world....