| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:31 PM
President Obama addressed the nation Tuesday evening about the escalating crisis in Syria and whether the U.S. will take military action to punish President Bashar Assad for allegedly using chemical weapons on his own people.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:24 PM
SEOUL — U.S. and South Korean officials said Thursday that they are closely watching North Korea after a research institute report indicating that the government in Pyongyang may be restarting a nuclear reactor.
Officials said that any move by...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:38 AM
The Motion Picture Assn. of America Inc., the trade group representing the major studios, has hired two new executives to head up its technology efforts.
John McCoskey, a former chief technology officer at PBS, joins the MPAA as executive vice...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Shortly before she entered graduate school at Johns Hopkins University in 1970, Candace Pert broke her back in a riding accident. Dulling the pain from her injury with morphine led her to speculate about how the drug exerted its effects on the brain....
| May 5, 2013
| 5:55 PM
While USC conducted a nationwide search for a dean for its school of medicine, Dr. Stephen J. Ryan stepped in as interim dean in 1991, expecting to serve for six months. He held the job a record 13 years.
During his tenure as dean, it became known as...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Robert Fogel, the University of Chicago economic historian awarded a Nobel Prize for his data-driven reconsiderations of how railways and slavery influenced U.S. economic history, has died. He was 86.
Fogel died Tuesday at Manor Care Health Services...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:17 PM
At chain restaurants across the country, the ink is scarcely dry on new menus posting the calorie counts of food and beverage options. But already, public health experts are debating whether there might be better ways to influence Americans' nutritional...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:37 PM
I'll bet you that archaeologist Betsy Bryan's perspective on reality-show behavior is a little longer than most. Since 2001, Bryan has led the excavation of the temple complex of the Egyptian goddess Mut in modern-day Luxor, the site of the city of Thebes...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Talk about a long trip: The explosion that created Supernova UDS10Wil, the oldest supernova discovered to date, took place more than 10 billion years ago, but light from the explosion only recently became visible to the Hubble Space Telescope....
| Aug 9, 2012
| 12:13 PM
A message to the newsroom from Editor Davan Maharaj: I’m pleased to announce that Marc Duvoisin is the new managing editor of the Los Angeles Times. As you know, this announcement is a long time coming. It reflects months of......
| May 17, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Chuck Brown, the "king of go-go music," has died in Washington D.C. The musician, whose work with big band funk in the 1970s and '80s was influential both as a bandleader and as inspiration on early electronic dance music. Times pop music critic Randall...