| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The mother of a Corona del Mar High School student expelled in a grade-hacking scandal warned district officials of a widespread "culture of cheating" at the high-performing school.
Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees announced early...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Students involved in the Corona del Mar High School grade-changing incident may not be forced to leave the district.
The roughly dozen Corona del Mar students accused of hacking into the high school's computers to access tests and change grades are...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:15 PM
The film “20,000 Days On Earth” is that rare thing, a movie that is hard to classify. Even describing it is difficult to do.
Screening as part of the World Cinema Documentary Competition at Sundance, it is a document of the recording of Nick...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Blue-eyed people have been living in Europe for at least 7,000 years, scientists have discovered.
A man who lived on the Iberian peninsula before Europeans became farmers probably had blue eyes but dark hair and skin, according to scientists who have...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 2:36 PM
It’s an idea that's easy to grasp: Justin Vernon onstage in Los Angeles the week before the Grammy Awards.
Two years ago, after all, the singer-songwriter and his Wisconsin band Bon Iver were named best new artist at the Grammys, and “Bon...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The first snow of the season has fallen on the mountains where the 2014 Sochi Olympics take place early next year. It's only a dusting, but it's a welcome sight for organizers.
According to FIS, the international ski federation, a light storm hit the...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 2:33 PM
A 50,000-year-old toe bone found in a Siberian cave is giving scientists a surprising view of the breeding habits of early humans.
In what has been described as a “Lord of the Rings”-type world, researchers say that Homo sapiens,...
| Dec 19, 2013
Even if Christmas isn’t your thing, the food associated with it should be. From 24-hour joints to fine dining rooms, holiday specials in Vegas will have you catching the yuletide spirit. So before you roast a chestnut over an open fire for Christmas...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 1:10 PM
LA RIOJA, Spain — "I'll only be a minute," says Juan Muga of Bodegas Muga as he heads off to a whitewashed building next to a vineyard. I walk along the vineyard, taking in the idyllic view of Tempranillo vines stretching across the Ebro river...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:09 PM
High in the mountains of northeastern Australia, scientists have discovered three intriguing animals that are brand new to science, and you can see all three of them in the photo gallery above.
They include the bizarre-looking leaf-tailed gecko...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Being a chef who grew up in Santa Fe, N.M., but cooks in Los Angeles, I have sometimes found it difficult to find ingredients I ate as a boy and still like to cook. I used to import all my own New Mexican chile pods and powders, other seasonings, blue...