| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:12 PM
A federal judge ruled Thursday the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs misused its sprawling West Los Angeles campus by leasing land for a hotel laundry, a film studio storage lot and UCLA's baseball stadium, but stopped short of ordering the tenants...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The horrors of Vamp Camp – where the undead are imprisoned, studied and killed – are graphically revealed in “Don’t You Feel Me,” Episode 66 of HBO’s “True Blood.”
When last we saw vampires Eric...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Journalist Michael Hastings, who was killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash in Los Angeles in June, may have suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder as the result of his work as a war journalist, according to a coroner's report released Tuesday....
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Michael Hastings, the high-profile journalist who died in a fiery crash June 18 in Los Angeles, considered himself to be “invincible” and believed he could “jump from a balcony and would be OK,” according to a coroner’s...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:06 PM
As many people who knew him suspected, the fiery death of the young journalist Michael Hastings in a single car crash was the result of tragic circumstances, not a government plot to get rid of an inconvenient truth teller.
As my colleagues Andrew...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 1:28 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama on Monday awarded Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military citation, making him the fifth living veteran of the Afghanistan or Iraq conflicts to be awarded the medal for acts of...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Jennifer Lawrence is back in the arena as Katniss Everdeen in a new international trailer for “The Hunger Games: Catching […]...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:05 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A nurse alleged Tuesday that Mayor Bob Filner sexually harassed her when she met with him to seek help for a Marine injured in Iraq.
Filner promised to help the Marine with the Department of Veterans Affairs but then told the nurse that she...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:09 AM
A UC San Diego student who was forgotten in a Drug Enforcement Administration interrogation room for five days without food or water described the incident as a "really, really bad, horrible accident."
Daniel Chong, 25, will receive $4.1 million from...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Post-traumatic stress disorder, known as PTSD, is not just a problem for military veterans, sexual assault survivors and other crime victims — it also plagues many stroke victims, according to new research.
The study, published online Wednesday...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:53 PM
Jurors have reached a verdict on whether a gang member convicted of killing four people -- including a 10-year-old boy -- should be executed or serve the rest of his life in prison, authorities said.
The verdict is expected to be read in a downtown...