| Feb 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Last week's episode of "The Walking Dead" focused exclusively on Rick, Carl and Michonne, so it makes total sense that this week's episode, "Inmates," brings us up to speed with the rest of the surviving members of the cast.
This episode wasn't full...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Wearing a dark warmup suit with "USA" emblazoned on the back, Katie Eberling helps carry the 400-pound bobsled to the starting line and places it down on freshly sanded blades.
She gives a reassuring nod to teammate Elana Meyers,...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Sarah Giron wants health insurance, but she says it's just not in her budget. "It's so expensive," says the 34-year-old stay-at-home mom in Riverside County.
Her husband, an aerospace worker, gets health insurance at work at a very reasonable rate...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Confirmed influenza deaths of Californians under the age of 65 reached 202 this week, state health officials said, with 26 deaths confirmed in Los Angeles County.
Speaking with reporters Friday, California Department of Public Health communicable...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:00 AM
One of the unfortunate echoes of "Breaking Bad" — other than real-life-teachers-turned-meth-cooks — is the proliferation of the principled drug dealer as a character trope. It's certainly possible to make an intelligent film about a coke-...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Much of the South on Wednesday again awoke again to the nastiness of a winter storm, needle-like freezing rain, growing piles of snow and biting temperatures that turned roads into a deadly, slippery mess and cut off power to tens of thousands of people....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:34 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Team USA General Manager David Poile will not travel to Russia for the Olympic men's hockey tournament because of injuries he suffered last week when he was hit in the face by an errant puck.
Poile underwent surgery for facial...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Near the end of Sunday’s “Downton Abbey,” I half-expected Chris Harrison to show up in the Crawleys’ drawing room and start quizzing Mary about her favorite bachelor. Just a few short weeks ago, our heroine was catatonic with grief...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Influenza-related illness has killed 147 Californians under age 65 this season, including 17 people in Los Angeles County and one in Long Beach, state health officials have confirmed.
The toll is unusually high: At the same point last year, only 14...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Memories of the Hindenburg
Regarding "Hindenburg History," by Karl Zimmermann, Jan. 26: His zeppelin story brings back bittersweet memories.
I grew up in Karlsruhe, Germany, and on several outings to Frankfurt (when we were still allowed freedom to...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:02 AM
CAIRO – Sixteen people in Egypt have died from the H1N1 virus – commonly known as swine flu – since the start of the winter, the country's Ministry of Health said Monday.
The ministry's spokesman, Ahmed Kamel, was quoted by the daily...