| Dec 6, 2007
I think it's safe to say: There will never be another Evel Knievel. It's highly unlikely that any other human on Earth will attempt so many grandiose stunts with as much verve and swagger, knowing from experience that he is just as likely to break his...
| May 26, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Mario Ramos stirs a pot of beans with a bent spatula as the men crowd into the kitchen, the ragged line stretching out the splintered doorway.
Years ago, Ramos, 45, grilled up pricey seafood in a tiki-themed restaurant on Pacific Coast Highway in Laguna...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:39 PM
BEIJING — Jang Song Taek, the uncle by marriage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was executed for attempting to seize power for himself, the official news service reported early Friday.
In a rambling report, the Korea Central News Agency...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:45 PM
BEIJING – Jang Sung Taek, the uncle by marriage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was executed Friday for attempting to seize power for himself, the country's official news service reported early Friday.
In a rambling report, the Korea Central...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 8:46 PM
SEOUL — In a palace intrigue that could shake the foundations of North Korea, 30-year-old leader Kim Jong Un has purged from the leadership the powerful uncle who had been his de facto regent for the last two years, North Korean news media confirmed...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:38 AM
SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, the Pyongyang regime's de facto No. 2 official, has probably been ousted from his posts, South Korea's state spy agency said Tuesday.
In a report released at a meeting with lawmakers, the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Todd Christensen, a five-time Pro Bowl tight end who helped the Raiders win two Super Bowls, died Wednesday morning during surgery in a Utah hospital. He was 57.
The news was posted on Facebook by Christensen's former BYU teammate Reno Mahe and...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:29 AM
A welter of medications sold over the counter and by prescription can spell fast relief from the churning discomfort of acid reflux and heartburn, and the class of drugs known as proton-pump inhibitors has grown powerfully popular with Americans. But...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Common sense would dictate that the horse who wins the biggest 2-year-old race of the year would then be destined for greatness six months later in the Kentucky Derby.
But when did common sense and racing ever go together?
Instead, it has been more of...
| Aug 25, 2008
AS MORE people watch their home equity erode, put off retirement because their nest eggs are taking a dive, and bike or bus to work to save gas money, many are thanking their lucky stars that they still have a job to commute to.
Unstable times breed...
| Sep 4, 2008
USC on Wednesday became the first of 12 institutions in the state to break ground on a taxpayer-funded facility for stem cell research.
USC officials, state health authorities and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa attended the groundbreaking for the Eli and...