| May 17, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Over the last few years, as ratings for cable networks like AMC and TLC have surged, their brand identities have shifted just as dramatically. History, the channel that five years ago was known for its dusty old World War II documentaries, is now better...
| May 21, 2013
| 10:37 AM
When Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek died Monday, he left behind a musical legacy that included 15 singles that made Billboard's hot 100 list, including the songs "Light My Fire," "Waiting for the Sun," "Touch Me," "Riders on the Storm," and "People Are...
| May 14, 2013
| 3:40 PM
The shocking parade shooting that brought New Orleans residents together has now turned some of its public officials against one another as the city confronts its longtime crime epidemic.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu told local judges to "wake up"...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:15 PM
"Suburgatory" star Jane Levy has filed for divorce to end her short-lived marriage, according to reports circulating Tuesday.
The actress, 23, who plays a sharp-witted New York City teen transplanted to the suburbs on the ABC comedy series, filed papers...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 2:19 PM
In two previous posts, I discussed the Amazon pilots, a slate of proposed series by the cyberspace bookseller turned virtual moving-picture studio, now streaming online for viewer comment and ratings. (Thousands have already chimed in.) The first post was...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Nineteen people are being charged with selling drugs after an undercover operation at four high schools in northern San Diego County by youthful sheriff's deputies posing as students, officials said Tuesday.
Nine are current or former students and 10...
| May 2, 2013
| 12:59 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Assembly Speaker John A. Perez (D-Los Angeles) employed a little legislative arm-twisting to persuade lawmakers to pass a measure that would allow a Central California Indian tribe to open a casino just off a major state highway.
| Oct 13, 2012
| 4:23 PM
HIRMAND, Iran -- The featured speaker -- an 11-year-old girl -- waited hours for the helicopter to land near the watch tower and high concrete walls in this remote region not far from the Afghanistan border. Close by, a military band played marching music...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 11:03 PM
Nine people are expected to be arraigned Tuesday for their part in an extortion conspiracy in which agents of a Latino prison gang levied taxes on street gang members in Orange County, law enforcement officials said....
| Oct 26, 2012
| 12:12 PM
A California Highway Patrol officer was in stable condition Friday after being repeatedly stabbed in his back, arms, face and eye by a man he was trying to stop from climbing the fence of a freeway overpass in Riverside....
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:12 AM
The amount of land used to grow opium in Myanmar increased 17% during 2011, the sixth straight annual increase, according to a United Nations report....