| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Fridays Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where Journalists surround Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto as he emerges from his house amid a frenzy of speculation that he is the creator of the virtual currency....
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:12 PM
The most dangerous parts of a flight are takeoff and landing. Rarely do incidents happen when a plane is cruising seven miles above the earth.
So the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet well into its flight Saturday morning over the South China Sea...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:30 PM
James Gurney, the author and illustrator of the "Dinotopia" book series, has had a dinosaur named after him.
And it happens to be a particularly cool dinosaur, too. Torvosaurus gurneyi is the largest predatory land dinosaur ever discovered in Europe,...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Simon Cowell raced across the Atlantic Ocean on Friday and it was worth the effort: His son with girlfriend Lauren Silverman was born in New York on Valentine's Day.
Cowell, 54, hopped a jet in London after getting word that Silverman was in labor and...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:05 PM
The captain went down with his ship.
The body of Capt. Robin Walbridge, a stubborn and profane seaman who often said he feared no storm, was never found after the tall ship Bounty sank in the Atlantic Ocean after being pummeled by Hurricane Sandy on...
| Feb 11, 2014
Black History Month reminds me of a really great golden oldies station, always blaring the same handful of terrific tunes. Every February, it plays Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman soul — with a chorus or two of the George...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:28 PM
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany — I am looking at a piece of the Hindenburg — or, rather, its replica: its lounge, reading and writing room, passenger cabins and smoking room (yes, there was one) and bar. It's part of the Zeppelin Museum, in the...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Elizabeth Lopez maneuvered a massive steel claw over the side of a 134-foot sailboat and guided its descent through swaying kelp and schools of fish 10 miles off the coast of San Diego. She was hoping to catch pieces of a mysterious marine ecosystem...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:31 PM
A pilot was rescued after his U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed off the coast of Virginia on Wednesday, Navy officials confirmed.
The F/A-18E Super Hornet jet went down 45 miles from Oceana, Va., home to a base that hosts the Navy's East Coast attack-...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia is preparing for a memorial service on Friday after the recovery of the body of a pilot missing in a helicopter crash.
Navy officials said the body of Lt. Sean Christopher Snyder, 39, of Santee, Calif., was recovered on...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:24 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- At least three people were killed and more than 2,000 displaced when heavy rainfall caused flooding this week in the coastal state of Rio de Janeiro, officials said Thursday.
The downpour began Wednesday and continued overnight,...