| Mar 17, 2013
| 9:05 PM
On a hot summer-like Sunday afternoon, in a stadium that rises out of the Southern California desert like a huge misplaced castle, Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal slid onto his back and into the bright lights of his sport once again.
It was match point...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:34 PM
BERLIN — Germany dispatched thousands of soldiers Tuesday to help cities and towns cope with flooding from the rain-swollen Danube and other southern rivers — reinforcements that came a day after the Bavarian city of Passau saw its worst...
| May 28, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Israeli author Amos Oz has been named the recipient of the prestigious Franz Kafka Prize, selected by an international jury from a short list of 12 globally recognized writers.
The $10,000 prize, awarded by the Franz Kafka Society in the Czech Republic,...
| May 24, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The world’s largest Lego model, an X-wing starfighter, has landed in Times Square with enough cockpit space for Luke Skywalker.
The life-size model weighs 46,000 pounds and spans 43 feet from tip to tale, which is about the size of the ship...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday.
The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th.
Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...
| May 8, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Authorities on Wednesday announced charges against a ring of federal officials who allegedly received bribes of cash and expensive gifts in exchange for fraudulent immigration benefits.
The scheme was allegedly orchestrated by Koreatown attorney Kwang...
| May 11, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Trumer Pils, a traditional take on the classic German Pilsner style lager made in the Bay Area, launches in Southern California next week with special events around town, but you might want to exercise some caution when trying the beer for the first time....
| Jan 8, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Pictures in the News from around the world....
| Sep 21, 2012
| 12:03 PM
To cheers and screams, the space shuttle Endeavour passed over Malibu and the Santa Monica Pier on Friday. Crowds lined the pier as well as points along the beach as the shuttle entered L.A. County. It's scheduled to head toward......
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:40 PM
A battle is raging over healthcare reform ... in the Czech Republic. Czech protests are erupting on the same day that the United States Supreme Court considers a key part of the healthcare reforms backed by President Barack Obama. While the U.S....
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Has an art historian located a buried trove of artistic masterpieces looted by the Nazis? That's what a report in Britain's Daily Mail claims, stating that the collection contains pieces by Monet, Manet and Cezanne....