| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Say you could hop into a DeLorean and travel back to when life on Earth began. Would fish migrate from water to land? Would the dinosaurs go extinct? At the end of our trip, would we still encounter life as we now know it?
Some scientists don’t...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:00 PM
Ron Hextall, the legendary Philadelphia Flyers goaltender who has been the Kings' vice president/assistant general manager for seven years, is returning to Philadelphia as the team's assistant GM/director of hockey operations.
Although the move might...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:37 AM
| Jan 30, 2013
Almost on impulse, almost 35 years ago, Richard M. Walden and a friend rounded up six tons of relief supplies and a jet to ferry them to Vietnamese boat people in Malaysia. Thus was Operation California — now Operation USA — born. A Times...
| May 1, 2013
Somewhere between her Chilean family's life-or-death political realities and its intuitive, fantastical imagination is where Isabel Allende writes. Where she lives is the Bay Area, arriving in California about 25 years ago with a famous surname she's gone...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Join us Tuesday for a live video conversation with award-winning author Amy Wilentz about her new book, "Farewell, Fred Voodoo." After a massive earthquake devastated Haiti in 2010, Wilentz, a journalist who has been writing about the country for more...
| Feb 3, 2013
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Two turns off the alley and I was hopelessly lost.
In less than five minutes, I couldn't see the guest house where I had been staying for a week, even though it was one of the taller buildings in Haiti. With a few quick...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Before her panel at the L.A. Times Festival of Book, journalist and author Amy Wilentz dropped in at our video booth to talk about how she came to write her latest book, "Farewell, Fred Voodoo."
Written after Haiti's devastating 2010 earthquake, this...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The Kardashian Christmas card is in 3D and features Kim in a tuxedo and other family members also nattily dressed. Meanhile, little sis Kendall Jenner says no to mom Kris' idea of throwing a lavish sweet sixteen party for her....
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:03 PM
United Nations relief agencies are heading up a global mission to bring food, shelter and construction materials to Caribbean islands battered by Hurricane Sandy last week -- a belated response by the world body whose New York headquarters and staff...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:38 PM
REPORTING FROM RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil has announced plans to grant amnesty to thousands of Haitian immigrants but deport any who cross the border from Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia without visas in the future. Brazil will issue 100 visas a month in Port-au-...