| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Workers at Northrop Grumman Corp.'s 1-million-square-foot El Segundo facility on Aviation Boulevard have been cranking out fuselage sections for the Navy's F/A-18 fighter jet for decades.
But now, the end may be near.
Since entering service in 1983,...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:00 AM
There are many reasons investors enter the movie business. "Enticed by Charlie Sheen" isn't usually one of them.
On a vacation to Los Angeles a few years ago, Joe Newcomb, a Texas entrepreneur who has made millions in the fertilizer business, accepted...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
BEIJING — It's a familiar plot line: A young man, searching for answers, turns to an Asian martial arts master for wisdom and the skill to fight off bad guys.
Years ago it was the theme of Hollywood's "Karate Kid" and a TV series, "Kung Fu." It...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 10:57 AM
As President Obama travels to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the one-day summit is expected to focus partly on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an ambitious 12-nation trade...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Jack Antonoff, one-third of the Grammy-winning indie pop band Fun, is at a Hollywood recording studio previewing tracks from Bleachers, a side project he’s spent the last year secretly crafting.
“I wanted a modern ‘Dancing in the Dark&...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:30 AM
So far this year, there have been two proven bets at the box office: Legos and Kevin Hart.
That hot streak continued through the Presidents Day weekend, with "The Lego Movie" building on its blockbuster opening to finish No. 1 for a second time, while...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:34 AM
"The Lego Movie" built upon its success this holiday weekend, beating out four new movies to secure the No. 1 spot at the box office for the second time.
After posting a surprisingly strong debut, the animated 3-D film collected an additional $63.5...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 7:00 AM
YANJI, China — She was a North Korean success story.
For more than two decades, the woman, now 50, dabbled in various businesses at the border between China and North Korea. She sold rice. She traded foreign currency. She opened a massage parlor...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Customs agents in Long Beach were shocked after opening boxes labeled "House Hold Goods" bound for Iran and finding thousands of documents outlining secret information on the military's $392-billion fighter jet program.
The treasure trove of technical...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 12:44 PM
"The Amazing Race" is about to begin its 24th edition, and once again it's time for the "all-stars" to come back and race again.
The producers have unveiled the lineup of returning "Race-rs" in advance of the show's Feb. 23 season premiere.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:45 PM
WASHINGTON – The United States could be losing its edge in science and technology as emerging nations rapidly increase their investment in research and development, according to new indicators released Thursday by the National Science Board....