| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Panamanian authorities have charged 33 crew members of the North Korean freighter seized at the Panama Canal with endangering public security by attempting to traffic undeclared weapons, local news media reported Thursday.
State prosecutor Javier...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:55 PM
ROME -- A former CIA base chief in Italy who was convicted in absentia in the kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric from the streets of Milan, has been arrested, an Italian Justice Ministry official said Thursday.
The official, who spoke on condition of...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:32 AM
WASHINGTON -- The military equipment shown in images tweeted by Panama's president after his government stopped a ship en route to North Korea are radar parts for the SA-2 family of surface-to-air missiles, according to IHS Jane’s Intelligence,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:27 AM
MEXICO CITY—The Panamanian government has discovered what appears to be “sophisticated missile equipment” hidden in the hull of a North Korean container ship that had set sail from Cuba and was slated to head home via the Panama Canal,...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:14 PM
More than 600 mariachi band members set a Guinness world record at halftime of the Gold Cup game between Mexico and Panama at the Rose Bowl, but the jeers from the pro-Mexico crowd of 56,822 directed toward Mexico Coach Jose Manuel de la Torre made the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:30 AM
I suppose it has something to do with summertime, these extreme stunt-challenge contests in which people do physically difficult, psychologically intimidating things in the hope of winning big money. Anyway, they're back.
Two premiere Thursday on TNT:...
| Apr 29, 2013
It's fun for mayoral candidates to imagine eliminating potholes or building new trains to link the Valley to the Westside. It's not hard to support a spiffed-up LAX (really, what's hard to believe is that it's taken this long) or legions of new police...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:13 AM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News: Special operations battalion officers patrol a street in the Ilha do Governador neighborhood in the favela do Dende shantytown in Rio de Janeiro as drug traffickers clash with police; a member of the National Air and...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:25 AM
Big, round numbers always get people's attention. Numbers such as $1 billion, which has been bandied about as the economic loss per day nationally from the eight-day strike that shut down most of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
| Nov 28, 2012
| 12:13 AM
Employees conduct the launching ceremonies for the S.S. Nancy Lykes at the Consolidated Steel Corp. shipyards in Wilmington....
| Oct 21, 2012
| 8:01 AM
George S. McGovern, an icon of American liberalism who campaigned for the White House with moral fervor against President Richard M. Nixon and the Vietnam War but lost in a thundering landslide, has died. He was 90.
McGovern died Sunday morning while...