| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:13 AM
As L.A.-area Catholics praised the selection of Pope Francis Wednesday, many said they hoped the new pontiff would further address the sex abuse scandal that has rocked the church....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
COALINGA, Calif. — Jaime Ramirez stood in front of an oak tree, jagged and black from a plane crashing into it all those years ago.
He removed his white cowboy hat, closed his eyes and whispered, "Abuelo, Tío, estoy aquí." ("Grandfather, Uncle,...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:59 PM
WASHINGTON -- Forty protesters, including union leader Eliseo Medina of the Service Employees International Union, were arrested Thursday afternoon for blocking passage outside the U.S. Capitol during a demonstration urging the House to pass comprehensive...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Commenters on Amazon can be brutal toward books, even those they haven't read. But when faced with an author accused of committing a horrible crime, they've turned to humor.
Derek Medina was arraigned on a charge of first-degree murder on Friday in...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 7:20 AM
It may have won one of America's most prestigious awards for young people's literature, but it's British fans who will get to see the movie first.
Meg Rosoff's Printz Award-winning "How I Live Now" should have all the elements for the typical YA film...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:46 AM
A caravan of protesters departed Los Angeles Wednesday morning, bound for a march in Bakersfield that organizers are billing as one of the largest protests in the nation in support of an immigration overhaul.
The march, which is expected to draw...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Whether a case of divine intervention or just fortuitous programming, PBS begins airing "The Life of Muhammad," a three-part explanation of the history of Islam, on Tuesday, the same day Al Jazeera America makes its debut on the channel formerly known...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:33 PM
MIAMI -- A man accused of killing his wife and then posting a confession and a picture of her bloodied body on Facebook pleaded not guilty on Thursday in Miami-Dade County circuit court.
Prosecutors say 31-year-old Derek Medina fatally shot 26-year-...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:49 PM
State officials in Oregon are temporarily restricting the use of more than a dozen pesticide products following the deaths of an estimated 50,000 bumblebees in the Portland area this month.
The measure, effective immediately, will last for 180 days...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:36 PM
As one of the first high-ranking Latina administrators at a top American private university, Cecilia Preciado Burciaga inspired and mentored hundreds of Chicano and Latino students and faculty members during 20 years at Stanford University.
| May 16, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Students milled around parking lots on the outskirts of East Los Angeles College on Thursday morning after a shooting threat prompted an evacuation of the campus, along with lockdowns at other Monterey Park schools.
All Monterey Park schools were locked...