| Jun 25, 2010
| 9:34 PM
AGADIR, Morocco â Sperm whales feeding even in the most remote reaches of Earth's oceans have built up stunningly high levels of toxic and heavy metals, according to American scientists who say the findings spell danger not only for marine......
| May 23, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The Lakers might be closer to an NBA Finals rematch with the Boston Celtics. The fan base may be growing bored with the Western Conference finals match-up with Phoenix. And the Suns may have little chance to come back from a 2-0 deficit against the...
| May 27, 2010
| 9:34 PM
WASHINGTON â The head of the International Whaling Commission on Thursday expressed optimism that nations gathering in Morocco next month can settle a long-running dispute over the hunting of whales. But a senior U.S. official signaled difficult...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 4:33 PM
On July 8, "X-Men" No. 1 from the creative team of writer Victor Gischler and artist Paco Medina hits the shelves of your local comic book shop with its tale of mutants, vampires and a new member in the fold.......
| Jan 5, 2010
The coffee beans roasted, ground, packaged and shipped out of the F. Gaviña & Sons Inc. factory in Vernon are as diverse as the ethnic communities that blanket Southern California.
Coffee beans from Ethiopia are ground to make a rich, almost wine-...
| Dec 4, 2010
| 10:00 AM
Question: In 2007, my husband, Neil, and I booked two tickets on British Airways to London. Neil was receiving chemotherapy so we could not fly. British Airways advised us to submit our refund request in writing along with a doctor's note, which we did on...
| Dec 25, 2010
| 10:00 AM
Question: On Oct. 16, I bought two tickets from Delta Air Lines through Chase Rewards for $794.80. We paid $599.86 plus 19,494 points. We received a trip confirmation letter from Chase, with a Delta logo, giving our flight numbers, departure times and...
| May 1, 2011
In his cogent, nuanced account of the 1949 prosecution of American communists under the Smith Act, former Los Angeles Times staff writer Scott Martelle sees this case fitting into a troubling pattern. From the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798 to the...
| May 2, 2011
Osama bin Laden, a scion of one of Saudi Arabia's wealthiest families, became the grim apostle of a strain of Islamic radicalism that exalted violence against non-believers, and the leader of a terrorist network that launched repeated attacks in the West,...
| Jan 23, 2011
"Now I know what's meant by 'steering committee,'" the lock tender said with a laugh as the water, rushing through the sluice gates of Erie Canal Lock 32, raised us to his level.
Karin was at the tiller of Seneca, our 42-foot charter boat, and I had my...
| Aug 19, 2010
Spiraling drug-war violence in Mexico's wealthiest region has claimed the life of a prominent mayor — kidnapped Sunday and found dead Wednesday — and prompted demands from panicked residents for army protection.
Edelmiro Cavazos was mayor...