| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Abraham Pearson made it out of jail, but he never made it out of Detroit.
Pearson, 25, who was awaiting sentencing for carjacking, robbery and weapons convictions, is facing a new stack of felony charges after his jail escape spurred a 14-hour search...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:07 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Amid fears that Zimbabwe is headed for another disputed election, the observer to whom almost every Zimbabwean is turning for guidance is an anonymous "concerned father" and alleged renegade member of President Robert Mugabe'...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:28 PM
It's not often that a high-profile critic publicly issues a mea culpa and reverses an opinion. But that's what happened last week when Peter Schjeldahl, the longtime art critic of the New Yorker magazine, backtracked on his stance on the Detroit Institute...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Last week, with a massive $18-billion debt, Detroit became the largest American city to seek bankruptcy protection, and once again we are reading obituaries of the late, great Motor City.
I don’t pretend to be an expert on Detroit, where I once...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In ruling that a New York Times reporter must testify at the trial of a former CIA employee accused of leaking classified information, a federal appeals court has adopted a scorched-earth approach to claims that reporters have a right to protect their...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:07 PM
About 50 to 100 antiabortion protesters wrote messages in chalk and shouted slurs outside the home of a Newport Beach obstetrician who was one of the doctors to oppose Hoag Hospital’s decision to eliminate elective abortions.
The protest late...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:30 AM
TUCSON -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona filed suit Tuesday against the city of Flagstaff, accusing municipal leaders of unconstitutionally driving beggars off the streets and criminalizing peaceful panhandling in public places.
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Historical mysteries author sued publisher of 'Da Vinci Code'
Michael Baigent, 65, a writer who gained attention for launching a lawsuit contending that "The Da Vinci Code" stole ideas from his book, died of a brain hemorrhage June...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Even as journalists spent much of Monday chasing the whereabouts of Edward Snowden, officials in Ecuador announced they were reviewing the former National Security Agency contractor’s request for asylum.
Snowden’s choice of country to call...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Actress Halle Berry is expected to testify Tuesday in the Capitol in favor of legislation that would limit a paparazzo's ability to photograph the children of celebrities.
Senate Bill 606 would modify the definition of harassment -- meaning activity...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:05 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Actress Halle Berry painted a portrait of a life under siege Tuesday as she testified in favor of legislation that would increase limits on paparazzi.
The bill, SB 606, is intended to protect children of celebrities and public officials...