| Nov 16, 2011
| 2:52 PM
The House gave gun rights advocates their first legislative win of the year in a move that some saw as a Republican reversal on protecting states' rights: approval of a federal regulation that would require states that issue concealed-weapons permits to...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 10:39 AM
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords marked another milestone in her recovery Thursday, serving Thanksgiving dinner to troops at a Tucson military base in what her office said was the first constituent event since an attempt on her life in January.
Giffords and her...
| Nov 30, 2011
The Age of Movies
The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael
Edited by Sanford Schwartz
Library of America, $40
Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best.
| Dec 1, 2011
| 3:07 PM
The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a resolution renaming a room in the U.S. Capitol in memory of Gabriel Zimmerman, an aide to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords who was one of the six people killed in an attempt on her life in January.
| Jun 1, 2011
Dr. Leo Rangell, a leading psychoanalyst who argued forcefully that theoretical fads and factions threatened to erode consumer confidence in the field founded by Sigmund Freud more than 100 years ago, died Saturday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He...
| May 31, 2008
| 4:43 PM
Space shuttle Discovery and a crew of seven blasted into orbit Saturday, carrying a giant Japanese lab addition to the international space station along with something more mundane -- a toilet pump.
Discovery roared into a brilliantly blue sky dotted...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:28 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even for a town accustomed to hyperbole, the political sparring over spending, borrowing and health care has produced more than its share of over-the-top rhetoric.
Yes, most people may tune it out. But it's a good bet the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Staffers at Rep. Elijah Cummings' Baltimore office arrived Wednesday to find gobs of putty and wiring on the door, raising fears of an explosive attack and drawing emergency crews from around the region.
Though the suspicious objects turned out to be...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Franklin County’s borough councils, boards of township supervisors, school boards and county commissioners all regularly host meetings that can have a sense of being routine or ordinary.
But the news that three people died during a shooting at a...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:22 PM
At an Orange Coast College night class more than a year ago, a student walked outside during a break and said he wanted to kill the professor, according to a school official.
The student then pointed his index finger, mimicking a gunshot from a pistol,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:48 AM
I grew up on Def Leppard and Bon Jovi, so I was congenitally predisposed to like Chuck Klosterman’s first book, “Fargo Rock City” (2001), an account of taking hair metal very seriously in the 1980s. If you’d ever resented the...