| Aug 13, 2013
| 7:43 PM
NEW YORK -- Five Democrats fighting to become the city's next mayor sparred over housing costs, police tactics and term limits at their first debate Tuesday evening, but they agreed on one thing: They don’t want to talk about Anthony Weiner’...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Peaceful but frustrated, demonstrators across the country gathered as the nation continued to react Sunday to a Florida jury's not-guilty verdict in the murder trial of George Zimmerman over the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
In New York, not...
| Aug 9, 2013
On a recent doctor's visit, a compelling health video was looping in the reception room. It incorporated many of the accepted rules for achieving a healthy weight. The motivational video, tailored to the doctor's clientele, illustrated simple ways to...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Dealing yet another blow to Mayor Michael Bloomberg's efforts to reduce obesity in New York City, a state appeals court upheld an March decision by a lower court that Bloomberg's sugary drink ban is unconstitutional.
The court wrote that the city's...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:44 AM
NEW YORK – To the solemn lament of tolling bells and the mournful recitation of names of the fallen, Americans on Wednesday paused to commemorate the moment of the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil.
Memorial events unfolded at the site of the...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Those upcoming wedding bells in California are about to spur a ringing of another kind.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court denied an appeal of a ruling that struck down Proposition 8, opening a path for same-sex marriages to resume in the state and...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:36 AM
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WASHINGTON — The battle over background checks for gun sales is escalating in West Virginia as two former allies, the National Rifle Assn. and Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin III, square off over...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In a closed-door meeting on the Sony Pictures Entertainment lot, a few dozen location scouts, agents, producers and studio executives gathered to discuss the state of L.A.'s hometown industry.
Taking center stage: Los Angeles Mayor-elect Eric Garcetti....
| Jun 14, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Laying aside years of bad blood that has at times threatened to spill into open warfare, the mayors of San Francisco and New York City agreed Friday afternoon to a digital detente that will include co-hosting a technology summit this year.
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:24 PM
L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has asked the city's three pension funds to review all investments and work to end those in companies that manufacture assault weapons....
| May 15, 2013
If you've got your health, the cliche goes, you've got just about everything. If you've got public health duties, you're responsible for just about everything from mosquitoes (West Nile carriers) to hygiene (wash your hands for as long as it takes to sing...