| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:18 PM
WASHINGTON — So what if the British burned the U.S. Capitol? That was way back during the War of 1812. A bust of Winston Churchill is headed there, 50 years after the legendary British statesman was granted honorary U.S. citizenship.
| Oct 6, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Two major topics of conversation are burning up the Twittersphere these days: Miley Cyrus and the government shutdown. Both came together on Saturday night when Cyrus hosted "SNL" and starred in a racy video called "We Did Stop (the government)" where she...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Smart, funny and articulate, Robert Reich is the university professor we all wish we'd had. He's so accessible and entertaining he takes a subject that sounds soporific and makes it come alive like you wouldn't believe in "Inequality for All."
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Congress established Yosemite National Park on Oct. 1, 1890 -- and shut down it down on its birthday Tuesday over the budget standoff. National parks, Smithsonian museums and even World War II overseas cemeteries have been closed because of the government...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:44 PM
A Maryland-based Ku Klux Klan group plans on holding an event in Gettysburg National Military Park, site of the three-day Civil War battle, park officials said.
The Confederate White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, a white supremacy group, will stage a...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:09 PM
An attorney for Michael Jackson’s family told jurors Tuesday that concert promoter AEG Live hired the doctor who administered the fatal dose of a powerful anesthetic and that the company now should pay for the singer’s death.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Quoting from Abraham Lincoln, the Book of Exodus and internal emails from AEG Live, an attorney for Michael Jackson's family told jurors Tuesday that the concert promoter hired the doctor who gave Jackson a fatal dose of a powerful anesthetic and now...
| Sep 24, 2013
Re "Shops feel clipped by WeHo fur sales ban," Sept. 21
Your front-page article on the terrible inconveniences suffered by West Hollywood retailers as a result of the city's new ban on fur apparel sales rekindled nostalgia for other bygone freedoms. We'...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 7:28 AM
That old adage holds true with the new Full Throttle roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain: Looks can be deceiving.
Photos: Full Throttle launch coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain
From the ground, you ask yourself: What’s the big deal? It...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Steve Jobs was known for innovating new platforms to deliver traditional content -- a symmetry that also seems at play with the marketing campaign for the new biopic about him.
The trailer for “Jobs,” the Ashton Kutcher-starring film that...
| Sep 7, 2013
Re "How to build a better GOP," Opinion, Sept. 3
The GOP needs to tell better stories?
As a registered independent, I've heard all the stories from the GOP that I can stand. Who can forget "mission accomplished"? Mitt Romney had a great story to...