| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:19 PM
West Hollywood's ban on the sale of fur clothing takes effect Saturday -- and many of the city's high-fashion boutiques are figuring out workarounds or making plans to move out of town.
The mannequin in the window of the Goldsmith & Klein fashion...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:00 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Abdul Wali Fadaei is proud of his family history.
His father died when he drove an explosives-laden car into the capital's upscale Hotel Inter-Continental in 2011, a brazen attack that killed 18 people, including seven...
| Sep 19, 2013
Walt Whitman might have gotten a good laugh out of this. I know I did. I mention Whitman because of a recent incident at the rest stop on the New Jersey Turnpike named after him, a place offering food that didn't exist in Whitman's time and a stream of...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Steven Spielberg will add another prize to his crowded trophy mantle this fall when he receives an award at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.
The Oscar-winning director will receive the 2013 Records of Achievement Award in recognition of his...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:53 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Washington Navy Yard, where at least 12 people were killed in a shooting rampage Monday, is the Navy’s oldest land base.
Just 3.5 miles from the White House, the Navy Yard is tucked away from the center of Washington along the...
| 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...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 8:07 AM
GROVELAND, Calif. — The Rim fire has burned into Yosemite National Park and into the record books, consuming 222,777-acres. It is now 40% contained.
Officials said progress continued, despite hot conditions and some winds overnight.
| Aug 28, 2013
One hundred years separate Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech at the 1963 March on Washington. They are linked by the history of America's defining struggle, and they are inseparable in imagery, as...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
This week, for reasons only the online gods know, Dolly Parton burst into the social media conversation when news of her Dollywood theme park expansion collided with two different memes involving her classic country song "Jolene." The result has been a...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:24 AM
WASHINGTON -- Cleaning and preservation crews have finished removing green paint that was splashed on the iconic statue inside the Lincoln Memorial three weeks ago, the National Park Service announced.
The vandalism was discovered on July 26 after...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:31 AM
San Francisco's wax museum, whose Chamber of Horrors, King Tut and Last Supper exhibits attracted millions of visitors to Fisherman’s Wharf, is closing its doors Thursday after more than 50 years.
The family-run museum was opened in a converted...