| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:46 PM
At a Monday morning Mass for his slain father, Assemblyman Mike Gatto fought back tears as he described the deep pain and sadness that have filled his family's days since his father was found shot to death in his Silver Lake home earlier this month....
| May 6, 2013
| 11:20 AM
The Beverly Hills home of the late menswear, jewelry and fragrance mogul Bijan Pakzad reportedly has sold for $9.8 million.
[For the record, 12:05 p.m. May 6: An earlier version of this post and headline incorrectly said that Bijan Pakzad's home sold...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:32 AM
WASHINGTON -- The lineup of presidents gathering on the mall Wednesday to honor the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement won’t include anyone named Bush.
Neither George H.W. Bush nor George W. Bush will attend the...
| Sep 11, 2013
Secretary of State John F. Kerry was probably right when he said "it can't be done," referring to getting Syria, in a week's time, to surrender control of its chemical weapons. But timelines aside, compelling a Middle Eastern state through threat of...
| Sep 15, 2013
President Obama and his aides were surprised this month by the strength of public opposition to their call for military action against Syria. They shouldn't have been.
Americans have almost always been reluctant to go to war. In 1939, polls showed...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:54 PM
The assignment seemed perfect for me.
I was a Mexican American college student in Washington and was asked to get cosponsors for a bill that would create a month-long observance honoring the achievements of Latinos — National Hispanic Heritage...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 9:02 AM
After a pair of a historic arrested landings aboard an aircraft carrier, a U.S. Navy drone aborted a third landing because of a malfunction in one of its three redundant navigation computers.
The X-47B drone was four miles out Wednesday, with its...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:18 AM
As I was leaving the house this morning, I caught a brief "Today" show segment about a bunch of people who shaved their heads to show solidarity for a leukemia patient. Although this thoughtful gesture of support is hardly novel, what made it noteworthy...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Skin Is In: Miley Cyrus strips down to her birthday suit for Marc Jacobs' and Robert Duffy's "Protect the Skin You're In" charity T-shirt campaign, WWD reports. The shirts, emblazoned with a black-and-white photo of Cyrus posing in her altogethers, with...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:12 PM
WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency’s Washington headquarters now carries the name of former President Clinton, who acknowledged Wednesday that the honor could have gone instead to his vice president, Al Gore, who is perhaps...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:51 PM
In a bizarre letter to the New York Times this week, retired museum director Frank Robinson mischaracterized the problem being faced by the Detroit Institute of Arts in the Michigan city's ongoing bankruptcy drama.
Addressing what he called an “...