| May 1, 2012
| 4:39 PM
No resolution to the diplomatic challenges facing the United States and China over what happens to blind dissident Chen Guangcheng is likely to both ease Chinese embarrassment and cast the Obama administration as a staunch defender of human rights,...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:14 AM
The 1980 Republican National Convention nominates Ronald Reagan for president and George H.W. Bush for vice president....
| Jun 9, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Hundreds of invited guests -– including Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa -- are set to board the USS Iowa to witness the battleship’s arrival this afternoon at its permanent home in Berth 87 on the San Pedro waterfront. The ship has been...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Just after 3 p.m. Saturday, the battleship Iowa got underway on its final, 3.4 nautical mile journey through Los Angeles Harbor on its way to becoming a floating museum....
| Dec 22, 2012
| 8:23 AM
A new state law intended to prevent therapists from trying to change a minor's sexual orientation was put on hold Friday by a federal appeals court panel. The law would subject psychologists, psychiatrists and other mental health professionals to...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Holland Taylor is familiar to many TV viewers for playing the randy grandmother on the CBS sitcom "Two and a Half Men." In recent years, the Emmy-winning actress has been busy traveling the country in her one-woman stage show "Ann," based on the life of...
| Dec 28, 2012
Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who presided over the swift and devastating 1991 military assault on Iraq that transformed the Middle East and reminded America what it was like to win a war, died Thursday of complications from pneumonia. He was 78.
| Jul 31, 2012
Back in 2004, when James Mann wrote "Rise of the Vulcans: The History of Bush's War Cabinet," he took full advantage of the sarcastic nickname that President George W. Bush's foreign policy advisors gave themselves. It not only captured their...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The expectations game that has been going on before tonight’s presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney has been hilariously goofy. It is as if each side is trying to pretend their guy just wandered in from a life of solitude in a...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Country music veteran Hank Williams Jr. is doing his best to become the official troubadour of the we-hate-Barack-Obama crowd. During a performance at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 17, Williams told the audience, “We’ve got a Muslim president...
| May 31, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush were back in Washington on Thursday for the unveiling of the portraits of the former first couple that will hang at the White House.
They were joined by President Obama and the former chief executive's...