| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:25 PM
A.C. Lyles' Paramount career began early in one century and ended well into the next.
His unrivaled affiliation with the studio began in 1928 in his Florida hometown when a silent film he saw at a Paramount-owned theater inspired him to ask for a job....
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sounded an alarm Tuesday over Iran's recent claims to want a nuclear accord with the West, accusing the Islamic Republic's moderate new president of waging a "charm offensive" to get sanctions lifted while still...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Tom Clancy died Tuesday in Baltimore at age 66, his publisher, Penguin Group, told the Associated Press. No cause was given.
The bestselling author sold 50 million copies of his thrillers, beginning with "The Hunt for Red October" in 1984.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Kentucky cross-country athlete Codie Thacker was told at a recent meet she had to wear bib number 666. So, she decided not to race.
And that gives her something in common with Ronald Reagan (see below).
Thacker told local NBC affiliate LEX 18 she...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:53 PM
WASHINGTON --– Even if his campaign staff may have considered replacing Joe Biden with Hillary Rodham Clinton on the ticket in 2012, President Obama would have “laughed [the idea] out of the room,” a White House spokesman said Friday....
| Nov 2, 2013
| 12:44 PM
On Saturday morning, police stood by as news trucks clogged the Porter Ranch street in front of the home of Gerardo Hernandez, the Transportation Safety Administration agent killed in Friday's shooting at LAX. Hernandez, 39, was the first TSA officer...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Never mind the conventional speculation about whether the resolution of some political standoff in Washington favors Republicans or Democrats, liberals or conservatives, "entitlement" fans or skeptics.
The more fundamental question, says Benjamin...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:10 PM
A Transportation Security Administration worker injured in the deadly shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport spoke to reporters for the first time Monday, saying his first thought was to help the passengers around him.
Tony Grigsby, 36,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Vladimir Putin is no hero, but he has, nevertheless, provided a way for President Obama to sidestep a string of bad options for dealing with Bashar Assad and the Syrian government’s despicable use of chemical weapons against its own citizens. By...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Our Comedy Radar is going off because …
Who: Russian comedian Yakov Smirnoff.
What: His one man show, “Happily Ever Laughter,” has been extended through Sept. 28 at the ACME Comedy Theater in Hollywood.
The Punchline: Forget...
| 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...