| May 21, 2013
| 11:01 PM
WASHINGTON — A sweeping bipartisan plan to overhaul the nation's immigration system headed to the Senate floor after a key committee approved it Tuesday, setting the stage for a debate next month that could lead to the biggest victory for...
| May 22, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Android smartphones on Boost Mobile’s network can now serve as a mobile wallet.
Boost Mobile subscribers can head to any of the carrier’s stores to load cash into their virtual wallet. The approach differs from a long-rumored app —...
| May 19, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In last week's On the Spot column, letter writer Nancy Jones said she was going to London and expressed concern about whether her credit cards would work because they are not Chip and PIN (personal identification number). She said she didn't want to carry...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Dear Liz: I just finished paying off my last credit card and checked my credit report as I am now separated from my wife. I found we had one joint account that she had not been paying. There are two stretches of five months each of no payment.
| May 17, 2013
| 8:00 AM
For decades we've been watching TV. Now a new generation of televisions is beginning to watch us.
Technological advances are giving the old clunky "boob tube" an I.Q. injection. Some of the new breed of smart TVs comes equipped with facial recognition...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Providing legal status to the country's estimated 11 million illegal immigrants would boost the U.S. economy and eradicate underground economies in cities such as Los Angeles, a panel of researchers, elected officials and a business tycoon said Monday. ...
| May 1, 2013
| 4:11 PM
The Los Angeles Times has announced new guidelines for covering immigration.
The goal is to "provide relevance and context and to avoid labels."
That means stories will no longer refer to individuals as "illegal immigrants" or "undocumented...
| May 2, 2013
| 2:00 PM
If you see someone wearing Google Glass wink at you, you might want to get out of the way because they're probably not flirting with you.
A new app that's just been developed and released for the futuristic piece of technology lets users take a photo by...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 2:35 PM
For more than two years, Alfredo Angulo was boxing's version of Elvis. He had left the building.
Now he is back, trying to return to the level that got him fights with the likes of Kermit Cintron and James Kirkland, as well as a lucrative offer to fight...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In the April 14 On the Spot column ["She Can't Wait for Her Next Passport"], reader Lisa Kim Davis of West Los Angeles expressed her concern about having her passport at the ready. Called away for business travel, often at a moment's notice, she couldn'...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Question: My passport will expire at the end of August. Because I travel for my job frequently and sometimes with little advance notice, I cannot be without a passport for the four to six weeks it will take to get a new one. Also, many visas I will be...