| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:30 PM
You know you live in a wild news town when a massive manhunt for an ex-cop leads to a dramatic shootout and inferno on a snow-covered mountain, the mayor pitches a tax increase that's beginning to look like attempted extortion, and the rebuked local...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 9:58 AM
WASHINGTON -- Standard & Poor's, which downgraded the U.S. credit rating nearly two years ago, said Monday it was more optimistic about the nation's long-term fiscal situation and had removed the negative outlook from the rating.
The automatic federal...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 7:55 PM
The Kings will need to shine again at Staples Center after falling behind two games to none to the Chicago Blackhawks, losing 4-2 on Sunday in Game 2 of the NHL Western Conference finals at United Center.
Chicago, which owned the league’s best...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
This week, realizing that government actually does do some things people like, senators in both parties tried to undo some of the damage wrought by the sequester/fiscal cliff debacle. Their efforts were quickly undone, however, by the chronic...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:53 AM
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. trade deficit widened in April after hitting a three-year low the previous month, as imports of consumer goods surged in a reflection of increasing confidence among American households.
The trade deficit increased 8.5% to $40.3...
| May 28, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Join Times Dodgers writer Dylan Hernandez and Angels writer Mike DiGiovanna today at 11:30 a.m. as they discuss their respective teams in a live video chat.
The two teams are currently in the midst of a four-game series against each other, with...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:33 AM
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy expanded at a slightly slower pace in the first three months of the year than originally estimated, as steeper government spending cutbacks and reduced private investment dragged on growth.
The Commerce Department on...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:20 PM
You know all those warnings about how America's addiction to deficit spending is going to make us look like Greece?
Stop worrying. The bigger concern should be that America will look like Argentina.
That could happen, theoretically, if the...
| Jan 2, 2013
Whatever the ultimate shape of the "fiscal cliff" solution that has preoccupied all Washington, and a fair swath of the rest of country, in the final days of 2012 and into the new year, Americans of all walks of life should be asking themselves this...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 8:32 AM
Twenty-three air traffic control towers in California are among more than 200 nationwide scheduled to close April 7 as the Federal Aviation Administration begins imposing $600 million in federal budget cuts.
It was unknown which traffic control towers...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
With all the moaning coming from the Tea Party Express and its loyalists in the House Republican caucus, you would think conservatives had lost everything, including their virtue, in the "fiscal cliff" parlay with President Obama, because taxes are...