| Mar 23, 2013
| 5:55 PM
They didn't know each other before the war. But loss united them, and friendship helps sustain them.
"Every one of us wants our child to be remembered," said Sue Pollard, who, like her friend Debi Win'E, lost a son in Iraq. "Our main thing is to do...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 5:23 PM
SACRAMENTO — My wife was an atheist who loved Christmas.
She loved the giving. Loved the smiles on the grandkids' faces.
Loved decorating the tree.
Really loved the big old, bright Christmas tree in Capitol Park.
Loved the food and made a...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Los Angeles Unified School District biology teacher Tom Phillips is retiring this month, but on his way out, he's decided to go public with a pet peeve. Phillips believes the continued Christian fundamentalist effort to debunk evolution is undermining...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 8:40 PM
J. David Kuo, 44, an evangelical Christian and former top official of President George W. Bush's faith-based initiative who later accused the administration of failing to live up to the president's promise of "compassionate conservatism," died Friday of...
| Sep 3, 2012
The Rev. Sun Myung Moon, the self-proclaimed Messiah from South Korea who led the Unification Church, one of the most controversial religious movements to sweep America in the 1970s, has died. He was 92.
Moon, who had been hospitalized with pneumonia...
| Jul 17, 2012
Stephen R. Covey, a former Brigham Young University business professor who blended personal self-help and management theory in a massive bestseller, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People," died Monday at a hospital in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He was 79....
| Feb 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In 1993, Cardinal Roger Mahony wrote to the Vatican with an urgent problem. One of his priests in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles had been accused of plying teenage boys with alcohol and molesting them, sometimes during prayer.
In less than eight years,...
| Oct 24, 2012
Talk about tests of faith. Douglas Kmiec is an influential Roman Catholic scholar, a veteran of Ronald Reagan's Justice Department and a Pepperdine University constitutional law professor. What he's gone through in the last handful of years, he sums up...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:35 PM
How Los Angeles exploded into rioting-–and how to keep it from happening again-–were the questions being asked at a community gathering Friday morning at the First AME Church....
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:22 PM
s a ban on Nativity scenes on public property fair? A federal judge tentatively ruled Monday that the city of Santa Monica may ban Nativity and other seasonal displays in public spaces. Tell us what you think....
| Oct 30, 2012
| 9:02 AM
Long before “Assassin's Creed 3” gets going – multiple hours before players even meet the part-Native American protagonist Connor – ......