| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:58 PM
All the amenities of modern medicine are available at a new West Los Angeles hospital. There's 24-hour emergency care, a team of surgeons, psychology and physical therapy units, MRI and CT machines, one of the top oncologists in the country.
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Online bingo game manager Adam Carpenter wants a dog, and his apartment landlord is ready to roll out the red carpet for the prospective pooch.
In Marina del Rey and upscale neighborhoods nearby, the drive is on to attract sophisticated tenants like...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It's hard enough making one movie from the belly of a revolution. But two?
"I'm not sure we would recommend doing it this way," Jehane Noujaim, director of the new Egyptian-uprising documentary, "The Square," says dryly.
After filming anti-Hosni...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:00 PM
WASHINGTON — During Supreme Court arguments, Justice Clarence Thomas sits mute, not asking a single question while his colleagues on the bench jockey to get in the next interrogatory.
But this week, in front of 1,300 adoring conservative lawyers...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:07 PM
There is a moment in every bull market when investors worry more about missing gains than suffering losses.
The current rally appears to have reached that point.
The market coasted to its sixth straight weekly advance Friday, propelled by optimism...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Today's cars have turned into traveling towers of Babel. Car infotainment systems freeze. Phones don't always sync. Bluetooth sound quality is poor. And simple tasks take too many touches and clicks.
At the core of the problem: The cars and devices...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Without help from the British government, there might never have been a Harry Potter.
Rowling famously wrote her first book, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,” when she was a single mother living below the poverty line, receiving...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturay's menu of games:
North Texas (2-1) at No. 9...
| Sep 22, 2013
They have become a defining characteristic of the roadside, wedged in among the malls and fast-food franchises, barracks-like rows of buildings with small garage doors, surrounded by a fence. A gated enclave for excess stuff.
There are 2.3 billion...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Going into Sunday's Emmy telecast, all eyes are on "Breaking Bad." It's picked up a slew of acting awards during its five-season run and is this year's odds-on favorite for drama series; as the show moves toward its Sept. 29 finale, its ratings have...
| Jun 1, 2013
Sean Patrick Flanery plays an ex-cop in the eighth season of TV's "Dexter," starting June 30, and a music teacher in the new film "Broken Horses." But there's another big role in his life: Flanery, 47, teaches and trains in Brazilian jiujitsu at his own...