| 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
| 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...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:02 PM
“Catwoman” No. 24 hits shelves Wednesday, giving readers a closer look at the twisted Joker's Daughter and the underground tunnels […]...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Sunday night at the Emmy Awards was a good night for Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jeff Daniels, Michael Douglas, Bobby Cannavale and Tony Hale. As a result, it was a good night to be at the HBO after-party at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood.
| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:09 PM
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On the second night of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros' Big Top Festival, as the band played in a jumbo circus tent, a magician hypnotized a chicken. Specifically, tattooed ringmaster Christopher...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:00 PM
On a scorching August day in Studio City, Metro buses screech down Ventura Boulevard stamped with NBC advertisements boasting its revamped Thursday block: "NBC's New Family of Comedies." Inside Stage 21 on the CBS Radford Studios, the "Parks and...
| 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 17, 2013
| 7:56 AM
A little philosophy can be a dangerous thing. A heated conversation between two men about the seminal 18th century philosopher Immanuel Kant first came to blows, then one man shot the other.
The Kant shooting incident took place in southern Russia in...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 9:39 AM
MOSCOW — An argument in southern Russia over philosopher Immanuel Kant, the author of “Critique of Pure Reason,” devolved into pandemonium when one debater shot the other with an air gun.
A police spokeswoman in Rostov-on Don, Viktoria...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Dave Hall didn’t think twice about posting a video he recorded of a fellow Boy Scout leader toppling an ancient rock formation in a Utah state park.
The mushroom-shaped rock – one of thousands in Goblin Valley State Park that have formed...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:45 PM
WASHINGTON -- Amid suddenly fast-moving talks, the Senate’s top two leaders expressed optimism Monday that the contours of a budget deal were emerging to reopen the federal government and raise the nation’s debt limit.
Senate Majority Leader...