| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Like everything Stephen Colbert does on television, it's set up as a joke.
A nun and a television host walk into a studio. They discuss the recent papal censure of American nuns for "perpetrating a feminist agenda." The host takes a hard line.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:54 PM
College football is upon us. Think of it as four months of tailgate parties and ESPN making bank deposits.
It will end in January at the Rose Bowl with Alabama playing somebody for the national title.
Pat Haden sits at his temporary desk in his...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
At least 106 of the 166 prisoners at Guantanamo Bay detention center are reported to be on hunger strike, with 45 currently being force-fed.
A recently published report by the Constitution Project's Task Force on Detainee Treatment, to which we...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The first trailer for the upcoming “RoboCop” reboot is out, featuring plenty of action and a sleek new suit that […]...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 11:03 PM
USC coaches assigned receivers Marqise Lee and Darreus Rogers as training camp roommates, a move that appears to be paying big dividends.
Lee, the All-American, remains sidelined because of a bone bruise. But his influence is rubbing off on Rogers,...
| Aug 18, 2013
In June, FBI agents raided the offices of Democratic state Sen. Ron Calderon of Montebello and the Latino Legislative Caucus, and word was soon out that they were interested in Calderon's ties to the Central Basin Municipal Water District —...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 3:25 PM
The Times' editorial page on Sunday called for the Metropolitan Water District to adopt a package of ethics reforms that was on a committee agenda Monday and before the full board Tuesday.
It passed. Members of the district, which is made up of 26...
| Sep 12, 2013
Re "Politics and the pulpit," Editorial, Sept. 8
How is this for an idea not only to remove politics from the pulpit but to do away with all IRS deductions for charity: Eliminate all 503(c)(3) deductions, period.
You want to contribute to a favorite...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:03 PM
The gourmet doughnut has finally gotten the Bravo treatment -- or, at least, its maker has.
Waylynn Lucas is the co-owner of West Hollywood-based Fonuts, the 3rd Street doughnut shop she and Nancy Truman opened in 2011. The curly-haired pastry chef, who...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Diapers? Check. Infant car seat? Check. Comprehensive genome analysis? Roger that, too.
For thousands of newborns born in and around Boston; San Francisco; Kansas City, Missouri; and North Carolina over the next several years, a full genomic...
| Sep 3, 2013
Re "New look at male depression," Aug. 29
Thank you for publishing this article on the front page. It is a story that has been undervalued, not just in the media but by medical research in general.
As a psychologist, I find it sad that even within the...