| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:38 PM
WASHINGTON — Even with its health insurance marketplace floundering for the fourth week, the Obama administration is resisting what some Democratic allies contend is the most logical response to the problem: giving consumers more time to sign up....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Just as victory has many fathers, great events often have many birthdays. We choose Oct. 29, 1969, as Day One of the Internet (which would make it 44 years old today) for a good reason. That was when the very first message moved between the first two...
| Oct 29, 2013
Re "Sexism at issue in Silicon Valley," Oct. 24
What The Times doesn't consider is what I call the "jerk quotient" — and in the technology industry, it is exceptionally high. The only other industry where women can encounter a comparable number of...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Facing the nearly floor-to-ceiling windows in their office, Rajiv Maheswaran and Yu-Han Chang can catch a glimpse of Staples Center.
To see the future of the NBA they only have to swivel their heads. Whiteboards inside their office are filled with...
| Oct 27, 2013
The federal government's botched launch of HealthCare.gov this month would be comparable to New Coke, still a go-to benchmark for making a bad first impression with Americans 28 years after landing with a thud. But only if disdain for the beverage stemmed...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:09 PM
Auto Racing--Formula One, Indian Grand Prix, 4 a.m. (NBCSN); NASCAR Sprint Cup, Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500, 12:30 p.m. (ESPN); Drag Racing, NHRA Toyota Nationals, same-day tape, 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Thomas Rosenbaum, an expert in condensed matter physics, will become the new president of the California Institute of Technology, officials announced Thursday.
Rosenbaum, 58, currently serves as provost at the University of Chicago, where he also...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
He doesn't have to put a spin on what he does. Alex Hattori's hobby does that automatically.
At the age of 15, the Torrance youth has become the yo-yo king.
He has his own sponsor, his own trading cards and his own line of yo-yos — the "C-Force"...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Problems are growing worse for the state's Employment Development Department after a new computer system backfired, leaving some Californians without much-needed benefit checks for weeks.
The agency initially said 80,000 unemployment claims were stalled...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Lawrence Klein, the University of Pennsylvania economist who won the 1980 Nobel Prize for his computer-based models that help governments forecast the future and act accordingly, died Sunday at his home in Gladwyne, Pa. He was 93.
His family announced...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:56 PM
Men's college lacrosse
MAAC bids to host D-I quarterfinals in Buffalo
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference submitted a bid to host the NCAA Division I men's lacrosse quarterfinals at Ralph Wilson Stadium, home to the NFL's Buffalo Bills, sometime...