| Aug 9, 2012
| 11:52 AM
The sentencing hearing of a former Westminster police detective convicted of kidnapping and rape was postponed Thursday after the officer’s attorney alleged possible juror misconduct. Anthony Orban claimed to have been in a drug-induced blackout...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 3:23 PM
Two months ago, Seth Grahame-Smith looked like he would be the breakout star of a crowded summer movie season. The ......
| Sep 19, 2012
| 2:13 PM
There was no debate Wednesday -– in fact there was almost no discussion at all -– when the Los Angeles City Council quietly awarded a $160-million bus contract to a controversial bidder....
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Countering the earlier words of a Saudi prince who said that women could represent his country at the Olympics, the Saudi Arabian sports minister said his country won’t officially support female athletes....
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A former soldier and police officer who transitioned from male to female has been allowed to proceed with a job discrimination complaint against the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives....
| Apr 4, 2012
Jamaa Fanaka, who emerged as a dynamic black filmmaker with his gritty independent 1979 film "Penitentiary" and later made headlines with his legal battles alleging widespread discrimination against women and ethnic minorities in the film and television...
| Oct 25, 2012
Judge Betty Binns Fletcher, considered a liberal stalwart of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for decades, died Monday in Seattle. She was 89.
The 9th Circuit announced her death but did not give the cause.
Appointed to the bench by President...
| May 17, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Employees complain more about discrimination in workplaces in Texas, Florida and California than anywhere else in the country, according to a report this week from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Texas has 10% of all claims, with nearly...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Same-sex marriage advocates are reveling in their four victories at the ballot box after 32 straight defeats, calling the results in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington on Tuesday a sea change for the gay rights movement.
“When the history...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Fry's Electronics will pay $2.3 million to settle a lawsuit from the federal government -- one of the largest of its kind -- alleging that the retailer retaliated against a supervisor who reported a sexual harassment claim.
Ka Lam, a supervisor at the...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Despite decades if not centuries of bitter experience, business leaders apparently haven't absorbed the lesson that it's best to let your products speak for themselves and keep your big mouth shut.
The latest executive to learn this the hard way is...