| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:06 PM
When you're in politics, to borrow a phrase from Faulkner, the past is never the past, especially when you're running for high office. Even from when you were only 18 years old.
Bill de Blasio, the 52-year-old Democratic favorite to become New York...
| Sep 29, 2013
There were 10 confirmed suicides from the Golden Gate Bridge in August. It was the most suicides in any month in the bridge's history.
Monday, Tuesday, suicide. Thursday, Friday, suicide. Sunday, Monday, suicide. Over and over, a suicide every three...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:35 PM
NAIROBI, Kenya — President Uhuru Kenyatta declared an end to the Nairobi shopping mall siege after a final day of shooting and explosions Tuesday, but many key questions about the terrorist attack remained unanswered.
In a somber speech to the...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:30 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Kenyan police investigating an alleged terror cell in the city of Mombasa in 2011 walked into a house associated with one of its suspects and confronted a British woman with small children.
She told them she was a tourist...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 11:28 AM
WASHINGTON -- The deadly mall attack in Kenya is unlikely to change the Obama administration’s restrained approach to Shabab, the Somali-based terrorist group that claimed responsibility for the violence and that has been the target of occasional U....
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Paul Oliver, a defensive back for five seasons with the San Diego Chargers, was found dead at his home in Marietta, Ga., on Tuesday night and a medical examiner ruled his death as suicide.
Police reportedly said Oliver, 29, died of a self-inflicted...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Ten years ago this November singer-songwriter Elliott Smith, then 34, died in an Echo Park bungalow from two knife stabs to the chest. According to William Todd Schultz's "Torment Saint: The Life of Elliott Smith," a clear-eyed and devastating new...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:11 PM
Patricia Mayes was navigating a Red Line train into the Hollywood/Highland station when a young man climbed down from the subway platform and lay across the tracks.
In the split second before impact, they made eye contact. Then Mayes did as she had been...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The global economic crisis that has come to be known as the Great Recession appears to have fueled an increase in suicides, including an estimated 5,000 additional deaths in 2009, a new study says.
Although previous research has linked the recession...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Clashes between Egyptian security forces and armed groups erupted in a village close to Cairo, leaving a senior police officer dead, state media and security officials reported. Full story Aleppo, Syria: Rebel fighters take cover behind a barricade....
| Oct 19, 2013
| 8:53 PM
An Illinois dad got the call on Thursday that no parent ever wants to receive.
Brad Lewis' ex-wife was on the phone: Their 15-year-old son had shot himself in the chest.
In the note Jordan Lewis left behind, he laid blame on bullying.