| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:49 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Two explosions outside a crowded church in northwest Pakistan just as Sunday services ended killed at least 60 people and wounded more than 100, authorities said, one of Pakistan’s worst attacks against Christians in...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Sara Fritz, an award-winning journalist who covered politics on Capitol Hill for more than three decades, including 14 years at the Los Angeles Times, died Wednesday in Washington, D.C. She was 68.
Fritz developed a lung infection after successful hip...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Adopted adolescents are at higher risk of attempting suicide, according to a recently released study published in the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
However, University of Minnesota research psychologist Margaret Keyes...
| Sep 22, 2013
Most of the attention these days is on Syria, but there is also a growing problem in Egypt with global implications. Nine Egyptian policemen were wounded by a bomb in the northern Sinai Peninsula on Monday. The week before, suicide bombers killed nine...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:45 PM
In the farmland of northwestern Missouri, a 2012 rape case that never went to trial has put tiny Maryville under siege from state politicians, national journalists and a hackers' collective pledging retribution.
Early on Jan. 8, 2012, Melinda Coleman, a...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 1:08 PM
BAGHDAD — Two suicide bombers, one in an explosives-laden car and the other on foot, struck a cluster of funeral tents packed with mourning families in a Shiite Muslim neighborhood in Baghdad, the deadliest in a string of attacks around Iraq that...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:00 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Abdul Wali Fadaei is proud of his family history.
His father died when he drove an explosives-laden car into the capital's upscale Hotel Inter-Continental in 2011, a brazen attack that killed 18 people, including seven...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Calming would-be suicide bombers, negotiating a hostage crisis, throwing herself into a sniper’s cross hairs, sniffing out CIA coverups and finding out her most trusted employee is a brainwashed killer beholden to her ruthless father: Just another...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:32 PM
An El Monte man apparently killed his daughter and her girlfriend before turning the gun on himself in a double murder-suicide, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday.
Los Angeles County coroner's officials identified the three...
| Sep 18, 2013
Glendale school officials have hired a firm to monitor the social media postings of their students, apparently in an effort to learn about potentially dangerous behavior such as cyberbullying, suicidal thoughts, sexual harassment or drug use. The firm...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:28 PM
Hoover High School junior Christopher Chung learned while scrolling through Facebook that his school was monitoring students' online activities.
Christopher saw an article posted by a friend about the Glendale Unified School District hiring a company to...