| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:43 PM
For years, Cheryl McDonald has been her family's financial rock, always willing to give financial support. In terms of retirement, however, being the rock has weighed her down.
"I have been the primary income producer and the primary holder of assets,"...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:39 AM
The FBI on Wednesday closed its latest search for the remains of former Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa, ending a dig in a rural field near Detroit where investigators failed to find a trace of the man who has been missing for almost 40 years.
| Jun 19, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Alaskans scrambled for ways to keep cool as an unusual heat wave warmed Anchorage and other parts of the state this week, bringing temperatures to the Last Frontier that felt more like Southern California.
Residents headed to Goose Lake in Anchorage...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:38 PM
WASHINGTON — Recently disclosed National Security Agency surveillance programs have helped disrupt more than 50 “potential terrorist events” around the world over the last 12 years, according to U.S. intelligence officials, who described...
| Jun 23, 2013
Has a last-minute travel emergency left you frustrated with logistics such as ground transportation or airport navigation? Do you stress about storm updates when traveling by car? Perhaps an unexpected flight delay has left you stranded and bored. Take...
| Feb 18, 2013
The transportation future of this region rests, in no small measure, with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. And that body's board is about to change.
In part, that is because Los Angeles will be getting a new mayor. That mayor will sit on the...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 10:22 AM
A 40-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries Friday morning after she became trapped underneath the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s westbound Red Line train at the Hollywood and Western station....
| Jan 18, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Los Angeles County transportation officials on Friday released the final version of their analysis of alternatives for closing the so-called “710 gap” between Alhambra and Pasadena, setting the stage for more vigorous environmental review....
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:52 PM
The northbound 405 freeway in the Sepulveda Pass could fully reopen by Sunday at 5 a.m., a full 24 hours ahead of schedule, as crews finished repaving work quicker than anticipated....
| Mar 3, 2013
| 10:44 AM
405 Freeway fully open, ahead of schedule...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 5:03 AM
L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck has a good chance of keeping his job if any of the three most prominent candidates for mayor manages to win. But embattled Fire Chief Brian Cummings? Not so much. When The Times posed a series of questions about major issues...