| Sep 18, 2013
It is cruel and inhumane to keep prison inmates in solitary confinement for indefinite periods or to put them there for arbitrary reasons. Studies indicate that inmates subjected to prolonged isolation are at risk for mental illness and suicide. That's...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Janet Napolitano has a message for the next head of the Department of Homeland Security: “You will need a large bottle of Advil.”
In a farewell speech Tuesday, Napolitano gave a wide-ranging defense of her 4½f years as head of one of the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:09 AM
WASHINGTON — The Syrian hacker group that has taken credit for causing outages on the websites of the New York Times and other news organizations probably will increase its activity if the U.S. launches military strikes on the Middle Eastern nation,...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:35 PM
After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the most frequently heard forecast was: “This changes everything.”
Americans would live in constant fear of the next attack, many pundits predicted. The desire for safety would spawn a security...
| Aug 1, 2013
President Obama is tantalizingly close to passing comprehensive immigration reform, a legacy achievement. The Senate has provided a bipartisan bill, and the House is working on reform. The key issues are border security and a legal pathway to...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:02 AM
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has determined that an immigration agent was justified in fatally shooting a colleague who had shot their boss at a federal building in Long Beach last year....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:08 PM
A local congressman is urging federal officials to more thoroughly investigate the safety of a San Pedro butane storage facility that has become controversial because of its location near homes, schools and shopping areas in San Pedro.
| Jul 21, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Question: I have a perplexing travel problem that is unique and interesting. In 1970, I was arrested for possession of a small amount of marijuana, which was then a felony. I was acquitted and have no criminal record. In the last 25 years, I have made...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:29 AM
During a meeting interrupted by protesters, the UC regents Thursday confirmed U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano as the next president of the 10-campus system.
Times education writer Larry Gordon will join L.A. Live at 9 a.m. Friday to...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Two hackers from Irvine gained access in April to the air conditioning and water systems of a Google Inc. office in Sydney, Australia.
Because Google had failed to install a security patch to a software program that remotely tracks and controls building...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Seth Ronquillo is a fourth-year film and linguistics major at UCLA. He is co-chair of IDEAs, a group for students in the country illegally.
Like many immigrant rights activists, he holds Janet Napolitano responsible for the increasing number of...