| Nov 1, 2013
In the wake of Edward Snowden's ongoing revelations about U.S. surveillance programs, the National Security Agency is facing the worst crisis in its 60-year history. Today, too many Americans mistakenly believe the NSA is listening to their phone calls...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:18 AM
One World Trade Center in New York has been named the tallest building in the U.S., displacing the Willis Tower in Chicago. The ruling was announced on Tuesday by the Height Committee of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, an international...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:00 AM
NEW YORK — The twisty, suspenseful "Prisoners" is full of thrills, but none more enduring than the way stars Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal ignite against one another. This particular feat of casting leaves audiences wondering why it hasn't...
| Dec 21, 2013
Re "What Snowden started," Column, Dec. 18
Although enforcement of his decision is pending appeal, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon's ruling that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records is probably...
| Dec 25, 2013
Don't think that Gina Marie Lindsey is up in an ivory control tower. This week, the executive director of Los Angeles World Airports will be joining an estimated 2.6 million passengers in the Christmas/New Year's scrum at LAX, on her own holiday travels....
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The National Security Administration’s mass collection of telephone data does not violate the Constitution, a federal judge in New York ruled Friday, setting up a conflict within the federal courts and increasing the likelihood that the Supreme...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The man authorities allege opened fire inside Los Angeles International Airport on Friday “made the conscious decision” to try to kill multiple TSA employees, according to a federal criminal complaint.
In a handwritten letter found in a...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:20 AM
LAX police and the federal Transportation Security Administration are reviewing protocols in the wake of the shooting Friday that left a TSA agent dead and several other people wounded.
At a news conference over the weekend, TSA Administrator John...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 1:18 PM
More than a year after four Americans died in a terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, the New York Times has published a story reporting 1) that it found “no evidence that Al Qaeda or other international terrorist groups had any role in the assault&...
| Dec 31, 2013
Re "New judge, new ruling on spying," Dec. 28
In his ruling upholding the National Security Agency program of collecting metadata on phone calls, U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley wrote that the program is necessary as "the government's...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:04 AM
Discuss the latest on the Los Angeles International Airport shooting at 9 a.m. with Times reporter Kate Mather.
The man accused of going on Friday’s deadly shooting rampage through LAX remained heavily sedated and under armed guard at a hospital...