| Nov 26, 2013
With the passing of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy last week, and the accompanying fusillade of documentaries purporting to prove there was a conspiracy behind it, we might expect (and hope) that cabalistic...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 10:28 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — In his first public remarks in the weeklong standoff between the United States and Afghanistan over a post-2014 security agreement, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James B. Cunningham challenged President Hamid Karzai to end...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Voices rose in a soft hum, as if bees buzzing in a distant jar. The chorale conductor awakened the air with his baton and the composer, wearing a Batman T-shirt and blue suede shoes and looking disheveled after a flight from New York, closed his eyes...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
From the moment it premiered, Showtime's high-stakes, wildly ambitious spy thriller "Homeland" was not so much discussed as it was anointed. It was the first drama to both embody post-9/11 anxiety and serve as a master class in acting, a narrative high-...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:00 AM
L.A.-based musician-filmmaker Ariana Delawari's very personal documentary "We Came Home" chronicles the frequent trips she made to her father's homeland, Afghanistan, in its alternatingly hopeful and turbulent years following the initial routing of the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It’s nearly two months after America’s “second 9/11,” a horrific bombing at the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Va., that left 219 people dead and sparked a global manhunt for the person believed responsible.
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:49 AM
The man accused of going on a deadly shooting rampage through Los Angeles International Airport remained heavily sedated and under armed guard at a hospital Monday.
Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, an unemployed motorcycle mechanic, was wounded by LAX police...