| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:30 AM
United Press International White House reporter Albert Merriman Smith was in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, riding in a press car behind President Kennedy's convertible. As gunshots rang out, he lunged for the radio car phone. Dictating his first-hand account...
| 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 7, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Looks like "60 Minutes" is getting ready to walk away from at least part of Lara Logan's controversial Benghazi report.
The CBS newsmagazine featured a segment last month about the deadly attack on the U.S. mission in Libya, which happened on the 11th...
| Nov 11, 2013
The country's newest generation of veterans — the 2 million Americans who served honorably in Iraq and Afghanistan — is eager for meaningful civilian work. But misconceptions about veterans often prevent them from getting a fair shake to put...
| 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 7, 2013
| 10:12 AM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies restrain family members of a man suspected of burglarizing a market at Firestone Boulevard and Hooper Avenue in South L.A. on Wednesday as the man is wheeled to an ambulance....