| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:15 AM
A sliver of a yard can be a powerful thing. Materials & Applications has proved this time and again by collaborating with architects to put up fantastical creations on a 25-by-40-foot gravel yard fronting Silver Lake Boulevard.
| Mar 14, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Julia, the protagonist of Wendy Graf's new play, "Closely Related Keys," is a single, Ivy League-educated African American attorney who lives for her job. Smart, ambitious and happy to sacrifice her personal life for professional advancement, she's one of...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Maybe it's time to try a dog. A small dog.
The 911 call in Portland, Ore., on Sunday began with a hint of embarassment, or at least of sense of self-awareness: "Yeah, hi, I have kind of a particular emergency here."
Particular indeed. The voice on the...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:19 AM
The coaches took their teams from almost full to completely full on "The Voice" on Tuesday.
"I truly believe that we all have winners on our team," Adam Levine said magnanimously as the final night of blinds kicked off. Later, though, he was less...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:13 AM
An “amazing” number of people have been scouring through satellite images to spot possible leads in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
Satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe said Tuesday that it was uploading more shots...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 2:37 PM
NEW YORK -- It was movie time at the guesthouse in Afghanistan, but this was no regular guesthouse, and it was no regular movie.
Once you checked in, you couldn't leave. Osama bin Laden was a visitor. Rooms were stocked with Al Qaeda books. And...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
NEW YORK -- Jurors in the trial of a Kuwaiti-born cleric accused of having been a high-ranking Al Qaeda spokesman watched him on video Monday praising the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and warning the United States that "the storm of airplanes will not abate." ...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:12 PM
The most dangerous parts of a flight are takeoff and landing. Rarely do incidents happen when a plane is cruising seven miles above the earth.
So the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet well into its flight Saturday morning over the South China Sea...
| Feb 16, 2014
The most sinister video you're likely to find online just now comes from people who oppose online gambling.
"Disreputable gaming interests are lobbying hard to spread Internet gambling throughout the country," a voice over intones. Cue the grainy black-...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 10:20 PM
Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. recently talked with Washington Bureau Justice Department reporter Timothy M. Phelps about various aspects of his last five years in office.
Second Term Agenda: What I have tried to do in this second term, after a...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Down a dusty road surrounded by orange trees and the rolling hills of Redlands, the farmer in a battered straw hat and worn jeans worked his land, just as his father and grandfather and great-grandfather did before him.
Bob Knight remembers pulling...