With Saudi Arabia beefing up its forces along the frontier with Yemen, rival Iran on Monday unleashed some of its harshest rhetoric yet in denouncing the month-old Saudi-led military campaign against Yemen’s Shiite Muslim rebels.
A model has filed a suit in which she claims Bay Area police officers slammed her to the ground and broke four bones in her face. Footage from police security and body cameras recorded at least part of the incident.
The White House Correspondents' Assn. dinner, nicknamed the "nerd prom," had social media users buzzing over Cecily Strong's jokes, Keegan-Michael Key's "anger translator" bit and more.
Both directions of the 710 Freeway were shut down on Sunday after a gasoline truck overturned and ignited, sending a plume of black smoke that was visible from miles away, authorities said.
A team of 57 Los Angeles County firefighters have been deployed to Nepal to aid in search and rescue efforts after a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Nepal.
The Clippers will play the San Antonio Spurs in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. PDT in San Antonio. The Spurs have a 2-1 lead in the series after having won the last two games of the best-of-seven series.
As Congress pursues its latest investigation of Hillary Rodham Clinton's missing emails and the role they may have played in the security lapses in the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, not every Republican is delighted by the prospect of dragging her to Capitol Hill for a skewering.
Brian Williams’ future as anchor of “NBC Nightly News” is still undecided, but it’s looking bleak.
Four Kansas City Royals players and two from the Chicago White Sox were suspended by Major League Baseball for their roles in a brawl Thursday in Chicago. Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura was handed a seven-game suspension, fellow starter Edinson Volquez was given five games, outfielder Lorenzo Cain...
As surely as the hot, dry Santa Ana winds bring blue skies to the coast and wildfires to the hills, severe California droughts bring calls to build desalination plants up and down the seashore.
Kings defenseman Drew Doughty is one of three finalists for the NHL's Norris Trophy, joining P.K. Subban of Montreal and Erik Karlsson of Ottawa.
A new children's advocacy group on Monday launched a multimillion-dollar grass-roots campaign to improve health, education and access to technology for youngsters in California and across the nation.
A man is reunited with the police officer that rescued him from a dumpster when he was a newborn. [ more › ]
Former 'Baywatch' star, Jeremy Jackson, was arrested over the weekend for allegedly stabbing his neighbor in the stomach with a knife in Westlake. [ more › ]
Montage of Heck the much-talked about documentary exploring the life of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain premieres on HBO May 4 is an experimental exploration that delves deep into the psyche of a complex and creative genius. But it’s also at its core, a rock doc, filled with incredible music. [ more › ]
To the editor: It's encouraging to read that Bruce Jenner's widely watched interview Friday night may raise national awareness and acceptance of transgender persons. ("Transgender community, allies see Jenner interview in positive light," April 25)
To the editor: I relate to Eduardo Lopez, who received a $197 ticket after attempting to cross a street during the red blinking "don't walk" signal to catch a bus. ("Struggling student a victim of high fines and misdemeanors," April...
To the editor: It is appropriate that the government and the media revive the drone debate. There have been many unintended casualties from drone attacks, and these are always shocking. ("U.S. must explain necessity of drone strikes," editorial, April 24)
To the editor: I am a supporter of Israel — of its survival and social development. A dear member of my family gave generously to Technion (Israel's MIT) for just those reasons. ("Some Jewish activists don't want Cornel West at UCLA conference," April 24)
PepsiCo, evidently testing the notion that junk science can be good marketing, announced last week that it was removing the artificial sweetener aspartame from most of its diet sodas in the U.S.