Vice President Joe Biden's very high profile Asia-Pacific trip this week, highlighted by his nearly six-hour meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss China's new "air defense zone" over the East China Sea and other matters,...Show More Summary
Can a business like Hobby Lobby legitimately claim religious freedom in its legal battle against the Affordable Care Act's mandate that insurance plans cover drugs some people believe cause abortions?
Forget the traditional handwritten letter to Santa Claus, walked to the mailbox, and sent off in time for the elves in time to process for the big guy. Unless Jolly Saint Nick has a 5S, chances are he won't be bringing your kid whatShow More Summary
When an innocent person is exonerated and walks out of prison, it's always a big news story. We see the tears of the loved ones, hear the stories of loss, and sort through the details of what went wrong. We see a failure in the system,...Show More Summary
It was last December 9 that the news came out of Mexico that the popular LA-based singer Jenni Rivera had died in a plane crash. The news led to a crushing outpouring of emotion by her fans and by music critics who knew and admired her,...Show More Summary
Nine years after first opening in Malibu (at another location), the
It's the first time the Bruins have a won a national title in women's soccer, despite regularly placing women on Olympic teams. It's the 110th national athletic title overall for UCLA, an NCAA record.
The former manager of the Dodgers, now a baseball official, was chosen by a special veterans committee to enter the Hall of Fame next year. He was elected along with retired managers Bobby Cox and Tony LaRussa.
The FBI moved in this morning to start arresting current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies and officials on criminal corruption and civil rights charges. U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte Jr. has scheduled a 1 p.m. news availability in the downtown federal building.
Is there something in the (frozen) water in Wisconsin? First came news of the great “cannibal sandwich” crackdown, and now comes “The Snuggle House” hullabaloo.
You've heard, no doubt, about the more than $5,000 pay raise awarded to members of the Legislature that kicked in Dec. 1, courtesy of the Citizens Compensation Commission and Proposition 112. But did you catch the fact that Los Angeles City Council salaries also went up?
Opponents of the National Security Agency's electronic surveillance programs cheered Monday when eight giant tech companies issued a manifesto against governments hoovering data online. The principles laid out by Apple, Google and their...Show More Summary
Forget the war on Christmas; now the nanny statists have taken aim at another storied holiday tradition (at least if you live in Wisconsin): cannibalism.
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Sunday night marked the return of Kobe Bryant to the Los Angeles Lakers lineup, and it was not pretty. Bryant, coming off a torn Achilles tendon suffered last April, struggled to get into the flow and shot just 2-9 from the floor. Despite starting, he was on a minute count, which we can expect moving forward into the near future. Show More Summary
It was always there, shimmering on the horizon out my bedroom window: Robben Island, a barren outcrop in the dazzling Atlantic Ocean and the world's most notorious prison. And from as far back as I can remember, there was one fact we knew about that patch of land: Nelson Mandela was there.
What is it about this time of year that tends to make people crazy? Instead of celebrating the joys of the season, many of us have turned December into the perfect storm of family conflict, financial stress and shattered expectations. So...Show More Summary
Today is my 97th birthday. I am a lucky man. I've been married to my wife, Anne, for 60 years and she continues to captivate me. When you get to be 97, you can reflect on the lessons you've learned in almost a century of life. Mark Twain said, "Age is an issue of mind over matter. Show More Summary
How do you introduce a batch of letters on Nelson Mandela? By being as brief as possible.
I cried all through the movie. So did my date. Then we happily stayed for the 20-minute question-and-answer session with the filmmakers. I came home from the Academy and realized that I MUST tell my Huffington readers about this wonderful film. Show More Summary