| Apr 26, 2014
| 12:01 PM
The Rev. Gerald W. "Jerry" Weiss, a pastor of United Methodist churches in Maryland who enjoyed collecting and repairing antique clocks, died April 6 of heart failure at the Charlestown retirement community. He was 84.
"His use by God went beyond local...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Donald Sterling gave the NBA a gift before he was kicked out of the club.
The release of audio tapes with his now infamous, ill-conceived remarks to his girlfriend stirred a controversy that had the whole world talking about the NBA for a couple days,...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Deryl McKissack, 52, is president and chief executive of McKissack & McKissack, a construction management and design firm with offices in Los Angeles, Washington, Chicago and Baltimore. The firm manages about $15 billion in construction projects....
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:43 PM
California high school seniors faced a tougher time winning a freshman spot at most of the UC campuses for the fall, with their chances at UCLA and UC Berkeley now fewer than one in five, according to a report released Friday.
Six of UC's nine...
| May 2, 2014
Re "Was Martin Luther King wrong?," Opinion, April 28
Martin Luther King Jr. was right: The arc of the moral universe is very long, and it does bend toward justice. This means that many things can happen along the sweeping path of the arc that are not...
| May 2, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Pompano Beach officials are keen on improving arts in the city.
The latest in the city's art ventures involves the Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCa), a space that will serve as a creative arts studio for local artists and a venue for various art-related...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:54 PM
A portion of Crenshaw Boulevard in South Los Angeles will be closed Friday night in anticipation of the construction of the Crenshaw/LAX light rail line.
Traffic will be halted for a block-long stretch that extends in front of Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
This evening, like most recently, a crowd had massed in Tel Aviv's Lewinsky Park. Huddled under blankets, hundreds of immigrants milled across worn-down grass as speakers passed around a microphone, discussing upcoming demonstrations.
It was the...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Kevin Hart and Ice Cube will ride again in "Ride Along 2" on Jan. 15, 2016, Universal Pictures has announced.
The follow-up to the hit buddy comedy "Ride Along" will once again debut over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, a date that proved successful...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:56 AM
A man broke into the Lorraine Motel this week and took a nap on a bed inside room 308, just a few doors down from room 306, where Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, WMCTV reports.
When security officers heard a window break early...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Dorothy Height, an icon for civil rights as well as women's rights, is celebrated with a Google doodle today on what would have been her 102nd birthday.
If you said "Dorothy who?" this is for you.
Height stood on the same stage as Martin Luther...