| Feb 21, 2014
| 11:41 AM
NEW YORK -- Ranny Green knew he was onto something back in the 1970s, when a story he wrote for his newspaper in Washington state garnered more phone calls and letters than anything he had done in his journalistic career.
It was about dogs.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Cancel the philosophy courses, people. Oh, and we're going to be shuttering the political science, religion and pre-law departments too. We'll keep some of the English and history folks on for a while longer, but they should probably keep their rÃ©sumÃ©...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:22 PM
James C. Dowdle
Executive helped expand Tribune's TV, Internet operations
James C. Dowdle, 79, an executive who played a key role in the transformation of Tribune Co. into a major media conglomerate, died Monday of congestive heart failure at his home...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 2:47 PM
A Pennsylvania teenager accused of killing a man she met on Craigslist has confessed to the slaying -- and to killing more than 20 other people after joining a satanic cult at age 13, according to an interview she gave to a local newspaper.
| Feb 16, 2014
When Wallace Stevens moved to Hartford from New York in 1916 to work in the insurance business, he was well-known in poetry circles but not yet acclaimed as one of the greatest poets of the 20th century.
He had been married for seven years to a woman...
| Feb 9, 2014
Russia is in the spotlight — hosting the Winter Olympics, exerting its influence in Ukraine and defending its crackdown on gays against international criticism. So let's wrestle the Russian bear, best of 10 rounds:
1 The Soviet Union at its height...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:47 AM
The Huntington Beach Independent is expanding into Seal Beach.
Los Angeles Times subscribers who live in Seal Beach will receive the Independent with their papers every Thursday. The Independent will also be inserted into copies of The Times sold in...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Samantha Grant has a message for viewers who tune in to her documentary "A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power and Jayson Blair," which examines the case of the disgraced New York Times journalist whose plagiarism and invention of sources tarnished the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:59 PM
As a devoted newspaper man, Joseph Bell spent his life sharing stories.
After two hours and more than a dozen speeches during Bell's memorial Tuesday night, it became clear that Bell's personality and humor touched just as many people as his widely...
| Jan 19, 2014
If you want to talk about mankind's greatest innovations, you have to include the list. It's not the wheel or saran wrap, but the list is ubiquitous and incredibly versatile.
Maybe you saw the list of the 20 greatest innovations Chicago gave the world...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Ray Gibson, an award-winning Chicago Tribune reporter who exposed city contractors with Outfit ties, federal jurors with criminal backgrounds in the George Ryan trial, and politicians who enriched themselves at taxpayers' expense, died Friday, Jan. 31, at...