| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:01 PM
John Seigenthaler, a journalist, civil rights activist and "right hand" to Robert F. Kennedy — who once hired a young reporter named Al Gore to work under him at the Tennessean — died of colon cancer Friday in Nashville. He was 86.
| Jul 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Vulnerability was a motif in this week’s Great Reads – and some of their soundtracks.
One of the last surviving newsstands in Los Angeles. A Christian woman living under the Boko Haram militants in Nigeria. A horse cast adrift after a family...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 12:48 PM
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| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Rupert Murdoch wants one more jewel for his crown.
The 83-year-old media mogul's audacious $80-billion bid to acquire Time Warner was rejected, but people close to Murdoch say that he hasn't given up. Time Warner's stock soared 17% on Wednesday amid...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Tribune Publishing started a new chapter as a stand-alone company on Monday, as the long-planned spinoff from Tribune Co. takes effect.
Tribune Publishing owns the Los Angeles Times, which publishes the Daily Pilot, the Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot, the...
| Jul 6, 2014
In honor of Taste of Chicago, running Wednesday through Sunday, let's take a look at the city's savory restaurants and their sometimes unsavory customers. Eat it up:
1/ Charlie Trotter, the influential Chicago restaurateur who died last year, once...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:33 AM
In September 1886, a solitary, blue-capped figure on a Columbia Expert bicycle approached a house in Elk Falls, Kansas, as rain obscured the green hills. The rider was George B. Thayer, who had cycled more than 3,600 miles around the country, starting...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:25 AM
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In order to contact readers and contributors more efficently, we now ask for some basic information. How do I create a new account?
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| May 18, 2014
I headed south from Cleveland in 1976 for a job at a small daily newspaper called the Sun Sentinel. I planned to work there for a couple of years building my journalistic resume before seeking a position on a big-city publication.
I soon realized,...
| May 21, 2014
| 2:57 PM
As one of the nation’s top burn surgeons, Dr. David Heimbach was a perfect choice to enlist as a star witness. His dramatic testimony about babies burned to death in furniture fires helped convince lawmakers they shouldn’t scale back use of...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:23 PM
The historic Los Angeles Times Building, located at 1st and Spring streets in downtown Los Angeles, opened in 1935 and at the time was the largest building in the western U.S. designed and occupied entirely as a daily newspaper publishing operation. ...