| Dec 5, 2012
| 12:16 AM
Animated Soviet version of 'Winnie the Pooh'
Fyodor Khitruk, 95, a prominent Russian animator and director who created the Soviet Union's cartoon version of A.A. Milne's classic Winnie the Pooh stories, died Monday in Moscow,...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:38 AM
From Orlando to Los Angeles to Toronto, the George Zimmerman verdict dominated front pages of newspapers.
In Florida: You can visit almost no newsstand in the Sunshine State without seeing the verdict. It was the major story on the front page of every...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Halloween is my favorite time of year. And I love to be scared. Over the years, I've been through my fair share of theme park mazes, independent haunted attractions and backyard spookfests.
I even dress up every Halloween as a chainsaw-wielding maniac...
| Feb 23, 2013
Like to laugh, don't care why or where. Don't care the occasion, formal or otherwise, though the formal ones always — to quote Jack Nicholson — "bring out the devil in me."
Like to laugh with people and at people and for people, which is...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Even after 36 years, Carl Maxwell Jr.'s thoughts leap to the rustic house at the edge of the golf course, and what happened there.
"It is so old, but it is so fresh," Maxwell said, recalling the many nights that members of Troop 222 spent at the home...
| Oct 20, 2012
In the city of New York, in 1964, a destitute young black man named George Whitmore Jr. confessed to three murders he did not commit.
"I didn't do it, but they wouldn't believe me," Whitmore, then a 50-year-old handyman, told New York Newsday in 1995....
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:30 PM
Phillip L. Williams, a retired senior executive for Times Mirror Co. who served on its board of directors from 1985 until his retirement in 1993, died Nov. 18 at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica after suffering a heart attack, his family said. The...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Earnings at Tribune Co., parent of the Los Angeles Times, fell sharply in the first quarter as advertising revenue continued to slide and the company incurred a big tax bill.
The company reported net income of $58.4 million in the three months, a 41%...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:37 PM
About 100 activists rallied in Beverly Hills on Thursday evening to protest a potential sale of the Los Angeles Times and other Tribune Co. newspapers to the politically conservative Koch brothers.
Part of the group -- a collection of environmentalists,...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:31 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A California appellate court ruled Thursday that a judge erred when he threw out convictions against Anna Nicole Smith's lawyer and psychiatrist in a trial related to the death of the actress-model from prescription drugs.
The ruling sends...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Tribune Co. has hired investment bankers to advise the media company on the sale of its newspaper publishing unit, according to a source familiar with the matter.
The company has retained JPMorgan Chase & Co. to oversee a potential sale of the...