| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:05 AM
When students in the Los Angeles Unified School District return to school on Tuesday, they'll be met with beefed-up security in the wake of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
For the upcoming year, the nation's second-...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:36 AM
More than 600,000 Los Angeles Unified School District students returned to class Tuesday after summer break and were greeted with enhanced security measures, new disciplinary rules and expanded health services.
The new safety programs follow in the wake...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Augusten Burroughs is a man of many words, but he was at a loss the other night.
The author of the best-selling memoirs “Running With Scissors” and “Dry” has been touring the country to talk about his most recent book, a self-...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Lotta talk these days about Bolon Yokte, the Mayan god in charge of bad things, including war, conflict, the underworld and “Gangnam Style.” It is Yokte, as he is known among the wags knocking ’em back most nights at Red’s in...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:08 PM
The TBS Just for Laughs Chicago comedy festival is underway in multiple venues and, as they say on TV, we've got team coverage of everything from the marquee attractions at the Chicago Theatre to the late-night, semi-secret performances that insiders...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:29 AM
DALLAS -- President Obama is in the heart of George W. Bush country to pay tribute to the former president he describes as “concerned about all people in America, not just those who voted Republican."
Obama kicked off his Texas visit at a...
| May 4, 2013
| 2:56 PM
HOUSTON — Vowing that “we will never surrender,” the leader of the National Rifle Assn. claimed victory over recently defeated gun control legislation and denounced “political and media” elites for vilifying gun owners and...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Supervalu Inc. is selling five of its top supermarket chains — Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s and Star Market — to an investor group owned by Cerberus Capital Management for $100 million in cash.
Cerberus’ AB Acquisition...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 11:14 AM
Firearms maker Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. said it will buy back an additional $15 million of its stock as gun control talk swirls in the aftermath of the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school.
The company said it has already completed a $20-...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management is distancing itself from Friday's shooting at a Connecticut elementary school by selling the company that makes one of the weapons purportedly used in the attack.
Cerberus said in a statement Tuesday that...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Groupon Inc. is canceling all its firearm offers a month after the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School last month in Connecticut.
“All scheduled and current gun-related deals featured on Groupon North America, including shooting...