| Mar 12, 2012
| 6:44 PM
America's faltering program for apprehending international fugitives got some badly needed attention Monday when Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin announced a series of measures aimed at capturing the growing numbers of criminal suspects who flee across America's...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 11:53 AM
A fugitive Roman Catholic priest has been arrested in India after seven years on the run while facing charges that he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old Minnesota girl who sought his advice about becoming a nun.
The Rev. Joseph Jeyapaul’s case was...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
When the Yeah Yeah Yeahs began making records in 2001, it would've been difficult to imagine the band someday doing a song as "Like a Prayer"-ish as "Sacrilege," the first track on its new album.
| May 30, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
With a good magic trick, you feel just as tickled during the illusion’s setup as you do after the big finish. In the magician heist-thriller “Now You See Me,” giddy mind games just give way to indifference.
| May 30, 2013
| 1:33 PM
"Now You See Me," which opens Friday, is a caper thriller starring Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo and Oscar-winners Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine. The film is about an FBI agent and an Interpol detective on the hunt for a team of young illusionists...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:35 PM
There's little magic to be had from watching "Now You See Me," a splashy, noisy and frankly preposterous action caper about a quartet of illusionists with a Robin Hood complex. For all the talent up on the screen — and one can't fault the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Will Smith is a one-man Hollywood blockbuster. His huge financial success has earned him the right to create a vanity film project. He has taken that opportunity to create "After Earth," a sci-fi adventure that functions primarily as a star-making vehicle...
| Jun 18, 2012
Now in its ninth year, the independent-focused FYF Fest is returning to the Los Angeles State Historic Park and for the first time since moving downtown will expand from one to two days. Top-billed artists this year include the reunited Swedish punk...
| Jun 13, 2012
One day after being fired, former South African police chief Bheki Cele accused his critics of trying to discredit him and pledged to clear his name. Cele, who was sacked Tuesday by President Jacob Zuma amid accusations of dishonesty and impropriety, said...
| Jul 20, 2012
A disgraced former police chief of South Africa and Interpol boss serving a 15-year prison sentence for corruption was released Friday on medical parole, with officials insisting he didn’t get preferential treatment. Correctional Services Minister...
| Aug 16, 2012
Bulgarian officials released a computer-generated picture Thursday of a suspect tied to the deadly July bombing of an Israeli tourist bus, an apparent accomplice to a suicide bomber who died at the scene....