| May 21, 2014
| 2:39 PM
The centrist shift of the Republican Party, first observed last fall with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's landslide re-election, continued this week with GOP establishment candidates defeating tea party challengers in primary races. The most visible...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Los Angeles County officials said Thursday that an additional 3,497 patients may have had their personal information taken in a theft of medical data from a county contractor's office.
Eight computers were taken from the Torrance office of Sutherland...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:04 AM
The Orange County district attorney on Thursday unsealed an indictment related to a $13.5-million loan-modification scheme that officials called the largest crime of its type ever prosecuted in the United States.
The conspiracy allegedly pulled in at...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:49 AM
The free-speech right to protest against the president does not guarantee that opponents can be as close to the chief executive as supporters, the Supreme Court said Tuesday, throwing out a suit brought by critics of former President George W. Bush....
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:23 AM
"Crisis": With a busload of kidnapped high school students, a flock of powerful parents and a smattering of high-caliber stars, NBC seems prepared to do what CBS couldn't with "Hostages"--create a high-octane, character-driven suspense drama that is...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:34 PM
The daughter of a deceased San Francisco porn mogul was found hiding in a luxury hotel, days after an exhaustive search began in connection with an identity theft operation, authorities said Friday.
Sonoma County sheriff's detectives talked to...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Sounding alarm over an especially sinister new wave of cybercriminals, regulators are warning bankers that hackers have succeeded in changing the controls on automated teller machines to enable thieves to make nearly unlimited withdrawals using fraudulent...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Sally Beauty Holdings Inc., the Texas-based hair and beauty products retailer, said Monday that a recent data breach affected fewer than 25,000 payment cards.
The company disclosed the breach earlier this month, but an investigation by a data...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Former President Carter met his adoring, book-buying public in Portland, Ore., on Sunday, the Oregonian reports. The 89-year-old statesman signed 1,600 books in about two hours at Powell's Bookstore.
Carter's new book is "A Call to Action: Women,...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Even Jack Bauer, the indefatigable U.S. super agent from the popular Fox series "24," can be bought.
Fox is seeking as much as $500,000 for a 30-second ad in the debut of "24: Live Another Day," a much-ballyhooed revival of its groundbreaking spy drama,...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Personal data of as many as 168,500 patients of Los Angeles County medical facilities may have been stolen in a break-in at a county contractor's office last month.
A Torrance office of Sutherland Healthcare Solutions, which handles billing and...