| Jun 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Variety took home more awards than any other news organization in any medium at the Los Angeles Press Club's SoCal Journalism Awards Sunday night at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel.
In its first year as a glossy weekly magazine, the publication won eight...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Ben Carson is following in the footsteps of Walter Cronkite and Lee Iacocca as a nonpolitician being publicly mentioned as a candidate for the most political of jobs, the U.S. presidency.
Carson, a retired physician at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions,...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Lakers fans can thank one of their own for Phil Jackson's going to the New York Knicks.
Irving Azoff, a music mogul who has long held courtside seats at Staples Center, hosted the December party at which Jackson and Knicks owner James Dolan began...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Tim Geithner's valuable career as a civil servant culminated in four high-powered years as Treasury secretary. His recent book about those experiences captures the traumas and tensions of the financial crisis.
He rightly takes credit for what most...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Second Amendment absolutists complain that gun-control advocates are an out-of-touch elite seeking to destroy the way of life of real men who pack heat, pass weapons on to their sons and are a rampart against government tyranny. It's dangerous out there....
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Amid at least three investigations, including a federal criminal probe, new records show GM may have known in 2003 about the ignition-switch problem that led to the recent recall of 1.37 million U.S. small cars from the mid-2000s. That's a......
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:30 AM
A U.S. Senate investigative panel is examining Caterpillar Inc. and whether the company improperly avoided U.S. taxes by moving profits outside the country, said three people familiar with the inquiry.
The Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Music-centered cable network Fuse has received a bid for about $200 million from Sean Combs, the rapper and entertainment entrepreneur better known as Diddy, according to a report from Bloomberg News, which cited three people familiar with the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:42 AM
This has not been a good year for gold investors.
Prices of the precious metal were at a three-week low Tuesday morning on speculation that a strengthening U.S. economy will spur the Federal Reserve to slow stimulus. Silver fell to its lowest level in...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:19 AM
German police have arrested two people suspected of illegally generating Bitcoins worth nearly $1 million.
Bitcoins are an unregulated, virtual currency that is stored in password-protected electronic "wallets" and used to make purchases on the Internet...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Burger flippers in Seattle could soon take home more than $31,000 a year.
Ed Murray, a candidate for mayor of the Pacific northwest's largest city, has endorsed a $15-an-hour minimum wage. The city's current mayor Mike McGinn said he may go even higher....