| Jun 1, 2014
| 1:15 PM
A prominent Iranian military figure has been killed while fighting in Syria, according to both Syrian opposition and Iranian government sources, adding to mounting evidence of Tehran's military assistance to Syrian President Bashar Assad.
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:57 PM
Seven weeks after launching a new Los Angeles newspaper amid great fanfare, the Orange County Register's parent company, Freedom Communications Inc., is showing signs of financial distress.
The Santa Ana company said Tuesday that it is merging the...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Pro-Russia gunmen overran three eastern Ukrainian military bases on Wednesday, making off with weapons and armored vehicles after ill-equipped government forces ran out of ammunition and fled, Kiev officials and media reported.
The setbacks in the...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:19 PM
As skirmishing with pro-Russia separatists continued in eastern Ukraine, billionaire Petro Poroshenko was sworn into office Saturday as the fifth president of post-Soviet Ukraine.
The 48-year-old chocolate magnate offered a peace plan to resolve the...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Anderson Cooper's exclusive interview with Clippers owner Donald Sterling provided a ratings boost for CNN Monday night, according to numbers from Nielsen.
"AC 360" averaged 720,000 total viewers Monday, up 42% from the 508,000 average for the show over...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"WHY DON'T you wash that platinum outta your hair?"
That was Kirk Douglas snarling at the underrated, always spectacular Jan Sterling in Billy Wilder's way-ahead-of-its-time movie "Ace in the Hole." This tells the grim saga of a man trapped in a cave...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:29 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- In the midst of a high-profile fight over the governor's office, civil-rights and media organizations are asking the Florida Supreme Court to force Gov. Rick Scott and other candidates to disclose more details about their personal wealth....
| May 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Following a stretch of newsie weeks with the missing Malaysian flight and the fiasco surrounding Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, the May 12-18 frame was a lackluster one for all the cable news networks.
In total-day averages, Fox, CNN and...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Anti-China riots in Vietnam left two Chinese citizens dead and more than 100 injured, China’s state-run media said Thursday, as officials in Taiwan worked to evacuate its nationals from the Southeast Asian country.
About 1,000 Taiwanese-owned...
| May 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It was almost like old times last week watching CNN’s wall-to-wall coverage of the Veterans Affairs scandal story.
I mean the good old times, when cable TV news mattered because it was doing journalism — not right- or left-wing talking points...
| May 24, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Ukraine’s election authorities said Saturday that they are unable to operate polling places for Sunday’s presidential election in areas representing about 10% of the population and that separatist threats against anyone trying to cast...