| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:25 PM
More than $14 billion in child support was left unpaid to American parents in a single year — more than 1 out of every 3 dollars that were due, the U.S. Census Bureau announced Wednesday.
Millions of parents are awarded child support every year,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:00 PM
An alternative way of measuring poverty shows that nearly 2.8 million more people are struggling across the country than officially calculated, the U.S. Census Bureau reports – and California has by far the biggest share of people in poverty,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:25 AM
As the New Hampshire football team prepares for its Colonial Athletic Association opener against No. 3 Towson on Saturday at Johnny Unitas Stadium, the Wildcats will probably take some time studying the 13th-ranked defense in the Football Championship...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:17 PM
LA MIRADA — Randy Dodge is still looking for a home away from home. It's safe to say the Vanguard University men's soccer coach can cross Biola University off the list of sites that are standing in for the Lions' on-campus facility, which is still...
| Apr 30, 2013
L.A. poet and playwright
Ben Pleasants, 72, a Los Angeles poet and playwright who also championed the work of Charles Bukowski and John Fante in literary critiques, died of a heart attack April 18 in Crescent City, his wife, Paula, said....
| Mar 28, 2013
When officials in suburban Des Plaines read about the hazards of spreading cancer-causing coal tar on playgrounds, parking lots and driveways, they moved to join other communities across the nation that have banned pavement sealants made with the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Jeanne Safer didn't need a study to tell her that sibling aggression can cause a child as much distress as being bullied by a peer.
Safer, a psychoanalyst and author of "Cain's Legacy: Liberating Siblings from a Lifetime of Rage, Shame, Secrecy and...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:19 PM
While teachers remained on strike, Lake Forest High School reopened Monday, apparently with enough students and certified teachers on hand to meet state criteria.
But whether the unusual move by the district will allow Monday to count as an official...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:30 AM
No bombs, so life will go on. Again. As it does.
Princeton University exhaled after police determined that a vague phone threat made to multiple buildings on the campus turned out to be an apparent hoax.
But before the campus could relax, the people...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 6:10 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Chip Kelly's star receiver at the University of New Hampshire had a standard comeback when a defensive player talked trash.
Recalled record-breaking pass catcher David Ball: "Whenever they would chirp, the only thing I would say...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:18 PM
More than a hundred explorers, scientists and government officials will gather at Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific on Friday to draft a blueprint to solve a deep blue problem: About 95% of the world's oceans remains unexplored.