| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Kanye West headlined a very intimate gig Saturday night: playing the wedding singer at a reception for the grandson of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Dude reportedly picked up $3 million or so for the night, TMZ said, and according to the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Kanye West at the center of controversy? We're shocked.
The hit maker, who recently joked of his “polarizing” infamy, has now taken it global and drawn the ire of the Human Rights Foundation for his performance at the wedding of the grandson...
| Sep 6, 2013
Before the advent of the Internet, it made sense for schools to discipline students only for what they said and did when they were on school property. But it's now possible for a student to disrupt the learning environment by pecking out threats on his...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Re: "Bell-Costa Mesa comparison is irresponsible," (Aug. 19): Mayor Pro Tem Steve Mensinger's unprovoked comment about community organizer Saul Alinsky seems to be an attempt to distract the reader from the fact that he did not directly address the...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Amid reports this summer of the National Security Agency’s accessing troves of private communications, technology companies have sought to distance themselves from allegations of cooperation with government authorities, while reassuring users that...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:05 PM
The Johns Hopkins University ordered a cryptography professor to remove from its servers a blog post critical of the federal government for circumventing the encryption that protects sensitive material on the web — only to reverse course after a...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Abraham Pearson made it out of jail, but he never made it out of Detroit.
Pearson, 25, who was awaiting sentencing for carjacking, robbery and weapons convictions, is facing a new stack of felony charges after his jail escape spurred a 14-hour search...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Philippine government troops Wednesday reportedly "contained" hundreds of Muslim rebels who have held nearly 200 hostages and key areas of the southern port city of Zamboanga for three days, the state-run Philippines News Agency reported.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:07 PM
President Obama, Tuesday night in the East Room: "Terrible things happen across the globe, and it is beyond our means to right every wrong. But when, with modest effort and risk, we can stop children from being gassed to death, and thereby make our own...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:29 PM
WASHINGTON — Journalists and bloggers who report news to the public will be protected from being forced to testify about their work under a media shield bill passed by a Senate committee Thursday.
But the new legal protections will not extend to...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:08 PM
The Newseum Support Center does business in low-profile fashion inside a one-story structure in a knot of warehouses in North Laurel. But don’t dismiss its lack of curb appeal. Within its walls is a rich and vibrant stash of artifacts that,...