| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Many years ago, when I was in college, a professor told me that some people chose to change the world while others were chosen by the world to change it.
James Brady fit the second category. Brady, who died Monday at the age of 73, didn't set out to...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords of Arizona is skydiving Wednesday, the third anniversary of a rampage that killed six people and left the legislator partially paralyzed.
Giffords, 43, was one of more than a dozen people who were wounded in...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Staffers at Rep. Elijah Cummings' Baltimore office arrived Wednesday to find gobs of putty and wiring on the door, raising fears of an explosive attack and drawing emergency crews from around the region.
Though the suspicious objects turned out to be...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords made her first visit to a gun show since she was shot in 2011, attending a New York event Sunday with her husband, Mark Kelly, and the state's attorney general.
It was no casual trip to the Saratoga...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Glamour has been rolling out this year's roster of Women of the Year a few at a time. We know Lady Gaga is on the cover of the issue, which is to be on newsstands Nov. 5. And we know some of the other choices are Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:48 AM
I grew up on Def Leppard and Bon Jovi, so I was congenitally predisposed to like Chuck Klosterman’s first book, “Fargo Rock City” (2001), an account of taking hair metal very seriously in the 1980s. If you’d ever resented the...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:22 PM
At an Orange Coast College night class more than a year ago, a student walked outside during a break and said he wanted to kill the professor, according to a school official.
The student then pointed his index finger, mimicking a gunshot from a pistol,...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Laguna Beach had its share of tragedies and challenges in 2013, from the death of police officer Jon Coutchie in September to Mayor Kelly Boyd announcing in February that he has cancer.
Two men driving to work were killed when another car hit them head-...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:05 PM
TUCSON — He held her in an upright position against his chest to keep her from drowning in her own blood and applied pressure to her head wound.
It was then that Daniel Hernandez Jr. remembered a television show he watched when he was 10 years...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:35 PM
More heads may be rolling in New Jersey: Recently released emails suggest a top staffer for Gov. Chris Christie was involved in a move to close lanes of the George Washington Bridge in September, in effect gridlocking a town whose mayor did not support...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Three years ago today, she was in the most mundane of places, a supermarket parking lot in Tucson. She was engaged in the most meaningful act in political life, talking to the people who had sent her to Washington. Then a bullet pierced Gabrielle...