| Jan 14, 2015
| 12:14 PM
A proposal to lay high-speed rail tracks through California's Angeles National Forest -- originating in Burbank -- brought thousands of opponents to a rally Tuesday night in the eastern San Fernando Valley, the Los Angeles Times reported.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 10:41 AM
The military-style attack in Paris has made clear that Europe faces an evolving, ever-more complex terror threat no longer dominated by a few big players.
It's not just al-Qaida, or Islamic State. It's not just the disciples of some fiery, hate-filled...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 5:20 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) was chosen on Thursday to serve as the top Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
He was appointed by House Democrat Leader Nancy Pelosi, who in a statement cited Schiff’s “impeccable...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:01 PM
Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, a member of the House Intelligence Committee for a record 12 years, lost his seat on the panel Thursday when House Democratic leaders appointed a replacement.
The Baltimore County lawmaker, who served four years beyond...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 2:54 PM
At a Glance:
Political affiliation: Democrat
Harvard Graduate School of Design -- Loeb Fellowship, Advanced Environmental Studies
University of Massachusetts, Amherst -- Master's in Landscape Architecture...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 4:10 PM
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures "made a mistake" in canceling the release of the satirical film "The Interview" after threats from anonymous hackers, offering an unusual public rebuke by a president of a...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 6:24 PM
President Obama on Friday said Sony Pictures “made a mistake” in canceling the release of the satirical film “The Interview” after threats from anonymous hackers, offering an unusual public rebuke by a president of a corporate...
| Jan 1, 2015
While the world's attention focuses on North Korea's cyber war with Sony, the Hermit Kingdom is rapidly increasing its stockpile of nuclear weapons material, with little real pushback from the United States.
A new analysis of North Korea's nuclear...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Employees at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge spent a busy year in 2014 launching new missions and receiving data that will forever change the way we think about the planets in our solar system and the universe beyond.
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:38 AM
An earthquake early-warning system could be available to the public in as little as two years once enough funding is secured, a top federal scientist said this week.
The U.S. Congress just approved $5 million to develop earthquake an early-warning...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:45 PM
One of the most ambitious public lands packages in years is speeding through Congress after being quietly attached to a must-pass bipartisan defense bill that cleared the House on Thursday.
The measure includes about 70 public lands projects,...