| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Second Amendment absolutists complain that gun-control advocates are an out-of-touch elite seeking to destroy the way of life of real men who pack heat, pass weapons on to their sons and are a rampart against government tyranny. It's dangerous out there....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In the battle for tourists, Los Angeles is losing ground to rivals Orlando, Fla., New York, and Chicago.
L.A. County has broken its own record for annual visitors three years in a row — thanks to a rebounding economy, sunny California weather...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and other film industry supporters are still smarting from NBC's decision to move "The Tonight Show" this year from Burbank back to New York after more than four decades in Southern California, a move that cost more than...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is said to have once told his senior staff: "In God we trust. All others bring data."
This would have been a challenge in Connecticut because the state historically has not been rich in data, or in access to the...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:42 AM
A week after taking the unprecedented step of suspending three colleagues, the California state Senate erased the lawmakers’ names, press releases and archives from its websites. The Senate left in place bare-bones information for the districts of...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"Who is Kevin Spacey? The man's talent has more facets than a diamond," said Chazz Palminteri at Museum of the Moving Image's salute to the "House of Cards" actor Wednesday night on the Upper East Side.
As clips played from some of his most standout...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Yahoo has recruited Josh Wolk, entertainment editor for New York magazine's Vulture.com website, to head up showbiz coverage as exec editor.
Wolk replaces Scott Robson, who ankled as Yahoo's editor-in-chief of entertainment earlier this month after...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
America is not yet an oligarchy, but that's where Charles and David Koch and a few other billionaires are taking us.
American democracy used to depend on political parties that more or less represented most of us. Political scientists of the 1950s and...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 2:41 PM
For the past two years, a well-funded and largely below-the-radar effort has been playing out across Illinois aimed at trying to curb the influence of politicians in perhaps the most political of all games: the once-a-decade redrawing of the state House...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Taking a page from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Mayor Eric Garcetti urged CBS Chief Executive Les Moonves to consider Los Angeles as the new home for its next late-night comedy show.
"As a longtime fan, I was saddened to hear of David...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:50 PM
The nearly two-minute UC Irvine video looks like an appeal to prospective students, featuring a montage of undergraduates walking around campus, dancing in classrooms and celebrating big basketball victories.
But the target audience becomes obvious at...