| Jul 16, 2014
It may be a longer, hotter summer for the gun freaks than they have had in some time — mainly the National Rifle Association, which approaches every election with a strategy to oppose everything and dole out money only to candidates who pledge...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:31 PM
The baseball season has reached its traditional halfway point, and Dodgers fans continue to lead the league in strikeouts.
While caught in the crossfire between Mis-DirecTV and Sports-Nyet LA, is there anything they haven't missed?
Josh Beckett became...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Shannon Guess Richardson, a Texas actress, will serve 18 years in federal prison after she sent poison-laced letters to President Obama and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg as part of a bizarre plot to frame her estranged husband, federal...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:19 PM
It has begun. Swords are unsheathed and unflattering comments fill the air. Expect 15 weeks of recriminations between now and November, with the Republicans practicing on each other for next three weeks.
Republican gubernatorial hopeful state Sen....
| Jul 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In June, a decades-long open secret hit the media like a typhoon: Climate change is the fundamental economic challenge of our time.
The bipartisan troika of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, hedge fund mogul Tom Steyer and former Treasury...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Andrew Porter left work early Tuesday, but he didn't sit in a bar watching the U.S. play Belgium in that afternoon's World Cup match, or sit on the beach watching the waves roll in.
No, Porter sat in his car watching the clock in his Brooklyn...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Summer camp for billionaires is back in session as media and technology barons were out in force at the Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, on Wednesday.
UTA chairman Jim Berkus and IAC/InterActiveCorp chairman Barry Diller biked through the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
No one knows just how many tens of thousands of Central American nationals -- most of them desperate, unescorted children and teens -- are streaming across America's southern border. Yet this phenomenon offers us a proverbial teachable moment about the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:24 AM
We can do better.
Better than 82 people shot in one city in 84 hours. Better than a father losing two of his children, a year apart, to gun violence. Better than a shooting per week on school grounds across the country since the Sandy Hook Elementary...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Even billionaires suffer from bad reception.
That's the takeaway Friday after organizers at the Allen & Co. media and technology conference tried and failed to get Secretary of State John Kerry on a remote connection from Kabul, Afghanistan. America's...
| 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....