| Jul 20, 2012
Being a losing presidential candidate is like what Mr. Dooley said about vice presidents: "It isn't a crime exactly. You can't be sint to jail f'r it, but it's kind iv a disgrace. It's like writin' anonymous letters."
So it has been, unfairly, for former...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 4:10 PM
LOS ANGELES - A controversial assertion by convicted Robert F. Kennedy assassin Sirhan Sirhan to win his freedom was challenged this week by the California attorney general who said "overwhelming evidence" exists against Sirhan's claims.
| Feb 25, 2012
| 2:52 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Robert F. Kennedy's son is facing misdemeanor charges stemming from a confrontation with two nurses that occurred as he was trying to carry his 2-day-old baby out of the maternity ward at a suburban New York hospital, according to a...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 3:26 PM
NEW YORK -- Robert F. Kennedy's son, Douglas, faces misdemeanor charges over an incident at a New York hospital last month in which he knocked down a nurse while holding his newborn son, attorneys for both sides say.
He was arraigned Thursday on...
| Feb 29, 2012
As a Los Angeles deputy district attorney, Lynn D. "Buck" Compton was known for heading the three-man team that successfully prosecuted Sirhan B. Sirhan for the 1968 slaying of U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy.
And after then-Gov. Ronald Reagan appointed...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 8:35 PM
It's history they were talking about.
The verdict that landed like a slap in the face. The smoke that rose over the city in columns of protest. The rampant looting and savage beatings.
They were talking about nothing less than the evolution of a city...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 4:00 PM
*Lawyers for convicted assassin Sirhan Sirhan contend a second gun killed RFK
*Sirhan -- the only person charged and convicted -- is serving a life sentence
*For the first time, Sirhan's attorneys rule out a security guard as a gunman...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 3:02 PM
With the Republican presidential nomination contest in high gear, Marylanders might be forgiven for smiling. The word "snob" has returned with full force to presidential politics after a four-decade hiatus. Former Sen. Rick Santorum (Penn State University...
| May 10, 2010
Lena Horne, the silky-voiced singing legend who shattered Hollywood stereotypes of African Americans on screen in the 1940s as a symbol of glamour whose signature song was "Stormy Weather," died Sunday in New York City. She was 92
Horne died at New York-...
| Oct 30, 2011
Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that we extend our subway system westward. (Hey, we're working on it.) Or maybe...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Even Billboard's wondering if Mariah Carey is pregnant: The venerable trade magazine posted a YouTube video of the diva's performance in São Paulo, Brazil, on Saturday, where she seemed to show off a rounder tummy. Nick Cannon will now deny everything...
| Sep 4, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Aug. 9, 1974, Paul Conrad on Richard Nixon's resignation. Also, Paul Conrad on the shooting of Robert F. Kennedy....