| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:02 AM
A gun buyback event held over the weekend in East Los Angeles yielded 152 weapons, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said this week.
The cache of weapons exchanged for gift cards to Target or Ralphs included several assault rifles as well as...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Los Angeles on Tuesday became the largest city in the nation to move toward a ban on plastic grocery bags, with the City Council barring them in supermarkets, convenience stores and any big retailer that sells groceries.
Nearly three weeks after a...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:08 PM
A pesticide used to control aphids has been singled out as the cause in this week's deaths of tens of thousands of bumblebees in a retail parking lot in Oregon, state officials said Friday.
At least 25,000 bees were found dead and more were dying in a ...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 12:19 PM
This time, Paula Deen might really show up on "Today."
The disgraced celebrity chef has committed to a booking on NBC's morning chat show for Wednesday, less than a week after standing up cohost Matt Lauer for an interview.
Deen, 66, has been engulfed...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Paula Deen may be losing business partners faster than she can make biscuit gravy, but her "Today" interview drew a crowd.
The scandal-fried celebrity chef's sit-down with Matt Lauer on Wednesday lifted NBC's morning show to its first win over archrival...
| Feb 2, 2013
Don't think of it as rush hour. Think of all those burning brake lights on the 101 as your own little red-light district, as beacons to fun and conviviality.
Follow them to Ventura Boulevard, off Coldwater, then left, to a nondescript storefront,...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Since the beginning of the republic, there has been a dynamic tension between constantly expanding diversity driven by immigration and the relentless homogenizing force of common American culture. And there's nothing like a long drive on an interstate...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:34 AM
The Target opening this fall in Canton at one of the city's largest new retail developments will be joined by a Harris Teeter grocery store and a lineup of stores and restaurants that includes Old Navy, Michaels, Loft, ULTA Beauty and Red Robin Gourmet...
| Feb 10, 2013
NEW YORK — What's most notable about the lineup for the fall-winter 2013 season at New York Fashion Week, which began Wednesday and includes 300-plus runway shows and presentations over eight days, is how many accessible, everyday-wear brands like...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 3:23 PM
NEW YORK -- With a lower-priced collection launching in Target stores Sunday, Prabal Gurung was the man of the hour this weekend at New York Fashion Week. Gurung showed his fall-winter 2013 mainline collection Saturday morning to a crowd that included pop...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Employees at General Motors' plant in White Marsh have an unusual workplace benefit. Anyone who drives an electric car can plug it in to charge while they work.
At the plant, which produces transmissions and electric motors, workers can park their...