| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday named former rival Kevin James, who placed third in the March 5 primary election, to serve on the powerful Board of Public Works.
James, a Republican radio host who campaigned aggressively for Garcetti in the...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:49 AM
It’s unclear how long Lulu Martinez will be held in immigration detention -- or if she'll be deported.
Still, the 23-year-old college student, brought to the United States illegally as a child, says that she and eight others who staged an...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Maryland's high school graduation rate has been climbing steadily for the past four years and reached nearly 85 percent — far above the national average — this past June, according to data released Tuesday.
More students from every corner...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Laurie Wood and Kody Partridge of Salt Lake City didn't know they were going to get married on Friday.
They didn’t even have the time to tell anyone. Wood was so frazzled she almost forgot to grab her driver’s license before heading to...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 10:04 PM
Claire Davis, the 17-year-old who was shot in the head by a classmate at Arapahoe High School, died Saturday afternoon, hospital officials said.
"It is with heavy hearts that we share that at 4:29 p.m. this afternoon, Claire Davis passed away, with...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Claire Davis, the 17-year-old who died Saturday after she was shot in the head at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo., nine days ago, brought grace, laughter and light to the world, family members said.
"Although we lost our precious daughter,...
| Dec 7, 2013
The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
| Feb 15, 2013
L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa endorsed Gil Cedillo for a seat on the City Council, citing a longtime relationship with the former state Assemblyman and praising what he said was a dedication to social justice....
| Feb 12, 2012
| 5:12 AM
Here's the transcript of a sometimes contentious, sometimes humorous Feb. 8, 2012, interview of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, in which he provides the most expansive view yet on his pledge of transparency, his governing style and his interactions with reporters....
| Feb 23, 2012
| 5:13 PM
– If the rapturous, mostly college-aged crowd that gave a President Barack Obama a rah-rah reception here on Thursday foreshadows real-world political results in November, the next eight months of campaigning won't matter. He'll win re-election in a...
| May 25, 2012
| 10:46 AM
Nota editorial: Comenzando en esta edición, y en las próximas tres semanas, le contaremos sobre las experiencias de una familia argentina de Miramar atrapada en el limbo del sistema migratorio de EEUU. Los Rojas representan el drama que viven miles de...