| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Apparently, things are worse than we thought: We have run out of rock ’n’ roll musicians.
How else to explain the latest cover of Rolling Stone, which features not the Rolling Stones -- or even Captain Hook -- but accused Boston Marathon...
| Jul 18, 2013
Whether you agree or disagree with the verdict in the Zimmerman trial, a jury has spoken unanimously: There was not enough evidence to convict Mr. Zimmerman beyond a reasonable doubt ("Martin verdict fires debate," July 15).
The family of Trayvon Martin...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:33 PM
How many laws has California passed, how many verdicts have its juries reached, how many social movements has it launched that other people in other states consider unjust or vile and would like to punish with a boycott?
That’s one of the...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on Saturday called for a national boycott of Florida to protest the state’s “stand your ground” law in the wake of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting of African American...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Hard-nosed Montana fisherman Andy Hill, who recently founded a nonprofit organization to teach disabled people how to make lures and cast lines, suddenly finds himself in a wheelchair -- at least for the time being.
For 21 years, Hill, a social worker,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Federal investigators said Thursday that a Southwest Airlines jet that crashed at New York’s LaGuardia Airport landed first on its nose gear before the main landing gear made contact with the runway.
“The landing scenario that the report...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:01 PM
FT. MEADE, Md. -- Retired Army Brig. Gen. Robert A. Carr, the government’s first witness in the sentencing phase of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s court-martial, testified Wednesday that Manning’s disclosures to WikiLeaks endangered U.S....
| Jul 31, 2013
| 11:28 AM
LAS VEGAS -- For the first time in a long while, O.J. Simpson got a bit of favorable legal news Wednesday when Nevada officials granted him parole on several of his 2008 convictions for kidnapping and armed robbery stemming from his attempt to retrieve...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Trayvon Martin's hoodie, which has become a symbol for race relations in America, could be headed to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
The director of the Institution's coming National Museum of African American History and Culture said...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Kris Jenner had some strong words for President Obama after he took aim at her daughter Kim Kardashian and rapper-boyfriend Kanye West.
The president, who has previous decried West as a "jackass" when the rapper famously upstaged Taylor Swift, was...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Lizzie Borden took an ax
And gave her mother forty whacks…
So begins the gruesome rhyme used for generations by children skipping rope.
It's the prose that piqued the curiosity of local playwright-director Michael Wanzie and composer Rich...