| Oct 13, 2013
| 6:31 PM
The federal government shutdown has lasted nearly two weeks, but the Washington blame game is still open for business.
Hundreds of demonstrators pushed past barricades at the sealed-off World War II Memorial Sunday as part of a "Million Vet March" to...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Kris Jenner and Bruce Jenner live apart sometimes, says Khloe Kardashian, but that doesn't mean they're headed for splitsville. It seems they just do what works for them.
Doing the media rounds for "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," the reality TV...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Khloe Kardashian is all about her family's business -- the money-making side of it and the personal side of it.
But that doesn't mean she changes who she is to adhere to either. The reality TV star, the youngest of the three Kardashian sisters, doesn'...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:54 AM
One of the deputy district attorneys who prosecuted "Night Stalker" Richard Ramirez described the serial killer's death Friday as an "abrupt end to a tragic period in the history of Los Angeles County."
"This person hurt many people and our thoughts...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Los Angeles graphologist Andrea McNichol is no stranger to high-profile court cases. As an examiner of questioned documents, she has worked on the murder trials of O.J. Simpson and Ted Bundy and the legal challenge of Howard Hughes' will. Clients...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:52 PM
When Robert Rizzo pleaded no contest to corruption charges last month, many of the trappings of his former life as Bell's highly paid city manager were gone: the house near the ocean in Huntington Beach, the horse farm outside Seattle, the stable of...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Most cultural critics have a natural appetite for controversy. But some subjects are so contentious that they strike fear in the most courageous writers. The nightmare scenario: Your editor calls you and says, "Kanye has a new song called 'Hitler's Shorty...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:55 PM
If George Zimmerman had uttered what Paula Deen 'fessed up to saying, the verdict in his trial for the killing of Trayvon Martin would be a foregone conclusion.
He'd be guilty as sin.
"Nigger" is that powerful.
"Nigger" is the word that has left...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 11:19 AM
SANFORD, Fla. -- The white-haired old man waded into the crowd that was shouting “Justice for Trayvon!” in the shade of the courthouse here Saturday, smiling as he murmured, “George Zimmerman is an innocent man.”
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Among other things, the murder trial of George Zimmerman offered a glimpse of the world the National Rife Association envisions, a world in which, to paraphrase only slightly, "good guys with guns" are out there stopping bad guys, with or without guns. Do...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 3:40 PM
For members of the nation's oldest civil rights group, the timing of the verdict in George Zimmerman's murder trial seemed fateful: Just as the NAACP gathers for its first-ever national convention in Orlando, a white man was being acquitted of killing a...