| May 2, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Police are beefing up security at Pasadena High School on Thursday and Friday in response to an anonymous note threatening violence on the campus, school and public safety officials said.
The note did not specify who might commit violence and the writer...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Employees at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power earned average total pay of nearly $100,000 in 2011 -- more than 50% higher than the average total pay of all other city employees, a Times analysis of payroll data found.
That pay is also about...
| May 2, 2013
| 8:19 AM
We're pretty sure Meatball the bear wasn't trying to make a great escape. Maybe it was his alter ego?
A bear cub had to be rescued Wednesday evening after somehow managing to get stuck in an unlocked truck in Truckee, a town outside north Lake Tahoe,...
| May 4, 2013
| 8:28 AM
President Obama sounded genuinely outraged last week when he talked about the Kafkaesque situation at the Guantanamo prison camp, where the United States has been holding 166 men without trial for terms that are, at this point, officially endless.
| May 10, 2013
| 9:54 AM
World War II lasted six years, but Rick Atkinson needed 14 years to complete his massive trilogy on the conflict. That turned out to be time well spent. Now the wait for the concluding volume of “The Liberation Trilogy,” his magisterial...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:48 PM
WASHINGTON -- Jill Kelley, the Tampa, Fla., socialite who triggered the federal investigation that exposed CIA Director David H. Petraeus’ extramarital affair and forced his resignation, is suing the FBI and Pentagon for violating her privacy and...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:46 AM
The U.S. Army staff sergeant accused of slaughtering 16 Afghan civilians in two villages pleaded guilty Wednesday in a move expected to spare him from the death penalty.
And when a military judge asked Robert Bales, 39, why he slaughtered the men, women...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:05 PM
USC is not revealing how much it is paying David H. Petraeus, the former four-star U.S. Army general and Central Intelligence Agency chief, for the part-time position he is starting this fall as a lecturer and as a mentor to students who are veterans....
| Jul 15, 2011
Bin Laden list included a wish to crash a small plane into a U.S. sporting event according to a Bin Laden hit list...
| Jul 25, 2011
Sharp-eyed readers noticed that the military ranks listed in photo captions didn't match up with the insignias on the uniforms shown....
| Aug 29, 2011
From Osama bin Laden to the latest victim, Atiyah Abdul Rahman, Al Qaeda's leadership has been dealt a severe blow. And the U.S. is certainly safer for it. But let's not forget the price we've paid....