| May 7, 2010
| 10:15 AM
The man described by authorities as a pimp who set up a meeting between ex- New York Giants star Lawrence Taylor and a 16-year-old runaway was charged with sex trafficking of a child, officials said.
Rasheed Davis was charged in a criminal complaint...
| May 12, 2010
Occupation: Former chief executive, EBay online auction business
Age: 53, born Long Island, New York
City of residence: Atherton (Bay Area)
Personal: husband Griffith Harsh, two sons
Education: Bachelor's degree in...
| Aug 15, 2010
When Judy Lewis used to watch Clark Gable movies with her teen-age friends, she had no clue that Gable might be her father.
"It never would have dawned on me," she said. "Why would I ever think such a thing?"
Yet many in Hollywood were thinking just...
| Apr 26, 2011
"I've always been kind of a shill," says Ted Danson. "The guy out in front of the tent saying, 'Thank you so much for watching "Cheers," come on in and let me introduce you to the marine biologists who have something really important to tell you.'"
| May 12, 2011
| 7:18 AM
Republicans say tax increases are a nonstarter in budget negotiations, but President Obama again called for "shared sacrifice" during a televised town hall meeting on the economy.
Obama said tax rates were their lowest since 1958. Yet he said...
| May 17, 2011
| 2:39 PM
Like so many skeletons of Baltimore's industrial past, the brick and steel bones of sturdy buildings — devoid of innards — are found all along the harbor. Or maybe it should be said they were found along the harbor, since more and more of...
| Dec 14, 2010
Richard C. Holbrooke, the Obama administration's emissary to Afghanistan and Pakistan and one of the most celebrated American diplomats of the last half-century, died Monday, the State Department said. He was 69.
Holbrooke, who in 1995 brokered the...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 6:59 AM
The chairman of the Republican National Committee on Tuesday called for Rep. Anthony Weiner to resign from Congress, saying no investigation was necessary "to know he lied and acted inappropriately."
Following Weiner's dramatic news conference Monday...
| Jun 27, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Georgetown University law professor Martin D. Ginsburg, the husband of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, died Sunday of cancer, the Supreme Court announced. He was 78.
Though he was among the nation's foremost experts on tax law, Ginsburg...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 11:13 AM
President Obama on Thursday joined the growing chorus of top U.S. officials calling on a Florida pastor to abandon his plans to stage a Koran burning on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
"This is a recruitment bonanza for Al Qaeda," Obama...
| May 16, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Nancy Pelosi was a staple of Republican campaign ads in the 2010 midterm elections that led to her ouster as speaker of the House.
But even out of power, the San Francisco Democrat is the featured villain in what has become the first major electoral test...