With a grand jury decision looming on whether a white police officer should face charges in the killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., the investigation has sprung a few leaks.
Child poverty in America is at its highest point in 20 years, putting millions of children at increased risk of injuries, infant mortality, and premature death, according to a policy analysis published this week in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
Bill Murray runs wonderfully amok.
Hasbro Studios CEO Stephen Davis, holding a Transformer toy, is photographed among toys and family pictures in his office at their headquarters in Burbank, Calif.
KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian armed forces have never used prohibited weapons such as cluster bombs in their fight against pro-Russia separatists, a military spokesman insisted Tuesday after a rights group reported it had documented a dozen instances when the indiscriminate weapons were used in …
The PG-13-rated “Ouija” is poised to gross $20 million or more at box office through the weekend
Dr. Carol Ball travels to Sioux Falls, S.D., from her Twin Cities home because no one in the state will do the procedure.
HBO says it’s planning to take another portentous step.
LOS ANGELES — Imagine getting paid to make bacon jewelry, build a nacho cheese hot tub, cover lawn chairs in sod.
Customers need easy-to-understand rules.
Fox needed help in the TV ratings this fall, and it got some from a nice kid named Bruce Wayne.
Maria Menounos left “Extra” amid reports she wasn’t getting along with Mario Lopez.
When we last left the heroes of “The Walking Dead,” things looked especially dire. Six-and-a-half months later, things haven’t changed much.
Sleek sedan has an upscale feel, especially considering the $22,695 base price.
Andre Anderiasian, 18, from left, Gabrielle Isacson, 19, and Nadia Kulenovich, 19, students at the University of California, Santa Barbara, carry sleeping bags after spending the night in one of three small caves.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Los Angeles Angels became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff spot on Monday night, with Matt Shoemaker pitching five-hit ball into the eighth inning of an 8-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners.
Tatiana Poludnitsina, left, fled from her home in Ukraine for a tent camp in Russia. She shares a tent with a family of four.
The grainy images, without sound, show a man and a woman in an elevator.
Arizona has the third highest rate of the thefts.
USC quarterback Cody Kessler threw for four TDs and a career-best 394 yards in the Trojans’ 52-13 victory over Fresno State on Saturday, He missed practice Tuesday with a toe issue but expects to play against Stanford.
USC head coach Steve Sarkisian will face Fresno State in his debut today. Southern California routed the Bulldogs 45-20 in the Las Vegas Bowl to end last year.
Butcher Lou DeRosa, owner of Marconda’s Meats in Los Angeles, says he is selling more bacon than ever. Its price has risen at more than three times the rate of inflation since 2008.
The internal draft said the effort suffered from a lack of transparency, but it didn’t accuse anyone of wrongdoing.
The shuttle Endeavour was paraded through Los Angeles on its way to a museum in 2012. Since the fleet’s retirement, the U.S. has needed Russia to carry its astronauts into space.
Students can rent, buy used, buy new or buy the digital version of textbooks.
Mia Barakat, from left, Sharifa Khalil, with daughter Alayna, and Shahnaz Osso discuss their fears about their relatives who are still living in Iraq.
Volunteer Jack Schwellenbach displays the skull of a saber-toothed cat who was caught in the lethal sludge of Los Angeles’ La Brea Tar Pits.
“We are the first humans to see this stuff,” says one.
Bitter rivals put on genial face during Kerry visit.
2Buttermilk soaked adds a nice tan to pan-fried chicken. (Kirk McKoy/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
Interrupted sleep patterns often have an impact on performance the following day.
At the start of a 12-hour cease-fire, people scoured the rubble of their homes in the Shajaiya neighborhood of Gaza City, looking for the dead and recovering belongings. The district has been a target of Israeli forces, who have destroyed parts with airstrikes and gunfire.
USC head coach Steve Sarkisian talks with the media after the Trojans played their spring scrimmage at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in April.
Just how far the water has fallen in Lake Mead is demonstrated by marks left on the rocks in this April photo.
Home builders say business is finally looking up.
Sometimes finding a skeleton in a closet can be a good thing — if you’re a paleontologist. Meet Pelagornis sandersi, a giant bird with a wingspan 21 feet across — so wide that it could have been the size of a (very) small plane.
Four years ago, America’s most celebrated basketball player epitomized the selfish and ego-driven ills of the modern sports world when he used a televised spectacle to abandon his Midwestern hometown team and chase riches and glamour on a faraway beach.
The Burritobox offers warm burritos on demand. It’s part of a vending-machine trend driven by consumers with increasingly picky tastes who still want convenience on the go.
Ditch the macaroni and mayo and try rice salad instead.
Rice salads are almost infinitely flexible, including paella-style rice salad. (Bob Chamberlin/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
Rice salads are almost infinitely flexible, including cool rice and cucumber salad. (Bob Chamberlin/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
A lifeguard helps clear the water Saturday after a man was attacked by a shark nearby in Manhattan Beach, Calif.
Imagine a whole new type of password — one that lets you dispense with all those numbers, letters and symbols but is still impenetrable to attackers.
Joe and Mary Reneau have discovered new cracks in their patio despite rebuilding it after a 2011 quake in Prague, Okla.
NATAL, Brazil — Tim Howard was asked what he remembers most about his last World Cup game in South Africa.
SACRAMENTO — Texas Gov. Rick Perry drove a Tesla Motors electric car past the state Capitol Tuesday afternoon, sending a not-very-subtle message that he’s in a rush to woo Chief Executive Elon Musk to build a $4 billion-plus battery factory in the Lone Star State.
Alex Caputo-Pearl, president-elect of United Teachers Los Angeles, speaks with the media before a press conference voicing opposition to the abolition of tenure.
Los Angeles players celebrate Justin Williams’ game-winning goal in overtime. The Kings rebounded from a 2-0 deficit to send the game to OT.
LOS ANGELES — Don Zimmer, a wisecracking sage for some of the most iconic teams in baseball history whose association with the sport extended from Babe Ruth to Derek Jeter, died Wednesday in Dunedin, Fla. He was 83.