| Mar 23, 2014
| 5:30 AM
WASHINGTON — Planned as a springtime tour with a modest itinerary — affording time to chat with the pope, admire the Rembrandts and take in the Colosseum — President Obama's weeklong trip to Europe instead has become a high-stakes test...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
WASHINGTON — In the most direct East-West confrontation since the Cold War, the White House and the European Union imposed sanctions against more than two dozen Russian and Ukrainian officials Monday and threatened more penalties if Moscow does...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:14 PM
If you remember New Haven two decades ago, you must tip your hat to former Mayor John DeStefano Jr. The Elm City was moribund when he took office, with empty buildings, litter blowing down Chapel Street, no sense of where it was going.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:12 PM
California and New York still lure hundreds of thousands of immigrants from across the globe, but Texas, Florida, Colorado and the Carolinas are far more magnetic for people already living in the country, according to new estimates released Thursday by...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 7:03 PM
In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama will try to recharge his presidency by discussing the expansive divide between rich and poor in America.
It's a crucial issue, and one with no easy solutions.
Obama is expected to...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:01 PM
With city budget managers intent on limiting new spending and reining in employee benefits, a coalition of union and political groups is fighting back with a report that suggests Los Angeles City Hall is spending too much on Wall Street and not enough...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:43 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced plans Tuesday to press the issue of Palestinian statehood by applying for membership in 15 international agencies, despite strong Israeli opposition.
The move apparently...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:13 AM
WASHINGTON -- Ben S. Bernanke, whose eight-year tenure as Federal Reserve chair ended Sunday, will join the Brookings Institution think tank as a distinguished fellow in residence.
The news came Monday as his replacement, Janet L. Yellen, was sworn in...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Despite staggering rates of unemployment, the Inland Empire continued to pull tens of thousands of people from Los Angeles County during the recession and its aftermath — the nation's biggest net county-to-county movement from 2007 to 2011 —...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Funny guy, Bill Maher. And he got lots of yuks on his HBO show Friday with a riff on government spending on our seniors vs. our children.
"In the battle for government giveaways," he said, "we have to stop thinking in terms of rich versus poor, or...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Los Angeles is among the top 10 U.S. cities with the widest gulf between the rich and poor, a Washington think tank reported Thursday.
The upper 5% of Los Angeles residents earned more than 12 times what the bottom 20% took in, Alan Barube, who studies...