| Nov 8, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Jared Loughner, the Arizona man who pleaded guilty to the attempted assassination of then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Thursday.
The January 2011 shooting killed six people and wounded 13 others,...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:59 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Four years after riding a wave of optimism into the White House, Barack Obama offered a sobering message about the future as he asked Americans for another term to help complete the country's recovery from the worst economic crisis...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:53 AM
President Barack Obama hits the campaign trail on Friday after accepting his party's nomination for re-election by telling the Democratic National Convention and the nation that only the voters in November have the power to secure the change he started....
| Feb 23, 2011
| 7:53 AM
SOUTH BEND -- As I walk through the double front doors to the parking lot of West Park Health Care, I bump into a middle-aged woman in front of me.
"Excuse me," I say.
"Oh, excuse me," she says, glancing around with a small smile.
The woman is...
| Jan 11, 2011
Debbie Friedman, a self-taught Jewish folk singer and composer who transformed synagogue music and worship by infusing traditional prayers with a contemporary sensibility, died Sunday at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo. She was 59.
The cause was...
| Jan 9, 2011
U.S. District Judge John M. Roll, who was killed in the Tucson shooting rampage, appeared to have been an innocent bystander Saturday, but was the target of death threats in 2009 when he emerged as a central figure in Arizona's bitter disputes over...
| Feb 11, 2012
Jeffrey Zaslow, a Wall Street Journal reporter with a flair for inspirational stories who produced three nonfiction bestsellers, beginning with the 2008 book "The Last Lecture" about life lessons from a dying man, was killed in a car crash Friday. He...
| Jun 1, 2011
Dr. Leo Rangell, a leading psychoanalyst who argued forcefully that theoretical fads and factions threatened to erode consumer confidence in the field founded by Sigmund Freud more than 100 years ago, died Saturday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 2:52 PM
The House gave gun rights advocates their first legislative win of the year in a move that some saw as a Republican reversal on protecting states' rights: approval of a federal regulation that would require states that issue concealed-weapons permits to...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 12:26 PM
It was just days after she nearly lost her life, and Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had just emerged from a coma. But the Arizona Democrat managed to send a message to President Obama about border security as he came to her bedside.
It was Giffords' husband,...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 3:07 PM
The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a resolution renaming a room in the U.S. Capitol in memory of Gabriel Zimmerman, an aide to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords who was one of the six people killed in an attempt on her life in January.
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The works of the authors at the Sunday afternoon Festival of Books session "American Breakdown" had little in common except for one thing: failure. Failure of institutions, failures of a family, failures of a society. The session moderated by L.A.......