| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:00 AM
President Obama will stand before members of Congress and a national television audience tonight to deliver his sixth annual State of the Union address. It’s pretty safe to assume it will include the following:
Paeans to the American dream, from...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:38 PM
SEATTLE — Both sides wielded persuasive statistics at the Washington state Capitol on Tuesday. Both sides made high-minded arguments about protecting constitutional rights during a packed and emotional hearing on gun control.
But only one side had...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:24 PM
WASHINGTON— Republicans took multiple tries to deliver their reaction to President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night.
In addition to the officially sanctioned Republican Party response by Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and a...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly are writing a book on gun control. And while publisher Scribner describes it as a "book on America's gun debate," the title makes it clear that Giffords and Kelly are taking a side.
The book will be called...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:06 PM
By now I expect you’ve seen The Times’ stories about L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas’ garage-office conversion.
The county’s five supervisors, as the stories detailed, are all entitled to home security systems...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Mike Garson obviously takes the piano very seriously, but he can chuckle over some of the contradictory paths that a versatile mastery of the keys has led him down.
Maybe the unlikeliest of all is the one he's embarking on Saturday at Segerstrom Concert...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Its official name is the Safe Carry Protection Act.
Critics call it the "guns everywhere bill."
Legislation awaiting the governor's signature in Georgia would allow guns in bars, churches, airports and schools. It has drawn national attention...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:58 PM
What happens to our DNA, RNA and proteins if we spend a long time in space? A pair of 50-year-old twins will help NASA find out.
Identical twins Mark and Scott Kelly have signed up to be part of the first-ever twin study that takes place, at least...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Georgia is on a lot of people’s minds today after its governor on Wednesday signed the Safe Carry Protection Act, or, as its opponents call it, the Guns Everywhere Bill.
In fact, this may be the most attention Yankees have paid to the state...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Three years ago today, she was in the most mundane of places, a supermarket parking lot in Tucson. She was engaged in the most meaningful act in political life, talking to the people who had sent her to Washington. Then a bullet pierced Gabrielle...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Pat Toomey will be among the first beneficiaries of a political action committee run by former Arizona Democrat Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
Giffords had a PAC that she used primarily to pay for air travel, according to Federal...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 7:22 PM
WASHINGTON — After a year that produced limited results, at best, for their cause, advocates of new gun-safety laws are recalibrating strategy, hoping to find more success at the ballot box and upset the conventional wisdom that opponents of gun...