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  • Gabrielle Giffords appeals to Washington state lawmakers on gun control

    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...
  • After State of the Union, GOP assails Obama while showing disunity

    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...
  • U.S. Supreme Court takes up fight over TV streaming

    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from the nation’s television broadcasters and decide whether to shut down a new streaming service that sends shows to consumers via the Internet for a monthly fee. Aereo, a...
  • State of the Union: What to expect from President Obama

    State of the Union: What to expect from President Obama
    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...
  • Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly are writing a book on gun control

    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...
  • Keeping guns away from people with mental illness is a complex issue

    Keeping guns away from people with mental illness is a complex issue
    WASHINGTON — For years, federal and state governments have struggled to build a background check system that can keep guns out of the hands of mentally troubled people. Monday's mass shooting at the Navy Yard shows that goal remains elusive. The...
  • We must challenge fatalistic wisdom

    On Sunday night, President Obama spoke at an interfaith service for the victims of the horrific elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Not surprisingly, it was a poignant and moving speech, hitting all the right notes. But the sad, horrible, tragic...
  • L.A. County's supervisors: Just how much security do they need?

    L.A. County's supervisors: Just how much security do they need?
    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...
  • Review: 'I Wear the Black Hat' by Chuck Klosterman

    Review: 'I Wear the Black Hat' by Chuck Klosterman
    I grew up on Def Leppard and Bon Jovi, so I was congenitally predisposed to like Chuck Klosterman’s first book, “Fargo Rock City” (2001), an account of taking hair metal very seriously in the 1980s. If you’d ever resented the...
  • Space shuttle Endeavour flyovers generate social media buzz

     
    Space shuttle Endeavour is generating excitement Thursday as it flies from Texas to Edwards Air Force Base in California's Mojave Desert. People took to Twitter, Facebook and other social media (see below) as the shuttle departed Houston and made a......
  • Space shuttle Endeavour lands in California

     
    Space shuttle Endeavour, carried atop a modified 747, has landed in California at Edwards Air Force Base, the latest stop in its cross-country trek from Kennedy Space Center in Florida....
  • Space shuttle Endeavour leaves Houston for California

     
    California, here it comes....