| Apr 21, 2013
| 3:25 AM
WASHINGTON - Terrorism is speech -- speech that gathers its audience by killing innocents as theatrically as possible. The 19th-century anarchist Paul Brousse called it "propaganda by deed." Accordingly, the Boston Marathon attack, the first successful...
| Apr 26, 2013
The sordid results of Senate voting on April 17 reflect clearly the loss of common sense and the courage to stand up to the political clout of the National Rifle Association. When the vote count became public, two thoughts came to mind. First was the word...
| Apr 28, 2013
The NRA has won the battle but lost the war. The best thing that happened to gun control is its defeat in Congress. Today's losers (Obama, Democrats, the 90 percent of Americans who support sane legislation) will be tomorrow's winners. Today's winners...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:51 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Lobbying for gun control in the United States often means proving how much you like firearms.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, whose state recently passed some of the strictest gun control measures in the country, often reminds people...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 11:50 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of a bipartisan Senate effort to subject more firearms buyers to background checks remains uncertain as seven Republicans amenable to a gun control debate are still likely to resist such an expansion.
On an initial...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:43 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate gun control supporters struggled Tuesday to salvage their drive to expand background checks to more buyers, buoyed by a visit from wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords but facing enough potential opponents to derail...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 6:23 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama pressed Congress on Thursday not to forget the heartbreak of the Newtown elementary school massacre and "get squishy" on tightened gun laws, though some lawmakers in his own Democratic Party remain a tough...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 9:29 AM
The Sunday morning chat shows will get religion for Easter. They also will focus on the gay marriage issues before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Cardinal Timothy Egan, archbishop of New York, will be a guest on ABC's "This Week" and CBS' "Face the Nation."...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Laguna Beach police Capt. Jason Kravetz confirmed Monday that the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration is investigating an incident March 23 at Goff Island Beach when a bulldog escaped from its owner and mauled and killed a sea lion.
| Jan 30, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Africa, where Malian youths restrain an alleged shop looter after arresting him in the northern city of Gao, a key Islamist stronghold until it was retaken by French and Malian troops in a major boost to the...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The Times was honored in several categories Sunday evening in the Los Angeles Press Club's 54th annual Southern California Journalism Awards: Robert Faturechi and Jack Leonard won first prize for investigative series (large papers) for their coverage of...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
By Matthew Grimm Kathryn Hahn popped up on Episode 4 of The Newsroom, playing a rambunctious, randy, pistol-packing date of curmudgeonly hero Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels). McAvoy, you’ll recall, is a conservative TV anchorman who, in midlife pique,...