| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Stung by second-place primary finishes in key districts, California Assembly Democrats have opened their checkbooks to struggling candidates in an effort to hold on to the supermajority they enjoy in the lower house, according to campaign finance...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Moving its headquarters across the Atlantic in April 2012 removed Aon from Chicago's corporate elite.
It also reduced a hefty corporate tax bill, newly filed documents suggest.
The commercial insurance brokerage now based in London shaved its tax rate...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Armenian community leaders in Glendale and Burbank are cheering this week as a congressional bill that calls for an accounting of confiscated Christian churches, monasteries, and other religious properties in Turkey and their eventual return to their...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:36 PM
The Lincoln Club of Orange County has thrown its support behind businesswoman Diane Dixon's bid for the Newport Beach City Council, according to a news release.
She is running to replace Councilman Mike Henn in the District 1 council seat after he is...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Temporarily setting aside the usual partisan sniping, lawmakers in Congress turned their sights Friday on Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling on Moscow to end the separatist conflict in the aftermath of the Malaysian jetliner disaster.
| May 7, 2014
| 5:01 PM
The mass abduction of several hundred schoolgirls sparked outrage. But it was the rambling, hourlong Hausa-language video by the terrorist group’s leader that triggered a global uproar.
In it, Boko Haram chief Abubakar Shekau threatened to sell...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:20 PM
WASHINGTON — The capture of a suspected ringleader in the fatal 2012 siege of U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, reopened political debate Tuesday over how best to interrogate terrorism suspects. But the seizure appeared to resolve none of the...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:48 PM
With the end of the nation's longest war in sight, President Obama on Wednesday outlined his vision for a U.S. foreign policy that is skeptical of new military engagements and prepared to juggle high-tech threats, rising regional powers and terrorist...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:22 PM
When a Chinese official ordered me out of the country, he accused me of "fomenting counter-revolutionary rebellion" and "illegal news gathering."
I particularly liked that last charge.
That was 25 years ago, in the aftermath of the June 4, 1989,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Today's primary is brimming with Assembly races featuring intra-party squabbles, torrents of outside money and general election previews. Having trouble keeping track? Here's a guide to the top three Assembly races to keep an eye on today.
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Led by Gov. Jerry Brown, California Democrats finished strong across the board in Tuesday’s primary election, but Republicans performed well enough in premiere races to indicate the GOP’s long, cold political winter in the state may be...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:35 AM
Republicans were the top vote-getters in early election returns for key legislative primary races Tuesday, indicating an uphill battle for Democrats seeking to regain their supermajority in November.
In the state Senate, Democrats hope to win back the...