| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Leo Branton Jr., a civil rights and entertainment lawyer whose stirring defense of '60s radical Angela Davis brought him his most celebrated victory in a six-decade career often spent championing unpopular cases, died of natural causes Friday in Los...
| May 9, 2013
| 10:31 PM
A judge ruled on Thursday that The Times could not be stopped from reporting on testimony from the top manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in a deposition for an open-government lawsuit.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Luis A. Lavin said that...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Arcelia Gonzalez complained to the city months ago about sidewalk tree roots that ruptured the drain pipe outside her family's Boyle Heights restaurant — to no avail.
So when Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti showed up across the street with a...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Few International Olympic Committee meetings will have more of an impact on the future of the Olympics than the session that is to take place this September in Buenos Aires.
In a brief span, the members will elect a presidential successor from six...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
ATHENS — Locals called Pittaki Street a "public toilet."
Drug addicts and petty criminals frequented the narrow lane, steps from a popular plaza where tourists exploring Greece angle for shots of the looming Acropolis. The scraggle of remaining...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Netflix added 1.29 million subscribers in the three months ending in September, according to the third-quarter earnings report issued Monday.
Netflix stock soared in after-hours trading approximately 10% on news of the growth. In a move that could also...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Amid concerns about the Fukushima nuclear crisis, the International Olympic Committee voted Saturday to select Tokyo as the host city for the 2020 Summer Games.
The capital city outdistanced two other finalists — Istanbul and Madrid — as...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:48 PM
TOKYO - After years of largely bad news, crowds in Tokyo roared in excitement as they watched the announcement, streamed live here, that their city has been selected as the host of the 2020 Summer Olympics.
"The outlook has not been so bright for the...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Beware the ides of September!
(This has nothing to do with anything, including the rest of this column, but how often do I get the chance to write that? OK, moving on...)
You may have read about the recent battle to choose an additional sport for...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
ESPN has severed ties with a hard-hitting PBS "Frontline" documentary about the National Football League's management of player head injuries — a two-hour show that was a collaboration between the sports giant and the public television network....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 2:42 PM
News flash for those just tuning into the controversy of a potential boycott of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
The Olympics tend to be a hot mess, politically and socially. The world peace thing truly is a wonderful concept, but it always...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:30 PM
NBCUniversal is trying to widen the audience for its flagship property "Sunday Night Football" with a series of promos that burnish the pigskin showcase among not only sports fans but also celebrity-watchers and current-affairs aficionados.