Saturday, November 17, 2012

La times

  • LA Times Buyer: Rupert Murdoch, Douglas Manchester And Aaron Kushner ...

    The Los Angeles Times and its owner, Tribune Co., moved a step closer this week toward ending a four-year bankruptcy, raising the prospect of a media battle for ownership of the country's fourth largest newspaper.

  • Emails shed light on CIA scandal figure

    "I'm scared and cannot believe what my city - in which I have contributed so much of my love, time money and leadership - has now done to me and my innocent family.

  • Review: Ken Burns' 'The Dust Bowl' a timely, exceptional endeavor

    "People who think only in terms of the moment scoff at our efforts," President Roosevelt said in a 1938 speech in Amarillo, Texas.

  • Twinkies maker Hostess to go out of business, lay off 18500

    Twinkies may last forever, but the same can't be said for Hostess Brands Inc., the company that makes the popular cream-filled spongecake.

  • Petraeus' fall from grace

    WASHINGTON - Shortly before David H. Petraeus took charge at the CIA in September 2011, he stood on a sunny parade ground in his Army dress uniform, his wife at his side, and enjoyed a military retirement ceremony unlike any in recent memory.

  • Obama and Boehner upbeat after 'fiscal cliff' meeting

    WASHINGTON - The outline of a compromise over impending tax hikes and spending cuts began to come into focus Friday after President Obama convened top congressional leaders at the White House.

  • Protesters in Jordan denounce King Abdullah II

    AMMAN, Jordan - In a sign that the U.S.-backed kingdom of Jordan may yet be vulnerable to the "Arab Spring" upheaval, angry demonstrators Friday denounced King Abdullah II and his ruling circle as "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves" and demanded swift ...

  • Lakers honor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with long-awaited statue

    For years, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wasn't shy about saying he thought the Lakers should have erected a statue of him outside Staples Center.

  • Iran has increased nuclear enrichment capacity, IAEA report says

    WASHINGTON - Iran has finished installing centrifuges at a fortified underground facility and can sharply increase production of enriched uranium to a purity that can be quickly improved to weapons grade, the United Nations nuclear watchdog agency ...

  • Petraeus fails to ease partisan divide over Libya consulate attack

    Los Angeles Times. WASHINGTON - Appearing before two congressional committees in closed-door sessions, former CIA Director David H. Petraeus did little to ease the partisan divide over whether Obama administration officials misled the public after ...

  • Review: Rihanna's 'Unapologetic' shines light on past drama

    Only four years after the singer Rihanna broke through with her magnetic hit "Umbrella," the brand Rihanna has firmly established itself.

  • Companies go surgery shopping

    Carol and Ed Vogel enjoyed a weeklong all-expenses-paid trip to a Newport Beach resort last month, and they're scheduled to return in a couple of weeks.

  • Sheriff's officials probe exchange of photos of bloodied faces

    After a violent confrontation with a teenage suspect, a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy took a photo of the man's bloodied face and texted it to Sgt.

  • Chino slaughterhouse to pay $300000 in settlement

    The owners of a Chino slaughterhouse that was at the center of the largest beef recall in U.S. history four years ago have agreed to pay more than $300,000 to settle a lawsuit that alleged fraud against the U.S.

  • 'Music for Sleeping Children' turns teen angst into song

    Drama and the adolescent girl: a combo upon which entire industries are built. If the success of Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, Katy Perry and Rihanna tells us anything, it's that high drama equals high impact.

  • Likelihood of Israel launching ground invasion in Gaza grows

    GAZA CITY - The bombardment seemed nearly constant: more than 250 airstrikes that blew out windows, peppered buildings with shrapnel and rattled nerves.

  • FHA lacks reserves to cover losses

    WASHINGTON - As the housing market recovers, one government agency is still paying the price for helping to stabilize it - and taxpayers could get the bill.

  • The Petraeus affair: unscripted and simply scandalous

    It's "Homeland" meets "The Real Housewives" - and it's hands down the best serialized show on TV. It's "Dallas" in military drag, in which a ridiculously retro social order (who knew that "socialites" and "hostesses" even existed anymore, never mind ...

  • Two council members assail LAFD over response times

    The Los Angeles Fire Department, which has been embroiled in a months-long controversy over response-time data, has failed to move decisively to resolve the problem, two Los Angeles City Council members said Friday. In a formal motion, council ...

  • Thanksgiving recipes from the LA Times Test Kitchen

    When you try one of this week's recipes or any L.A. Times recipe, let us know! Upload a photo to the "Our Recipes, Your Kitchen" gallery to share your take on the recipe and tell us about yourself.

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