UK Enacts Draconian Anti-Social Behavioural Laws

This week seemingly, like Banquo’s Ghost in Macbeth, a new law has appeared to haunt us and disappeared...

October 23, 2014

Walking on air: The most mind-blowing glass floor skywalks in the world

Check out the scariest glass-bottomed attractions from around the world.

October 23, 2014

Apple-1 computer sold at auction for $905,000 - VIDEO: Apple Pay glitch

October 23, 2014


Ohio man leads police to pregnant girlfriend's body

Officials say a central Ohio man beat his pregnant girlfriend with a baseball bat, strangled her and buried...

October 23, 2014

Ottawa: The Lazy Selfish Terrorist And The Patriot Who Killed Him

Yesterday's extraordinary fire fight in the Canadian Parliament brought together two men from quite different...

October 23, 2014

Canada 'Not Intimidated' by Attacks, Says Prime Minister Harper

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has addressed the country from an undisclosed location following...

October 23, 2014


'Nashville' secret revealed

October 23, 2014

Bold Colors vs. Pale Pastels: Texas Sens. Ted Cruz, John Cornyn Differ on GOP Vision

Texas' two Republican Senators disagree on what Republicans should prioritize if the party regains control...

October 23, 2014

BBC to Be Investigated for Using Snooping Laws to Spy on Licence Fee Dodgers

The BBC’s use of “draconian” surveillance laws to pursue non-payers of the licence...

October 23, 2014


GM's Profit Falls 14%

General Motors reported a 14% drop in its third-quarter profit but beat analyst expectations as strength...

October 23, 2014

North Korea to Bar Foreign Tourists Over Ebola Fears

The country said it was stepping up inspections and quarantine measures at its airport, borders and ports...

October 23, 2014

Can Landrieu Pull Off Another Louisiana Miracle?

John Dickerson, SlateBATON ROUGE, Louisiana—Imagine paying insurance on a beach house and then...

October 23, 2014


Taylor Swift's '1989': New Album Review

Taylor Swift leaves country behind on “1989,” her new album, but the implicit enemy is the rest of mainstream...

October 23, 2014

On Assignment With a Times Staff Photographer

As Ozier Muhammad waded through the crowds of last month’s climate march in New York, Deborah Acosta...

October 23, 2014

New Trial Denied in Newark Schoolyard Slayings

Judge rejects new trial for New Jersey man convicted in Newark schoolyard slayings

October 23, 2014


First Draft: Today in Politics

President Obama is turning to scientists for ideas on battling Ebola, Gov. Rick Perry of Texas is making...

October 23, 2014

Eli Lilly's Sales Hit Again by Patent Expirations

Eli Lilly said its sales and profit fell in the most recent period, reflecting patent expirations and generic...

October 23, 2014

Comcast Reports Rise in Third-Quarter Earnings

The company said a 12 percent increase in earnings was propelled by growth in its high-speed Internet...

October 23, 2014


Unions remain a crucial backer of Gov. Jerry Brown's campaign

The proposal to restrict school districts' financial reserves seemed to come out of nowhere, slipped...

October 23, 2014

Is money still speech? Yes, as constitutional amendment bid fails in Senate.

An effort to give Congress new power over campaign finance ended when the proposed amendment didn't clear...

October 23, 2014

Is Obama secretly planning an immigrant amnesty by ordering 34 million work permits and green cards? (+video)

The US government is vetting vendors to produce up to 34 million work permits and green cards. Could...

October 23, 2014


At youth boxing class, Kashkari jabs Brown on education

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Neel Kashkari took a break from throwing political jabs to throw some...

October 23, 2014

'Wastebook' calls out government spending: massages for rabbits and beyond (+video)

Sen. Tom Coburn has released the latest installment of his annual Wastebook, detailing questionable government...

October 23, 2014

Lane-splitting is safe, but with speed comes danger, study finds

For years, there has been debate about whether the practice of motorcyclists beating slower traffic by driving...

October 23, 2014


The next medicinal marijuana?

Imagine discovering a plant that has the potential to help alleviate post-traumatic stress disorder,...

October 23, 2014

Ebola will elevate respect for nurses

Back in the day, nurses will tell you, if a doctor came into a room and no chair was available for him,...

October 23, 2014

Dog is allergic to humans ... really

An animal shelter in Indiana discovered a dog's unusual allergy. CNN affiliate WRTV reports.

October 23, 2014


Airline's new 'Hobbit' safety video

Here's an airline safety video passengers might actually watch.

October 23, 2014

Toddler gets stuck in toy claw machine

A toddler in Maryville, Tennessee, became stuck in a toy claw machine at a restaurant.

October 23, 2014

Ottawa shooting: What we know, don't know

A day after a gunman killed an army reservist in the Canadian capital, many questions remain. Here's...

October 23, 2014