With hours left before the midnight deadline Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Police Chief Charlie Beck gave for Occupy LA, very few of the occupiers were packing. Some are planning a Monday morning "eviction block party."
Although most storekeepers managed shoppers with few problems, several cases of retail-related violence cropped up. How can Black Friday be made safer for all who participate?
The Arab League's Saturday night deadline to end the violence in Syria was bookended by government crackdowns and an attack on the Baath party headquarters Sunday.
Today's Arab League vote to suspend Syria's membership – coupled with military assaults by defected soldiers – signal that President Assad may now be facing a critical mass of opposition.
California is trying to change the rules of the game, getting polluters to expect that they will be charged a gradually higher price for carbon emissions. Will the state's leaders be viewed as a heroes fools?
Occupy Oakland protesters held a late night march after a protesting Iraq war veteran was left in critical condition following clash with police. Oakland's police force is coming under fire for improper use of force against the Occupy Oakland movement
Mary Blair, who received her own Google Doodle on Friday, greatly influenced early Disney animation. She's remembered today as one of Walt's favorites.
Today's Good Reads focuses on offbeat news stories, including the discovery of a 100,000-year-old caveman cosmetics factory in a South African cave, and a profile of a young executive at Apple who may keep the creative juices flowing.
With Amanda Knox's murder conviction overturned, the world's press can now return to other matters, such as the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and looming US foreign aid cuts contemplated by Congress.