Topic: Los Angeles
In Don DeLillo's latest novel, two men sit outside a desert hideaway, deep in discussion about the Iraq war.
02/15/2010 05:30 am
The Frisbee inventor, Walter Fredrick Morrison, leaves behind millions of plastic discs and one of America's most popular pastimes.
02/12/2010 12:07 pm
President Obama's $8-billion investment in high-speed rail may be a giant step forward in the country's transportation system, but experts question if it will gain traction among car-loving Americans.
02/11/2010 04:00 pm
With major airports and the federal government shut down, effects from this week's snow storm will linger beyond the time needed to dig out. The unemployed may be impacted by Congress' snow days, unless lawmakers are able to rush through a bill extending their benefits.
02/10/2010 04:03 pm
Hundreds of homes in the hillside neighborhoods around Los Angeles were ordered to evacuate as more storms and mudslides threatened the area. In places such as Sierra Madre, residents have mud-coping down to a drill.
02/10/2010 12:23 pm
Michael Jackson's doctor, Conrad Murray, pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter Monday. Legal experts – and doctors – will be watching to see if new standards are set for future cases of alleged medical negligence.
02/08/2010 07:00 pm
Vancouver opens a quadrennial rite that, with its daring triple axels, suborbital ski jumps, and inspiring teamwork, can uplift a world weary of conflict and recession.
02/08/2010 04:31 pm
Even the NFL, accustomed to hoopla from Super Bowl teams' home towns, must be a little taken aback by the pre-game buildup in New Orleans. As for copyrights to 'Who Dat?', the locals gave NFL the smackdown.
02/05/2010 03:07 pm
Bullet trains will save time, money, and the environment.
02/01/2010 09:57 am
Obama’s high-speed rail plan starts America down the track to a more efficient way of transport. But this high-cost investment will need long-term commitment from the public and private sectors.
01/29/2010 03:19 pm