State and local governments have been leading the legal fight against the opioid industry, seeking payouts to help them deal with the fallout from the nation’s addiction crisis. Ordinary Americans are
Kobe Bryant was mourned on Sunday in the small town of Reggio Emilia in northern Italy, where he spent part of his childhood when his father, Joe Bryant, played basketball there. “Kobe Bryant grew up and
One demonstrator was killed by security forces after hundreds of anti-government protesters flooded the streets of Iraq’s capital and southern provinces Sunday, defying a powerful Iraqi religious leader
Working against the clock in freezing temperatures, Turkish rescue teams pulled more survivors from collapsed buildings Sunday, two days after a powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit the country’s east.
American journalist Philip Jacobson was released from prison in Indonesia and would be deported “as soon as possible” for a visa violation, authorities said. Jacobson, who turned 31 on Sunday, was jailed
A two-lane road leads from Australia’s ancient limestone mountain caves in Buchan down to East Gippsland’s 90-mile strip of uninterrupted beach. It is lined with a burnt mosaic. Along the highway’s upper
Ralph Hakman thumbed through a display of books about the Holocaust on a table at the Jewish museum in Krakow, not far from where he was born. One was about Dr. Josef Mengele, the so-called Angel of Death
A Vatican cardinal at the center of a storm over a book about celibacy and the Catholic priesthood is denouncing the “brutality” of criticism directed at him and his collaborator, Emeritus Pope Benedict
Every now and then, Sunday school teacher Kim Fuller makes a point during class and the elderly man sitting on the front pew raises his eyebrows quizzically. That man is her uncle, Jimmy Carter, the former
Coronavirus full coverage: Cases grow around the world as China scrambles to contain the virus - Los Angeles Times
Any time a “novel” virus appears on the scene, things immediately become much more complicated. That’s certainly the case with the coronavirus from China. Cities from central China to Hong Kong are scrambling
Iraq has cracked down on anti-government protesters who have been occupying key public squares for months, leaving four demonstrators dead Saturday in a country reeling from political turmoil and violence.
As Chinese President Xi Jinping issued a public warning Saturday of “serious” concerns over the deadly coronavirus outbreak, officials in the epicenter of Wuhan scrambled for more beds amid chaos at local
Eranio Huong has never visited a Western country but speaks English with near-native fluency, down to using “like” as a hesitation word and starting sentences with a drawn-out “so.” The 27-year-old from
It was a soft early-spring night in Los Angeles, and the dinner party’s guest list included a young, fabulously wealthy monarch-in-waiting. And a household-name tech mogul who was fascinated by space and
The warden in charge when Jeffrey Epstein died in his jail cell is being moved to a leadership position at another federal correctional facility, putting him back in the field with inmates despite an investigation
A word that could once not be mentioned in court — torture — was front and center on Friday as a military tribunal prepares to take on the long-delayed trial of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the confessed chief
One year ago, Mexico’s often chaotic southern border appeared relatively orderly: Mexican authorities processed thousands of U.S.-bound migrants for humanitarian visas, allowing them to travel north legally.
Lola Salines happily accepted the last-minute concert ticket from a friend the night of Nov. 13, 2015. At 28, the Parisian had already created her own brand at a prestigious French publishing house, frequently
As the coronavirus outbreak in China intensified, with deaths rising and 36 million people under lockdown near the epicenter, it was business as usual more than 700 miles away in the capital, Beijing.
It’s the defense’s go-to question at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial: If he’s such a monster, why did some of his accusers stay in friendly contact with him for years after the alleged assaults? Prosecutors
A second traveler returning to the U.S. from China has been diagnosed with the coronavirus that has sickened hundreds of people and prompted travel lockdowns in China, the Centers for Disease Control Prevention
Climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday brushed off criticism and mockery from U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin, saying that his comments have “of course no effect” on her and fellow campaigners.
China announced Friday that it is swiftly building a 1,000-bed hospital dedicated to patients infected with a new virus that has killed 26 people, sickened hundreds and prompted unprecedented lockdowns
The United States has refused an extradition request from Britain for an American woman involved in a road accident that killed a U.K. teen. Anne Sacoolas has been charged by British prosecutors with death
Muqtada Sadr, one of Iraq’s most inscrutable leaders, has portrayed himself as a reformist cleric, harboring criticism not only for the U.S., but also for Iran over its interference in Iraq’s affairs.