Archive for April 6th, 2013

Loan education becomes prerequisite as student debt balloons

Education | | April 06 2013, 2:38 PM

Americans hold about $1 trillion in student loans, and the debt burden is only getting heavier. One financial aid counselor says students are starting to smarten up and asking questions he'd never considered himself before the recession hit.

The first gun in America

US & World | | April 06 2013, 10:28 AM

Guns and America were born around the same time and grew up together. Columbus and other early explorers were probably the first Europeans to bring guns to the New World, archaeologists say.

With 'Plan B' ruling, judge signs off on years of advocacy

Health | | April 06 2013, 10:25 AM

It's unclear if the Obama administration will appeal the ruling that allows the morning-after pill to be sold to women of all ages, without restriction.

Going hiking? Don’t forget to bring the ‘10 Essentials’

Local | | April 06 2013, 7:00 AM

Even a short hike in Southern California can be treacherous if you're not prepared. Check out these tips before heading out on the next adventure.

Late-night network shows still a white men's club

The Latest | | April 06 2013, 5:25 PM

The role of female talk show hosts in late-night TV broadcast network history, all 50-plus years of it, can be summed up in two words: Joan Rivers.

Metrolink train takes out dump truck on the tracks; at least 12 injured

The Latest | | April 06 2013, 5:06 PM

A Metrolink crash in under investigation after a train collided with a truck on the tracks in the San Fernando Valley.

Church: Pastor Rick Warren's son commits suicide (updated)

The Latest | | April 06 2013, 4:21 PM

The pastor of Orange County's largest superchurch, says in a statement Saturday that Matthew Warren had struggled with mental illness and deep depression.

FAAwlty towers: Sequestration madcappery halts airport control tower shutdowns

The Latest | | April 06 2013, 10:10 AM

The Federal Aviation Administration announced that the shutdown of 11 airport control towers in California will be delayed in order to deal with related legal challenges.

Gunman on the loose after fatal Perris home invasion

The Latest | | April 06 2013, 9:26 AM

Two people were fatally shot and another suffered a non-fatal gunshot wound during a home invasion in Perris.

Radiolab, This American Life try to kneecap each other in public radio brackets

Without A Net | | April 06 2013, 7:00 AM

This American Life and Radiolab are facing off in the Public Radio Bracket Madness finals, and they're taking to social media to get out the vote.

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