Archive for January 11th, 2014

Accenture to take over as IT contractor running Obamacare site

US & World | | January 11 2014, 5:07 PM

The main contractor behind the embattled Affordable Care Act enrollment site, which suffered major technological issues after its Oct. 1 debut, will be replaced.

South LA residents worried about oil drilling in area

Local | | January 11 2014, 3:43 PM

Hundreds of people showed up for a community meeting to express their concern about new wells that have been approved for the Jefferson Park neighborhood.

Lieutenant governors make headlines for all the wrong reasons

US & World | | January 11 2014, 3:40 PM

Over the past year, four lieutenant governors have resigned amid scandal. Lieutenant governors may not have much power, but they're certainly capable of trouble.

David Cassidy arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of DUI

Crime & Justice | | January 11 2014, 1:58 PM

The 63-year-old Cassidy was pulled over Friday night near Los Angeles International Airport after an officer spotted him making an illegal right turn against a red light.

A feud that lasted a lifetime: Ariel Sharon vs. Yasser Arafat

US & World | | January 11 2014, 1:40 PM

From its earliest days to its current state, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can largely be tracked by charting the lives of these arch-rivals.

Neiman Marcus confirms thieves made unauthorized charges

Business & Economy | | January 11 2014, 11:54 AM

Luxury merchant Neiman Marcus confirmed Saturday that thieves stole some of its customers' payment card information and made unauthorized charges over the holiday season.

State senator wants health care for those in Calif. illegally

Politics | | January 11 2014, 11:09 AM

A California lawmaker wants to use a state version of the Affordable Care Act to provide health care access to immigrants who are in the state illegally.

Giant panda comes through LA on way to new life in China

Arts & Entertainment | | January 11 2014, 10:37 AM

The zoo says Yun Zi was crated up and driven to Los Angeles on Thursday in preparation for the flight. His keeper and a veterinarian will accompany him.

Who gets to be a superhero? Race and identity in comics

Arts & Entertainment | | January 11 2014, 10:22 AM

Artist Orion Martin recently posted several images reimagining X-Men characters as people of color. This touched off a conversation about race in comic book worlds.

Alex Rodriguez suspended for 2014 season, arbitrator decides

Arts & Entertainment | | January 11 2014, 10:00 AM

The independent arbitrator upheld most of a 211-game suspension handed down by Major League Baseball. Alex Rodriguez said he would appeal the decision in a federal court.

Blake Griffin leads Clippers in 36 point blowout of Lakers

Arts & Entertainment | | January 11 2014, 9:31 AM

The Clippers' 13-point loss to the Lakers in October? Payback came Friday night, with Griffin getting 33 points in the Clippers' largest ever victory over the Lakers.

Ariel Sharon, whose life, career shaped Israeli history, dies

US & World | | January 11 2014, 9:15 AM

Sharon's career spanned the birth of the nation and most of its essential turning points. Israelis had a love-hate relationship with him that was beginning to soften.

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