Whether it's terrorist threats, construction issues or political unrest, the Games have been constantly surrounded by controversy and concerns. Now, leading up to the eve of the Olympiad, there have been recent reports that even the hotels aren't ready to host such a global event.
The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman of an apparent drug overdose was a shock to almost everyone who heard the news. Hoffman, it's been widely reported, had over two decades of sobriety under his belt before relapsing into addiction last year.
Peña Nieto unveiled the plan Tuesday on a visit to the state capital Morelia. The plan includes loans for small businesses, improvements to local ports and roads and funds for education and healthcare.
The Lakers are historically bad, will a little Magic save the Sparks? And Richard Sherman shows off some hand/eye interpretation. That means it's time for sports with Andy and Brian Kamenetzky, who have covered the sports scene for ESPN and the L.A. Times.
It's been a rough year for citrus crops in California. New estimates out this week show that a week of freezing temperatures in December wiped out nearly a quarter of the state's $2 billion citrus industry.
Efforts in Riverside to rid citrus crops of the Asian citrus psyllid are well underway. After conducting several tests, researchers there found that wasps are a natural enemy of the psyllid, the tiny insects that spread the incurable citrus greening disease.