Archive for June 8th, 2014

Gunmen storm Pakistan airport, killing at least 13

US & World | | June 08 2014, 5:26 PM

An official in Pakistan says five people have been killed after gunmen attacked a terminal at Karachi's international airport.

2 officers, 3 others dead in Las Vegas shooting

US & World | | June 08 2014, 4:39 PM

Police say two suspects shot two officers at a Las Vegas pizza parlor before fatally shooting a person and turning the guns on themselves at a nearby Walmart.

When a parent goes to prison, a child also pays a price

Crime & Justice | | June 08 2014, 4:12 PM

More people are going to prison, and more children are impacted as a result. What effect does that have on kids? The question is rarely researched, but Ifetayo Harvey knows the answer firsthand.

Tony Awards will lean on songs and celebrities | | June 08 2014, 3:12 PM

The Tony Awards celebrating Broadway start Sunday evening. Producers of the telecast will hope to build on last year's 7.24 million viewers with Hugh Jackman playing the role of host.

Spokesman: Tracy Morgan 'more responsive' after surgery

Arts & Entertainment | | June 08 2014, 1:47 PM

A spokesman for Tracy Morgan says that he remains in critical condition after undergoing surgery on a broken leg and will remain in a New Jersey hospital for "several weeks."

A doctor takes a look in the Medicare mirror

Health | | June 08 2014, 12:53 PM

Medicare reimbursed the university where I work $45,994 for my services in 2012. What did I do to earn the money, and how do I stack up against other doctors?

Amid tight security, Egypt swears in a new president

US & World | | June 08 2014, 12:25 PM

Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, who led a military coup against the democratically-elected President Mohammed Morsi, called his swearing-in the country's first "peaceful handover of power."

Watch: Sir Mix-A-Lot, Seattle Symphony perform 'Baby Got Back'

Arts & Entertainment | | June 08 2014, 11:52 AM

The Seattle Symphony and rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot wowed a roomful of fans Friday night with a full-figured performance of "Baby Got Back," complete with a stage full of dancers from the crowd.

If the NSA can't keep call records, should phone companies do it?

US & World | | June 08 2014, 10:32 AM

The House bill to halt the NSA's collection of call data would force the agency to request records from phone companies. But if companies don't keep those records, the NSA's efforts could be crippled.

While Broadway sings its praise, the wigmaker remains unsung

Arts & Entertainment | | June 08 2014, 9:26 AM

Sunday night's Tony Awards will honor actors and actresses, but not those who create their elaborate coiffures. That's because the best in the business know how to stay out of the spotlight.

5 video game trends expected at E3

Arts & Entertainment | | June 08 2014, 9:20 AM

With the launch of the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Wii U in the video game industry's rearview mirror, the spotlight at this week's Electronic Entertainment Expo in L.A. is expected to shift back to games.

Calabasas private school to have first vegan lunch menu

Education | | June 08 2014, 9:08 AM

A private school in Malibu Canyon supported by director James Cameron and his wife is set to go vegan. Meanwhile, Congress is debating whether to delay healthy school lunch rules for the rest of us.

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