Despite advancing to the Round of 16 in this summer’s World Cup, the U.S. national team dropped two spots, to 15th, in the latest FIFA World Rankings released Thursday.
Microsoft Corp. plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, a 14% workforce reduction aimed at ditching management layers and building a more agile technology powerhouse.
The Justice Department has widened its investigation of the Internal Revenue Service’s alleged targeting of political groups to include the disappearance of two years of emails from a top official involved in the controversy.
After the coffee. Before another day at the Beverly Hills Hilton
Stocks are opening slightly lower following mixed news about the economy and the latest batch of corporate earnings.
As new mayor of one of the nation's fastest-growing small cities, Howard Klug must steer Williston, N.D., through traffic woes, high rents and an increase in crime. The oil boom in the Williston Basin has brought with it thousands of people from out of state, but infrastructure, housing and...
A federal jury was to begin its first full day of deliberations Thursday in an obstruction of justice and conspiracy case against a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Robust demand for buildings from e-commerce companies and conventional retailers eager to boost their online sales is reshaping the country's industrial real estate market and spurring development in the Southland.
Wall Street is waiting for Rupert Murdoch's next move.
At night he dreams of the sea.
Before their team played New England on Wednesday night, the Galaxy's Landon Donovan and Omar Gonzalez were named to this year's Major League Soccer All-Star team.
The Lakers agreed to terms with free-agent power forward Ed Davis on a two-year contract worth $2 million, adding some depth to a severely understaffed frontcourt.
Two rule changes to college football — on targeting and on quarterback safety — could have a big effect in the upcoming season.
The 15-year-old boy allegedly beaten by Israeli police early this month returned to his family in Florida late Wednesday.
Once LeBron James announced, “I'm Coming Home,” to Cleveland last Friday, the free-agency floodgates opened, with the player moves coming fast and furious.
Amid disintegrating support for President Obama's handling of the border crisis, the White House on Wednesday reached out to friends and foes alike in Congress in an effort to salvage its plan to respond to the surge of Central American children at the Southwestern border.
So much of life is plain ugly (cell towers made to look like trees) or vaporous (Masahiro Tanaka's elbow, or that little Italian village I just purchased on eBay).
For the second time in two years, passions surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflicts have entered an unlikely forum: the UC regents' selection of student representatives on the university governing board.
The cells at the U.S. Border Patrol station were once again full, the air fetid with body odor. Women clutched babies in diapers, boys crowded the cell windows, and men were splayed shoulder to shoulder across the floors.
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