Stories for November 23, 2012
Larry Hagman, who played the villain J.R. Ewing on television's long-running, prime-time soap opera Dallas, has died. He was 81.
Former Union-Tribune publisher and socialite David Copley was once listed among country's 400 richest Americans. He died this week.
Americans have been adopting Russian children in sizable numbers for two decades, and most of the unions have worked out well. But it remains a sensitive topic in Russia, where officials periodically point to high-profile cases of abuse or other problems.
This year's Black Friday shoppers were split into two distinct groups: those who wanted to fall into a turkey-induced slumber and those who'd rather shop instead.
The long trip from Southern California to Las Vegas is about to get bigger, better and boozier.
After spending millions of dollars in the presidential and Senate campaigns with little to show for it, many superPACs and other outside groups are still tending their wounds. But it's too soon to write off superPACs as a waste of wealthy donors' money.
The governors of New York and New Jersey are beginning to plan for the rebuilding of their states after Superstorm Sandy.
Army Spc. Matthew Bolar was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq five years ago. He was 24 years old.