Los Angeles Times

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 07:30
Thunderous airstrikes hit Yemen’s capital, a Red Sea naval port and a border province Wednesday, killing nearly 100 people and injuring more than 270 others, officials and residents said. It was believed to be the largest single-day death toll of the 2-month-old Saudi-led aerial offensive.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 07:33
Vice President Joe Biden called Iraq's prime minister Monday to try to smooth over a rough exchange of words between the two governments following the fall of important cities to Islamic State militants in recent days.
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 07:09
The document, written by a human rights working group under the U.S. Northern Command (Northcom), was circulated internally in October after its investigation into the disappearance of 43 students in the city of Iguala on Sept. 26. It was made public this week.
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 06:44
A month before national elections, Mexico is witnessing a level of violence in which drug traffickers have directly confronted the army, raising questions about whether the government's progress in combating crime might be a hollow victory.
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 08:40
A shadowy new pro-government force has been deployed in the embattled Yemeni port city of Aden, according to reports Sunday, sparking speculation that ground troops from the Saudi-led coalition may have joined the battle against Houthi rebels and their allies.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 07:32
In 2009, a group of Honduran politicians and military officers staged a coup and removed then-President Manuel Zelaya from office and from the country. The stated motive was to prevent Zelaya from changing the constitution so that he could run for re-election and hold on to power. Now, some of the same Hondurans who backed that coup have helped do exactly what they said they opposed.
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 06:39
An upsurge in illicit air shipments of cocaine to Bolivia has prompted neighboring Peru to consider resuming a policy of shooting down small aircraft suspected of ferrying the drug, authorities say.That policy resulted in the mistaken 2001 shoot-down of a small aircraft, killing an American missionary and her daughter.
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 05:03
U.S authorities on Wednesday acted against two former Salvadoran military men who had lived freely and openly in the United States for years despite allegations they were involved in some of the most egregious atrocities committed in their homeland.
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 06:51
Secret files held by Yemeni security forces that contain details of American intelligence operations in the country have been looted by Iran-backed militia leaders, exposing names of confidential informants and plans for U.S.-backed counter-terrorism strikes, U.S. officials say.
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 06:55
Carmen Aristegui has clashed with the corporate bosses who own her radio station and for at least the third time in recent years has faced being off the air at least temporarily.