Learning to love the city of the angels.
Cut-throat competition sees airlines facing bankruptcy or buyouts.
Northern California flooded after a year's rain falls in just over a week.
Philippines president ousted from office after election scandal.
President's 'enormous' blunder over Marcos election result shocks American press.
US troubleshooter Habib holding post-mortem on Philippines snap election.
Who controls the spending budget in the US - the president or Congress?
The death of space shuttle Challenger astronaut and school teacher Christa McAuliffe.
Top economist warns that loans could prompt financial crash.
National holiday to honour Martin Luther King observed for the first time.
US imposes sanctions against Libya for its support of airport attackers.
US and Soviet leaders in dual New Year greetings broadcasts.
Alistair Cooke's weekly talk on American life, history and politics.
Leader of Mafia family shot dead on New York street.
Is there any such thing as 'today's news'?
We think we know what's true - but surveys often prove otherwise.
Entering the age of the computer, from MRI scans to word processors.
Return of California's hunted sea otters.
How long does it take before old foes can become friends?
Overcrowded jails in Tennessee lead judge to refuse prison sentences.
The Welsh miner who changed the face of US labour unions.
UN's birthday party creates a limousine jam in New York.
American discoveries about cholesterol could lead to new drug treatments.
Israel strikes back after cruise ship hijacking and murder.
Be thankful for today's weather forecasting when it's hurricane season.
The alleged corruption stalling the recovery of Mexico City after a ruinous earthquake.
The closure of the East River Drive ahead of the meeting of the UN in New York.
As the summer folk depart coastal places can settle back into normal life.
An increase in the legal drinking age to 21, and the path of Hurricane Elena.
A grey cloud hangs over the career of tennis player Kevin Curren.