At a Moment of Success, U.S.C. Is Rocked by Scandal

By ADAM NAGOURNEY and JENNIFER MEDINA July 25, 2017 LOS ANGELES — When the University of Southern California lured a world-class ophthalmologist to run its medical school 10 years ago, it was part of a long, concerted effort to transform...

As O.J. Simpson Wins Parole, a Quick, and Divided, Reaction

By JENNIFER MEDINA July 21, 2017 LOS ANGELES — A generation since O.J. Simpson captured the nation’s attention when he was tried for a double murder, the former football star stands as someone who unwittingly helped shape the modern news media...

A Battle of the Bowls in Hollywood?

By ADAM NAGOURNEY June 29, 2017 LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood Bowl is Hollywood famous: a 17,500-seat amphitheater carved into a canyon that has for nearly a century provided an outdoor stage for a parade of starry performers: The Beatles. Dudamel. LCD...

Too Scared to Report Sexual Abuse. The Fear: Deportation.

By JENNIFER MEDINA April 30, 2017 LOS ANGELES — Cristina’s husband had hit and threatened her repeatedly for years, she said, but it wasn’t until last year that she began to fear for the safety of her young children, too. Reluctantly, she...