Fake videos are on the rise. As they become more realistic, seeing shouldn't always be believing

All it takes is a single selfie. From that static image, an algorithm can quickly create a moving, lifelike avatar: a video not recorded, but fabricated from whole cloth by software. With more time, Pinscreen, the Los Angeles start-up behind the technology ...

More companies invest in training to prevent sexual harassment — but it might not be doing much good

The recent high-profile reports of sexual harassment in the workplace have prompted a surge in training courses, which experts are updating to reflect the latest examples making front-page news. Inquiries about sexual harassment training provided by ...

For David Carter, the federal judge at center of clash between O.C. officials and riverbed homeless, his roll-up-his-sleeves style is nothing new

The defendant, facing prison for violating his probation, stood in a federal courtroom asking for another chance. The judge asked if he had any gang tattoos. No, the defendant insisted. Just one of my mom, and one of my ex. Because the judge in this case ...

Mexico's presidential campaign takes shape, with 3 candidates formally accepting party nominations

Three presidential candidates formally accepted the nominations of Mexico's main political parties on Sunday, entering what is shaping up to be a crowded, six-person race to the July 1 election. In dueling rallies in the capital, Andres Manuel Lopez ...