| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Leonardo DiCaprio has followed the fortunes of his latest movie, "The Wolf of Wall Street," since it opened Christmas Day. The film, his fifth with director Martin Scorsese, is based on the autobiography of Jordan Belfort, a broker (played by DiCaprio)...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 1:56 PM
SALT LAKE CITY — Wade Hunt could see change looming on the horizon, a stubborn movement to legalize gay marriage that crept toward Utah's Mormon faithful state by state, one same-sex wedding at a time.
But he never dreamed it would reach here....
| Jan 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Valeriano Gomez was standing on a festival stage cradling his black guitar as fans spread out before him, waiting for the count-off, the downstroke, the next electric blast.
Gomez and his group wore matching woolen ponchos, dyed jet black, that made...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 8:16 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. — New mothers will now be able to leave Oregon hospitals with two bundles of joy — one in a car seat, the other in a cooler.
The first, of course, is the baby. The second, thanks to one of the more curious laws that went...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:00 AM
BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping has a new year’s resolution for the Communist Party: Be more charming.
In a nation where senior leaders have long seemed distant and remote, revealing few personal details, interacting minimally with...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Early Monday morning, citing “serious health issues” in her family, Liz Cheney gave up her bid for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination in Wyoming.
"My children and their futures were the motivation for our campaign and they will always...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Gay activists who fought to be included in a long-running lunar new year’s parade in Little Saigon said their participation is now in doubt because it appears the event’s code of conduct would prevent them for carrying a rainbow flag, an...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — It's hard to break from the past. Even under the Chinese Cultural Revolution, which sought to smash the "Four Olds" of customs, culture, habits and ideas, the tradition of calligraphy was held in reverence, as it had been for centuries....
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:15 AM
The board of the National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for its 2013 awards Monday. There are five finalists each in six categories: autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction and poetry.
The NBCC announced the recipients...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A yellow forklift zigzags across a loading dock at Los Angeles' downtown convention center while workmen unload wooden crates from a dozen container trucks packed to the hilt with art treasures. One truck carries oil paintings and prints from galleries in...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Wine shop Bar & Garden in Culver City is hosting a goose taco pop-up on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. Chef Paul Osher of Bean & Thyme will prepare roast goose tacos, goose-schmaltz refried beans and vegetarian options such as butternut squash quesadillas. The...