| Oct 29, 2009
| 4:34 AM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 25 - 31 in PDF format This week's TV Movies The Early Show Harry Smith appears on 'A Prairie Home Companion'; artist Stephen Wiltshire. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today......
| Feb 21, 2008
It is one of Barack Obama's most reliable laugh lines. At the close of his stump speech, he often says, "I am reminded by every day of my life -- if not by events, then by my wife -- that I am not a perfect man."
These days, after catching grief for...
| Jun 1, 2009
Under the skin, a battery is surgically implanted -- generally within the upper chest. From the battery, wires snake up to the head, to tickle different targets deep inside the brain.
Such is the hardware for deep brain stimulation -- the equivalent of a...
| Jan 23, 2009
Birthplace: New York
Education: B.A., Brown University, 1962; graduate study at Princeton University
Career highlights: U.N. ambassador, 1999-2001; chief U.S. negotiator for 1995 Dayton peace accord for Bosnia-Herzegovina
| Feb 8, 2009
Thank God for Evolution
How the Marriage of Science and Religion Will Transform Your Life and Our World
Viking: 432 pp., $24.95
The First Four Billion Years
Edited by Michael Ruse
and Joseph Travis
Belknap Press: 1,008 pp.,...
| Oct 6, 2008
| 2:26 PM
Of course everyone is entitled to an opinionbut you have to be a Bill Gates for that opinion to make it to prime time. Until now.
From a three-story loft on Venices Electric Avenue, Lisa Eisenpresser and a band of couch-sleeping, jeans-wearing, self-...
| May 11, 2008
A Proper Knowledge
Bellevue Literary Press: 208 pp., $22.95
MICHELLE LATIOLAIS' second novel, "A Proper Knowledge," is a book about healing. The story of Luke, whose autistic younger sister died when he was a teenager, it...
| Jul 8, 2008
He took 15 AP classes in high school, and kicks himself for passing up two others. Now, he is graduating from UCLA, with a double major in English and Chicano Studies and a B-plus grade point average.
But for all his success, Miguel does not share the...
| Sep 24, 2009
Space scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that water exists on the moon, a discovery that helps complete a picture of a water-rich solar system and that could make colonizing our nearest neighbor in space much easier than previously thought....
| Oct 24, 2009
Ted Sizer, a former prep school headmaster and Harvard University dean who built an education reform movement that has endured for two decades despite its unfashionable opposition to government- imposed standards and emphasis on deep learning over...
| Nov 14, 2009
Scientists have found "significant" amounts of water in a crater at the moon's south pole, a major discovery that will dramatically revise the characterization of the moon as a dead world and likely make it a more attractive destination for future human...