| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
NEW YORK — If classical music composer Nico Muhly had his way, his occupation would to the average person seem about as exotic as being a plumber.
"I want it to feel the same relationship you'd have with your local butcher or neighborhood...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:21 PM
President Obama apologized last week to people whose health insurance was canceled despite his repeated assurances that if you like your policy, it won't change.
The charitable way of putting it is that Obama oversold details of the healthcare-reform...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:34 PM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday appointed Francesca Grifo as the agency’s official in charge of scientific integrity.
In addition to overseeing the scientific integrity program, Grifo will chair an internal committee that...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:34 PM
On his book tour, the tables have been turning on John Freeman: A parade of luminous authors are interviewing him. He's already sat down for public conversations with Teju Cole, Geoff Dyer, Aleksandar Hemon, and Marilynne Robinson, and on Tuesday night,...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:24 PM
Jamie Dimon, arguably the nation's most powerful banker, has navigated intense scrutiny from Congress, the White House and regulators around the globe.
But it's a federal prosecutor in Sacramento, far from the world's financial and political capitals,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:56 PM
To spank or not to spank: For most American parents, it isn't a question.
The majority of U.S. children have been spanked at some time in their life, despite a robust body of evidence that suggests spanking a child leads to problems in the future. ...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:53 PM
NEW YORK — Ari Rubenstein, a "Star Trek" fan who counts physics as a hobby, wants to boldly go where Wall Street has never gone before: the speed of light.
Rubenstein heads Strike Technologies, a New York company that's part of a budding cottage...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:01 PM
As much as any directors working today, the brothers Coen, Ethan and Joel, are unmistakable auteurs, filmmakers who place their own distinctive stamp on everything they do.
But while the bleak, funny, exquisitely made "Inside Llewyn Davis" echoes...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Karin Higa, a specialist in Asian American art who worked for nearly a decade and a half as a curator at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, has died at 47.
Higa died on Tuesday at her home in L.A. following a battle with cancer,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:42 PM
Expert in Asian American art
Karin Higa, 47, a specialist in Asian American art who worked for nearly a decade and a half as a curator at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, died Tuesday at her home in L.A., said Russell...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Of the 45 students who started Roya Furmuly's online remedial algebra class, just over half stayed until the end.
The instructor at Pierce College in Woodland Hills dropped about eight for attendance problems and about eight withdrew on their own. Of...