| Feb 23, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Donald Richie, an American expatriate in Japan who became that country's preeminent Western interpreter, explaining its culture — from cinema to Zen to tattoos — in books and essays that illuminated the author's psyche as much as that of his...
| May 19, 2013
Ezra Koenig wanted to be clear about this: The frontman of Vampire Weekend was not comparing his band to the Beatles.
"What we're talking about is making me think like a fan, which is a little bit dangerous because it could come across as me trying to...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Edward A. Frieman, a leading figure in American science for decades as a researcher with wide-ranging interests, a top-level governmental advisor on defense and energy issues, and director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, has...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Honeybees that live off the same sweetener found in soft drinks could be more vulnerable to the microbial enemies and pesticides believed to be linked to catastrophic collapse of honeybee colonies worldwide, a new study suggests.
| May 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Since 2008, when a group of physicians drew a hypothetical link between Lyme disease and autism, a growing number of patient activists have embraced the belief that the hallmark neuropsychiatric symptoms of autism may spring from the body's immune...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Among the pleasures of seeing an August Wilson play, it's often said, is just listening to the people talk.
As Los Angeles Times theater critic Charles McNulty has noted, Wilson stocks his scripts with "natural raconteurs" and lets them soar in...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:42 PM
As colleges are rushing -- or being pushed -- to embrace online education, they might want to take pause: Most students prefer connecting with teachers and fellow students and don’t want to take all of their classes online, a new study suggests....
| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:15 AM
NEW YORK -- A former senior KPMG auditor's leaks could threaten the reputation of one of the country's biggest accounting firms, industry experts said.
Auditors like Scott London, a former senior partner in KPMG's office in Los Angeles, are privy to...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 10:30 AM
After graduating from Columbia University in the height of the recession and acquiring $120,000 in debt, including 12 student loans from seven servicers, Brendon McQueen was left with a film degree and a six-month grace period before his first loan...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:33 AM
America's top 50 philanthropists include 12 who made major gifts to the arts in 2011. Among the top givers: Eli Broad, Sheldon and Miriam Adelson and Paul Allen....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:27 AM
The substantial Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award will go to mid-career poet Timothy Donnelly; the Kate Tufts prize, for an emerging writer, goes to Katherine Larson, a molecular biologist, for her first poetry collection....