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Not long after President Obama proclaimed in his second inaugural that "an economic recovery has begun," we learned that the U.S. economy actually shrank in the last quarter. Many economists believe this is a temporary setback. This recovery may be the...
Tags: Japan, Labor Markets, South Korea, China, Barack Obama
24 FramesHollywood's black history lessons: Is it time to look forward instead of backward? Patrick Goldstein studies the repercussions if the George Lucas-backed "Red Tails" doesn't catch hold....
I've made a disturbing discovery: I am a member of the conservative "establishment." I felt like Michael Douglas at the end of "Falling Down": "I'm the bad guy?" For the last few years, the rank and file of the GOP and the conservative movement have...
Tags: Politics, Georgetown, Karl Rove, Michael Douglas, Herman Cain
Show TrackerA weapons designer has life-threatening symptoms while House becomes fixated on a boxer....
Elections. Breakups. Thanksgivings from hell. Lisa Kron's new play, "The Wake," follows a woman on the edge of a nervous breakdown: Type-A journalist Ellen, whose certainty about politics and love gets blown out of the water. Opening this month at the...
Tags: Politics, Ellen DeGeneres, Eliot Spitzer, Health, Social Issues
++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski (Ecco: $25.95) A mute dog breeder is banished by his uncle à la "Hamlet." || 11 || || 2. || The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory (Touchstone:...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterApril 16, 2008 Kevin Phillips' new book, "Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism," would be sobering enough if it were the first we'd ever heard from him. When you take into account how often he's...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, Politics, Russia, Global Expansion, White House
Special to the TimesSue Balboa turned 49 years old last month without the company of her husband, a California National Guardsman serving in Iraq. The Moreno Valley grandmother consoles herself by thinking that on her next birthday, the milestone 50th, he will be back home...
Times Staff WritersNot even the harsh desert sun could dry the tears of sadness and pride on Saturday as hundreds of families bid adieu to the largest contingent of overseas-bound California National Guard soldiers since the Korean War. "I'm extremely proud of my son...
Tags: Death, Armed Forces, Colleges and Universities, Family, Weaponry
LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2003 -- The Los Angeles Times announced the finalists for the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, which will be presented April 26 at UCLA's Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The 45 Book Prize finalists were announced during a...
LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2003--The 10 winners of the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes will be announced Saturday, April 26, during a 7:30 p.m. awards ceremony at UCLA's Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The event is the highlight of the eighth annual Los...
Tags: Massacres, Milan Kundera, Death, Poetry, Arts and Culture
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