In the Bay Area oil port city of Martinez, where a colossal Shell refinery has long tainted the air, the landmark California law that requires polluters to ease their carbon footprint seemed to some to promise new relief.
As the 2016 presidential race approaches, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren may be entering a different phase of her career ? one in which she?s beating back lots of unwanted attention.
After the end of World War II, investigations into former Nazis and other war criminals were detailed in hundreds of thousands of records that were unavailable to the public for about 70 years ? files that finally became accessible this week at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington.
"NEWS flash," says director Spike Lee, grabbing the digital voice recorder that's on the table before him, placing it to his lips. "Spike Lee does not assume that every white person is racist. I do not feel that way. And I have not felt that way in the past. Are there some people who are like that? Yes. But I am not going to assume they are." Lee is sitting at a large conference table in Disney's Touchstone offices in New York City's Times Square, surrounded by posters of his latest film, "Miracle at St. Anna," which opens Friday. The movie follows the grim fate of four black soldiers from the 92nd Infantry Division -- which consisted of 15,000...