| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Jesse Ball's "Silence Once Begun" resists the standard narrative tropes of contemporary novels. It pushes against them with antique, gentlemanly language, a conflicting set of stories that clearly reference "Rashomon," and a structure like a funnel that...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:50 AM
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This week's TV Movies
When Calls the Heart A mute...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:16 PM
"Like Father, Like Son" is a deceptively simple title for a film of considerable emotional complexity. Its children-switched-at-birth story sounds schematic, but what we see on screen is both meaningful and deeply moving.
If you are familiar with the...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Bolstered by an improving economy, Los Angeles International Airport handled more than 17.8 million foreign travelers in 2013, a record for the West Coast gateway that struggled for years to recover that portion of its market.
The previous peak for...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:25 PM
"Like Father, Like Son" is a deceptively simple title for a film of considerable emotional complexity. Its children-switched-at-birth story sounds schematic, but what we see on screen is both meaningful and moving.
Those familiar with the work of...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:11 PM
As a marine chemist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution who has been studying the effects of Japan’s Fukushima reactor leak since right after it happened, Ken Buesseler had long grown frustrated with the repeated scare stories he was seeing...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Despite criticism from conservationists and some prominent global figures, Japan carried out its annual capture and killing of bottlenose dolphin Tuesday after trapping about 250 of the engaging mammals in a small and infamous south-central cove....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:19 PM
L’Wren Scott counts First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Nicole Kidman and Madonna among the fans of her sophisticated, sharply-tailored dresses. And now the designer is rolling her aesthetic out to the masses with the limited-edition Banana...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka might not be made available to major league teams this winter, the president of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles told a Japanese sports newspaper.
Because of new rules that will be implemented, the most the Golden Eagles...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Anti-Obamacare conservatives are chuckling over an exchange from the House's grilling of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday morning, in which Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.) challenged Sebelius to explain why men should have to...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:30 PM
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has been doing some serious myth-busting after news reports this week claimed a massive island of debris from the 2011 Japan tsunami was headed for the U.S. West Coast.
One problem: There is no...