| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn was born on this day in 1606 in Leiden in what is now the Netherlands. A prolific artist, he created many self-portraits during his career -- one of which serves as the inspiration for Monday's Google Doodle birthday...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The royal baby has arrived and the House of Windsor now has an heir, a spare and a son of a spare. The Britain’s monarchal lineup is pretty much locked in place for the next 100 years.
Yes, tragedy or the unexpected may intrude. No one foresaw the...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Could cannibal Hannibal Lecter be capable of empathy? Psychopaths do have empathy, researchers say, but it doesn't come naturally.
A brain-imaging study of 18 violent, psychopathic criminals in the Netherlands, the largest such study undertaken,...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Actress Amy Brenneman said that a friend who read the script for Gina Gionfriddo's play "Rapture, Blister, Burn" told her the part seemed to be written for her.
Brenneman, who is recognizable from the TV shows "Private Practice" and "Judging Amy,"...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Richard Dreyfuss has a lot on his mind. And he's more than willing to share.
Among his talking points: the beleaguered state of civics education and filmmaking today — most roles in new films are "stupid," he believes — studying at Oxford,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:20 PM
BERLIN -- Nearly 70 years after the end of World War II, federal authorities in Germany said Tuesday that they were recommending that charges of accessory to murder be brought against 30 alleged guards at the Auschwitz death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Suspected Nazi war criminal
Laszlo Csatary, 98, a Hungarian war crimes suspect who allegedly brutalized and deported thousands of Jewish prisoners to the infamous Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz during World War II, died of...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:14 AM
A sensational upcoming British spy memoir of World War II is replete with derring-do worthy of “Inglourious Basterds”: battlefield bravado, concentration camp horrors, and cameos by J. Robert Oppenheimer and James Bond creator Ian Fleming....
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:14 AM
It was a VIP guest list that few Broadway productions could dream of.
Former President Clinton and former secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton paid a visit Tuesday to "Ann," the one-woman biographical play about former Texas Gov. Ann Richards...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:45 PM
"Ann," the one-woman show starring Holland Taylor as former Texas Gov. Ann Richards, has posted a closing notice on Broadway. The play will have its last performance at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre on June 30.
Taylor received a Tony Award nomination...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:17 AM
At many Southern California certified farmers markets, the vendors may comply with agricultural regulations but still offer only mediocre produce and may never have actually set foot on a farm. Paradoxically, the Antelope Valley Winery farmers market in...