| May 18, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Hedda Bolgar, a psychologist old enough to have attended Sigmund Freud's lectures in Vienna but youthful enough to have treated patients until just a few weeks ago, has died. She was 103.
Her mind was sharp, her zest for work keen, and her social...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Ada Louise Huxtable, the architecture critic who in two decades of writing for the New York Times became a powerful force in shaping New York City and was better known than many of the architects she was covering and certainly more feared, has died. She...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 7:36 AM
You’d have a hard time finding a bigger advocate for Windows Phone 8 than Greg Sullivan, a senior product manager at Microsoft. When I caught up with him at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show at Las Vegas last week, he was an...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Nearly 3 in 10 Americans are extremely downbeat about their prospects for retirement, the highest level of pessimism ever recorded, according to a survey released Tuesday.
The poll by the Employee Benefit Research Institute showed that 28% of...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The 112th Congress worked hard on just one thing: competing to be known as the most worthless, incompetent, do-nothing gathering of lawmakers in the nation’s history. These political underachievers may well have guaranteed themselves that dubious...
| May 12, 2013
| 11:17 AM
In a Hollywood auditorium, James L. Tolbert tried to induce a room packed with broadcasting and advertising executives to essentially join the civil rights movement in 1963 by pointing out the obvious.
"We Negroes watch 'Bonanza' and buy Chevrolets....
| May 13, 2013
Influential Christian philosopher taught at USC for 47 years
Dallas Willard, 77, an influential Christian philosopher who taught at USC for 47 years and chaired the philosophy department in the early 1980s, died Wednesday in Woodland...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:27 AM
WASHINGTON -- Small-business owners were more optimistic about the economy in April, but "pessimism abounds" in a sector that is barely growing, the National Federation for Independent Business said Tuesday.
The trade group's Index of Small Business...
| May 16, 2013
| 12:39 PM
CANNES, France — The Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky has made only seven features in his nearly half-century career, but his legendary midnight movie "El Topo," a wigged-out peyote western that played to New York audiences for months in 1970,...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In contrast to the still-sharp pessimism of many other Americans, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community is notably optimistic about the U.S. economy and their own financial well-being, according to a study released Thursday.
By almost all...
| May 17, 2013
BALTIMORE — It is difficult to be at the Preakness this year without feeling a tinge of jealousy. That is especially true if you are just a few days removed from a visit to the current dungeon of California racing, a.k.a. Hollywood Park.