| Jul 9, 2013
Who says President Obama isn't a unifier?
Last week, this newspaper's Edmund Sanders reported from Cairo "As rival camps of Egyptians protest for and against the toppling of President Mohamed Morsi, there is a rare point of agreement: America is to...
| Jul 16, 2013
Rand Paul is the most interesting contender for the Republican nomination. And when I say interesting, I mean that in the broadest sense.
A case in point: Last week, the Kentucky senator hit some turbulence when the Washington Free Beacon reported...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Probably the most significant Sam Francis painting in an American collection is "Basel Mural I," which hangs in Pasadena's Norton Simon Museum.
Part of an epic 1956 commission from a Swiss museum director, the canvas assembles patchy clouds of veiled,...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:22 PM
As a fairy tale, “Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons” at first feels familiar. Unforeseen twists and a pensive tone […]...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:03 PM
When your romantic partner experiences success, do you celebrate it or do you feel diminished by it?
According to a new study published online in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, your answer may depend on whether you're a man or a...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Los Angeles commercial landlord Thomas Properties Group Inc., which revived downtown's massive City National Plaza, is fading from the local landscape.
The company has agreed to be sold to Parkway Properties Group Inc., a real estate investment trust...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Director Michael Apted's "Up" series of documentaries premieres its eighth installment on Oct. 14 on PBS with POV's "56 Up." The franchise has chronicled the lives of 14 British children from vastly different class backgrounds every seven years since...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 6:30 AM
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The members of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros think pop music might be headed into a new phase, one in which the calculated cynicism and ironic detachment prevalent in recent years starts...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:27 PM
The Wall Street Journal's editorial board opens its latest screed against the 2010 healthcare law Monday by paraphrasing H.L. Mencken as follows: "Nobody ever went broke underestimating the cynicism and self-dealing of the American political class." I...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:39 PM
The Bee Gees are playing on Roy Englebrecht's office radio, but the 67-year-old sports promoter has a saying taped on his wall to assure he's not stuck in days gone by.
"Don't judge me by my past. I don't live there anymore."
Southland boxing fans...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:32 PM
PERSPECTIVE It's been a difficult week for Wii U fans. First came word that players will not be able to […]...