| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:36 PM
It is easy to get absorbed "In the Fog," Sergei Loznitsa's gritty treatise on the art of war.
Set on the Russian western front in 1942, the skirmishes between German occupiers and the partisans rage somewhere off-screen. Loznitsa's film, based on the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The first trailer for the upcoming “RoboCop” reboot is out, featuring plenty of action and a sleek new suit that […]...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:30 PM
WASHINGTON -- A government watchdog Tuesday sought a congressional investigation into California Rep. David Valadao’s efforts to halt the state’s high-speed rail project, saying the freshman failed to tell colleagues that the project could...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Diapers? Check. Infant car seat? Check. Comprehensive genome analysis? Roger that, too.
For thousands of newborns born in and around Boston; San Francisco; Kansas City, Missouri; and North Carolina over the next several years, a full genomic...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:03 PM
The gourmet doughnut has finally gotten the Bravo treatment -- or, at least, its maker has.
Waylynn Lucas is the co-owner of West Hollywood-based Fonuts, the 3rd Street doughnut shop she and Nancy Truman opened in 2011. The curly-haired pastry chef, who...
| Sep 3, 2013
Re "New look at male depression," Aug. 29
Thank you for publishing this article on the front page. It is a story that has been undervalued, not just in the media but by medical research in general.
As a psychologist, I find it sad that even within the...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Studs Terkel was a master storyteller, or maybe story-listener. His oral histories showed that with the right ear, he could make an interview something special -- he got to the heart of things, to the hearts of people.
His book "Working: People Talk...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:00 PM
It might be the most carefully hidden building boom in American architectural history.
Over the last 40 years, beginning with strict drug-sentencing laws introduced in 1973 by New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller and quickly copied around the country, the...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 11:03 PM
USC coaches assigned receivers Marqise Lee and Darreus Rogers as training camp roommates, a move that appears to be paying big dividends.
Lee, the All-American, remains sidelined because of a bone bruise. But his influence is rubbing off on Rogers,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:09 AM
SACRAMENTO -- A top advisor to Gov. Jerry Brown was appointed Friday as executive director of the state’s campaign watchdog agency.
The state Fair Political Practices Commission voted in closed session to name Erin V. Peth as the commission’...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The Big Smoke
Penguin: 128 pp., $18 paper
Boxing may be a brutal blood sport, but its devotees range from ringside brawlers to ringside literary gentility such as Joyce Carol Oates. Boxing's...