| Jan 25, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The lines crease and arc, deeper they have grown, spooling out from lips, chin and eyes, which glimmer like blue flames in a vigil. The face is a map, a diary; a rough terrain once smooth, showing its courage in its frailties. It is still handsome —...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:10 PM
A relatively evenhanded and necessarily inconclusive close-up look at immigration wars and identity politics in the Grand Canyon State, "The State of Arizona" (PBS, Monday) features major players and ordinary citizens on each side of the battle as well as...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:26 PM
LAS VEGAS — He's a painfully private entrepreneur with very public dreams for this city's decaying downtown core.
Around Sin City, giddy officials are heralding online shoe retailer Tony Hsieh as a visionary, the latest in a line of moneyed Las...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:44 PM
And not entirely in a good way.
The great folk singer and hero of the protest movement died Monday at the age of 94. He had lived and performed long enough for several generations of Americans to have forgotten what made him famous, so let's pause...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Forced to jettison a master of disquieting stage menace, Harold Pinter, when its revival of “The Birthday Party” broke an axle or two during rehearsals last month, the Geffen Playhouse is filling the hole in its season with “Reasons to...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Mike Garson obviously takes the piano very seriously, but he can chuckle over some of the contradictory paths that a versatile mastery of the keys has led him down.
Maybe the unlikeliest of all is the one he's embarking on Saturday at Segerstrom Concert...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:11 PM
A prominent New York real estate developer and socialite told investigators he has no idea who shot him at his expansive Long Island estate, police said.
Gary Melius, 69, remained in stable condition Tuesday about 24 hours after a masked gunman fired...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:06 PM
The young New York woman had just gotten home from rehab but couldn't wait to shoot up again. Her parents, who lived in an affluent neighborhood of Long Island's Suffolk County, found her in the shower when they heard the water running too long.
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:09 PM
WASHINGTON — As Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman sits locked in the basement of a Mexican prison, the U.S. Department of Justice is debating whether to seek the drug lord's extradition to face prosecution in one of several American communities that have...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:28 PM
"The Michael J. Fox Show" (NBC, Thursdays). I come to spare a few good words and happy thoughts for this fine family sitcom, to praise and not to bury it, though the dominant (and no doubt accurate) line in the press is that it is fatally low-rated and...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 1:50 PM
The carbon monoxide leak that killed a Long Island restaurant manager and sickened more than two dozen other people was caused by a leaky pipe, officials said Sunday.
All of those hospitalized in the Saturday incident were either restaurant workers or...