| Dec 9, 2009
When Mexican Americans begin celebrating the extended Christmas season this Saturday on the feast day of Guadalupe, they will enjoy one big change from a few years ago: ample supplies of tejocote, a peculiar crab-apple-like fruit that most people have...
| Sep 23, 2008
| 2:46 PM
MAYBE THE evolution of the Israeli food scene over the last 25 years isn't the first thing that crosses your mind when you think about contemporary Israel. Maybe you're not even sure what Israeli cuisine is. But if it piques your interest, especially in...
| Apr 17, 2008
Today, Lukianoff and Shermer address the diversity of curricula in K-12 education. Previously, they discussed allegations of instructor bias in classrooms, whether it's proper for schools to set limits on the expression of their students, and if...
| Apr 20, 2012
Levon Helm is most widely known for the songs he sang that found their way onto the pop charts during his long tenure as drummer and singer for the Band: "Up On Cripple Creek," "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" and "Don't Do It," earthy and infectious...
| Mar 31, 2009
Maurice Jarre, the French-born composer who won Oscars for his powerfully evocative scores for the David Lean epics "Lawrence of Arabia, "Doctor Zhivago and "A Passage to India," has died. He was 84.
Jarre died in his sleep Saturday at his home in Malibu...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Geza Vermes was a graduate student in Belgium in the late 1940s when he was captivated by news sweeping the globe about a remarkable discovery in the desert east of Jerusalem. He quickly switched gears, penning his doctoral thesis on the Dead Sea Scrolls,...
| Apr 9, 2006
FRIDAY AFTERNOON ON CAPITOL HILL, the world's greatest deliberative body got back to doing what it does best. One senator took to the floor to wax eloquent about a new biomedical building at his state's public university. Another successfully moved the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Hany Abu-Assad should be used to the tension by now. The Palestinian director has shot most of his films ("Paradise Now," "Rana's Wedding") in a region known far more for its conflict than its cinema, and his story lines often take place in between...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:40 PM
NEW YORK — When the U.S. Olympic Team's opening ceremony sweaters were unveiled last month, the social media reaction to the star-spangled red, white and blue patchwork knit cardigans was overwhelmingly negative.
It seemed as if every armchair...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Musical sports highlights may become the next big thing online.
AVbyte, a YouTube Channel headed by brothers Vijay and Antonius Nazareth, won a contest held by Fox Sports, YouTube and Ford to develop a new online show.
The entry featured two sports...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:37 AM
A side skirmish in the war on Christmas has developed over a Fox News host’s suggestion that both Jesus and Santa Claus were (are?) white men, and that people need to get over it.
Megyn Kelly — incidentally, the subject of a delightful...