| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:36 PM
"The Last Fisherman: Witness to the Endangered Oceans"
Abbeville Press, $49.95
Jeffrey L. Rotman is an author, but he is better known for his efforts as an underwater photographer. His work has appeared in National Geographic and on the Discovery...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Despite its bucolic name, the quiet hamlet of Sandy Point Town, St. Kitts, on a friendly island in the West Indies, has a history written in blood.
In the 18th century, Sandy Point offered Caribbean Sea shelter to the oft-battered slave ships that plied...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For months, Islamic State militants have engaged in a high-stakes game of deadly extortion, threatening to behead American captives they are holding in the Middle East unless their demands are met, including an end to U.S. airstrikes targeting their...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:19 PM
Not long ago, you always knew where to find a Walgreens — at the corner of happy and homely.
Walgreens' banal, cookie-cutter buildings made one part of America indistinguishable from another. Inside were narrow, harshly-lit aisles piled high...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In what may be the strongest sign of the neighborhood's upscale transformation, a massive residential project — which looks more like a long train than a typical apartment complex — has opened in the arts district of downtown Los Angeles....
| May 28, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Eitan Gorlin, producer 2001 Israeli movie "The Holy Land," has formed film production company Detente613 with backing from Peter Chernoff and Reuven Kahane.
Detente613 is developing "The Shot That No One Heard," centered on Al Qaeda's lesser-known...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:00 AM
With the opening Tuesday of Hershey’s Chocolate World on the Las Vegas Strip, visitors may feel as though they’ve landed on the Candy Land game board.
Hershey’s Chocolate World plans to distribute 1 million free Kisses when it opens...
| May 23, 2014
| 11:30 AM
If it's true that lightning never strikes in the same place twice, then neither does a sharknado.
For the sequel to last summer's surprise social media phenomenon, director Anthony C. Ferrante knew he had to take his low-budget sharks-in-a-tornado...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Updated 9:15 p.m.: Ebron went No. 10 overall to the Detroit Lions.
The Ravens may say yes to North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron toninght. They may say no. No worries: He already has at least one willing partner. And it's a pretty important one.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Are we just supposed to pretend we're in a smoky cafÃ© in Budapest and just talking about making TV?" asked Beau Willimon, at the start of his conversation with "Breaking Bad's" Vince Gilligan for Variety. If only! In reality, both showrunners were...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:33 PM
U.S. Bank Tower, the tallest building in the West, will soon have an observation deck and sky-high restaurant catering to visitors to downtown Los Angeles.
The deck, the first of its kind in Southern California, will provide visitors with a sweeping...