| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:36 PM
It was the kind of test few judges ever have to face: The South African High Court’s Thokozile Masipa, former “tea girl” and crime reporter, faced the job of redeeming her widely criticized acquittal of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius in...
| Oct 21, 2014
Journalist Carey McWilliams, chronicler of the Progressive Era, stood in awe of California. Here was a state, among all others, whose growth and prosperity begged for an explanation. He called California “the great exception,”...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In the era of status updates, Instagram filters and 140-character news alerts on Twitter, awareness in our current technological age orbits around our mobile devices.
We check our screens more than 150 times a day, on average, motivated by the never-...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Close to one thousand people gathered on Sept. 5 at Temple Beth Am in Pinecrest to grieve with Steven Sotloff's family and friends in an emotional and somber memorial service at the same synagogue his family attended, and where he went to day school as...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 8:55 PM
A.J. (Jack) Langguth, a former foreign correspondent, longtime USC professor and historian of wars whose book on the Vietnam conflict was widely admired for a narrative sweep that gave serious weight to the perspectives of ordinary North Vietnamese and...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Jon Stewart was on his way to introduce the fourth sellout screening of his movie "Rosewater" at the Telluride Film Festival when a fan popped out of the concession line to introduce herself.
"I hate to jump in, but I loved your piece on Ferguson,"...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 8:37 PM
Former University of Central Florida student Steven Sotloff would have liked a quiet life in South Florida, where he could watch the Miami Dolphins and work a run-of-the-mill office job, a family spokesman said Wednesday.
But the Middle East and the...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:44 PM
HOLY TRINITY MEMORIAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 604 Fourth St., Catasauqua, will host "Deadly Housewives," a mystery dinner theater performed by Philadelphia-based Without a Cue Productions, at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 27. Tickets: $30. Info: 610-264-7037,...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Member of U.S. hockey team that won a gold medal at 1980 Olympics
Bob Suter, 57, a member of the "Miracle On Ice" hockey team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1980 and the father of Minnesota Wild NHL star Ryan Suter, died suddenly...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:10 PM
The anguished father of slain journalist Steven Sotloff told hundreds gathered Friday afternoon at a memorial in suburban Miami that he is struggling to find a larger purpose in the loss of his son.
"I want to speak from my heart but my heart is broken,...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 2:01 AM
Cosimo Matassa, 88, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member who recorded New Orleans rock and rhythm and blues from the 1950s to the 1970s, died Thursday in New Orleans, said his granddaughter Mia Matassa. He had been ailing since he had a stroke in 2009....