| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Nobel Prize-winner Nadine Gordimer died Monday at age 90, her family said. Gordimer was born in South Africa in 1923 and was an active opponent of its apartheid regime in her fiction, nonfiction and human rights advocacy.
When Gordimer was 11, she was...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:05 PM
BEIJING U.S. leaders have accused China of hacking into American companies' files, bullying U.S. allies in Asia and treating dissidents and ethnic minorities inhumanely. But pay little heed to the appearance of a hostile Sino-U.S. relationship.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:40 PM
A possible deal for USC to acquire or enter into an affiliation with the biomedical powerhouse Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla has collapsed and talks have been formally canceled, officials said Thursday.
According to statements from both...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:05 AM
A crisis of enormous economic and humanitarian impact is unfolding in Central America, and it's hard to find much mention of it in our national media, other than constant references to a result of the crisis: tens of thousands of human beings, many of...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Alex Fong, 49, is a physicist and president of the Florida Photonics Cluster, an industry advocacy group in Orlando. He is an executive with the Orlando unit of Gooch and Housego PLC, a company based in Great Britain. Fong received an MBA degree from...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:12 AM
When Stephen Gaskin took a good, hard look in the early 1970s at the San Francisco he loved, he knew he couldn't stay.
"It was going decadent," he said years later. "We started seeing guys in long dark overcoats and brimmed hats who were heroin people....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Be careful what you wish for. Regarding the June 29 story "Could Lobsters Out, Blue Crabs In" [Page 1], there will be only momentary winners with climate change. Climate change will move far too quickly for any species to adapt.
Rather than looking...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:50 AM
BEIJING China reacted brusquely Wednesday to a vote in the U.S. Congress that approved renaming a street outside the Chinese embassy in Washington after China's most famous political prisoner.
A Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, labeled as...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:50 AM
It's rare now to find someone who has worked at one workplace his or her entire career. But Harvey R. Gold, an executive director of Congregation Beth Shalom in Northbrook, did just that.
He said he wouldn't have it any other way.
"I gave it...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:45 AM
The shot that changed the world rang out on a sunny summer's morning in Southeastern Europe. No one knew then that the assassin's bullet would spell the death not just of an Austrian aristocrat but the entire global order, with four empires and millions...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
He was a soldier, a boxer, a hunter, a fisherman, a drinker, a father and the writer of
words and stories that aimed to be, above all else, true and honest and pure.
He also knew how to make one hell of a hamburger.
Ernest Hemingway would have...