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  • Even in defeat the president remains inscrutable

    Even in defeat the president remains inscrutable
    In "The Secret Life of Barack Obama," our story begins, as such stories often do, with our hero in a dream. He's photographed on a Hawaiian beach, posed by his handlers like some Hollywood starlet, droplets of sea foam dripping from his Chicago...
  • Rose Parade judges named

    Rose Parade judges named
    The Pasadena Tournament of Roses announced Tuesday the float judges for the upcoming 126th Rose Parade. Els Hazenberg, Steven Wood Schmader and Eddie Zaratsian will score the 2015 floats, assessing the creativity, imagination and beauty of the entries,...
  • James Watson's Nobel Prize to be auctioned

    Missed the chance to bid on Francis Crick's Nobel Prize when it was auctioned off last year for $2.27 million? No worries, you'll have another chance to own a piece of science history on Dec. 4, when James D. Watson's 1962 Nobel Prize, shared with Crick...
  • University of Texas acquires archive of famed writer Garcia Marquez

    AUSTIN, Texas The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas announced Monday that it has acquired the literary archive of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, one of the most significant collections of Latin American literary history to become available in the...
  • Chicago scientist's Nobel medal for DNA discovery could fetch $3.5M

    Chicago scientist's Nobel medal for DNA discovery could fetch $3.5M
    A Nobel Prize gold medal awarded to Chicago scientist Dr. James Watson, a co-discoverer of DNA, is expected to sell for up to $3.5 million at auction next month in New York, Christie's said Monday. Watson, along with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins,...
  • Muhammad Yunus, father of microfinance, talks about L.A. loan program

    Muhammad Yunus, a 2006 Nobel Peace Prize laureate for pioneering the concept of small loans to impoverished entreprenuers, swung through Los Angeles over the weekend to mark the official launch of his Grameen America microfinance organization here. The...
  • On Sunday: Inspiring world music by Toure-Raichel Collective

    Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Toure and Israeli keyboardist and songwriter Idan Raichel are icons in their own countries and abroad. Together, as the Toure-Rachel Collective, they create music that bridges geographic, ethnic, political and religious...
  • The 'Cups' song is back for 'Pitch Perfect 2'!

    The 'Cups' song is back for 'Pitch Perfect 2'!
    Bring back the beat! Just in time for you to have gotten it out of your head, the “Cups” song is back—along with the rest of the musical mayhem of “Pitch Perfect.” A fresh trailer for “Pitch Perfect 2” hit the...
  • Farewell, Cardinal

    Cardinal Francis George’s exit from office has been as humble, candid and winsomely human as his 17 years in it. As your recent editorial reminds us, George readily allows that there are some people he couldn’t reach but typically he doesn&...
  • California has failed the UC system

    To the editor: The Times writes that tuition increases may be necessary to ensure the University of California system's excellence. ("A battle for UC's soul," Editorial, Nov. 17) I graduated from UC Berkeley in 1957. The campus was well maintained,...
  • Alice Munro's 'Family Furnishings' is deep and surprising

    Alice Munro's 'Family Furnishings' is deep and surprising
    The most astonishing aspect of Alice Munro's "Family Furnishings: Selected Stories, 1995-2014" may be its chronology. The two dozen efforts here come from late in her career, after she had established herself as (perhaps) the preeminent short-fiction...