| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:05 PM
JERUSALEM — Emerging from a black limousine, the tall man in the bushy gray wig lectures a small crowd of Israelis on how their holy city of Jerusalem belongs to followers of all religions — "Jews, Christians, Muslims, Buddhists, Klingons...
| Jan 20, 2014
On Aug. 28, 1963, Warren Washington was spending his 27th birthday driving alone from Pennsylvania to Colorado in a car pulling a U-Haul truck with his family's belongings.
The March on Washington was underway and when he stopped at an Illinois motel to...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:00 PM
This afternoon, I did something shameful. Something I shouldn't even admit to. I put on my windbreaker, loaded the pockets with Milk Bones and then drove to the Joslyn Park dog park off Lincoln Boulevard in Santa Monica.
Without a dog.
There, I sat on...
| Feb 14, 2014
I dreaded reading "All Joy and No Fun."
Jennifer Senior's new book has the patina — and the subtitle, "The Paradox of Modern Parenthood" — of yet another polemic against the parenting culture as we know it.
We are a nation of Tiger Moms...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:08 AM
If you had walked into Sarah Jessica Parker's home in Manhattan the Wednesday before Valentine's Day, you'd have had no clue that she is introducing a women's shoe collection this spring, or that she ever played the stiletto-loving fashionista Carrie...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Since his graduation from the University of Iowa nearly four decades ago, Julio Emilio Moline has fostered his passion for photography on a part-time basis, always on the sidelines.
"I kept [photography] as a side interest, and it hasn't been my primary...
| Feb 21, 2014
Malcolm Cowley was one of the most important (and easily the most omnipresent) literary figures of the past century. Over a career that spanned eight decades (or, roughly speaking, from the Wilson to the Reagan administrations), he encouraged, befriended,...
| Feb 23, 2014
Heirs care about how their parents are remembered, although they have very different ways of showing it.
The daughters of President Lyndon B. Johnson, for example, are busily trying to spruce up their father's record of a half-century ago. The sons of...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Could pumping roughly 2,000 oranges' worth of vitamin C into a patient’s bloodstream boost the effectiveness of anti-cancer drugs and mitigate the grueling side effects of chemotherapy?
In research published Wednesday in the journal Science...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:00 AM
So Ellen DeGeneres is set to host the 86th Academy Awards next week. Nothing against her or, for that matter, Billy Crystal (who has hosted nine telecasts), Whoopi Goldberg (who has hosted four) or Steve Martin (who has done three), but when was it...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:48 PM
WASHINGTON – President Obama is scheduled to meet with the Dalai Lama at the White House on Friday as the Tibetan religious leader stops by on a U.S. tour.
The meeting will be the third between the celebrated Buddhist monk and Obama, who has...