| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:56 PM
The snide comments surprised Randy Kurtz, who figured she was suffering the same harrowing rites of passage as her U.S. Naval Academy classmates as they trudged through the plebe summer of 1978.
"You don't belong here," the male midshipmen might say. A...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:35 PM
For Deacon Emile Ambroise, helping his fellow Haitian-Americans was a family affair. He often brought his wife and four children with him to help serve, teach and counsel.
"We all contributed," said daughter Mathilde Ambroise, a marriage and family...
| Jul 30, 2012
Laura Pincus Hartman stood before a congregation in a church just south of 75th Street, gazing at anticipatory faces.
The pastor had just finished preaching an hour-long sermon from the Gospel of Mark about Jesus healing a woman. Hartman was about...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 8:21 AM
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is back in the news for another seemingly crazy statement: Claiming that capitalism ended life on Mars.
"I have always said, heard, that it would not be strange that there had been civilization on Mars, but maybe...
| Feb 13, 2010
I'm always telling the skeptics that Los Angeles does too have four seasons: They're called fire, flood, drought and quake.
FOR THE RECORD:
Patzert: In the Patt Asks Q&A with climatologist Bill Patzert on Feb. 13, the amount of...
| Feb 23, 2010
Sometimes, out of tragedy come life-affirming lessons of hope and humanity.
Take Eunice Francois' story.
The 26-year-old Haitian missionary was at her parents' home outside of Port-au-Prince participating in a prayer group when her world came crashing...
| Feb 10, 2010
| 3:01 AM
| Jan 12, 2010
| 4:31 PM
The International Red Cross and other aid groups are announcing plans for major relief efforts after a devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake rocked the island nation of Haiti. It says a third of Haiti's 9 million people may need emergency aid. Read more....
| May 14, 2010
| 8:44 AM
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| Jan 29, 2010
Jean-Michel Frederick lives at the Petionville Club, near the golf course's ninth tee, with a grand view of the valley and the harbor.
That would have meant prestige a few weeks ago. Today it means sleeping with his family on the side of a hill inside...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 4:32 AM
"It's starting to just be ridiculous," he says. "People on the Internet are asking: 'What is it about this guy that y'all really don't like?'"...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Oprah Winfrey, the founder of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, announced the launch of "Oprah's Next Chapter," featuring Winfrey traveling around the country and having encounters with celebrities....