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  • Why celebrate 'The Grapes of Wrath'? It's bad fiction and bad history.

    Why celebrate 'The Grapes of Wrath'? It's bad fiction and bad history.
    This month marks the 75th anniversary of the publication of "The Grapes of Wrath." Which means it's time to trample out the vintage of the Grapes of Mush. John Steinbeck's 1939 novel about migrant Central Valley fruit pickers, peopled with robustly two-...
  • U.S. slaps new sanctions on Russian business, government leaders

    U.S. slaps new sanctions on Russian business, government leaders
    Trying to drive a wedge between Vladimir Putin and the oligarchs who support him, the Obama administration slapped sanctions Monday on another two dozen Russian financiers, government officials and companies in an effort to pressure the Russian...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to lead trade mission to Mexico in July

    Gov. Jerry Brown to lead trade mission to Mexico in July
    Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he would lead a trade mission to Mexico during the last week of July to strengthen ties with California’s largest export market. The California Chamber of Commerce is organizing the mission, which will focus...
  • Pennsylvania welfare rejections were justified

    Everybody knows what happened to Marie Antoinette when she displayed insufficient concern for the poor of France while pursuing a dissolute life of pleasure and extravagance for herself and other plutocrats from places like Austria and Prussia. While...
  • U.N. human rights chief blasts South Sudan's leaders as famine looms

    U.N. human rights chief blasts South Sudan's leaders as famine looms
    Famine looms in South Sudan. The planting season is already half over, with terrified farmers scattered far from home because of fighting. But the country's leaders seem unconcerned about the impending catastrophe, the United Nations' top human rights...
  • U.S. treasure hunters return to 'Ship of Gold' sunk in 1857 hurricane

    By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON S.C. (Reuters) - A deep-ocean exploration company is seeking to recover a lucrative haul of gold aboard the shipwreck of the SS Central America, nearly 160 years after it sank off the coast of South Carolina in a hurricane....
  • Tech mogul Oliver Luckett connects with emerging artists in a big way

     Tech mogul Oliver Luckett connects with emerging artists in a big way
    Oliver Luckett has perfected the art of excess. Seemingly every inch of the walls in his Los Angeles tech start-up, theAudience, is crowded with murals and framed works by street artists such as Shepard Fairey as well as contemporary artists like Jere...
  • Courtney Barnett shows her gift for sharp detail on 'Double EP'

    Courtney Barnett shows her gift for sharp detail on 'Double EP'
    Courtney Barnett, "The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas" (Mom + Pop Music) Courtney Barnett writes assured, smart songs packed with detail and delivered through the voice of a writer who seems to have discovered some sort of hidden secret. It's...
  • Mexico officials answer Alfonso Cuaron's Pemex questions

    Mexico officials answer Alfonso Cuaron's Pemex questions
    As the potentially landmark reform of Mexico's state-owned oil industry hurtled toward a make-or-break deadline this week, an influential voice of criticism sounded from an unlikely quarter. Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron, whose film "Gravity"...
  • 42 killed in fighting in southern Ukraine

    Armed clashes left scores of people dead in Ukraine on Friday, as President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to impose stiffer economic sanctions on Russia if it disrupts Ukraine's upcoming election. Officials said 42 people had been...
  • Jennifer Carpenter Developing 'Death Class' as Drama Series

    Actress Jennifer Carpenter and producer George Stelzner are developing a drama series based on the recent non-fiction book "The Death Class: A True Story About Life." "Dexter" alum Carpenter and Stelzner have optioned the rights to the book, penned by...