| Mar 21, 2009
As unemployment escalates and Americans face uncertain futures, cost-cutting has become the new national pastime. Coupon-clipping is in. Big-ticket items and indulgences are out -- as are many of the home-related services so many Southern Californians...
| Dec 26, 2010
When They Come for Us, We'll Be Gone
The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 598 pp., $30
If you think the Cold War is dead as the backdrop for any decent espionage story, you haven't read "When They Come for...
| Sep 26, 2010
| 11:36 PM
Gebrah Noonan, an Army private who died Thursday in Iraq, loved good literature and Michael Jackson and had a sense of humor sharp enough to get him voted class clown at Watertown High School.
Noonan, 26, died Thursday in a non-combat incident in...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 2:51 PM
On March 12th, Margaret D. Barry sold her residence at 201 Ellinson Ct. in Williamsburg, VA to James M. Derham and Joleen Schweitzer. The home was purchased for $655,000.
James M. Derham is the Chief of Party at Development Alternatives, Inc., an...
| Jul 7, 2010
| 5:47 PM
The Fourth of July is a time for celebrating the birth of America and what the country stands for. Of course, some people celebrate more enthusiastically than others.
This is true of the dozen or so teenagers, ranging from 16 to 20, who have put on...
| Aug 2, 2010
When you walk into the Taschen bookstore in Beverly Hills, it feels as if you are entering the lavish private library of an art scholar. Illuminated shelves are lined with stunning and elaborate volumes on artists, architects, photographers and designers....
| Feb 2, 2010
Grammy viewers might have wondered what the bleep happened to the music.
During a medley performed near the end of Sunday's award show by rappers Lil Wayne, Eminem and Drake, CBS silenced the audio at least 10 times, presumably due to salty language....
| Nov 8, 2009
Bishop William E. Lori stands before 141 married couples in the airy sanctuary of St. Theresa Church on a bright October afternoon.
In a voice carrying the faintest trace of the Kentucky lilt that his Louisville upbringing suggests, he welcomes the...
| Aug 11, 2008
by Frank James In an earlier posting, Mark Silva reported that Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign intends to first announce his vice presidential choice on the Internet to supporters via e-mail or text message. Bad idea, according to Paul Levinson,...
| Oct 22, 2008
by Frank James OK, I'll admit I didn't know there was a legal sub-specialty field called fashion law but evidently there is. Susan Scafidi, a legal scholar in that field and a visiting professor at the Fordham University Law School,......
| Jan 12, 2009
John Feerick, chairman of the state's Public Integrity Commission, resigns. He cites health reasons. (This item has been revised to eliminate a link to an unrealted story). Full release after the jump.......