| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Nicholas Goldberg joined the Los Angeles Times in 2002 as editor of the op-ed page and the Sunday Opinion section. He became deputy editor of the editorial pages in 2008 and a year later was named editor of the editorial pages.
He is a former reporter...
| May 5, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Thank goodness (but not God) for Justice Sonia Sotomayor. If it weren't for her, Monday's Supreme Court ruling upholding prayer before town council meetings in the upstate New York town of Greece would have been a straight-religion vote, with the court'...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The new documentary about Anita Hill opens with a close-up of a telephone and a bizarre voice mail message:
"Good morning, Anita Hill. It's Ginni Thomas, and I just wanted to reach across the air waves, and the years and ask you to consider something. I...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:43 PM
It's lunchtime at Washington Preparatory High School in Los Angeles, but 16-year-old Parrish Jackson has barely touched her turkey burger and apricots.
She's dumping them into the trash can.
The apricots are "sour," the junior says. The meat is...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:19 PM
KILLEEN, Texas -- This week's deadly shootings at Ft. Hood suggest that after years of trying to confront a mental health crisis, the military is still struggling to design a healthcare system that can identify and successfully treat service members who...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:29 PM
William A. Hubbard, a retired chemical engineer who headed a Baltimore business that created the orange-colored coatings for Howard Johnson restaurant roofs, died of heart failure Monday at his Towson home. He was 92.
Born in Rolla, Mo., he was the son...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Winter Park Memorial Hospital officials had their dukes up, on the defensive.
On the line, a caller with an ominous question: “What are you doing at the hospital to my son?" Rather than a straight jab, the caller threw a curve: "My son came home...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Nicole Steeves doesn't want her daughter to feel like an outcast when classmates share their experiences from church and talk about learning to live like Jesus.
The 37-year-old librarian and her husband have gone to great lengths to teach their...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:23 PM
From many corners of the United States -- Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Mississippi -- recent years have brought heartening news about the relentless rise in obesity among American children: Several years into a campaign to get kids to eat better and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I take care of a lot of adolescent girls, including many who are involved in competitive sports. As participation in organized sports and single sports year round has increased, so have overuse injuries.
One of the most common...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Decades before she won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Maxine Kumin was a student at Radcliffe College who had summoned the courage to show a handful of her poems to an instructor.
His comment couldn't have been more withering. "Say it with flowers,"...