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  • Should I buy or rent?

    Three years into the national housing recovery, activity and price increases are moderating. While the unusually severe weather across the country has contributed to the recent weakness, the effects of last year's rise in mortgage rates and the...
  • Katie Porta: Disabilities advocate speaks for voiceless

    Katie Porta: Disabilities advocate speaks for voiceless
    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...
  • Nicholas Goldberg - Editor of the Editorial Pages

    Nicholas Goldberg - Editor of the Editorial Pages
    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...
  • A call for 'responsible' entrepreneurs

    A call for 'responsible' entrepreneurs
    Few companies watch their bottom line with more anxiety than startup firms, but the ones who want to move into a new business accelerator in Columbia will need to think beyond revenue and expenses. Howard County's Conscious Venture Lab is on the hunt...
  • Michael G. Kammen dies at 77; Pulitzer-winning American historian

    Historian Michael G. Kammen began his career steeped in colonial America. But the era quickly proved too intellectually confining for a man who over the course of a prolific career examined such diverse topics as controversies over public art and the...
  • Jun-ichi Igusa

    Jun-ichi Igusa
    Jun-ichi Igusa, a retired Johns Hopkins university professor of mathematics who researched number theory and algebraic geometry, died of a stroke Nov. 24 at the Holly Hill Nursing Home. The Hunt Valley resident was 89. "He was a giant in his field,"...
  • Robert D. Wachs, Eddie Murphy Manager, Producer, Dies at 72

    Robert D. Wachs, who discovered comedian Eddie Murphy, managed him for more than a decade and produced a number of his films, died of pancreatic cancer in Manhattan on December 2. He was 73. In 1975 Wachs co-founded the Comic Strip in New York City,...
  • Revenge porn: A pernicious form of cyber gender harassment [Commentary]

    Revenge porn: A pernicious form of cyber gender harassment [Commentary]
    Being a woman, especially a woman of color, raises one's risk of cyber harassment — the intentional infliction of severe emotional distress through persistent online speech. The University of Maryland studied online attacks occurring on an...
  • A sincere message for the jobless among us

    A sincere message for the jobless among us
    It appears that on Dec. 28, barring unexpected political action that would amount to a true Christmas miracle, 1.3 million jobless Americans will stop receiving unemployment benefits. This is to those people: I'm sorry this is happening. I'm sorry...
  • Wall Street moving in on American Dream

    Wall Street moving in on American Dream
    The new homeowners on your block could be from out of town — Wall Street. After amassing significant rental portfolios elsewhere, deep-pocketed institutional investors are descending on the Chicago area, buying up thousands of single-family homes...
  • Isla Vista's troubles belie UC Santa Barbara's academic strength

    Isla Vista's troubles belie UC Santa Barbara's academic strength
    UC Santa Barbara had a notable double achievement in 2013. The beachside campus placed second in the world for impact in the sciences as scored by the Center for Science and Technology Studies at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Home to five...