| Jun 23, 2014
| 10:02 AM
The curled metal fixtures set to go up on a handful of Michigan Avenue light poles later this summer may look like delicate pieces of sculpture, but researchers say they'll provide a big step forward in the way Chicago understands itself by observing...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Chicago-headquartered managed care provider Valence Health has named Anthony (Tony) Gutierrez vice president of operations for its Health Plan Services division. Prior to Valence Health, Mr. Gutierrez served as the chief operating officer for Missouri...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Finally, after intense negotiation between the Obama administration and senators including drone-strike stalwart Rand Paul, the government released the much-discussed memo justifying the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, which was written by David Barron when...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
More Angelenos spend a large portion of their income on housing than people anywhere else in the country, according to a new study out Thursday from Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies.
Fully half of the households in metro Los Angeles...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Ignoring Cold War restrictions, journalist William Worthy had traveled to the Soviet Union in 1955 and made a news broadcast from Moscow, a rare opportunity for an American reporter. So the following year, when Communist China invited him on a month-...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:19 PM
Allen E. Puckett, one of the engineers who after World War II built Los Angeles-based Hughes Aircraft Co. into the nation's leading defense electronics firm — dominant in the markets for air defense, radar systems, tactical missiles and satellites...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Jonathan Schell, the author, journalist and activist who wrote passionately and cogently about war and politics for more than 40 years, condemning conflicts from Vietnam to Iraq and galvanizing the anti-nuclear movement with his horrifyingly detailed...
| May 27, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Rachel Louise Carson was born 107 years ago today in Springdale, Pa. Google is celebrating the occasion with a Google Doodle of the author and environmentalist standing with her notebook amid a wild world filled with plants and creatures.
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:50 PM
James R. Schlesinger, the hawkish and sometimes overbearingly erudite conservative whose controversial Washington career included serving as U.S. secretary of Defense under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford before becoming the nation's first Energy...
| May 29, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Reports that Steve Ballmer, 58, the former chief executive of Microsoft, has submitted the winning bid for the Los Angeles Clippers may represent the culmination of a long quest to become involved with pro sports.
And that desire to be a part of the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Scratch a patent-law expert and you'll find a Supreme Court critic. Most patent lawyers I know disdain the Supreme Court, or at least think it should butt out of their disputes and let the Federal Circuit, made up of experienced patent-law judges, do...