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  • Minor White snaps into focus again in Getty Museum show

    Minor White snaps into focus again in Getty Museum show
    Is a revival of interest in the photographs of Minor White (1908-1976) worthwhile? Once, White's work was the epitome of all that art photography aspired to be. Since his death, however — and, actually, beginning several years before — his...
  • Volunteers get their hands dirty — and like it — at La Brea Tar Pits

    Volunteers get their hands dirty — and like it — at La Brea Tar Pits
    Every Thursday morning, Judith Sydner-Gordon puts on the same simple uniform: khaki cargo pants and an electric orange T-shirt with a saber-toothed cat emblazoned across the front. Recently, she added an accessory, a miniature canine skull that dangles...
  • Waukegan reaches milestone in harbor cleanup

    Waukegan reaches milestone in harbor cleanup
    Waukegan Harbor has reached a pivotal moment in its history — one that city leaders hope will revive its sagging economy — with the culmination of a 30-year, $150 million cleanup to rid the shoreline of contamination left by the city’s...
  • Are psychedelics the next medical marijuana? [Commentary]

    Are psychedelics the next medical marijuana? [Commentary]
    In March 2014, for the first time in over 40 years, a study of the therapeutic benefits of lysergic acid diethylamide — more commonly known as LSD — was published in a peer-reviewed medical journal. It showed that LSD-assisted psychotherapy...
  • Regulation has been draining national economy since New Deal's enactment

    The progressive constitutional revolution of the New Deal has proved itself to be an economic, political and institutional failure insofar as it is no longer able to sustain either strong economic growth or full employment. Paradoxically, the way out from...
  • Immigrants are most susceptible to worker misclassification

    SAN FERNANDO, Calif. Week after week, Alfredo Barreda carried a paycheck from his construction job to the bank, where he waited in line for a teller and then stuffed two wads of cash into the front pockets of his pants, he said. The money in the left...
  • Massachusetts jail offers $1,000-a-shot drug to fight addiction, recidivism

    BARNSTABLE, Mass. (Reuters) - When William Luz's father died behind bars last month at 62 of liver failure and other illnesses tied to a lifetime of illegal drug use, his son, a former addict himself, could have dulled the pain with heroin. But Luz, who...
  • Dakota Fanning channels real life starlet in 'The Last of Robin Hood'

    Dakota Fanning is getting real again. In "The Last of Robin Hood," out Friday, she portrays teen actress/singer/dancer Beverly Aadland, who embarked on a scandalous affair with notorious lothario Errol Flynn ( Kevin Kline). Aadland and the famed...
  • Fine wine is really not so fine

     Fine wine is really not so fine
    Gov. Pat Quinn's campaign is arguing this week that his Republican challenger Bruce Rauner's membership in an exclusive California wine club is evidence that Rauner is "out of touch" with "hardworking Illinois families." I disagree. I think it's...
  • Baby carrots: A lesson from tobacco

    Baby carrots: A lesson from tobacco
    Have you seen the over-the-top ad for baby carrots? The one in which a gorgeous young woman fires baby carrots from a machine gun at a studly cool guy who is extreme snowmobiling in a shopping cart that is powered by a jet engine? Not yet? You will. A...
  • Burger King has maneuvered to cut U.S. tax bill for years

    LONDON (Reuters) - Burger King may have taken a lot of flack in the past week for a deal that should curb its U.S. tax bill but in many ways it is consistent with the burger chain's aggressive tax-reduction strategies in recent years. Some U.S. lawmakers...