| Nov 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The photographs of young black men are startling in their contrasts: a slave in chains, a professor in a suit; a body dangling from a lynch mob's rope, a musician with a violin. The images illuminate a nation's racial divide and how African Americans...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 9:05 PM
For the first time in 13 years, USC has lost its title as the leader in recruiting lucrative foreign students, according to a new report.
USC enrolled about 10,900 students from outside the country in the last academic year, according to a survey of U....
| Oct 31, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Amanda Bynes has been released from the psychiatric facility where she'd been on an involuntary hold for three weeks and on Friday morning was making her feelings known via Twitter, railing against her parents and declaring herself fit to take care of her...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Before President Obama does anything else in the lame-duck Congress or the new one in January, he needs forthrightly to seek an update or new authorization for the new war he's fighting against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:30 AM
PARIS- Julie Delpy will return to French filmmaking with "Lolo," a high-profile satirical comedy starring Dany Boon ("Welcome to the Cht'is") and Karin Viard ("Polisse").
Delpy stars as Violette, a 40-year old workaholic with a career in the fashion...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Terence Winter came of age in New York City during the bad old days of the 1970s and early 1980s.
The "Boardwalk Empire" creator/showrunner remembers a time when areas of Manhattan such as the Upper East Side and Meatpacking District were a "no-man's...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
To be "a driving force for social, environmental and economic benefit." That's not something we normally associate with the business world, but that's the purpose of a group called The B Team, a nonprofit founded in 2012 by Richard Branson and Jochen...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:53 PM
On Thursday, hundreds of millions of Americans risked obesity, heart disease and indigestion by eating large quantities of food with no precise knowledge of the caloric content. If many of them felt regret on Friday, it was not because they were duped...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
There were bongos and congas, pristine Ludwig kits, dusty vintage sets that used to belong to famous people. Miles Teller eyed his options inside the Professional Drum Shop in Hollywood and settled on a Jamaican steel pan, picking up some mallets and...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 2:05 PM
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, doesn't trust Barack Obama to protect Americans against Ebola, defeat the Islamic State, oversee the IRS or revamp the health insurance system. He decries the expansion of federal power Obama has brought about. But Cruz...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Authors of fiction and nonfiction with appropriately spooky themes for this time of year and a writer who explores the frightening world of debt collectors will give free talks at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. Reservations are...