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  • Paris terror a moment for reflection on French resilience

    Paris terror a moment for reflection on French resilience
    The TV was on in the Paris apartment where I found Aleksandar Hemon via phone on Friday. From the screen came live coverage of the standoff between police and the two brothers suspected of storming into the office of the satirical newspaper Charlie...
  • Review: 'Unbecoming' by Rebecca Scherm

    Review: 'Unbecoming' by Rebecca Scherm
    By the end of Rebecca Scherm's debut novel, "Unbecoming," the protagonist, Grace, has transformed herself from a small-town sweetheart into an ice-cold international jewel thief. Yearning for a sense of belonging, Grace is a thief, not just of beautiful...
  • Robert B. Reich: The share-the-scraps economy

    How would you like to live in an economy where robots do everything that can be predictably programmed in advance, and almost all profits go to the robots' owners? Meanwhile, human beings do the work that's unpredictable -- odd jobs, on-call projects,...
  • With State of the Union, Obama sets agenda ... for 2016 election

    Few if any of the domestic policy proposals President Obama talked about in his sixth State of the Union speech stand much chance of landing on his desk to be signed into law, but they've already begun to have an impact in another arena: shaping the...
  • Did you know you can buy artichoke water?

    Did you know you can buy artichoke water?
    In between the countless aisles of gluten-free and vegan products, Hello Kitty marshmallows and chocolates at the recent Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, there was Arty water. Just when you think you've seen and tasted it all, a company decides to...
  • Control your spending by understanding marketing tactics

    Control your spending by understanding marketing tactics
    Retail therapy might not be the best medicine, but aroma therapy makes scents. These are among the secrets to spending smarter that can be gleaned from academia's study of consumer behavior, which examines not only what we buy but why. Here are some...
  • Hotel rates reach new record; more guest fees to come

    Hotel rates reach new record; more guest fees to come
    If hotel rates seemed a bit more expensive last year, it wasn’t your imagination. The average U.S. hotel rate in 2014 was the highest ever — up 4.6% to $115 per night — and industry experts are predicting a 5.2% increase by the end...
  • New York crackdown on hookah bars generates some blowback

    New York crackdown on hookah bars generates some blowback
    Finding refuge from the bitter cold that settled over New York City one recent evening, Uriel Israelov, 21, enjoyed a smoke with friends in a cozy corner of Sahara East in the East Village, which he made sound like the homey bar featured on the long-...
  • Conniving by crossover voters is more myth than threat

    Conniving by crossover voters is more myth than threat
    Loch Ness has its monster. The Pacific Northwest has Bigfoot. And elections have their own mythic creature, feared though seldom seen, who lurks large in the fevered imaginations of candidates, would-be pundits and some paranoid partisans. It's the...
  • Where do those Oscars wind up when the lights go down?

    Where do those Oscars wind up when the lights go down?
    "It's all a blur," winners like to say of that magic moment when their most esteemed peers (not to mention upward of 40 million television viewers) watch them take the stage at the Academy Awards to claim the ultimate show business prize — that...
  • Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad

    Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad
    He's getting sappy on college campuses, wringing his hands about his tuition savings plan and waxing nostalgic about his own years as an undergraduate. President Obama is hurtling toward a deadline that looms over him much like the end of his time in...