| Jan 1, 2015
| 12:05 AM
Forecasts for the year from 13 experts on technology, culture, politics and the economy.
Millennials' new rules
By Jean Twenge
This is a watershed year for American generations: The oldest baby boomers are turning 70, the oldest GenXers nearing 50,...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 1:52 PM
When the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Johns Hopkins University and other Maryland nonprofits want to maximize the money they can spend in pursuit of their missions, they do what many wealthy individuals and businesses do.
They open investment accounts...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Rick Sittig is the founder and creative director of Secret Weapon Marketing, a Santa Monica advertising firm. He's best known as the brains behind Jack, the wisecracking, round-headed fictional leader of Jack in the Box restaurants.
| Dec 8, 2014
| 9:43 PM
Nathaniel Branden, writer Ayn Rand's former devotee, lover and intellectual heir, who, after a bitter schism, moved to Los Angeles and became a bestselling author on self-esteem, has died. He was 84.
Branden, a psychotherapist, died Wednesday at his...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Public libraries in Illinois once again are seeking to bring an author laboring in relative obscurity into the limelight.
For the second year in a row, the libraries are hosting The Soon to be Famous Illinois Author project that will choose a self-...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Vodka infused with acai. Sangria loaded with Mediterranean blood orange and pomegranate. Cosmopolitans concocted with prickly pear cactus and aloe. Fresh juniper and lavender blended into organic gin made on a 70-acre biodynamic farm in Colorado.
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:07 PM
During the week of Thanksgiving, Boca Raton Synagogue (BRS) — the large Modern Orthodox synagogue in Boca Raton — hosted Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks — global religious leader, philosopher, author and moral voice for our time.
| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Uri Herscher remembers the day 55 years ago when he heard the rabbi at an Oakland synagogue telling the biblical story of the binding of Isaac.
Herscher, then a freshman at UC Berkeley who had gone to temple reluctantly, listened as Rabbi Harold...
| 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...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 4:59 PM
HARTFORD — The Jumoke Academy charter school operation was saddled with "rampant nepotism," imposed little or no oversight on former CEO Michael Sharpe and made repeated financial missteps that could sink the organization within three years,...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 9:00 AM
The decision to remove wisdom teeth often seems like a routine part of young adulthood. But more people are starting to ask whether it's always necessary.
Those who oppose automatically taking out those four teeth say "watchful waiting" is a better path...