| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:00 AM
For decades, questions posed to Hillary Rodham Clinton have turned on the subject of hair. But for all the eyerolls, that famous coif — in all its scrunchie-to-bob iterations — has turned out to be a very helpful talking point.
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I am a new college graduate, and I'm unsure how to dress for work at my new first real job. The office claims to be "business casual" — whatever that is. Can you give me a translation?
Dear K.P.: I wish! One...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:35 PM
The question of who will replace David Letterman on CBS' "Late Show" has been answered. The new host will be Stephen Colbert. Now the Internet's favorite guessing game has become: Who will replace Stephen Colbert?
One of the most interesting aspects...
| Mar 27, 2014
Q. A recently hired employee is being bullied by the employee who trained that person. The boss does nothing to discourage the bully. My husband thinks I should ignore it. I want to do something but not to put my job in jeopardy. The only advice I gave...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Robert S. Strauss, a one-time chairman of the Democratic National Committee and a Washington insider who combined earthy Texas charm with raw political power, died Wednesday. He was 95.
A spokesman for Strauss' Washington law firm, Akin Gump Strauss...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Dear Miss Manners: I was invited to a dinner party hosted by my law school professor. It was on a Thursday evening, and the invitation said dress was casual. I and other students wore jeans and casual shirts.
I overheard the host discussing our...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
WE tv has ordered a one-hour pilot based on the U.K. relationship talk show "Sex Box."
Produced by Relativity Televison, "Sex Box" follows real couples who enter a soundproof box to have sex and, upon exiting, address their issues onstage and talk...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Dear Miss Manners: Three or four afternoons a week, I drop into a popular local coffee shop for an hour to have a cup of their great coffee, to relax and to read my business journals. I almost always have a good experience.
But a few times a month,...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:55 AM
It took a little ice cream, some beer, a lot of visiting authors and a staff eager to try new things in a city that clings to old ways.
And it worked. Over the past five years, the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford has built on its foundation as a...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The L.A. Times Festival of Books announced on Tuesday the names of the hundreds of authors who will participate in the annual event. Taking place at USC, the Festival of Books is one of the largest literary festivals in the U.S., attracting more than...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 9:29 AM
The weekend of '80s remakes is upon us, with both 1981's "Endless Love" and 1987's "RoboCop" opening in theaters, plus one more that taps into a strange sentimental teenage memory for me: 1986's "About Last Night…"
Though fundamentally a...