| Feb 10, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Pepperdine University has named a federal appeals court judge from Kansas to head its law school, replacing former special prosecutor Kenneth Starr. Judge Deanell Reece Tacha of the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will start work June 1, the......
| Mar 18, 2011
| 4:34 PM
The Greendale gang throws Shirley and her baby daddies a shower, Chang tries to be a responsible dad and fails, and Britta's love life takes a horrifying turn on the "Community" episode "Custody Law and Eastern European Diplomacy."...
| Apr 22, 2012
It's been a long six years to finally arrive at Happily Ever After.
Along the way there were missed connections and travails that spanned continents.
And that's just the early chapter of the love story of Chicago graduate students Ditte Munch-Hansen,...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 12:19 PM
1. Omelet for supper a quick, filling treat
An omelet for supper is a perfect end-of-week meal when the refrigerator is bare. All you need are a few eggs and some leftovers.
And though puffy French omelets are impressive, and those incredible...
| Jul 28, 2008
By the time the Festival of International Laureates' I Palpiti string orchestra enters Walt Disney Concert Hall for its annual showcase, it usually sounds ready to take on the world. Such was the case again Saturday night; the young 24-member ensemble...
| Feb 18, 2009
Ismail Kadare is, in many ways, among the most problematic of major writers in contemporary Western letters.
But that shouldn't prevent readers from savoring "The Siege" for what it is, a significant work by an important, fascinating author. Though he...
| May 31, 2008
On Feb. 1, 2007, the New York Philharmonic premiered Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Piano Concerto, his most ambitious orchestral score. The Big Apple's skeptical concert-goers and critics, proudly sporting their late-model flashiness detectors, responded with...
| Nov 16, 2009
Serbia's Orthodox leader
Patriarch Pavle, 95, who led Serbia's Orthodox Church and called for peace and conciliation during the Balkan ethnic conflicts of the 1990s but stopped short of openly condemning Serb nationalism, died in his...
| Oct 29, 2009
Gustavo De La Vina, a former U.S. Border Patrol chief who worked to stem the flow of illegal immigrants into the country, has died. He was 70.
De La Vina died Monday in the Balkan nation of Bosnia-Herzegovina, where he worked as a private advisor, said...
| Jul 13, 2010
Harvey Pekar, the Cleveland comic book author who made prickly honesty about everyday life into an artistic credo and whose outward aspect of dour dishevelment masked a passionate, elegant intellect, has died. He was 70.
Pekar was found dead early Monday...
| Jul 29, 2009
So let's get this straight. A guy in the raspberry business from western Serbia smashes and grabs his way through a heist eight time zones away in Tokyo and scoots off past shopping centers and sushi bars with a $31-million necklace known as the...