| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:35 PM
PHILADELPHIA — U.S. police need to recapture the lost trust of minority communities, a problem vividly illustrated by protests after the police killings of two unarmed black men, said a veteran police chief tapped by President Barack Obama to...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Johnetta Elzie saw that she was outnumbered. When she tried to answer students’ questions about the protests that followed the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, the men with her interrupted and answered instead. When she tried to tell her...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:00 PM
'Rose Gold' By Walter Mosley. Doubleday, 320 pages, $25.95
Walter Mosley's Easy Rawlins novels have always been a perceptive time machine, giving a view of racism in post-WWII Los Angeles and showing how the same issues are part of the fabric of the...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Beijing is willing to pay a high price to limit democracy in Hong Kong.
In August, Beijing announced that, after years of delay, voters in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China may finally, for the first time,...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Remember this moment? Eric Garcetti (when he was L.A. City Council president) walked out to the lawn in front of City Hall and proclaimed to a sea of tent dwellers: “Stay as long as you need, we’re here to support you.”
It was three...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 1:51 PM
In television ads and talking points, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his supporters have sought to portray Republican rival Tom Foley as a heartless businessman incapable of relating to the concerns of working people.
Malloy has accused Foley, who made a...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Police moved in early Sunday to surround the remnants of a pro-democracy demonstration as it morphed from a student-led protest into one spearheaded by the Occupy Central movement, which took its name and inspiration from the Occupy movement in the United...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When I left home for college, I clearly remember being petrified of using my credit card.
I'd always paid for everything with either cash or a debit card, and the prospect of buying something with credit just didn't make sense to me.
But my parents...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:07 AM
Cerca de 100 manifestantes fueron arrestados el lunes en la Ciudad de Nueva York durante una marcha que en un momento bloqueó las calles cercanas a la Bolsa de Valores para denunciar lo que sus organizadores dicen es la contribución de Wall Street al...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:30 PM
"I write lying down — much like Marcel Proust. The only thing I have in common with him," Chris Weitz says, laughing.
Known as a director and screenwriter, Weitz has just published his first novel, "The Young World" (Little Brown: 384 pp, $19),...