| Oct 9, 2009
| 1:30 PM
President Obama, who has pledged to place diplomacy ahead of confrontation and reached out to a skeptical world with offers of mutual understanding, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace today for what the Nobel committee called "his extraordinary efforts...
| May 20, 2010
Nine high school graduating seniors, all residents of La Cañada Flintridge, have been awarded scholarships by the La Cañada Thursday Club, it was announced this week by Judith Cooper, club president.
The scholarship recipients were recently honored at...
| May 22, 2010
Salam Al-Marayati began working at the Muslim Public Affairs Council more than 20 years ago, and his is a job that only seems to get more demanding
Al-Marayati was 3 when his family moved to the United States from Iraq; as the president of the L.A.-based...
| Mar 11, 2009
The arrest warrant issued last week for Sudan President Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir has thrown into stark relief a question the Obama administration and Congress need to address:
What are we going to do about the International Criminal Court?
| Mar 16, 2009
The Nuremberg trials at the close of World War II were controversial in their day. Advocates saw civilized nations imposing just retribution for acts of depravity; critics saw an exercise of victors' justice, with rules of warfare imposed after the fact....
| Mar 29, 2009
The last time Barack Obama went to Europe, he was cheered by 200,000 rapturous Germans. This week, he faces a tougher audience.
Back then, before the economic crisis hit, Obama was the embodiment of Europe's hopes for America, a candidate who promised...
| Apr 19, 2009
Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
An Evening of New Nonfiction With Wayne Koestenbaum, Sarah Thornton and David L. Ulin The three authors, of "The Queen's Throat," "Seven Days in the Art World" and "The Myth of Solid Ground,"...
| Dec 22, 2009
Abraham Lincoln Gordon, a former educator and diplomat who during his tenure as the ninth president of the Johns Hopkins University led the way in 1970 in bringing co-education to the university's Homewood campus, died Saturday in his sleep at...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 4:24 PM
State House Speaker Dean Cannon says they threaten the freedom and liberty of Americans.
U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams says they disregard our "national sovereignty."
Are they talking about Al-Qaida? Osama bin Laden?
No. American judges.
And so they are...
| Mar 17, 2011
We spoke with students who have studied abroad and asked them about their experiences.
Giancarlo Chavez Benedictine University senior, international business and economics
What inspired you to study abroad?
I made friends with Spanish and French...
| Mar 17, 2011
Repurposed from the Jan. 20, 2011 edition of Education Today.
Did you know there is a Northwestern University in Qatar? A University of Chicago in Singapore? A National-Louis University in Poland?
American universities are exporting themselves to the...