| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Actress Angelina Jolie and British Foreign Secretary William Hague opened a four-day summit in London on Tuesday that's aimed at ending sexual violence in war. Fashion designer Stella McCartney was among those attending. Jolie and Hague have been...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 8:51 AM
The event: Chrysalis Butterfly Ball party-goers had a nice surprise on Saturday when former Vice President Al Gore turned up to deliver the tribute to honorees Jeff Skoll and Jim Berk, founder and chief executive, respectively, of Participant Media....
| Jun 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Before it even began, the Chrysalis Butterfly Ball had already broken an all-time record, raising over $1.4 million to support the org's mission of assisting those plagued by poverty and homelessness and helping them gain employment.
The 13th annual...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Fort Lauderdale’s Mitchell Berger didn’t plan to become a point man in the effort to make climate change a 2014 campaign issue.
But he’s there, thanks to a confluence of events.
It started decades ago (more about that below)....
| Jun 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Unless you are a direct descendant of Rip Van Winkle, you know that my hometown of Detroit is mired in the largest-ever municipal bankruptcy. As a crack financial journalist, I monitor the situation intensely, in case the city suddenly remembers it left a...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:50 PM
A Yale report says American feel more personally threatened by "global warming" than by "climate change."
And no wonder.
"Global warming" makes Americans think of melting glaciers, coastal flooding, a hole in the ozone layer and worldwide catastrophe,...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:56 PM
| May 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Dawn doesn't break the morning after an election in Arkansas, but just kind of eases up over the horizon, as if afraid to shine a light on the results. It doesn't come like some hoot owl that can be heard a way off. And by the whole neighborhood. That's...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
Democratic candidate for governor Katie McGinty has more than held her own during recent campaign debates/forums across the state. But that performance has not translated into extra money or public support for the former White House environment adviser...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:04 PM
The Broad Foundation's education initiatives began 15 years ago, but the organization is just now getting its first president, and his surname isn't Broad. Bruce Reed is tasked with minding the foundation's investments and its work on K-12 reform, which...
| May 9, 2014
| 1:01 PM
After losing the popular vote in five of the last six presidential races, Republicans commissioned a study to determine what, exactly, was ailing the Grand Old Party and concluded, among others things, the problem was too much free speech.