| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:48 PM
President Obama's commencement address, delivered to thousands of UC Irvine graduates Saturday, focused on the aspirations of the current generation and the need for optimism when dealing with future problems.
More than 8,000 graduates and their...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The main character in the Broadway show "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder" spends much of the musical mystery knocking off those he believes stand in the way of his big score.
At Sunday's Tony Awards, the production landed its own loot: the top...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Claude L. Callegary, a retired Baltimore lawyer and World War II veteran who advised five U.S. presidents on veterans' affairs, died June 3 of respiratory failure at the Loch Raven Veterans Administration Living and Rehabilitation Center. He was 92....
| May 23, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Exactly a year before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was gunned down in Memphis, he delivered a speech that alienated ordinarily sympathetic politicians, liberal commentators and even some of his fellow leaders in the civil rights movement.
| May 27, 2014
| 6:07 AM
The Tonys will have a major burst of star power this year.
Clint Eastwood, Carole King and Bradley Cooper are among the presenters at the June 8 ceremony that honors Broadway's best. The three-hour telecast starts at 8 p.m. on CBS.
| May 11, 2014
| 8:31 PM
Thomas "Lem" Johns, a Secret Service agent who protected Lyndon B. Johnson as he was sworn in as president on Air Force One in the chaotic aftermath of President Kennedy's assassination, has died. He was 88.
Grandson Michael Johns said the former...
| 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 14, 2014
| 6:14 PM
ARCHES NATIONAL PARK, Utah — I am seated on a narrow ledge waiting for the setting sun to add a golden glow to the famous Delicate Arch in Arches National Park. A tripod is wedged between my knees. There is not a lot of room here, and a misstep...
| May 10, 2014
There was a time when progressive people who wanted vast social change were unhappy with the two major political parties of the day, the Democrats and the Whigs. Neither party would take a firm stand against slavery, an institution which an ever growing...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Former Democratic National Chairman Robert S. Strauss, who passed away Wednesday at a robustly lived 95, was a happy political warrior whose talent and energies took him far afield from his chosen playground, even to Moscow where he served as the first...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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