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  • Emanuel to head to Israel on Friday

    Emanuel to head to Israel on Friday
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his youngest daughter will leave for Israel on Friday to commemorate her bat mitzvah, the third such trip he has made with his children. While there, the mayor will attend the Israeli Presidential Conference June 18-20 in...
  • Showtime's 'Masters of Sex' tackles taboos

    Showtime's 'Masters of Sex' tackles taboos
    Virginia Johnson played a key role in what we call the Sexual Revolution. But she didn't quite live to see her remarkable career turned into a TV show. "Masters of Sex," the series premiering this fall on Showtime, recounts the pioneering research and...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Longmire' on A&E

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Longmire' on A&E
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 25 - 31, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Olbermann The sometimes acerbic and...
  • Why I stopped trusting TV history - totally

    Why I stopped trusting TV history - totally
    Don’t trust TV history — ever. That’s the big conclusion I came to this week after starting out on the simple assignment of previewing a two-hour National Geographic special on the Iraq War. “America Vs. Iraq,” which...
  • On Syria, Congress should have a say

    American journalists of an Anglophilic bent often complain that debates in Britain's House of Commons put those in the U.S. Congress to shame. Actually, the Commons often showcases its own form of superficiality, as in the Kabuki theater of Prime...
  • Amistad's First Captain: Ship Did Its Part, But State Missed The Boat

    Amistad's First Captain: Ship Did Its Part, But State Missed The Boat
    I have been aboard the sailing ship Amistad several times recently here in Puerto Rico and she looked better than she has in years — despite the recent controversy surrounding her not being in Connecticut waters after receiving millions in state...
  • Behind closed doors at 'Masters of Sex'

    Behind closed doors at 'Masters of Sex'
    Disrobing for the cameras may not be easy at first, but after a while it can acquire a certain workaday familiarity. "Now I don't even get nervous about it," Lizzy Caplan said after a day of shooting on the Sony lot in Culver City. Such anxiety could be...
  • U.S. House of Cards lacks soul [Commentary]

    U.S. House of Cards lacks soul [Commentary]
    In the original 1990's British version of "House of Cards," Francis Urquhart (Ian Richardson) is a conservative ideological extremist who rises through the political ranks by defeating one starry-eyed opponent after another. He is a cold-blooded...
  • Italian Prime Minister Letta resigns with push from Florence's mayor

    ROME -- Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta on Thursday announced his resignation after surrendering to a leadership challenge from a party colleague who is widely expected to become Italy’s youngest-ever prime minister. The challenger, Matteo...
  • Britain's phone hacking trial hears of Tony Blair's advice

    LONDON – Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair offered to act as a secret adviser to Rupert Murdoch and two of his newspaper executives as they confronted revelations of illegal phone hacking, a London jury heard Wednesday. The disclosure --...
  • 5 ways Ukraine may be a game changer

    Beyond the burning barricades and the corpses in the streets, here is what is at stake in Ukraine's insurrectionary drama. The future of Ukraine as an independent state-nation Intense violence inside a state, still falling short of civil war, can go...