| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:20 AM
There is a colonization connection the indigenous people of Australia and America share.
Both were driven to the brink of annihilation by invaders. Both had their children ripped from their arms and placed into institutional boarding schools intent...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:40 PM
In "Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits" and "Secret Son," Laila Lalami probed individual lives to illuminate the contemporary social complexities of her native Morocco. She pulls back for an even broader perspective in this rich novel based on an actual,...
| Sep 6, 2014
Vodka and gin are kindred spirits. Vodka, however, is considered neutral. Gin, on the other hand, contains botanicals, plant-based flavors that give each brand its trademark taste.
"Are there any botanicals that gin absolutely must contain?" I asked...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Anyone who goes looking into California mission stories that were written decades ago is likely to come upon some language that's jarring, if not downright offensive, words such as "savage," referring to Native Americans.
The more you read, the more you...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Music enthusiasts and fans of "big canvas" performances should expect nothing less from the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's opening night performance this September.
Audience members will hear four arrangements from LACO as it ushers in the start of a...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:41 AM
OSLO, (Reuters) - Climate change is aiding shipping, fisheries and tourism in the Arctic but the economic gains fall short of a "cold rush" for an icy region where temperatures are rising twice as fast as the world average.
A first cruise ship will...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Architect Kurt Meyer not only designed numerous commercial buildings in Los Angeles noted for their Mid-Century style, he was also a champion of saving the city's architectural treasures. But at first, the Swiss-born Meyer wanted nothing to do with L.A....
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:44 AM
The U.N. racism watchdog urged the United States on Friday to halt the excessive use of force by police after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman touched off riots in Ferguson, Missouri.
| Aug 23, 2014
| 4:47 AM
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The conservation of Brazil's Amazon is threatened by the poor social conditions of its 24 million inhabitants, the first comprehensive study measuring the situation found on Saturday.
Lack of access to clean water,...
| May 6, 2014
| 7:06 AM
The Obama administration's issue of the day Tuesday is climate change.
Efforts include bringing in selected weathercasters from around the country, including John Morales from Miami's WTVJ-Ch. 6, to broadcast about the issue.
And the administration...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:28 AM
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