| Dec 7, 2012
Under the above subject heading my former colleague Richard Longworth, now a Senior Fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, writes in an email: I was struck by the festive Christmas illumination now lighting the dome of the top......
| Jan 1, 2013
Rose Parade 2013: List of float winners...
| Jan 14, 2010
| 4:13 PM
Park Vista sophomore Katy Richardson loves playing the game of soccer.
The Cobras' starting goalkeeper, Katy lives for the thrill of competing in each match alongside her teammates.
So this past June when her doctors told her that there was a good...
| Feb 15, 2009
| 11:46 PM
GALVESTON, Texas — This month's traditional Mardi Gras parades have begun, even though the revelers are marching past facades of buildings with nothing inside them.
Entire neighborhoods once largely inhabited by poor and working-class African-...
| Apr 5, 2009
Times staff writer Thomas Curwen met Ana Rodarte in December 2005 at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla. Over the next 3 1/2 years, he conducted extensive interviews with her and her parents, and he and Ana engaged in an e-mail correspondence about...
| Sep 8, 2010
You just don't get a juicier slice of Americana than hearing roaring engines compete with classic rock 'n' roll through a haze of grilling burger smoke. Burbankers, along with surrounding area residents, were recently treated to just such a heaping...
| Nov 9, 2010
It's not often teenagers expound on the merits of genetically modified foods, but at a recent chat at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, there they were, debating with vigor.
"These [genetically modified organisms] are actually capable of...
| Apr 8, 2011
| 8:09 AM
Montclare is not Gold Coast-grand or Lincoln Park-lively, but that's fine with its residents. This tidy, mostly residential enclave is as quiet as city living gets.
Nine miles northwest of the Loop, Montclare is a neighborhood where people put down...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 8:38 AM
William Donald Schaefer, the dominant political figure of the last half-century of Maryland history, died Monday after a "do-it-now" career that changed the face of Baltimore while bringing a new burst of energy to the city he loved.
Mr. Schaefer was 89....
| Apr 23, 2011
| 2:38 PM
When Aaron Evans out-jumped Prentice Gill in the end zone to intercept Thomas DeMarco's pass in Old Dominion's spring game on Saturday at Foreman Field, no one may have been happier than Old Dominion head coach Bobby Wilder.
Last season, Wilder's...
| May 31, 2011
If you want to win an arms race, minor escalation is not the way to go. Only after President Ronald Reagan started developing a wildly expensive and impractical system to shoot down enemy missiles did the Soviet Union give up the Cold War.