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  • Ineffective balancing act

    Nearly six years into the presidency of Barack Obama, it remains impossible to concisely explain the administration's foreign policy. The most recent manifestation —described last week by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as, "Don't do...
  • Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid

    Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid
    NEW YORK — Seated under the crystal chandeliers in the ornate ballroom of New York’s official residence Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel related the story of a poor, single mother from Pilsen who chose to put off getting a job after discovering...
  • George led flock through tough times

     George led flock through tough times
    George led flock through tough times The appointment of Cardinal Francis George's successor Saturday represents the start of an unprecedented transition in the city's Roman Catholic Church, where no other leader has lived long enough to meet the man...
  • Community: Still laughing at 100 years young

    Community: Still laughing at 100 years young
    Perhaps we'd all live to be 100 if we had the happy-go-lucky attitude of Leora Pearl Wilson. A birthday party marking her centennial year was held on Sept. 13 at the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, where she has made many friends over the years....
  • 'Book of Life' Score Represents a Series of Firsts for Composer Gustavo Santaolalla

    The score for "The Book of Life" represents several precedents for two-time Oscar-winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla: It's his first animated feature; the first time he worked with a large orchestra (90 pieces); and the first time he used a choir....
  • 'Botso' an inspiring lesson in endurance and optimism

    'Botso' an inspiring lesson in endurance and optimism
    Talk about a life well lived. For Wachtang Korisheli, the star of the embracing documentary "Botso," that would include surmounting a tragic past to become a beloved musician, sculptor, educator and family man. Perhaps most inspiringly, Botso, as he's...
  • Reagan's Goldwater speech: Still great after all these years

    Monday marks the 50th anniversary of private citizen Ronald Reagan's landmark speech in behalf of Barry Goldwater's presidential candidacy in 1964. Reagan's remarks gave meaning to a campaign the establishment had said was a fool's errand, and offered a...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 10/24/14

    Today's Birthday (10/24/14). You're especially sexy this month, oozing charm and magnetism (with Sun, New Moon, Solar Eclipse and Venus in your sign). Explore romantic mystery. Contribute to good causes. Your golden touch this year leads to a rise in...
  • Ryan Kwanten on sports: 'You name it, and I'll try to compete'

    Ryan Kwanten on sports: 'You name it, and I'll try to compete'
    After Ryan Kwanten moved to Los Angeles a dozen years ago, he discovered what he considers the perfect local gym: the great outdoors. Best known for playing Southern heartthrob Jason Stackhouse on HBO's "True Blood," the actor says he stays in shape...
  • Coaching experts to pushy parents: Back off

    Coaching experts to pushy parents: Back off
    Youth sports long have been seen as a ticket to a college scholarship, and as college costs go ever higher, parents may be putting more pressure on their children to snag some of that cash. "It's become a win-at-all-costs culture," said Jason Sacks,...
  • 'Heads Up' gives great intro to Psychology

    Humans are an enigma, and psychologists are constantly trying to fully comprehend our brains and behavior. "Heads Up Psychology," written by Marcus Weeks with the aid of consultant Dr. John Mildinhall, is one of four new books from DK's new teen...