| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:27 PM
A college friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty Thursday to hiding the accused Boston Marathon bomber's laptop and backpack from FBI agents investigating the April 2013 terrorist attack that killed three people and injured more than 260 others....
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:11 PM
The Oakland Athletics have the second-best record in baseball, have been in first place in the American League West for all but four days since April 12, and are chasing their third straight division title.
Yet, some hardcore baseball fans would have...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Leonard "Leibel" Fein, a syndicated columnist, intellectual and activist whose work appeared in the Jewish Journal for more than two decades, died August 14 in New York. He was 80.
Fein, a writer and teacher, left an enduring legacy beyond his columns...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:42 AM
William Smith's disease has grim milestones.
At 2, the Gambrills triplet known as Mick couldn't walk or talk as well as his siblings. In kindergarten, he started losing language and motor skills. At 12, he needed a wheelchair and a feeding tube....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Shore Up Connecticut is a policy mistake. A state loan program named Shore Back Connecticut would make more sense because retreat from the coast is the only viable long-term option. Recent developments in Antarctica have made this crystal clear.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:56 PM
(Reuters) - Why is the world economy still so weak and can anything more be done to accelerate growth? Six years after the near-collapse of the global financial system and more than five years into one of the strongest bull markets in history, the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Regarding your recent report on vacant housing in Baltimore, yes, vacant houses are a problem, but don't confuse them with the problem of homelessness ("Baltimore vacants are linked to crime, as are other indicators," Aug. 7).
Broken windows, boarded up...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:19 PM
Robin Williams, the Oscar-winning actor and comedian who died Monday at age 63 of an apparent suicide, was a prolific and dynamic screen presence who left his mark on a diverse assortment of films. His performances were often marked by dynamic...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:53 PM
We Americans work hard. Weekends are more like workends. We sleep with our smartphones. And we think vacations are for wimps. So we don't take them. Or take work along with us if we do.
But what if taking vacation not only made you healthier and...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Long before Warren Bennis became a world-renowned expert on leadership and a much-honored USC business professor, he was an infantry officer during World War II in Europe, where he started to hone his ideas about leadership being most effective when it...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Is a revival of interest in the photographs of Minor White (1908-1976) worthwhile?
Once, White's work was the epitome of all that art photography aspired to be. Since his death, however — and, actually, beginning several years before — his...