| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:41 PM
The last of Syria's declared chemical weapons material was on a ship headed for destruction Monday, marking a "major landmark" in the global effort to eliminate the nation's toxic arsenal, an oversight agency said.
The action would appear to signal an...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Sunday night, the Legislature passed a budget that would give more than half of the state’s children the opportunity to go to preschool. It’s a great step forward, except for this: Gov. Jerry Brown has a history of using his line-item veto...
| Jun 20, 2014
With the Obama administration using federal muscle to tell the Washington Redskins it's time to change that unacceptable name of theirs, let me make one thing perfectly clear.
We probably should help the Redskins pick a new one.
And let's do it...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:00 PM
A look at the teams competing in Group H at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil:
WORLD CUP PREVIEW
FIFA World ranking: 22.
Last World Cup: 2010.
Best World Cup finish: Group stage.
How qualified: Beat Burkina Faso in CAF playoff....
| May 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Univision Communications is expected to preach about its ability to reach Hispanic consumers in the United States across a broad portfolio of 16 broadcast, cable and digital networks as part of its upfront presentation set to take place Tuesday.
| May 4, 2014
| 9:34 PM
Gary Becker, a University of Chicago professor who received the Nobel Prize in economic sciences and is credited with pioneering the approach to economics as a study of human behavior, died Saturday at age 83.
Becker's stepson, Mike Claffey, said Becker...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Acorns, in a nutshell, is a smartphone app that taps your debit and credit cards, rounds up purchases to the nearest dollar and invests that “spare change.”
It’s an intriguing way to come up with a little cash for investing while...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Talk about deja vu. The doctrine laid out in President Barack Obama's commencement address Wednesday at the U. S. Military Academy sounded eerily familiar. Obama insisted upon our willingness to use force to deter our adversaries, and, when necessary,...
| May 16, 2014
| 9:31 AM
The artist had won a prestigious award with a big cash prize.
"I am truly humbled," he wrote the other day on Facebook.
Well, actually, no he wasn't. No way.
Here are some of the things that can happen in life that make you truly humbled: You get...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:33 PM
The United States should devote about $1 billion to build a neutrino experiment that would make the country a major center for particle physics on the world stage, according to a panel of experts – a plan that would involve building a high-power...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Exactly a year before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was gunned down in Memphis, he delivered a speech that alienated ordinarily sympathetic politicians, liberal commentators and even some of his fellow leaders in the civil rights movement.
| May 25, 2014
| 8:00 AM
After months of running his foreign policy like a firefighter responding to alarms, President Obama is worried that Americans don't understand his overall approach and plans to launch a campaign to explain it over the coming months.
The president will...