| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:51 PM
President Obama on Saturday challenged the 2014 graduating class of UC Irvine to build on the legacy of the Orange County campus, which was among the first to show that man-made chemicals were harming the atmosphere.
Speaking to more than 30,000 in...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:15 AM
As he listens to President Obama speak to the 2014 UC Irvine graduating class during a commencement celebration today at Angel Stadium, James McGaugh said he’ll be reflecting on an academic rite of passage held 50 years ago in “similarly...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Ruby Dee scored plenty of film and stage triumphs during her long career in showbiz. The actress who died Wednesday at the age of 91 is equally renowned for her activism on behalf of civil rights and other humanitarian causes.
But Dee also left a proud...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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The Sixties The assassination of President...
| May 26, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Vladimir Putin, with the aid of his vast propaganda machinery, has convinced many Russians that the interim government in Ukraine is expressly Nazi and fascist. And while there were some neo-Nazi goons among the protesters who brought down the corrupt...
| May 27, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Tethered to the rather sobering notion that the youngest baby boomers are turning 50 this year, CNN's "The Sixties" provides a nostalgic if not particularly insightful look at that tumultuous decade, one that inevitably features considerable overlap as it...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Spend enough time with Bryan Cranston and he'll show you the imaginary dial he uses to visualize how someone -- anyone, including you -- lives life.
"I came up with this gauge 15, 20 years ago," he says, launching into a monologue with the easy...
| May 29, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Oh, the Sixties, the Sixties! Oh my lord, the Sixties.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Some of you kids are probably sick to death of hearing about them, "Mad Men" notwithstanding, but as decades go, it is a hard one to beat for...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Prior to John Lennon's 1980 murder at the hands of an obsessive Beatles aficionado, the most infamous rock fan was A.J. Weberman, a man who memorized every Bob Dylan lyric, taught Dylan classes, wrote Dylan books (including a Dylan-to-English dictionary),...
| May 24, 2014
| 6:59 PM
When Clyde Snow testified at the 2006 genocide trial of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, the defendant confronted him with a question Snow futilely yearned to answer.
As one of the world's foremost forensic anthropologists, the wisecracking, chain-smoking...
| May 11, 2014
| 8:31 PM
Thomas "Lem" Johns, a Secret Service agent who protected Lyndon B. Johnson as he was sworn in as president on Air Force One in the chaotic aftermath of President Kennedy's assassination, has died. He was 88.
Grandson Michael Johns said the former...
| May 18, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Clyde Snow, one of the nation's foremost forensic anthropologists, who discovered the hidden stories told by skeletal remains and helped identify Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele and countless victims of accidents, crimes and state-sanctioned abuses of...