| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:14 PM
DALLAS — A day before Dallas will pause to observe the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination, the crowds already began to gather in Dealey Plaza.
Some people came to leave flowers, some to examine the grassy knoll, some to visit...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Sci fi and fantasy TV get their due in November with the premieres of Fox's robot-action thriller "Almost Human," the "Doctor Who" 50th anniversary special, "The Day of the Doctor," and BBC America's mythology series "Atlantis." Two sitcoms, Fox's...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The Bryan Cranston-toplined production of "All the Way," in which the "Breaking Bad" thesp will make his Broadway debut in the bio-play about Lyndon B. Johnson, has set its New York dates and theater, nabbing the Neil Simon Theater for a February start...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:00 AM
If you know that a small seahorse-shaped structure deep in the brain -- the hippocampus -- is crucial to committing new facts and skills to memory, you have not only your hippocampus to thank; you also owe a debt of gratitude to Henry Gustav Molaison,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:22 AM
How the 1963 Los Angeles Times covered the President Kennedy assassination....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
| Nov 15, 2013
| 12:21 PM
DALLAS — It's a site, and sight, both eerie and fascinating.
Peering through thick glass, I see a collection of scuffed boxes up against a corner window, the sniper's nest from which Lee Harvey Oswald is said to have shot President John F....
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:13 AM
The Beach Boys' song "The Warmth of the Sun" has nothing to do with the assassination of John F. Kennedy. The lyrics, like so many of the group's classics, deal with the simple theme of a romance gone awry.
Nevertheless, through a coincidence, that...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Hey look, it's Ron Burgundy, the Anchorman, standing in the window of the Newseum, the august D.C. facility dedicated to the First Amendment. Oh, wait. He's in the next window too. What gives?
Answer: Call it a working definition of "low-brow meets high-...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 7:54 PM
SACRAMENTO — Five bells rang, followed by the clack-clack of paper spewing from the Teletype. It was a bulletin.
"Dallas, Nov. 22 (UPI)—Three shots were fired at President Kennedy's motorcade today in downtown Dallas."
Five bells for a...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Is Uncle Benjamin still alive? Are Marian and Adam back together? Has Richard gone over to the dark side and become a Republican? And is everyone agreed that this country has gone to hell in the past 50 years? These are matters of grave concern in the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Watergate. Benghazi. The Kennedy assassination. The need for government transparency has been evident through the decades, as has the need for a tool to obtain documents and information to hold the government accountable.
The federal Freedom of...