| Apr 28, 2013
| 4:13 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Austerity is having a devastating effect on health in Europe and North America, driving suicide, depression and infectious diseases and reducing access to medicines and care, researchers said on Monday.
Detailing a decade of research,...
| May 9, 2012
He had already been proclaimed "the Picasso of children's books" by Time magazine when Maurice Sendak, then in his 30s, wrote and illustrated "Where the Wild Things Are," a dark fantasy that became one of the 10 bestselling children's books of all time....
| Oct 31, 2012
"When it comes to our foreign policy, you seem to want to import the foreign policies of the 1980s, just like the social policies of the 1950s and the economic policies of the 1920s," President Barack Obama told Mitt Romney in their final debate.
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Movies, Magic and My Father's Twentieth Century
Riverhead: 432 pp., $28.95
In "The Entertainer: Movies, Magic and My Father's Twentieth Century," New Yorker staff writer...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 9:55 PM
As Bill Clinton is resurrected by the Democrats, George W. Bush is being erased by the GOP -- as if an entire eight years of American history hadn't happened.
While Clinton stumps for President Obama, Mitt Romney has gone out of his way not to mention...
| Sep 6, 2012
The Lost Prince
Dutton: 437 pp., $26.95
Three years ago, a first-time novelist and longtime English teacher named Selden Edwards popped up on bestseller lists with "The Little Book,"...
| Jun 26, 2012
Anna Schwartz, an economist and coauthor with Milton Friedman of a book on monetary policy that shaped the views of central bankers including Federal Reserve ChairmanBen S. Bernanke, has died. She was 96.
Schwartz died Thursday at her home in Manhattan...
| Jul 12, 2012
It took more than 600 pages for author William D. Cohan to disclose the origin and development of what became Goldman Sachs, a financial giant which once had an office on Wall Street. There is much to be learned about investment and banking from Cohan&...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Southern California’s love affair with the automobile is expressed annually at the Los Angeles Auto Show, which for over a hundred years has been a barometer of industry trends and public tastes in all things car-related.
As a city, Los Angeles...
| Feb 5, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The question of why the Angelides Commission, which just released its report on the financial meltdown of 2007-08 and is the subject of my Sunday column, doesn't resemble the groundbreaking 1933 Pecora investigation into the 1929 crash is one of......
| May 27, 2010
Art Linkletter, the radio and television talk-show pioneer who was best known for eliciting hilarious remarks from the mouths of babes and who late in life was a popular motivational speaker and author, challenging seniors to live as zestfully as he did,...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 2:19 AM
Frank Jemsek is the President and CEO of Cog Hill Golfcourse.
Three brothers moved to the Chicago area in 1920. John W., Martin J., and Bert Coghill bought the McLaughlin farm on the east side of Lemont Illinois in 1926 to build a golf club. They then...