| Mar 20, 2008
| 11:40 AM
The New York International Auto Show held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan marks the fourth and final U.S. automotive press debut of the year (previous shows being Los Angeles, Detroit and Chicago). Although New York is the city that...
| Sep 11, 2008
The world did not end Wednesday morning after scientists near Geneva turned on the Large Hadron Collider, smashing protons onto protons at nearly the speed of light. At least I don't think a black hole was formed, as some feared could happen,...
| Nov 21, 2008
Art dealer Jan Krugier, an Auschwitz survivor who collected the works of Picasso and other renowned artists to help himself move past the horrors of the Nazi era, has died in Switzerland. He was 80.
Krugier died Saturday as a result of an infection,...
| Mar 12, 2010
| 8:45 AM
Like surgeons with their array of implements, well-organized cooks know that having ingredients, pans and utensils near at hand makes all the difference — only at home, no surgical team is on duty.
That is why the vast array of organizational items...
| Apr 9, 2009
When I became dean of the Chapman University School of Law almost two years ago, I made a commitment to pursue a mission of ideological diversity at the school. One way to fulfill that mission is through the appointment of visiting professors. For 2008-...
| Jan 19, 2009
Newspapers are for sale across the country. National Public Radio and television news shows are laying off staff. The Tribune Co. (which owns this and other newspapers) is in bankruptcy. It's clear that journalism is in crisis, and in the current...
| Mar 30, 2007
HOLLYWOOD HAS an almost inexhaustible capacity to irritate politicians, both foreign and domestic. The recent film "300," which tells the story of a few hundred Greeks holding off a massive army of invading Persians in 480 BC — saving Western...
| Sep 29, 2009
Representatives of six major world powers and Iran will begin talks on the Islamic Republic's nuclear program when they meet Thursday. Here is a primer on the issues to be discussed.
Who will participate in the talks in Geneva?
The discussions will be...
| Jun 4, 2010
| 11:33 AM
Often lost in the sea of nails, hooks, hammers, levels (and expletives) is the potential for glory that exists in the hanging of art on one's walls.
We're talking about the arrangement and composition -- the "how" of the hanging.
We're talking about...
| Jan 18, 2009
American power is rooted in American values, Secretary of State-designate Hillary Rodham Clinton said last week at her Senate confirmation hearing. Unfortunately, we've learned the hard way that the United States cannot credibly promote values it is...
| Jan 15, 2009
Today's topic: In its final months, the Bush administration has issued dozens of "midnight regulations" -- rule changes that can have far-reaching effects but need no debate in Congress -- including permitting mining near the Grand Canyon and taking...
| Dec 2, 2009
| 1:39 PM