| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:16 PM
President Obama, in an address speech to UC Irvine graduates Saturday, took aim at congressional Republicans and others who dispute climate change, saying they posed a threat to the future.
The president told those gathered at Angel Stadium in Anaheim...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:41 PM
President Obama on Saturday challenged the 2014 graduates of UC Irvine to build on the legacy of their 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 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"All the Way," the heavyweight Tony contender with Bryan Cranston in the leading role, has recouped its $3.9 million capitalization costs after about 16 weeks on the boards, according to the show's producers.
Weekly sales have been robust for the...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:07 AM
The Tonys will have a major burst of star power this year.
Clint Eastwood, Carole King and Bradley Cooper are among the presenters at the June 8 ceremony that honors Broadway's best. The three-hour telecast starts at 8 p.m. on CBS.
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The Tony Awards will be handed out Sunday, and the safe money is on "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder" for best musical and "All the Way" for best play. But nothing is guaranteed in a Broadway season as patchy as this one.
There's a fair chance that...
| Jun 12, 2014
Is it possible that a few thousand people in a single suburban district in Virginia will determine the nation's future policy on immigration? The notion that outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's defeat will "send a shudder through rank-and-file...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Giovanni Ribisi has joined the cast of Paramount's Martin Luther King Jr. biopic "Selma," starring David Oyelowo as King and Tom Wilkinson as Lyndon B. Johnson.
Ribisi will play Lee C. White, an adviser to John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson who was...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:30 AM
I have great respect for the humility displayed by Pope Francis, but in his latest call for the "legitimate" redistribution of wealth, he has it backward. Instead of taking more money from those who have earned it, he should advocate for creating new...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Hugh Jackman leaned back in a Radio City Musical Hall chair at a Tony Awards rehearsal session Thursday and contemplated the question that has been on everyone's mind — including his — since he was asked to step in for longtime host Neil...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:51 AM
NEW YORK — Especially in this weirdest of Broadway seasons, this year's Tony Awards (June 8 at Radio City Music Hall) really are two separate contests. There is the public contest, where presenters hand out the trophies, packs of producers race...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 4:46 PM
On the evening of April 14, 1865, by some accounts, John Wilkes Booth stopped in at a tavern on his way to Ford's Theatre in Washington. A man at the bar, recognizing the actor, noted that Booth wasn't as fine a thespian as his father had been. "When I...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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