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  • It's A Gray Area: Consider the wisdom of Teddy Roosevelt

    Today we conclude our short series about classic American patriots with a discussion about Theodore Roosevelt, who was known for his exuberant personality and large range of interests and achievements. For example, he was awarded both the Nobel Peace...
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin's 'Bully Pulpit' brings Roosevelt-Taft era to life

    Doris Kearns Goodwin's 'Bully Pulpit' brings Roosevelt-Taft era to life
    History, as we all know, is framed by events. But it also grows from relationships, both personal and political, and is framed by how the actions of particular players in specific circumstances set the course for the future. In her sweeping new history,...
  • Commentary: A lesson on important figures from the past

    Usually when reading letters that I don't agree with, I just let them slide and do not give them much thought. However, when one is personally attacked, then a response is in order. Recently, I wrote a piece (Mailbag: "

    Schools lose academic ratings after claims of cheating

    Campuses in five Los Angeles County school systems were stripped of their scores on the state's Academic Performance Index over claims of  cheating, other misconduct or mistakes that affected the handling of standardized tests. In all, 27 California...
  • U.S. policy as global security provider built on Plymouth Rock

    PARIS -- Earlier this month, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs Philip Gordon visited London to give Prime Minister David Cameron his instructions: Washington wants Britain inside the EU, so it can blunt Europe's anti-American impulses...
  • Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down

    Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down
    Warren Harding died here" doesn't quite have the tourist draw of "Washington slept here," but for the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, the distinction of being the only hotel where a president of the United States drew his last breath is enough to put it...
  • E.L. Konigsburg dies at 83; award-winning children's book author

    E.L. Konigsburg, who was one of the few children's authors to twice win the Newbery Medal, died Friday at a hospital in Falls Church, Va. She was 83. Konigsburg had a stroke the week before she died, said her son Paul. She won the Newbery Medal, one...
  • Top 10 Presidential Cars

     
    Election season kicked into high gear last night as the country prepares to peacefully elect a new leader. While everyone is grading the first of three presidential debates from last night and how President Barack Obama and GOP nominee Mitt......
  • 'Spider-Man' musical looks for fresh faces in Hollywood

    'Spider-Man' musical looks for fresh faces in Hollywood
    They lined up early on Monday morning with their head shots and résumés in hand, all hoping to land a part in the mega-musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark." The creative team behind the most expensive musical in Broadway history came to Los Angeles...
  • Update: Actor injured on set of Broadway's 'Spider-man' in stable condition

    Update: Actor injured on set of Broadway's 'Spider-man' in stable condition
    Updated: 9:49 a.m. Aug. 16: An actor was seriously injured Thursday night on the set of the Broadway musical "Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark." A spokeman said Friday the actor, Daniel Curry, is in stable condition. Curry, one of the production's nine...
  • 'Spider-Man' actor injured during performance of Broadway show

    The Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" was forced to halt a performance after an actor injured his leg backstage, prompting screams audible to the stunned audience, but a spokesman said Friday's show would go on as scheduled. The...
  • Broadway's 'Spider-Man' Ready to Sling Web Around Theater World

    Hundreds of hopefuls lined up at the Hollywood United Methodist Church on Aug. 12, eager for the chance to prove that they were destined for great power and great responsibility -- and have no fear of heights. It was all part of a bicoastal open-call...