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The new Rand Paul vs. the old Rand Paul

published about 9 hours ago
The new Rand Paul vs. the old Rand Paul
Rand Paul, the heretofore libertarian senator from Kentucky, gave a foreign policy speech to Republican grandees in New York last week with a clear message: I'm not an isolationist like my dad.

Looking Ebola in the eye, with help from Camus

published about 9 hours ago
Looking Ebola in the eye, with help from Camus
Ebola's exponential growth and extraterritorial reach has caused commentators across the ideological spectrum — from former U.S. Central Command chief Gen. Anthony Zinni to the Daily Kos — to describe the spread of the virus as an “existential threat.” For liberals and...

Parents, too, could use a break on student loan debt

published about 9 hours ago
Parents, too, could use a break on student loan debt
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been fighting the good fight for student loan debt reform. As she put it recently: "Millions of young people are just stuck. They can't buy homes, they can't buy cars … all because they are struggling under the weight of student loan debt."

Alfred Wertheimer, Early Photographer of Elvis Presley, Dies at 84

published about 9 hours ago
Alfred Wertheimer, Early Photographer of Elvis Presley, Dies at 84
Assigned by a record label to take publicity shots, Mr. Wertheimer photographed rock ‘n’ roll’s earliest superstar in his earliest days.
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Stephen Collins lists two homes for sale in Brentwood

published about 10 hours ago
Stephen Collins lists two homes for sale in Brentwood
Actor Stephen Collins and his estranged wife, Faye Grant, have listed two adjacent houses in Brentwood for sale at $2.85 million and $2.7 million.


Police: Office chief overpaid self by $200K

published about 5 hours ago
Police: Office chief overpaid self by $200K
Mesa police said a doctor's assistant gave herself more than $200,000 in extra pay without the physician's knowledge.         

Secret Teacher: stop treating NQTs as cannon fodder

published about 5 hours ago
Newly-qualified teachers are vulnerable its a tough year and you have to pass. Schools need to think carefully about the support they offer my subject ... more

Hash Bar opens in Tempe

published about 5 hours ago
Hash Bar opens in Tempe
A new bar near Baseline and Mill in Tempe serves a members only medical marijuana crowd.         

State seeks dismissal of suit in Yarnell fire

published about 5 hours ago
State seeks dismissal of suit in Yarnell fire
Arizona says command conduct was not "shocking" in wrongful-death case over 19 hotshots         

Kids are spending the night at DCS office buildings. A shortage of foster homes forces kids to sleep in office buildings

published about 5 hours ago
Kids are spending the night at DCS office buildings. A shortage of foster homes forces kids to sleep in office buildings
A shortage of foster homes forces kids to sleep in office buildings.         

For the record

published about 4 hours ago
Anaheim girl killed: In the Oct. 24 California section, an article about the shooting death of a 9-year-old girl in Anaheim said that the Disney ... more

State schools chief race may reverberate beyond California

published about 4 hours ago
State schools chief race may reverberate beyond California
The race to be California's schools chief is typically sleepy: Incumbents have little power but usually waltz to reelection.

Drought Watch: A dry winter could mean tougher restrictions

published about 4 hours ago
Drought Watch: A dry winter could mean tougher restrictions
What will happen with water restrictions if California doesn't get significant rain and snow this winter?

L.A. offers $50,000 reward in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run

published about 4 hours ago
L.A. offers $50,000 reward in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run
Karina Valenzuela's mother used to tell her: "Hija, always forgive. Don't hold hatred in your heart."

Clippers end preseason with a loss to Portland Trail Blazers, 99-89

published about 5 hours ago
Clippers end preseason with a loss to Portland Trail Blazers, 99-89
It was not a feel-good few weeks for the Clippers.

WD-50’s Closing Days

published about 14 hours ago
WD-50’s Closing Days
Special menus in the final two weeks will commemorate the greatest hits at Wylie Dufresne’s restaurant.

City Kitchen: Recipe: Velvet Chicken Breast With Mustard Sauce

published about 19 hours ago
City Kitchen: Recipe: Velvet Chicken Breast With Mustard Sauce
This Chinese technique will help skinless-boneless breasts retain their moist texture.

A Good Appetite: Garlic Aioli With Roasted Vegetables

published about 19 hours ago
A Good Appetite: Garlic Aioli With Roasted Vegetables
Turn a humble vegetable platter into an opulent side dish at a dinner party with Provençal aioli. (Article plus video.)

T Magazine: In the Kitchen With Andrew Carmellini at Little Park

published 1 day ago
T Magazine: In the Kitchen With Andrew Carmellini at Little Park
The chef let T into his next TriBeCa restaurant and shares a recipe for Beetroot Tartar, which he’s testing for the space’s inaugural meal: a ... more

A Quiet Drink: A Stage Set for Savoring Autumn in New York

published 1 day ago
A Quiet Drink: A Stage Set for Savoring Autumn in New York
Skylark, a Midtown rooftop bar that’s as nice inside as out, boasts flavorful cocktails, a musical soundtrack that allows for conversation and panoramic views.

T Magazine: Bespoke Knife Makers Carve Out a Niche

published 1 day ago
T Magazine: Bespoke Knife Makers Carve Out a Niche
A crop of artisans are bringing an ancient art form into the modern-day kitchen.

T Magazine: A Camera in a Moncler Coat

published 1 day ago
T Magazine: A Camera in a Moncler Coat
For its customized Leica X camera, the outfitter wraps the powerful point-and-shoot in its signature colors.

On Location: Gallatin, N.Y.: A Midcentury Bungalow Is Transformed With Glass Walls, Kilims and Caged Light Bulbs

published 2 days ago
Described as a “ranch burger,” the house in Columbia County was remade to order.

Q&A: An Interview with Craig Dykers of Snohetta

published 2 days ago
Q&A: An Interview with Craig Dykers of Snohetta
Craig Dykers of the architecture firm Snohetta on his melting pot of projects, including designing Norway’s currency.

Shopping With Matthew Carter: Dining Room Chairs You Can Mix and Match

published 2 days ago
Your seats don’t have to match. They just have to allow you to tuck into a meal.

The dogs and horses are running in Del Mar, Calif.

published about 7 hours ago
The dogs and horses are running in Del Mar, Calif.
I always think of summer as a sure bet in Del Mar: the beach, the shops, the track. Now fall is too. This year, for ... more

In Transit Blog: On Yelp, Reviews With a Side of Bookings

published about 14 hours ago
Yelp now allows users to make vacation bookings without ever leaving the site.

Tour guide's Chinatown rant goes viral

published about 15 hours ago
A San Francisco tour guide's expletive-laced rant about Chinatown on her last day of work has angered a metropolis used to celebrating the diverse and ... more

Bourdain in Tanzania: 'Even the toilet has a nice view'

published about 16 hours ago
On the Serengeti's east end, Tony visits "paradise," also known as the Ngorongoro crater's ecosystem within an ecosystem

A Writing Retreat by Rail, From Paris to the Côte d’Azur

published about 17 hours ago
A Writing Retreat by Rail, From Paris to the Côte d’Azur
Could a train trip to the Mediterranean infuse the author with literary inspiration?