President Obama notes consensus-building as a key attribute of Elena Kagan, his Supreme Court pick. She was the first female dean of Harvard Law School and the first female US solicitor general.
05/10/2010 01:36 pm
Solicitor General Elena Kagan will be nominated Monday to the Supreme Court.
05/10/2010 08:58 am
You know the favorites. But so does she. Here are the 10 best new books to give for Mother's Day.
05/04/2010 04:45 pm
Children's books: reviews of "Wishing for Tomorrow," "A Conspiracy of Kings," and "The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place"
Three terrific books for middle-grade readers.
05/03/2010 11:24 am
In Germany, the birthplace of Pope Benedict XVI, the priest sex abuse scandal has shaken many young Catholics' trust in the church, if not their faith. The man who initially inspired a new 'Benedict generation' is now seen as out of touch.
04/26/2010 03:06 pm
The US has lifted a 6-year-old ban on Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan entering the US. His visit may go a long way in advancing Obama’s goal of starting a new dialogue with the Muslim world.
04/09/2010 07:41 pm
Paula Byrne's engaging ‘partial’ bio of Evelyn Waugh focuses on his relationship with the family who inspired "Brideshead Revisited."
03/29/2010 04:03 pm
An Oxford don turned management consultant shows how your most mundane moments are grounded in philosophy.
03/27/2010 06:35 am
Pune, India – with its cosmopolitan mix of Hindus, Muslims, entrepreneurs, and upscale hotels – is seen as a ripe target for another terrorist attack.
03/25/2010 06:05 pm