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There’s More to Winning an Oscar Than Meets the Eye

January 29, 2015 - 1:45pm
A look at how much money Hollywood studios spend promoting a film for Oscar glory.

Father of Boy With Leukemia Asks California School Officials to Bar Unvaccinated Students

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Carl Krawitt, of Marin County, argued that parents who refused to have their children vaccinated against diseases like measles were putting his son at risk.

‘Hotel 22’

January 27, 2015 - 9:00pm
This short documentary shows a 24-hour bus line in Silicon Valley, which the region’s homeless use as a shelter at night.

Getting Immigrants ‘Right With the Law’ Benefits All

January 27, 2015 - 9:00pm
Representative Janice Hahn, a California Democrat, and the Latino Victory Project discuss comprehensive immigration reform.

Good Riddance to the Foam Take-Out Carton

January 27, 2015 - 9:00pm
Containers that don’t lend themselves to recycling are on the way out, if not via national legislation or the E.P.A. then through local and state laws.

Robbers Crash Into Wells Fargo Museum to Steal Gold Nuggets

January 27, 2015 - 2:41pm
While worth only about $10,000, the gold nuggets have sentimental value to the large bank, which was founded during the gold rush of the 19th century.

An Artist Whose Signature Style Is a Lack of One

January 27, 2015 - 12:09pm
Parker Ito opened his biggest show over the weekend with the help of skilled painters, studio assistants and even a catchy pseudonym.

Chris Brown Postpones Tour

January 27, 2015 - 9:54am
The R&B singer was forced to postpone his tour after his probation was revoked following a nightclub shooting earlier this month.

A Data-Science Lender Takes on Student Debt

January 27, 2015 - 8:00am
Earnest, a start-up lender, is moving into the student debt market. Using data-science tools, Earnest says it can offer lower, tailored rates and flexible repayment schedules.

Photographing the Border: The Landscape Behind the Politics

January 27, 2015 - 6:17am
The Southwest is not just a place for border security and fences. It is also now, and has been for centuries, a landscape of harsh beauty.

At Universities, a Push for Data-Driven Career Services

January 26, 2015 - 6:42am
LinkedIn data on college graduates is a goldmine for schools seeking to identify alumni willing to mentor students or recruit them for jobs.

Amazon and Its Friends

January 26, 2015 - 3:00am
Amazon has busted up the traditional publishing system and done more to widen access to books than anything since the invention of the mass-market paperback. It is the reader’s best buddy. Or is it?

Worry for Solar Projects After End of Tax Credits

January 25, 2015 - 9:00pm
New solar-plant technology can store and use the sun’s heat for energy even after sunset, but the coming expiration of federal tax credits has put further construction of such facilities in doubt.