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'Foxcatcher': A Bloated True-Crime Story Based On Wealthy Heir John du Pont
The film is based on du Pont's fraught relationship with two Olympic wrestlers. Wealth isn't enough — his identity hinges on winning. It's a fascinating case study, but as drama, it's one sick joke.
Eric Hofbauer Takes On Stravinsky, Messiaen
The Boston jazz guitarist tackles the Rite of Spring and Quartet for the End of Time on a pair of new CDs.
Mormon Church Publishes Essay On Founder Joseph Smith's Polygamy
The Mormon church's founder was married to as many as 40 women in the years before his murder in 1844, the church acknowledged in an article posted on its website.
Strategies Help Calif. Ranchers, Farmers Weather Drought
California likely produces more than half of all fresh food we eat in the U.S. Three years of severe drought is forcing farmers and ranchers to rethink just about everything about their businesses.
China Stock Market To Open To Foreign Investors
On Monday, Chinese will be allowed to directly invest money across the border in the Hong Kong stock market and vice-a-versa. It's a small move with big implications.
Experts Parse U.S., China Commitments To Flight Climate Change
China has for the first time announced a limit to its future carbon emissions. Critics say the commitment is primarily symbolic, and unlikely to have a significant impact in the near future.
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