This summer, Silvana Arevalo put aside her life in San Francisco — a successful career as a chemical engineer, a great salary and lots of friends — and headed to a quiet place outside the city in search of an answer to a question that few women ask these days: Should I become a nun?
A judge has asked a group of nuns to work out their differences with the Los Angeles Archdiocese over the proposed sale of their convent to pop star Katy Perry before seeking more drastic legal measures.
A look at the twists and turns in the bizarre life of Robert Durst, the estranged heir to a New York real estate empire who was charged with murder after an HBO series focused on his links to three killings.
In an Academy Awards largely populated by smaller, independent films, Hollywood spread its awards around at a stormy Oscars heavy on song-and-dance, occasionally lacking in clothes and punctuated by passionate stands for equality.
A judge struck down tenure and other job protections for California's public school teachers as unconstitutional Tuesday, saying such laws harm students — especially poor and minority ones — by saddling them with bad teachers who are almost impossible to fire.