| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:56 AM
If you wanted to pitch a novel about World War II battle, the following story line might be considered too dramatic.
Six months after the Navy suffers its most catastrophic loss in history, it defies expectations and turns to fight.
A Navy captain...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 2:14 PM
HEROIC PHOTO CONTEST
1. TO ENTER:
(a) You must be 18 years of age or older and a legal resident of Pennsylvania, New Jersey or Delaware. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Contest begins Friday, June 1, 2012 and ends at 8:59AM EST...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 12:05 PM
HERSHEY PARK CONTEST
1. TO ENTER:
(a) You must be 18 years of age or older and a legal resident of Pennsylvania, New Jersey or Delaware. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Contest begins Monday, June 25, 2012 11:59PM EST and...
| Jun 24, 2012
Harper: 820 pp., $34.99
Walter Cronkite was not inclined to introspection, and historian Douglas Brinkley emulates his subject in this thorough biography of the news broadcaster who in...
| Jul 4, 2012
The show: The world premiere of Mark St. Germain's "Dr. Ruth, All the Way" at Barrington Stage's St. Germain Theater, Pittsfield, Mass.
First impression: A big hand for the little ladies — actress Debra Jo Rupp portraying sex therapist and media...
| Jul 6, 2012
Michael J. Ybarra, a former Times reporter who had recently chronicled his extreme-sports adventures for the Wall Street Journal, was killed in a mountain-climbing fall over the weekend on the edge of Yosemite National Park. He was 45.
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:03 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. -- More than 1,200 files on suspected sexual molesters in the Boy Scouts of America were made public Thursday, lifting the veil on decades of alleged abuse in one of the nation's oldest youth organizations.
The court-ordered release of the...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:11 PM
Wade Michael Page, the man accused of killing six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, was a member of a white supremacist band called End Apathy, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, and in a 2010 interview about the band had expressed...
| Aug 25, 2012
The witch had been weeping in the boxwoods for more than half a century before Laura Amy Schlitz picked up her pen and set her free.
The 57-year-old Schlitz is the librarian at Park School and a Newbery Medal-winning author whose newest novel, "Splendors...
| Sep 23, 2012
Wild Genius on the Moors — The Story of a Literary Family
Pegasus: 1,200 pp., $39.95
Just about everything you thought you knew about the Brontës is wrong.
| Sep 25, 2012
| 7:44 PM
Any day now, Richard Nixon and Herbert Hoover will arrive at David Peterson's doorstep.
At his Burbank home they'll join the likes of Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan and Thomas Jefferson — most of the presidents, really, in a collection of figurines...