| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Mindy Kaling may love her Elle magazine cover, but Internet critics have called foul on the close-up shot, accusing the magazine, again, of “fat-ism” for cropping her curvy body out of the image.
Kaling’s cover is one of four for Elle&...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:29 PM
WASHINGTON — The alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks has written a rambling, deeply religious manifesto that suggests Muslims should not use violence to spread Islam — a sharp departure from his earlier boasts of waging...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Tony Bennett, an American music legend, will perform at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk on March 16, promoters announced this week. Remarkably, the 87-year-old vocalist is still touring steadily and still releasing records. A new compilation, "The Classics,"...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:46 AM
The parents of Jonathan Ferrell are starting to wonder if they'll ever get justice for their son's death.
Ferrell, a 24-year-old former Florida A&M University football player, was unarmed when he was shot by a police officer 10 times on Sept. 14 in...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Amid the tributes that poured out after Nora Ephron's 2012 death, one anecdote was repeated often. It was about Phoebe Ephron, Nora's hard-driving screenwriter mother, who became a cirrhotic alcoholic and on her deathbed instructed her eldest daughter,...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
León Krauze grew up in a household of Mexico City intellectuals, where soccer, pop music, literature and politics were vigorously debated and it wasn't unusual to see a Nobel Prize winner seated at the family dinner table.
As a youth he visited...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Sephora has pulled a un-PC shade of lipstick from its shelves -- and it wasn't the color that was controversial.
The cosmetics giant this week removed "Celebutard," a pinky-beige hue from the Kat Von D lipstick line, following complaints from disability...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Following last week's elections, reports surfaced in dribs and drabs of voters being turned away from the polls in Virginia and Texas, two states that instituted draconian voter ID laws. It's an off-year election, and the evidence is too anecdotal to...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:40 PM
It's been a long time since "Jeopardy" has provoked anger in anyone. But that's where the syndicated game show finds itself after the most recent Kids Week tournament. Don't mess with the kids, Trebek!
The incident that touched off the outrcy was the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:40 PM
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Zero Hour This short lived mystery...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Industry insiders are accusing Lululemon Athletica of neglecting plus-size shoppers.
According to some former employees and consumer advocates, Lululemon actively deters plus-size women by not prominently displaying yoga pants in sizes 10 and up. (We...