| Oct 2, 2013
Like her father, Arthur, Pauline Frommer writes travel guidebooks. She also hosts the nationally syndicated radio program, "The Travel Show" with her dad. But when she was a teenager flying around the world with her parents, Frommer wasn't always enamored...
| Nov 26, 2013
Ed Viesturs is regarded by many as America's foremost high-altitude mountaineer. His feats have been featured in the top-grossing IMAX documentary "Everest," which he first climbed at the age of 27. Now 54, Viesturs has written "The Mountain: My Time on...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Certain types of cancer, particularly melanoma and breast cancer, metastasize by shedding malignant cells into the body's lymph system, where they travel to nearby lymph nodes and form new colonies. From there, the cells can spread to other organs,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:51 PM
"Travel has always been such an important part of my life," says Canadian astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield. "It has been wonderful to have been around the world multiple times and to have seen the whole thing. It has been one long whirlwind vacation."
| Oct 29, 2013
"Travel has always been such an important part of my life," says Canadian astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield. "It has been wonderful to have been around the world multiple times and to have seen the whole thing. It has been one long whirlwind vacation."...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Dr. Gino Strada is the founder of EMERGENCY, a global organization that brings free health care to war-torn countries. Strada is featured in the documentary film "Open Heart," which is nominated for Best Documentary Short Subject at this year's Academy...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:01 PM
Born in Seattle, Wash., Maiara Walsh was 2 when she and her family moved to her mother's native Sao Paulo, Brazil. In her tweens, she moved back to the United States to pursue an acting career. After roles on series such as "Desperate Housewives,"...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Alex Calderwood, a co-founder of the idiosyncratic Ace Hotel chain where hip patrons mingle amid reclaimed furnishings, died Thursday in London. He was 47.
Calderwood's company announced his death on its website but gave no further details.
| Dec 30, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Mike O'Connor, an experienced war correspondent who in recent years worked in defense of journalists in Mexico at a time when it had become one of the most treacherous countries for reporters in the world, died Sunday morning in Mexico City. He was 67....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
When Craig Hurley was in his early 20s, he seemed headed for stardom. Handsome, talented and one of the stars of a heavily hyped network series, films seemed like the next natural progression. But as detailed in his no-holds-barred book "27 And All Washed...
| Nov 29, 2013
In the second-floor gallery of the Perez Art Museum Miami, 38 tons of steel rebar lay in a rusty sprawl on the floor, salvaged and straightened by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei from the wreckage of buildings toppled by the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. The...