| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:17 PM
Bess Myerson, the former beauty queen, television personality and New York politician who spent four decades in the public eye before her glamorous image was tarnished by scandal, has died. She was 90.
Myerson died Dec. 14 at her home in Santa Monica....
| Dec 19, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Kate Upton is People magazine's sexiest woman.
The magazine, which doles out superlative accolades for the sexiest man and most beautiful woman, gave the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model the lofty title at its inaugural People Magazine Awards at the...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Late Tribune sports columnist Steve Daley once wrote "Baseball has no offseason in Chicago. Interest only starts to wane when the teams start to play their games."
We do spend an inordinate amount of time discussing baseball in the winter, perhaps to...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 8:46 PM
Aaron Wilson, reporter: Behind a clutch second half from quarterback Joe Flacco, timely turnovers created by the defense and a relentless pass rush, the Ravens manufactured an impressive AFC wild-card playoff win over their AFC North rivals, beating the...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 7:22 AM
The French newspaper Charlie Hebdo's staple is to be provocative — poking fun at popes, presidents as well as the Prophet Muhammad.
The satirical weekly has a history of drawing outrage across the Muslim world with crude cartoons of Islam's...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 3:18 PM
Why were the offices of Charlie Hebdo targeted this morning in Paris? It's too soon to know for sure, but if it's correct that the gunmen told bystanders they were from al-Qaida in Yemen, as some newspapers are reporting, then a possible hypothesis...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:22 PM
France mourned its dead Thursday amid a national sense of alarm as law enforcement authorities using a massive dragnet searched for two brothers suspected in the massacre of a dozen people at a Paris magazine.
As of early Friday, the two men had...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:40 PM
What to do about rude people? Anti-vaxxers? Ignorant voters? Here’s some of the most popular advice The Times’ op-ed pages dispensed in 2014.
Voting is not, as Lena Dunham says, “kind of a gateway drug to ‘getting involved.&...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 5:30 AM
The road to gay rights at the U.S. Supreme Court began not in San Francisco or New York, but in a small downtown Los Angeles office, where volunteer writers and editors in 1953 launched a new "magazine for homosexuals."
ONE, as it was called, offered...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Sometimes, you just cannot ditch the year fast enough. It’s a relief to bid "adieu" to some of 2014’s miserably low moments and people and things, and because I can, I’m throwing in a few others that I’d like to nudge closer to...
| Jan 4, 2015
Science has come a long way from the days when we believed the universe revolved around the Earth, lobotomies were the best treatment for depression and germs didn't exist. But while you probably won't read any studies of alchemy or bloodletting in...