| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:27 PM
It's good to be Iron Man — Robert Downey Jr. once again leads Forbes' list of top-earning actors.
The movie star came in first for the second year in a row, the financial mag said, raking in an additional $75 million between June 2013 and June...
| Jul 15, 2014
An Ohio man recently asked people on the Internet to give him money to make some potato salad. He wanted $10 but wound up with nearly $50,000 and counting.
That's bad news for potatoes but good news for Zack Brown, who used the fundraising website...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Democratic governor candidate Charlie Crist drew a crowd of about 200 to the opening of his campaign office on Sistrunk Boulevard, the main street of the black community in northwest Fort Lauderdale.
And drivers and occupants of cars driving by...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Leonard "Leibel" Fein, a syndicated columnist, intellectual and activist whose work appeared in the Jewish Journal for more than two decades, died August 14 in New York. He was 80.
Fein, a writer and teacher, left an enduring legacy beyond his columns...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 4:51 AM
John Harney was a former innkeeper whose efforts to introduce quality specialty teas to a coffee-drinking public were highly successful.
The founder of Harney & Sons Ltd., he was an ambassador for loose-leaf tea, which he introduced personally, one...
| Aug 3, 2014
Voters head to the polls Aug. 26 for a special election to decide who will fill the seat of a commissioner suspended from office by the governor.
Running for the seat are Brian Donahue, the incumbent who was appointed last year by the commission, and...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Louis B. Fleming, who was one of The Times' first foreign correspondents and established bureaus for the newspaper at the United Nations and in Rome, died Sunday at his Pasadena home after a brief illness, said a daughter, Leni Fleming. He was 85.
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: From years ago, I have about 115,000 American Airlines miles. I am now partly handicapped, and I cannot see ever again taking an airline trip. I have heard of other uses for the miles, buying merchandise, etc., but I can't see much of anything...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:07 PM
1. The whole thing sounds like a middle-school science project.
Using one rubber glove dipped into a "bacterial broth" (yum!), and a sterilized second glove, a biochemist and a doctoral candidate at Aberystwyth University, Wales, shook hands, high-...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Beth Newell and Sarah Pappalardo make a living poking fun at our deepest insecurities — and the magazines that feed them.
Newell and Pappalardo are the founding editors of Reductress, the year-old fake women's news magazine. Their site has been...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:19 PM
The Wall Street Journal is reporting: E.W. Scripps Co. and Journal Communications Inc., parent of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, said Wednesday night they have struck a deal to put newspaper operations into one company and their broadcast assets into...