| Dec 1, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Nine months before Bobby Ross came out of retirement to coach football at Army in December 2003, the United States began its military involvement in Iraq. As he dug into his new job at West Point, Ross was thinking more about how to rebuild a team that...
| Sep 2, 2012
With sapphires and opals, lapis and aquamarines, emeralds and jade, this crop of jewels calls to mind visions of the globe, an earthly paradise of blues and greens. For Louis Vuitton's Escale à Paris collection, artistic director Lorenz Baumer drew on...
| Sep 9, 2012
NEW YORK — Reality show stars-turned designers! Olympians fresh from performing feats of strength at the Summer Games! Peacockish bloggers taking pictures and typing on smartphones while walking on death-defying stilettos!
There is all that and...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
It's not every day something crash-lands on the Hudson River, as a tourist helicopter did Sunday.
Officials said a family of four Swedish tourists and their pilot were safe after the private helicopter in which they were riding apparently lost power and...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 9:28 PM
Partner in activism with husband Pete Seeger
Toshi Seeger, 91, folk singer Pete Seeger's wife of 70 years and a close partner in his social and environmental activism, died Tuesday at the couple's home in Beacon in New York's Hudson...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Ivy Pochoda swings open the door to her spacious downtown L.A. loft, which is nestled in the warehouse-thick arts district, and squeals with delight at the heavy cardboard box resting on her doorstep.
"My books, they've arrived!" she says. "There's...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:52 PM
Phil McConkey wasn't surprised to hear that Navy's mascot had been goatnapped last week, for the umpteenth time, prior to Saturday's Army-Navy football game. That the animal was left tethered to a post, outside of the Pentagon, didn't surprise him either....
| Sep 16, 2012
Viking: 367 pp., $27.95
T.C. Boyle's new novel, "San Miguel," is written to the natural rhythms of a distant, isolated place, and to the human rhythms of tormented souls.
| Sep 16, 2012
A diva requires special handling and an entourage. Whatever the stage, the space shuttle Endeavour gets both.
A constellation of engineers and assembly line workers designed and built the shuttle in Southern California. A universe of scientists hurled it...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:25 PM
A conversation with Irish folk singer Tommy Sands reveals yet one more reason why he is known by many as the “Bard of Peace.” The man who has dedicated his life to the struggle for peace in Northern Ireland has a voice that, even in...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Cinema Blend is reporting HBO has tapped Freedom grad Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson" to star in a half-hour series about retired athletes living in Miami, just as The Rock gets ready to debut his self-produced reality series "The Hero" at......