| May 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Joyce Brothers, the pop psychologist who pioneered the television advice show in the 1950s and enjoyed a long and prolific career as a syndicated columnist, author, and television and film personality, died Monday in New York City. She was 85.
| May 14, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Angelina Jolie's announcement Tuesday that a genetic predisposition to breast and ovarian cancer led her to undergo a preventive double mastectomy has raised both awareness about the procedure and concerns among physicians and other experts.
| May 12, 2013
Week in and week out for the last five years, Marlin Hoover has boarded a plane for New Mexico, where he sees patients Monday through Wednesday. Then, the psychologist flies home Thursday to treat patients at his southwest suburban office in Tinley Park....
| May 9, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Now that Jason Collins is out as the first active male athlete in major sports to declare that he is gay, we'll have to watch if the other shoe falls out of the professional sports closet.
That would be the professional basketball general manager who...
| May 10, 2013
| 9:28 PM
The financial crisis fueled anger with the world's "takers" — those people who "like to get more than they give," in author Adam Grant's pithy definition.
Everyone is searching for a sustainable formula for recovery that not only curbs damaging...
| May 4, 2013
Dear Amy: My daughter had a child out of wedlock four years ago. My wife and I have supported them both emotionally and financially and by baby-sitting the child.
Now my daughter is engaged to a very good guy. She wants to have a wedding that will...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Hugh Weber, a political adviser turned marketer from South Dakota, is a thoughtful guy whose innate appreciation for absurdities (such as politics) also makes him a very funny new dad.
When his first child was born four years ago (he and his wife also...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The mental state of accused theater gunman James E. Holmes continues to take center stage as he heads toward trial, with his attorneys and a mental health expert wrangling over a key question:
Should Holmes’ attorneys...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:00 PM
Jake Arrieta said it really hit him after a terrible outing against Triple-A Gwinnett on Aug. 7, in which he allowed five earned runs and lasted just 3 2/3 innings.
Arrieta stewed on Norfolk's bus ride that night — "I had a long internal...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Gay characters coming out in prime time is nothing new.
In fact, “Coming-out narratives are cliches,” according to Ron Becker, author of “Gay TV and Straight America” (Rutgers University Press, 2006).
“They were big in...
| Oct 14, 2012
Pinnacle: 420.pp, $6.99 (paper)
On the day in 2010 when a San Diego judge sentenced John Albert Gardner to life in prison for the rape and murder of two teenage girls, the fathers of...