| Mar 1, 2014
| 7:23 AM
The White House has released a new video showing President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden jogging around the White House, still in their work attire -- a button-down shirt, tie, suit pants and dress shoes.
The things the leader of the free world has...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Want a free subway ride in Russia? All you have to do is work up a little sweat.
In an effort to promote both the upcoming Olympic Games in Sochi and a healthier lifestyle, the Moscow metro has set up a special vending machine that offers travelers...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Time magazine covers are no stranger to controversy. But did the latest one on Chris Christie go too far?
After the Republican New Jersey governor and potential 2016 presidential contender coasted to reelection on Tuesday, the magazine put out a...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:25 PM
The folks at Health Fitness Revolution looked at the world's heads of state (and a few former) and picked 11 they thought qualified as the fittest.
I was surprised to see our cheeseburger-loving ex-president on the list. But Bill Clinton is there....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The year: 1966. The topic: health spas.
"A woman swings like Tarzan on a gold rope before plunging into an icy pool, while another's body is coated with wax.
"Others are ordered to bend, kick, roll and bounce along before submerging in soothing...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:37 PM
"Cancer" is still one of those words that can steal your breath, ring so loudly in your ears that your surroundings go silent, and simultaneously make your mind race and time slow to a crawl.
On this World Cancer Day, The Times invites you to share...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:01 AM
If you're trying to market a service or a product, it seems like a celebrity endorsement is hard to beat, right?
Sure, celebrity endorsements are a great way to grab eyeballs. But sometimes, that attention is unwanted.
| Sep 10, 2013
Re "A soldier's wife," Sept. 8
On a beautiful Sunday morning, I read The Times' front-page article about the widening attack plans for Syria and was emotionally overwhelmed. Then I read the story about the wife of an Iraq war veteran struggling with...
| Aug 20, 2013
Re “California no friend to food stamps,” Aug. 18
This sentence from the article: “It also has two clear consequences: Millions of Californians don't get help, and the state leaves hundreds of millions of dollars of federal money on the...
| Dec 28, 2013
Re "'Duck' and a free society," Opinion, Dec. 24
Like many conservatives chiming in on the "Duck Dynasty" controversy,
Jonah Goldberg appears to hold a fundamental misunderstanding of free speech: It is the freedom to say what you want without fear of...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:28 AM
What happens when you rediscover your fear of heights while standing on a six-inch-wide beam jutting 180 feet over the open ocean?
You walk the six or so paces to the end and smile, wind-whipped and terrified, for the camera. And then, of course, you...