| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Pinning down the "best" scene of any Oscar-nominated performance is something of a Stygian nightmare for producers because — as they correctly protest — if an actor or actress has been nominated, they have far more than one great scene. But...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Nearly all of us need to make more time for fitness. Finding that time, though, can seem impossible.
But what if you could wedge that workout in at work? If it sounds far-fetched (or a great way to get yourself fired), listen up.
Dr. James Levine,...
| 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 2, 2014
In 2008, I attended a reunion for Miami Dolphins players who had played in the 1983 or 1985 Super Bowls. I was eager to go. It had been 25 years since I took off my pads and helmet for the last time, and since then, I'd had little contact with most of...
| Mar 18, 2014
Are secular, for-profit corporations free to violate the rights of their employees by claiming that the law violates their corporate religious conscience? That's the big question at the heart of the two blockbuster challenges to a key provision of...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Next week, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate — the requirement that employers provide employee health insurance that covers contraception — impermissibly infringes on the religious...
| Mar 23, 2014
On the surface, the battle between the Senate Intelligence Committee and the CIA looks to be a classic he said/she said story. Did the CIA improperly monitor computers used by committee staffers as they investigated the agency's earlier torture program,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:35 PM
This rocky landmark in Chatsworth is a worldwide draw for climbing enthusiasts. But it's also a great place to take a walk while watching the climbers practice their art on small rocks at the base and sheer cliffs near the peak.
Begin a counterclockwise...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti suspended the city's firefighter recruitment program Thursday amid concerns about mismanagement and nepotism, including new emails that show special recruitment workshops were organized for relatives of department insiders....
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:44 AM
North Korea fired more than 100 artillery rounds into South Korean waters as part of a drill on Monday, prompting the South to fire back, officials in Seoul said, but the exercise appeared to be more saber rattling from Pyongyang rather than the start...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What does cardiac rehab involve? Do you recommend it for everyone who's had a heart attack, or only in certain cases?
ANSWER: Cardiac rehabilitation is extremely beneficial for people with a variety of heart disorders. It involves a...