| Jan 24, 2008
| 12:20 PM
Amy Winehouse, beset by allegations of substance abuse, entered a rehabilitation facility Thursday to battle drug addiction.
The announcement came just days after the 24-year-old singer was pictured in British tabloid The Sun inhaling fumes from a...
| May 5, 2009
| 11:37 PM
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -- Gov. Charlie Crist told Panhandle residents on Tuesday that Florida's economy appears to be recovering.
In a town hall-style meeting, Crist touted legislators' work on the state's $65 billion budget and their work to trim state...
| Aug 13, 2010
Robert is here, and he's been here for more than five decades.
Officially established in 1960, the Robert Is Here fruit stand is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Robert Moehling, who's been running the stand since he was 6 years old, can still...
| Feb 28, 2008
NEW YORK, (February 28, 2008) – Maxine Hong Kingston has been named the winner of the 28th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes' Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement.
The award was announced tonight along with the names of the 45 finalists for...
| Feb 19, 2011
Daytona Beach, of course, is all about speed.
That's obviously the case Sunday, when the flag drops on the Daytona 500.
Don't look around for me. As a longtime visitor to Daytona Beach, the last time I ventured anywhere near the Daytona International...
| Apr 24, 2009
LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2009 – On the eve of the nation's largest public literary festival, the Los Angeles Times (latimes.com) tonight honored the year's most accomplished authors with its 29th Annual Book Prizes (www.latimesbookprizes.com) ceremony at...
| Jun 14, 2010
Fear and modesty kept Diana Awada of Dearborn, Mich., from getting a mammogram.
Four times she made an appointment, and four times she canceled. Getting your breasts checked for signs of cancer wasn't something many women in Awada's Arab-American...
| Jul 22, 2009
Three days each week, Frances Gill immerses herself in a third-grade classroom in West Baltimore, usually plopping down next to a small figure working diligently to do a math problem or write a sentence.
For 15 hours a week, she helps out at James Mosher...
| Aug 28, 2009
When all is said and done, the best guarantee of a long and healthy life may be the connections you have with other people. John Cacioppo, a neuroscientist at the University of Chicago and coauthor of a new book, "Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for...
| Aug 10, 2010
It's the time of year when school sports start gearing up for fall with two-a-day football practices, afternoon soccer scrimmages and long cross-country runs. Unfortunately, it's also the time of year when we start hearing about young athletes—...
| Jul 22, 2009
Having a baby is not the ticket to marital bliss. Indeed, 90 percent of couples say the quality of their relationship declined after their first child was born.
That should come as no surprise to all of us who have been through the first-baby blues, what...