| Sep 19, 2010
The last thing I expected to see when I arrived at Club Med's Turkoise resort in the British West Indies was a gray-haired guy balancing on a walker. Before I had a chance to blink twice, another gray-haired guy rolled by in a wheelchair.
Was this the...
| 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 16, 2009
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When two people meet and fall in love, they often change their eating and exercise habits, and not always for the better.
One study presented recently at the annual meeting of the Obesity Society found that young women who were dating gained an average...
| Jun 4, 2010
Ricky Martin chose amfAR's New York City gala as one of his first public appearances since announcing he's gay back in March.
Singer Kylie Minogue hosted the AIDS research organization's black tie/black leather event that celebrated men's fashion. The...
| Jul 31, 2010
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If a high-profile couple weds in a lavish private ceremony, but they don't want you to know a thing about it, are they still technically married?
As a matter of fact, they are. Chelsea Clinton and longtime boyfriend Marc Mezvinsky managed to go through...
| Jan 23, 2010
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Florida's lawmakers will gather at the budget-battered capital this year to confront a financial mess – but even so, they vow not to raise taxes.
Federal stimulus money runs out midway through the fiscal year, blowing a billion-dollar hole in the...
| May 15, 2009
There are a several moments of real pathos in Ron Howard's film of Dan Brown's Angels & Demons, which is several more than he was able to conjure up in his film of Brown's The Da Vinci Code. Howard has made a better, more entertaining thriller out of...
| May 13, 2009
For chocolate, a matcha made in heaven.
At a glance, the cross-cultural dessert pairing of chocolate and matcha, the prized Japanese green tea powder, may not seem the sort of combination to elicit uncontrollable cravings. Among the many terms used to...
| May 13, 2009
Hundreds of Wesleyan students were converging on Foss Hill for Spring Fling last Wednesday when university officials learned that Johanna Justin-Jinich lay fatally wounded in an off-campus bookstore — and that the gunman was still at large....
| May 17, 2009
Two weeks after being kidnapped from his San Bernardino home by armed intruders, 3-year-old Briant Rodriguez was found wandering the streets of Mexicali, Mexico, and returned safely to his mother Saturday.
"It was a very beautiful thing," said San...
| May 19, 2009
Everard Grant knows his 16-year-old stepson made a huge mistake when he lit a poster on fire at his Baltimore high school. But he doesn't think he deserves to be shut out of the city's public schools forever.
The boy, Tyrone Jamison, is one of 34...