| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:36 PM
His company's advertising favored provocative women, and so did he.
Now American Apparel Chief Executive Dov Charney's highly sexualized lifestyle has cost him stewardship of the company he founded — and may destroy it.
The company suspended...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 10:19 PM
UFC 174 takes place Saturday night from Vancouver, British Columbia. In the main event, Demetrious Johnson defends his UFC flyweight title against challenger Ali Bagautinov. Johnson was the first UFC flyweight champion and has successfully defended his...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:08 PM
A 16-year-old Jonathan Huberdeau would have understood if Gerard Gallant had better things to do.
Huberdeau was new to the Saint John Sea Dogs in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Getting playing time, along with improving, were Huberdeau's...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Books become TV series. Amusement park rides become movies. Pop songs become Broadway musicals. But how do you adapt a city into a video game? How do you digitize the essence of a major American metropolis within the framework of a playable experience?...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Chad Johnson will be taking his talents to Canada.
The former NFL star has signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes.
IT'S OFFICIAL: @ochocinco puts pen to paper with @PoppJim. Bienvenue à #HuitCinq chez les #Alouettes! #CFL #LCF pic....
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:00 PM
My thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of those killed and wounded over the Easter weekend. I cannot begin to understand the pain they are suffering. I was deeply touched and saddened when I read about the six innocent children who...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Guitarist with '80s group Devo
Bob Casale, 61, guitarist for Devo, whose commercial success peaked in the early '80s with the MTV hit "Whip It," died unexpectedly Monday of heart failure in Marina del Rey, his brother Gerald said.
| Jan 17, 2014
Jon Anderson, an unflappable Canadian with a shock of white hair, a patrician demeanor and a cheerful facility in French, quickly stood out in 1970s-era Chicago newsrooms marked by chain-smoking reporters, clacking typewriters, hurled invectives and...
| Oct 8, 2013
Although Amtrak is relatively quiet, the Canadians and Europeans are offering some good deals on rail travel.
ViaRail Canada. Depending on where you read this, you might still be able to get in on ViaRail's 50 percent off sale. Buy through October 9;...
| Feb 28, 2014
I first encountered one of Mavis Gallant's short stories, "The Concert Party," in the 1989 edition of "The Best American Short Stories," that year's anthology edited by Margaret Atwood. At the time, I was a college freshman majoring in French. By the...
| Oct 4, 2013
John Jackson and Connie DeSousa had professional experience many chefs would envy when they opened Charcut restaurant three years ago in their hometown. But they were still scared. Literally scared.
Was Calgary ready for them?
Despite time in some...