| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:37 PM
The British Humanist Assn. recently began a poster campaign in the London Underground offering a daily “Thought for the Commute,” not only to garner attention for the association, but also to get commuters to ponder the meaning of life....
| Oct 30, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Denis Johnson tends to let his work speak for itself. Since the publication of his debut novel, "Angels," in 1983 he's written some of the most essential books in contemporary American literature, but he doesn't often talk about them. "My general policy,"...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 12:46 PM
On sunny days, the harbor sparkles as Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank looks out from his Tide Point corner office. Across the water, he can see Canton and Fells Point, where his development firm is turning Recreation Pier into a 128-room hotel.
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:22 PM
GAINESVILLE — It's been less than a month, but the Eastern Michigan game seems like a long time ago for Kurt Roper.
When UF visits Tennessee on Saturday it will four weeks since Roper's up-tempo offense seemed to signal a new, optimistic era under...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Ahhh, the beach. The baking sun, soft sand, cresting waves and sea breeze on your face.
There's nothing quite like spending time at South Florida's beaches. Why do we feel so good there? And are the benefits from the beach physical or psychological?...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 10:29 AM
There may be no race in the state (up to and including that for governor) that pits two so well qualified candidates against each other as the contest for Howard County Executive. Republican Allan Kittleman and Democrat Courtney Watson are both...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The Kansas City Royals might have skipped the World Series for three decades, but they have an identity now. Ladies and gentlemen, the Royals Way: a lockdown bullpen, suffocating defense and speed to kill.
The Oakland Athletics have a way, the zig-when-...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:28 PM
At his introductory news conference Friday, the Dodgers' new president of baseball operations confirmed Don Mattingly would manage the team next season and that a general manager would be hired.
That was about the extent of what Andrew Friedman...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:22 PM
In a week, it will be for real, whether the Miami Heat are ready or not.
To a degree, that makes the Heat like Tuesday's opponent at AmericanAirlines Arena, the Houston Rockets, a team returning with a different look, awaiting the starting line to...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Even as councils in neighboring cities have come to accept sharply split votes along political lines as the norm, elected officials in Newport Beach have long said they've avoided letting ideological differences get in the way of prudent decision-making....
| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Fifty years ago, Jack Weinberg was the first to be arrested in an unprecedented student protest over free speech restrictions on the UC Berkeley campus. Thousands of demonstrators surrounded the police car in which Weinberg was detained for 32 hours....