| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Lakers forward-center Pau Gasol is raising money to help children who are suffering after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines.
"I am helping UNICEF raise money for their efforts on the ground," writes Gasol on crowdrise.com. "I am pledging $1,000...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 8:36 AM
It really is the most wonderful time of the year: check your guest list twice, deck your halls and prepare to celebrate straight through to the New Year.
Whatever your holiday traditions — Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas — it's the...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:26 AM
LCAD fundraiser will help Typhoon Haiyan victims
The Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) will host a fundraiser for Typhoon Haiyan relief from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 9.
Students, faculty and staff will create and donate works, which will be sold at "Art...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Marion Cotillard wore a striking dress from Dior Haute Couture to the "Waltz With Monica" premiere at the 13th Marrakech International Film Festival on Wednesday. The elegant dress adds a touch of whimsy with orange-and-black-striped silk layered under...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In 1951, my Great Uncle William Kirkpatrick, who had polio, became the first person to be injected with Jonas Salk's experimental polio vaccine. The vaccine would become Salk's gift to the world, but at the time it was untested and undergoing...
| Dec 9, 2013
My father, actor Christopher Reeve, loved to travel, even after he was paralyzed from a severe spinal cord injury. During trips to places in the United States and abroad, he spoke with many people who, like him, had to find ways to navigate daily life...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:40 AM
The holiday spirit is making its way to the red carpet.
We all know Lady Gaga has a penchant for dressing up like a Christmas tree (note the Vera Wang red cocoon jumpsuit and evergreen topper she wore in London on Sunday) but I'm talking about something...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Caring for babies
If we really want to see improvement in Chicago's future, we need to start with Chicago's parents and babies.
Study after study has shown that our brain's architecture is built and embellished while we're in our moms' bellies and...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 6:06 AM
Earth Day 2013 gets its own Google Doodle today, an honor that kicks off a day dedicated to reminding us to tread gently on this planet that we all share.
The Earth Day 2013 Google Doodle unveils a scenic mountain meadow, with a babbling brook and a...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:54 PM
School Activities/Clubs: track, Photography Club
Community: peer tutor, Illumination Foundation
Awards/Honors: Most Valuable Player varsity track 2012, Best Varsity Jumper 2010-11
Hobbies/Interests: guitar, golf, skiing,...
| Oct 13, 2013
He was 15 years old but looked 12, a reedy, pale little guy with a mop of dark hair. When he stood in front of the class to tell his story, he was so nervous you could see his skinny legs trembling under his khakis. The drama class assignment was to...