| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:15 AM
While you've been watching Alyssa Milano on TV shows from "Who's the Boss?" to "Mistresses," she's been busy -- as a UNICEF ambassador witnessing the hardship of life in such places as Angola, India and Kosovo in the past decade.
You can meet the...
| Jan 12, 2014
Fifty years after the first, it's time to launch a new War on Poverty. But to do it we need to challenge myths about the first that have convinced too many that combating poverty is just one more phenomenon of the '60s that can never happen again....
| Jan 7, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Zooey Deschanel, Mindy Kaling, Amy Poehler and Allison Williams are featured on alternating covers of the February "Women in TV" edition of Elle, which goes on sale Jan. 14. [Elle]
Marie Claire's February issue, also on sale Jan. 14, features cover girl...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:12 AM
"When I was about 5 years old, I was sexually abused by a stranger. I don’t think at that age I really understood what it was that had happened to me, but somehow I knew it was wrong, and I felt to blame for letting the man touch me. The molestation...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:13 AM
While in Memphis on Tuesday to play the Grizzlies, Pau Gasol joined his brother Marc for a visit to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
The Lakers forward/center has a long relationship with St. Jude, dating back to his days with the Grizzlies (2001-...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Lakers forward/center Pau Gasol has had an up-and-down season, recently playing through an ankle sprain that limited his mobility.
"I felt better the last two games," Gasol said in a phone interview with The Times. "More effective, more explosive."...
| 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...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:45 PM
MANILA — With the vast scale of death and destruction slowly coming into focus, international relief teams rushed toward the central Philippines, where one of the strongest storms on record left bereft survivors looting food and water or...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Some 450 kids and parents descended on the CBS Studio Center Back Lot in Studio City Sunday afternoon for the the T.J. Martell Foundation's 5th Annual Family Day L.A. Pop duo Karmin, "American Idol" finalist Jessica Sanchez, new pop star Megan Nicole...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:09 PM
BEIRUT — The United Nations on Tuesday denounced as “barbaric” a series of recent mortar attacks on schools in Damascus, Syria's capital, that have left at least four students dead and dozens others injured.
| Oct 21, 2013
Pyongyang, North Korea — I became British ambassador to North Korea a year ago, and since then I have seen firsthand the nature of the regime. Its human rights record is appalling; it continues to develop its nuclear and ballistic missile programs...