| Feb 2, 2011
Stylishly dressed couples stare back from a sepia-toned photograph on the cover of "High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey From Africa to America" (Bloomsbury, $26), by Jessica Harris. In this picture, from the 1920s, facial expressions foreshadow the same...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 8:58 AM
Two years ago, Kerry Washington found herself in the deep South with nothing to do. She had swung down to South Carolina to check out the presidential debates, only to learn her next film was in writers'-strike limbo. So the Bronx native decided to go...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 9:36 PM
The "smoking gun" Facebook says it has to end the ownership dispute among the social network, Mark Zuckerberg and claimant Paul Ceglia has been submitted in court documents: a 2003 contract that makes no mention of Facebook. Facebook, in Monday court...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 2:14 PM
A growing number of men are now suffering from the seductive promise that they can have it all: the comforts and rewards of a fulfilling family life, a job that brings satisfaction and a paycheck big enough to support the needs of the aforementioned...
| Sep 23, 2010
In 2004, New York's Shelley Contin-Hubbs was diagnosed with the most advanced stage of breast cancer; two different doctors told her she could have as little as six months to live.
Contin-Hubbs found a third physician, one who was as optimistic and...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Venus Williams cites illness before withdrawing from second-round match against Sabine Lisicki, seedded 22nd, at U.S. Open...
| Jul 27, 2010
For decades, parents, doctors and school administrators have worried about the dangers of drugs. In the digital age, they've got a new arena for concern: Sound waves that, some say, affect the brain like a drug - and cost only 99 cents on iTunes and...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 2:31 PM
We've got the scoop on everything they won't tell you about at the hospital.
Sure, all those books and classes have prepped you for the major things: labor and delivery, the unavoidable sleepless nights and, of course, round-the-clock feedings. But...
| Jun 30, 2010
Not only is obesity bad for your health, it's one major factor behind skyrocketing healthcare costs. Even so, Americans are still losing the battle of the bulge in a big way. In fact, a new report from the Trust for America's Health says rates have...
| Jun 7, 2010
| 12:28 PM
If Bob and Cortney Novogratz can convert a decrepit gun shop on the edge of New York's SoHo into a stunning five-story home — with six kids and a seventh on the way — surely you can repaint your entryway. Right?
Renovating when you have young...
| Oct 14, 2010
Today's pediatricians are far busier counseling overweight children. But underweight children - often fussy eaters who have little interest in food - can be just as frustrating and worrisome.
Parents think they know the solution: more food. But that's...