| Oct 29, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Steve Jobs' yacht was unveiled in a Dutch shipyard on Sunday, where the unusual boat designed by Jobs and famed minimalist designer Philippe Starck was christened "Venus," after the Roman goddess of love, beauty, sex, fertility, prosperity and victory....
| Jun 19, 2012
| 2:14 PM
HEROIC PHOTO CONTEST
1. TO ENTER:
(a) You must be 18 years of age or older and a legal resident of Pennsylvania, New Jersey or Delaware. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Contest begins Friday, June 1, 2012 and ends at 8:59AM EST...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 12:05 PM
HERSHEY PARK CONTEST
1. TO ENTER:
(a) You must be 18 years of age or older and a legal resident of Pennsylvania, New Jersey or Delaware. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Contest begins Monday, June 25, 2012 11:59PM EST and...
| Jun 24, 2012
Harper: 820 pp., $34.99
Walter Cronkite was not inclined to introspection, and historian Douglas Brinkley emulates his subject in this thorough biography of the news broadcaster who in...
| Jul 4, 2012
The show: The world premiere of Mark St. Germain's "Dr. Ruth, All the Way" at Barrington Stage's St. Germain Theater, Pittsfield, Mass.
First impression: A big hand for the little ladies — actress Debra Jo Rupp portraying sex therapist and media...
| Jul 6, 2012
Michael J. Ybarra, a former Times reporter who had recently chronicled his extreme-sports adventures for the Wall Street Journal, was killed in a mountain-climbing fall over the weekend on the edge of Yosemite National Park. He was 45.
| Apr 30, 2012
NEW YORK — Judy Garland, often drunk and occasionally disheveled, in Peter Quilter's biographical drama "End of the Rainbow," is rummaging for booze in her suite at the Ritz hotel. She's wired, and not simply because of the pills she can't seem to...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 7:12 PM
As Pope Alexander VI’s daughter, Lucrezia Borgia enjoyed riches, money and, it turns out, a considerable amount of power for a woman in 15th century Italy.
That was one of the reasons British actress Holliday Grainger was excited about Season 2...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 6:25 AM
University Park, Pennsylvania -- Joe Paterno's family, former players and others in the Penn State community gathered Thursday to celebrate the late football coach, describing him as a consummate teacher, a tough competitor and man of integrity.
| Feb 11, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Re "Iron Lady' portrayal is inaccurate," Mailbag, Jan. 27
I read with great interest Dr. R. Claire Friend's letter regarding "The Iron Lady," currently in release in movie theaters. While I share Friend's disappointment in how the story unfolded (all too...
| May 6, 2012
The Passage of Power
The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Alfred A. Knopf: 736 pp., $35
"The Passage of Power," the fourth volume in Robert Caro's epic biography of Lyndon Baines Johnson, encompasses the period of LBJ's deepest humiliation and...
| Sep 23, 2012
Wild Genius on the Moors — The Story of a Literary Family
Pegasus: 1,200 pp., $39.95
Just about everything you thought you knew about the Brontës is wrong.