| Sep 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
With macho-sounding names like Tough Mudder, Warrior Dash and the Spartan Race, obstacle course races have turned mud, sweat and tears into a flood of revenue.
Over the last year, obstacle races have surpassed marathons in popularity, with an...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:40 PM
The police found her at an abandoned cement plant at 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday. They were too late.
There were a few different ledges at the plant from which 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick, of Lakeland, Fla., could have jumped. One ledge reached up about 19...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Janet Napolitano has a message for the next head of the Department of Homeland Security: “You will need a large bottle of Advil.”
In a farewell speech Tuesday, Napolitano gave a wide-ranging defense of her 4½f years as head of one of the...
| Aug 22, 2013
Every woman has her essential cosmetic item, the one beauty supply she’ll never be without.
For most of the women we talked to in our completely unscientific online poll, the one essential item is lip balm.
Everyday, ordinary lip balm....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:30 PM
"The Brits are coming! The Brits are coming!" Simon Pegg shouted before the Aug. 21 premiere of "The World's End" at the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood. He wasn't kidding.
After the hotly-attended premiere, Focus Features took the pub crawl laffer down the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Todos los días, millones de personas en Estados Unidos consumen Acetaminofén. Pero, pocos sabes lo dañino que este medicamento puede ser.
Recientemente la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentosemitió un alerta sobre el acetaminofén o paracetamol,...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Bucky Lasek stands atop the vert ramp hunched forward, right hand on his skateboard.
Above his tidy brown chin strip and mustache, deep lines crease his cheeks. He watches other boarders drop in at practice Wednesday.
Tom Schaar, 13. Mitchie Brusco,...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:33 PM
It's often said that a golf tournament can't be won on the first day, but it can certainly be lost if a competitor digs a big enough hole. And while Tiger Woods is by no means out of contention at the Honda Classic after shooting par yesterday, he...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Some time around 4 to 6 months, your happy angel becomes a feverish, drooling wreck overnight. Could it be a cold? The flu? Or is it that dreaded rite of passage — teething?
Teething typically begins a few months after birth with fussing,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:11 PM
PHOENIX One thing Logan Morrison has learned missing healthy chunks of last season and this one is to listen to his body.
That's why Morrison took no chances when he experienced back tightness, even though he'd played just three games since coming off...
| Jun 15, 2013
We all know that every day, people in Mexico come across the border in pursuit of something they can't find in their country. What you may not know is that every day, people in the United States go across the border to Mexico for the same reason. They...