| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:25 AM
After 30 years of marriage, many couples continue to stick it out despite the staleness that can often take hold. But in The Retreat From Moscow, a three-decade-old marriage completely falls apart, and the emotional fallout reverberates far and wide....
| Aug 18, 2012
| 10:46 PM
5:30 - 9 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier
6:35 a.m. The radio voice of the Blackhawks John Wiedeman joins Johnny B to talk about the season and tickets going on sale today at 10 a.m.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
9:35 a.m. The Illinois Family Institute...
| May 6, 2009
For seven years, the Los Angeles Unified School District has paid Matthew Kim a teaching salary of up to $68,000 per year, plus benefits.
His job is to do nothing.
Every school day, Kim's shift begins at 7:50 a.m., with 30 minutes for lunch, and ends...
| Aug 27, 2010
Battling stomach pains and fatigue, JoAnn Chiakulas would take the train into the city each morning knowing that her resolve was disappointing some people and infuriating others.
But the 67-year-old grandmother said she also knew that as a juror in Rod...
| Jul 25, 2010
I was recently invited to review a superb jazz festival in Cheltenham, about two hours west of London, in the Cotswolds.
"You're going to the Cotswolds?" my friends gushed.
"Yes," I said. " Hugh Masekela will be there. And Jack DeJohnette. Nigel...
| Oct 4, 2009
Late-night snacking has ruined many a healthy eating plan. Here are tips from nutritionists on staying away from empty calories after dark:
Clean your teeth. Right after dinner, brush with mint toothpaste or use mouthwash. This can signal the brain...
| Apr 19, 2008
By Art Winslow
In an appreciation of Henry James written in 1905, his fellow novelist and acquaintance Joseph Conrad maintained that the writing of fiction was "rescue work, this snatching of vanishing phrases of turbulence, disguised in fair words, out...
| Sep 17, 2009
People may be able to reduce their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to two recently published studies that are the latest in a long line of research. But does that hold for everyone? And by how much can you lower the risk? Here's a look...
| Aug 24, 2009
If you're spending more and more of your time each day fumbling for names, looking for your keys and lamenting your lost youth, you probably shouldn't worry. Everyone loses a little -- what's the right word? -- "sharpness" as the years go by.
| May 4, 2008
Manresa Uplands, Calif.
As 10 eyes peered down into the dark opening, we felt our bravery quotient take a severe hit.
"Uh, I'm not going down there," said one of the four teenage boys with me on this trip, which was designed to combine beach camping...
| Sep 3, 2009
| 9:21 AM
| Jan 8, 2010
While there's no "fountain of youth" or quick fix for fitness, our short list of self-care suggestions are relatively easy to implement every day. Keep this list in front of you as a daily reminder of how to live life well.
TIPS FOR ALL AGES
1. Get 30...