Angelina Jolie has never lacked for influence. When she adopted a baby from Ethiopia, inquiries at U.S. adoption agencies about other Ethiopian orphans doubled. When she named other children Vivienne or Maddox, those names shot …
Questions about traumatic brain injury and bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev begin to surface
Hablan dos idiomas? You should, if you know what’s good for you
Men can keep making babies deep into their dotage. And that, says medical science, can be a bad thing.
Wishing won’t make it so, but hoping—and knowing how to do it—might
There is an expiration date for all ugly words. Is the end in sight for “faggot”?
Some celebrities bounce back from scandal; some never do. Armstrong looks like a longshot
Thirty-four years after the start of a radical experiment in population control, China is paying a high price
The poliovirus is tantalizingly close to being eradicated, but Pakistani extremists are standing in the way
My daughters have never met Arizona Governor Jan Brewer — and it’s likely they have never even heard her name. That makes sense since they’re only 9 and 11. But even at their age, they’ve become familiar with Brewer’s — and …
We’ve gotten too culinarily snooty for our own good. Say hello — again — to the old way of eating
A final push to eradicate a disease has powerful friends — and a lot of money — behind it
There may be no cognitive dissonance quite like parenthood. There’s the rapture of it, yes. The transcendence of it, yes. The unbounded love you hear about and hear about and hear about, until you think that it’s all got to be …