| May 10, 2013
| 6:08 AM
What’s it like to go out to eat with Jillian Michaels, the drill sergeant-like trainer on NBC’s weight loss reality TV series “The Biggest Loser” — known for getting in the faces of the show’s overweight contestants?...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:57 AM
For a month now, the Gene Siskel Film Center has been showcasing the elegant riddles of filmmaker Claire Denis. This week brings a run of her latest, which is atypically pulpy for this filmmaker, yet very much of a piece with many of her earlier, watchful...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:40 AM
It’s great to see a Harvard Law graduate with an Oscar-winning fiancee and the physique of a bodybuilder finally catch a break.
David Otunga – whose friendly demeanor makes him easy to like, all kidding aside – is on the cover of the...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Two years ago, while competing in a 5K run in Clermont, Danielle Frazier noticed a handful of runners a few paces ahead sporting T-shirts with an eye-catching catchphrase: Black Girls RUN!
And that's exactly what she did, running after the ladies to...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Many of us used pregnancy as an excuse to not exercise and to eat more ice cream, but there's a lot to be said for exercising while pregnant. Now, in addition to the obvious health benefits for the mother, there's new research saying exercise can help a...
| Nov 24, 2013
A president desperate to change the subject and a secretary of state desperate to make a name for himself are reportedly on the verge of an "interim" nuclear agreement with Iran. France called it a "sucker's deal." France was being charitable.
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:55 PM
The "not your ordinary diner" concept that's accompanied the popular Billy's Downtown Diner in Bethlehem for more than a decade has officially invaded Allentown.
Owner Billy Kounoupis debuted his second breakfast-and-lunch eatery of the same name...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The era of scheduling an appointment and waiting for your doctor or physical therapist to explain your vital signs is coming to an end. "I call it wireless medicine," says cardiologist Eric J. Topol, director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute...
| Nov 17, 2013
It was a necessary retreat, but President Obama made clear Thursday that his bottom line remains unchanged: "I'm not going to walk away from 40 million people who have the chance to get health insurance for the first time."
The president's pledge should...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 4:51 PM
I was channel surfing in commercial breaks from an NFL playoff game last Sunday when a figure skating show, Improv-Ice, arrested my attention.
There was Nicole Bobek, back on national television as a performer (for the second time in 15 days), looking...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 11:40 AM
There is no doubt when and where the next Olympics in the United States should be.
Denver and its region have everything they need to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Much more, in fact, than the city and region could...