RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Human Interest

A collection of news and information related to Human Interest published by this site and its partners.

Top Human Interest Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: A Disney night shocker!

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap: A Disney night shocker!
    Now that we’re halfway through Season 18, “Dancing With the Stars” has made a nod to ABC’s parent company and star Meryl Davis’ uncanny resemblance to Jasmine the princess in Disney theme night, which host Tom Bergeron...
  • Amy Purdy discusses her emotional week on 'Dancing With the Stars'

    Amy Purdy discusses her emotional week on 'Dancing With the Stars'
    The Times is pleased to have Amy Purdy, who won a bronze medal in snowboardcross at the 2014 Paralympics, guest-blogging for us while she competes on "Dancing With the Stars" with pro partner Derek Hough. This week, Purdy talks about Week 5 of the...
  • Boston Marathon bombing anniversary is solemn, yet inspiring

    Boston Marathon bombing anniversary is solemn, yet inspiring
    Heather Abbott was at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, when two bombs went off. One of her feet was severely injured in the blast and was eventually amputated. Nearly a year later, the 39-year-old human resources specialist from...
  • San Franciscans commemorate the Great Quake of 1906 -- and a dress

    San Franciscans commemorate the Great Quake of 1906 -- and a dress
    SAN FRANCISCO -- City officials and celebrants in period dress packed old-timey John’s Grill here Thursday to remember the great 1906 earthquake -- and gasped in wonder as a dress belonging to a society woman of the day was carefully unveiled. The...
  • Review: 'Hateship Loveship' founders on weak emotional center

    Review: 'Hateship Loveship' founders on weak emotional center
    For Helen Hunt it was "As Good as It Gets." For Jennifer Aniston it was "The Good Girl." For Bill Murray, "Lost in Translation." The films that settled whether actors adept at comedy could be as affecting in drama. You can sense that question hanging...
  • Presidents and writers laud Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    Presidents and writers laud Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    It may be generations before we see another writer reach Gabriel Garcia Marquez's stature; he was so well-known and well-loved. His novel "One Hundred Years of Solitude" became an international bestseller of previously unknown proportions. After he was...
  • Oscar Pistorius appears to change his defense under questioning

    Oscar Pistorius appears to change his defense under questioning
    PRETORIA, South Africa -- Reeva Steenkamp, the 29-year-old model and girlfriend of South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, had a sports bag packed with her clothes, ready to leave his house, the night he fatally shot her, prosecutor Gerrie Nel told...
  • Review: 'Proxy' a compelling look at darker side of parenting

     Review: 'Proxy' a compelling look at darker side of parenting
    The privileges and pathologies of motherhood are the subject of "Proxy," Zack Parker's fascinating, unnerving and endlessly unpredictable thriller. Two grieving mothers meet at a support group: doe-like Esther (Alexia Rasmussen), who was brutally...
  • MTV Movie Awards: Efron, Tatum, Wahlberg among memorable moments

    MTV Movie Awards: Efron, Tatum, Wahlberg among memorable moments
    True to form, Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards were a fizzy, freewheeling affair. The show, after all, is less a ceremony celebrating actors and their craft than it is an excuse for them to plug upcoming movies and try their hand at viral stunts. Here...
  • 'Once Upon a Time': Pirates face off in Hook vs. Blackbeard

    'Once Upon a Time': Pirates face off in Hook vs. Blackbeard
    In "The Jolly Roger, " Sunday's episode of "Once Upon a Time," the question of who is the most ruthless scourge of the fairy tale seven seas is answered, and our lovable Captain Hook comes out on top over Blackbeard. Yes, the heavy-eye-lined duo duels...
  • Khloe Kardashian and French Montana have dating rumors churning

    Khloe Kardashian and French Montana have dating rumors churning
    Khloe Kardashian might have a new man in her life. Emphasis on the "might" right now, but more like a "probably" by the end of this post. The fellow is Moroccan-born rapper French Montana. At first, Kardashian was spotted with Montana at the sweet 16...