| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin in Southern California, where the fast-moving Colby fire, which started early Thursday, has consumed 1,709 acres and destroyed five homes....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:35 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Maria Sharapova survived the searing heat and an intense challenge from Karin Knapp to advance to the third round of the Australian Open with a grueling 6-3, 4-6, 10-8 win in 3 hours 28 minutes.
The temperature was...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 9:00 AM
BRISBANE, Australia -- This was one time Serena Williams didn't mind being pushed into the deep end, to use her own description.
The top-ranked Williams carried her winning momentum from 2013 into the new season, beating No. 2-ranked Victoria Azarenka,...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:52 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Just as she was starting to show glimpses of returning to form, Venus Williams was let down by her serve and her concentration at crucial times and lost, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, to Ekaterina Makarova on the first day of the...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 3:06 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer witnessed Andy Murray's drought-breaking successes after he hired Ivan Lendl as coach, and decided they were due for an overhaul of a major kind.
Both took on past Grand Slam champions...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:20 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia— Roger Federer kept his cool on a scorching second day at the Australian Open, starting his record 57th consecutive Grand Slam tournament with a 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 victory in his first match with Stefan Edberg as a coach.
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Melbourne IT, an Australian firm that allows website owners to buy addresses such as latimes.com, said the downtime suffered by the New York Times website Tuesday began when hackers gained access to the user name and password of one of the company's sales...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Australian choreographer Lucy Guerin has been recognized for her intriguing and thought-provoking works since the 1990s, when she spent a pivotal seven years performing and choreographing in New York City. Mikhail Baryshnikov took note of Guerin's...
| May 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Some people think “Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark” was the worst disaster ever to hit a New York City stage, but the problem-plagued musical’s balky machinery, injured flying actors and bruised egos in 2011 were nothing compared to what...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:03 PM
The annual list of the "World's 50 Best Restaurants" has come out, and three-year champ Noma, in Copenhagen, has been knocked from its No. 1 perch.
El Celler de Can Roca, a Spanish restaurant presided over by the Roca brothers, has bumped René Redzepi's...
| Apr 25, 2012
Southern author of short stories, novels
Doris Betts, 79, a novelist and writing teacher best known for short stories and novels that evoke the geography and mores of the South, died of lung cancer Saturday at her home in Pittsboro, N.C.,...