| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:49 AM
SOCHI, Russia – The fab threesome of U.S. freeskiers Joss Christensen, Gus Kenworthy and Nick Goepper landed on the cover of a limited edition of Kellogg’s Corn Flakes cereal box after sweeping the slopestyle podium.
Now that the French trio...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:20 AM
Pierre Vaultier of France held off hard-charging Nikolay Olyunin of Russia to win gold and Alex Deibold of the U.S. took bronze in men's snowboardcross at the Sochi Olympics on Tuesday.
Vaultier fended off several advances by Olyunin in the final,...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Love is in the air at Downton Abbey, and it’s spreading like the swine flu.
A season that began gloomily, with Mary deep in mourning over Matthew, has surprisingly evolved into one that’s mostly about romance. As we approach the season...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Typically, wine clubs have had about as much coolness factor as the old Columbia Record Club. No serious wine drinkers would have ever considered joining such a club. But now a handful of new wine clubs is changing the game with selections focused on...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:02 PM
Unless you know your Valentine really, really well, this may be the year to give up buying that little blouse it turns out she hates or the shirt with the floppy collar that makes him crazy.
Everybody loves to receive a special bottle,...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Nicole Kidman's "Grace of Monaco," a biopic about the galvanizing actor-turned-royal originally scheduled for 2013, will open the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. It marks the second straight year that a high-profile, star-studded film originally set for an...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Philip Roth, one of America's most lauded novelists, has quit writing fiction. The 80-year-old has said it before, and he said it again in an interview published this week on Stanford's website.
"I haven’t written a word of fiction since 2009. I...
| Feb 13, 2014
Who doesn't love a train? Who cannot fail to be seduced by the most appealing vehicle in human history — the rail-induced sensuality of "Brief Encounter," the desperate heroism of engineer Casey Jones, the creative muscle of the Big Four railroad...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Russia's anti-gay laws have been a source of concern for many Americans heading into the Olympic Games, but Stephen Colbert appears to have the solution. On Tuesday's "Colbert Report," he sent "self-avowed man's man" Buddy Cole to meet with the U.S. men's...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 1:40 AM
SOCHI, Russia --In a rare tie in Alpine skiing, Tina Maze of Slovenia and Dominique Gisin of Switzerland each won Olympic gold Wednesday in the women's downhill.
The pair sped down the 1.69-mile Rosa Khutor course in 1 minute 41.57 seconds. Lara Gut...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:16 PM
WASHINGTON — French President Francois Hollande was feted by President Obama on Tuesday night with a state dinner that drew political, business and Hollywood heavyweights, but not Valerie Trierweiler, who was considered France’s first lady...