B.B. King, Grace Lee Boggs, Allen Toussaint, and nine others who changed the world
Robin Williams, Maya Angelou, Ben Bradlee, and 11 others who made an impact
A 41-page internal document from Trump University spells it all out: Keep the room below 69 degrees, set up the chairs "so that attendees need to walk past sales tables in order to exit," and be sure "For the Love of Money" by the O'Jays is playing in the background.
Officials blamed a luger's death in the 2010 games entirely on driver error. But some fear a design flaw in the course played a role—and that another accident could happen this year.
Skijoring, a demonstration event in the 1928 Olympics, is campaigning to make a comeback.
Nelson Mandela, Lou Reed, and 10 others who changed the world
A look back at some of the influential Americans who died this year.
Romney may not be as blunt as his father, but that doesn't mean he's not just as gaffe-prone, in his own way.
The year 2011 saw the deaths of world-changing figures, from inventors and movie stars to peacemakers to dictators. A writer looks back on 15 of their lives.
Apple's founder and CEO could be a cruel and nasty guy. He was also the greatest chief executive of our time. Don't go thinking those two things are related.
Newly public recordings show the president trying to do damage control after what a key aide called "the weirdest day" of his presidency
An FDA panel has declined to recommend a ban on menthol cigarettes—the latest coup for a well-marketed but deadly product
From J.D. Salinger to Elizabeth Edwards, a look at the larger-than-life figures who passed away this year
On November 22, 1963, James Tague was injured by a bullet intended for the president. Now his eBay store is a testament to the remarkable life of JFK's death.
As California votes on marijuana legalization, the pot economy is already smoking
In which we imagine the awesome preflight announcement for the latest space-tourism gambit.
Fifteen years ago the founder of Microsoft tried to predict the future. How well did his prophecies about e-mail, "wallet PCs," the Web, and more hold up?
The environmentally correct answer isn't what you think.
Pope Benedict's scandal is unfolding the same way Watergate played out for Richard Nixon.