The story of Tim Samaras and the largest tornado ever documented.
America's for-profit colleges offer education only a con man (or a congressman) could love.
A year ago today, Mary-Lu Zahalan-Kennedy of Ontario became the first person in the world to earn a master's degree in The Beatles. I'm not quite sure what she's doing now, but I do know she could probably kick anyone's ass in Beatles trivia. This little anniversary of her graduation got me think ... More >>
Carlos Honore and his wife Tatum started up a youth football league out of nothing in an area of Houston not much known for opportunity or hope.
Known for his satirical, autobiographical stories, author-performer-playwright David Sedaris has captured the attention of countless readers since his “SantaLand Diaries” first aired on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition in 1992. One of those readers is Kevin Kopelson, a professor at the ... More >>
Young author ZZ Packer is the real thing (and so is her name)
Some ex-patients credit the mind-body therapy of New Age healer JoAnne Mandel with saving their lives. Others say her compassion stopped at the bottom line.
While some Houston parents fight what they charge is "a river of Ritalin" running through the schools, one father has gone to court to try to prove that, for his son, Ritalin use is Ritalin abuse.
Wendy Gramm's all-American success story is a centerpiece of her husband's fledgling presidential bid. But there's more to the story than what's being packaged and sold by the Phil Gramm campaign.