Los Angeles endurance swimmer Diana Nyad, 61, is braving shark-infested waters for a 103-mile swim from Cuba to Key West. She’s doing it to seek redemption. She’s doing it to prove that you’re never too old to go for it.
Stocks post gains in break from gloom on Wall Street.
As the rioting in London widens, Prime Minister David Cameron deploys 10,000 more police.
Citing the Defense of Marriage Act, the Obama administration denied immigration benefits to a married gay couple from San Francisco and ordered the expulsion of a man who is the primary caregiver to his AIDS-afflicted spouse.
A second competitor died Monday after apparently having had a heart attack during Sunday’s New York City Triathlon, prompting review of race protocol.
Sean O’Neal addresses concerns about The Onion’s new five-pages-per-month paid content system.
As debate goes on, amputee Oscar Pistorius will break barrier.
Mitt Romney’s front-runner perch is looking shaky.
At least wait until after breakfast to light up.
A.O. Scott on Robert Altman’s M*A*S*H:
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