When even Wine Enthusiast has a sports issue, we know it’s time to play ball. In the Lineup: The stunning fall of Johnny Manziel and the steep decline of Tiger Woods reveal the all-too-human faults in two superstars. Setting the Gold Standard: Bill May was born to synchronize swim. Will he ever get his shot at Olympic glory? Born to Run: What the Williams sisters are to tennis, the Dibaba siblings are to distance running. On Top of the World: New challenges on Everest as climbing season begins. To paraphrase Edmund Hillary, aim high and don’t look down.
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For 28 years, Kay Grayson lived among the black bears of North Carolina. Then she went missing. Investigators would eventually make a gruesome discovery: her clean-picked bones. Did the beasts she loved turn on her? Or did something far more sinister happen?
Bono once dreamed of making U2 the biggest band in the world. Now he aims to make the world a better place. Learn why so many global leaders like his chances.
An excerpt from an upcoming biography recounts the making of Kramer vs. Kramer, and how she was taunted on the set by co-star Dustin Hoffman.
It’s the sneezin’ season. Use this flowchart to figure out when it’s time to call for backup from the allergy pros. Kiss those tissues goodbye.
Best Reads of the Week
If you look up fourth-born, it will tell you far more about me than I want you to know, says Adams, who comes from a family of seven and is a big believer in birth-order dynamics.
The secret reasons why Hillstone is America’s favorite restaurant.
Paul Le Roux expands his reach from illegal prescriptions to gunrunning with deadly consequences.
Put down the phone, and pick up a pen. Read aloud to your partner. Teach your kids not to mumble. Such gracious habits never go out of style.
In Honor of Autism Awareness Day
One out of every 45 American kids is diagnosed with the developmental disorder. Here are the latest insights as well as promising new drugs to help children deal with social and emotional skills.
By 2034, there will be nearly 1 million young adults with autism…. We must start preparing and building now in order to give them the future they deserve, writes Jamie Pacton, the mother of an autistic son.
In profiling a small-town teenager with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other mental health issues, Tom Chiarella underscores the challenges familes, schools and law enforcement face in finding the right treatment.
It’s considered a 20th-century phenomenon but a fresh historical analysis suggests that a pioneering doctor was examining people with autism before The Civil War.