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Daring To Believe

Beth Whitley | Posted 09.29.2016 | Parents
Beth Whitley

There's been a lot of talk over the past few days about the 'legacy' of these athletes, of the social progress which comes from events like these and of the lessons they teach us all. It would be nice to think that their legacy is global and profound, that it challenges perspectives, shifts attitudes and redresses relationships.

Friday Talking Points -- Filibusted

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Our Most Impressive Democrat Of The Week was Representative Zoe Lofgren, who (with a Republican co-sponsor) this week introduced legislation to regulate the use of drones for domestic police work.

Natalie Coughlin, Gold Medal... Farmer?

Sierra | Posted 08.28.2012 | Sports

Swimmer Natalie Coughlin, 29, was the most decorated female athlete at both the 2004 Athens and the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Besides swimming, Coughlin's passions include food, gardening, and the five chickens she keeps in her backyard in Lafayette, California.

Unemployed Vet Forced To Sell Army Medal On eBay Gets Huge Bid

Posted 06.21.2012 | Impact

After exhausting his options, one unemployed veteran felt he had no choice but to make a heartbreaking, desperate move. Bill Shephard, who returned...

eBay's Literary Odditites

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Inspired by Salinger's toilet -- which was listed for sale on EBay for $1 million -- Jacket Copy decided to see what other literary-ish items are cur...