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Appreciation: Al Franken, innovative and entertaining UCLA track and field promoter, made sports fun
The very bad news is that Los Angeles lost its own P.T. Barnum on Tuesday afternoon. Al Franken died at age 96.
(No, not that Al Franken.
Frank Williams, Dominant Formula One Manager, Is Dead at 79
He overcame frequent adversity, including a near-fatal car accident, to become one of the most successful figures in motor sports history.
Q&A: Portland Author Stacy Brewster on Masculinity and Aging Queer Joy
Stacy Brewster's debut collection, What We Pick Up, spans space and time.
China Will Soon Lead the U.S. in Tech
Recent congressional spending proposals, such as the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill and the $1.7 trillion social-spending package, have included investments in research and development in areas such as green technologies and energy storage.
A tribute to Don Fry - Poynter
Donald K. Fry, known to friends as "Don Fry," died Monday in Charlottesville, Virginia, at the age of 84.
Father's Nazi past haunts Chilean presidential frontrunner
The German-born father of Chilean presidential frontrunner José Antonio Kast was a member of Adolf Hitler s Nazi party, according to a recently unearthed document obtained by The Associated Press, revelations that appear at odds with the far-right candidate's own statements about his father's military service during World War II.
Cast surprises and Kevin Hart rescue 'Facts of Life' and 'Diff'rent Strokes' revival
John Lithgow and Kevin Hart appear as Mr. Drummond and Arnold in ABC's 'Live in Front of a Studio Audience: The Facts of Life and Diff'rent Strokes.'
Who will save the saddest pier in Boston?
After officials rejected plans to replace the Charlestown pier with floating houses, residents are pushing for a stunning waterfront park. But if no one is willing to pay, the Navy Yard's last vacant pier could be left for dead.
Mel Brooks says his only regret as a comedian is the jokes he didn't tell
Mel Brooks (shown here in 1984) calls comedy his "delicious refuge" from the world: "I hide in humor and comedy.
I love it."
Stories that stayed with us from 2021
These are among the tales of redemption, forgiveness and love told in Column One, The Times' showcase for storytelling, in 2021.