Homemade yogurt.  Scientists are discovering that fermented foods may have intriguing effects on our gut. Photograph: Andrew Scrivani/The New York Times

Fermented foods like yogurt, kimchi, sauerkraut and kombucha have long been dietary staples in many parts of the world. Indeed, for thousands of years(...)

Tiger Woods’  SUV    on its side in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, on February 23th. Photograph: Getty Images

Tiger Woods told responding deputies to his single-vehicle crash last week that he did not know how the accident happened and didn’t remember driving,(...)

Larry King interviewed a host of world leaders over a long career, including Russian president  Vladimir Putin. Photograph: Lorenzo Bevilaqua/CNN

Larry King, the broadcast interviewer whose non-confrontational style attracted celebrities and newsmakers as guests and made him the star of a top-r(...)

 Dennis Quaid: “But TV is telling different stories with different heroes. It’ll be interesting to see how Hollywood responds.” Photograph: Michael Buckner/Getty Images

The Texan-born actor Dennis Quaid is firmly in the canine camp on the matter of cat v dog. As a boy, he enjoyed the company of Gertrude, a dog he reca(...)