Arts Sep 04

Al Green, Tom Hanks among Kennedy Center Honorees

WASHINGTON — It’s a rare honor for an artist to receive accolades from the president, let alone have him sing one of your tunes. Now Al Green can claim both, knowing that President Barack Obama is a fan. Green is…

Science Aug 23

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Diana Nyad: A Swimmer Battles the Elements

During her 42-hour attempted swim from Cuba to Key West this week, Diana Nyad battled extreme exhaustion, severe sunburn, strained muscles, powerful storms and circling sharks. But the thing that really ground the 103-mile trek to a halt, she said,…