8/24/2013 7:06 AM
| GENE DEMBY
Wednesday marks the 50th celebration of the March on Washington — perhaps you've heard something about it? — and it's a little hard to resist the urge to compare the America of 1963 to 2013, to see how they've diverged.
8/23/2013 9:45 AM
| EYDER PERALTA
The case of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning tested many complex questions about espionage, journalism and even treason. But there was always one thing that lingered as a subtext to the case: Manning's struggle with gender identity.
8/23/2013 9:15 AM
| Mark Memmott
Steve Ballmer will retire as CEO at Microsoft within the next 12 months, the software giant announced Friday.
According to the company:
"In the meantime, Ballmer will continue as CEO and will lead Microsoft through the next steps of its transformation to a devices and services company that empowers people for the activities they value most."
8/23/2013 8:39 AM
| MARIA GODOY
It seems almost sacrilegious to question the wisdom of Julia Child.
First with her opus Mastering the Art of French Cooking and later with her PBS cooking show, the unflappably cheerful Child helped rescue home cookery from the clutches of convenience food. She taught us how to love — and take pride in — making something from scratch.