Sheryl Sandberg, fresh off a media tour to promote her book on women in the workplace, is building the foundation for a life in the public eye that supersedes her day-to-day duties as operating chief at Facebook Inc.
When Michael Cockrell, a cook and dishwasher in Philadelphia, was sick with the flu, he showed up for work anyway. When his 5-year-old son was hospitalized with an asthma attack, Cockrell still punched the clock.
Helen Gurley Brown, who fed the sexual revolution of the 1960s with her best-seller “Sex and the Single Girl” and then turned around the failing Cosmopolitan magazine by injecting her philosophy that women could have it all -- “love, sex and money” -- has died. She was 90.
A spy thriller needs a spine as stiff as James Bond’s martini to nickname a character Moneypenny. BBC America’s retro-hip “The Hour” certainly has the nerve, and occasionally even the punch to back it up.
President Barack Obama, mixing fundraising appeals with diplomacy while in New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly, is seeking to reenergize his Democratic Party base by melding the personal with the political and even including a bit of marital romance.