Oprah Winfrey , who parlayed a Chicago talk show into a multibillion-dollar media empire, said goodbye to her 25-year-old afternoon TV program in a reflective final broadcast without guests, surprises or giveaways.
While the world’s top cyclists prepare to race across the French countryside and charge up the Alps next month, disgraced former Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong may be watching from the offices of his law firm.
Maya Angelou, the poet and professor whose bestselling memoirs of growing up black and female made her a beloved American storyteller, with a melodious voice and seemingly boundless optimism in the face of hardship, has died. She was 86.
Gurbaksh Chahal was the picture of a successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur, with the Lamborghini, the San Francisco penthouse, the immigrant rags-to-riches story and tens of millions of dollars. “And he’s single!” Oprah Winfrey said in a 2008 interview.