This is the fountain of youth?
For centuries, man has been on a quest to find the elixir to eternal life. Alchemists struggled fruitlessly to create the legendary philosopher's stone, a mythical substance capable of turning base metals into precious gold and said to hold the key to immortality.
When food kills: Peanut butter case
It was in a bland, windowless third-floor courtroom here that Jeff Almer first locked eyes with the man he holds responsible for his mother's death.
4 ways to beat 'The Man'
Nan Grogan Orrock defied her family's wishes by sneaking away to join the 1963 March on Washington. But don't ask her about Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. She doesn't remember it.
Boy finds hope amid slaughter
Azwan Elias arrived in America this summer filled with excitement and eagerness to learn. Everyone who knows him says he is wise beyond his 17 years, that he is destined to lead others in his restive homeland of Iraq.
Meet 'Dead Man Walking' nun
Sister Helen Prejean blasts the air-conditioner in her champagne-colored Toyota Corolla, the back bumper held up with duct tape. It's clear why friends insist on driving when they are with her. She could rival NASCAR's Danica Patrick on the gas pedal. Age -- she turned 75 this year -- hasn't slowed her down.
Best small town museums
The first significant new museum of American art in nearly half a century debuted in 2011. But to view Crystal Bridges' collection—from a Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington to Jackson Pollock canvases—you don't travel to New York, Los Angeles or Chicago. You head down a forested ravine in a town in northwestern Arkansas.
15 funniest travel books
Because a sense of humor is essential when facing the mysteries and miseries of a foreign culture.
Stolen photos of dead wife returned
When Dave Lacey's house was broken into, he lost something no amount of money could replace: a camera with the last pictures of his beloved late wife.
NFL: Lifetime ban possible for domestic abuse
The NFL is immediately implementing a sweeping domestic violence initiative that calls for a six-game suspension for a first offense and a lifetime ban from the league for a second offense.
NFL bans Irsay six games, fines him $500K
The NFL on Tuesday suspended Jim Irsay for six games and fined him $500,000 after the Indianapolis Colts owner pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
Badge of honor: Yankees to wear Jeter patch
The New York Yankees announced Tuesday that the team will wear a patch of Derek Jeter's final season logo on all player hats and uniforms from Sept. 7, the day that the shortstop will be honored at Yankee Stadium, through the end of the season.
Source: Cowboys to bring in Sam for physical
Michael Sam is flying to Dallas on Tuesday night and will take a physical Wednesday and if all goes well they will add him to their practice squad, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Davis: Several 49ers were at McDonald party
Tight end Vernon Davis said a larger number of 49ers players were at the party Saturday night in which the alleged incident between Ray McDonald and his girlfriend took place.
U.S. dispatches New Zealand, moves to 3-0
Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the United States remained unbeaten at the FIBA Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday.
Sources: Manning, Gase didn't violate CBA
The NFL did not fine or implement any other punishment on the Denver Broncos, quarterback Peyton Manning or offensive coordinator Adam Gase for an April visit when Gase and Manning crossed paths at the University of Alabama, team sources told ESPN.