Knowing El Niño

There was no getting away from El Niño this year -- in newspapers and magazines, on TV, or anytime you walked out the door. But if you think you know all about it, you're wrong, says Dr. Michael Glantz, who's been studying the much-maligned weather phenomenon for the past quarter-century.

Dramatic Entrance

David Stone has been stagestruck since he choked up at the end of Man of La Mancha at age four. At 31, he's a veteran Broadway producer -- most recently, of the controversial revival of The Diary of Anne Frank.

Rediscovering Troy

Academic turned museum-director Tom Carroll is hoping that a greater awareness of its rich past will help Troy, New York -- an industrial powerhouse of the last century that has fallen on hard times in this one -- rise again in the next.