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  • Treating the sick without bias

    Treating the sick without bias
    Teboho mahate was shivering. He had trouble keeping his balance. He couldn't talk, and he had bitten his tongue. A seizure. "Any pain anywhere?" asked Dr. Jennifer Furin. Teboho, 14, held his head. Furin looked into his eyes, checking for dilated...
  • Ex-Rep. Mark Siljander is indicted

    A former Republican member of Congress from Michigan was indicted Wednesday in connection with his work for a U.S.-based Islamic relief organization that allegedly supported a prominent Afghan warlord. Mark D. Siljander, 56, a Washington lobbyist who...
  • Haiti: Resources and how to help

    Haiti: Resources and how to help
    .indentMe { padding-left:20px; } In the wake of the utter devastation inflicted by the earthquake in Haiti, the efforts and contributions of people everywhere are crucial. If you're looking for ways to help, try these organizations: The U.S. State...
  • Hotel detox: For affluent addicts

    By almost any measure, the heroin addiction treatment a prominent rock star underwent earlier this year was unorthodox. For one thing, it took place not at a licensed clinic but at the Peninsula Hotel, the five-star center of Hollywood deal-making...
  • Southland Not Ready for Disaster

    Despite millions of dollars spent in crisis management drills and dozens of plans to deal with earthquakes and other calamities, Southern California emergency preparedness agencies have done little to plan for mass displacement and destruction across a...
  • From the archives: Ceausescu Arrest Told; Battles Rage

    LONDON -- The fiercest battles yet in a week of bloodletting rocked the Romanian capital of Bucharest on Saturday amid reports that deposed dictator Nicolae Ceausescu is under arrest by the army. There was convincing evidence that the death toll...