| Apr 20, 2010
| 7:44 AM
Bishop Thomas Wenski leaves the Orlando Diocese to become the archbishop of Miami with the reputation as an eloquent speaker with an affinity for the poor, a Catholic leader who could transcend denominational lines, and a man of humor who liked jokes that...
| Nov 6, 2009
Thomas P. O'Malley, an engaging and scholarly priest who headed Loyola Marymount University during a period of significant expansion in the 1990s, died in Boston on Wednesday, apparently of a heart attack. He was 79.
His death was announced by Boston...
| Nov 8, 2009
Bishop William E. Lori stands before 141 married couples in the airy sanctuary of St. Theresa Church on a bright October afternoon.
In a voice carrying the faintest trace of the Kentucky lilt that his Louisville upbringing suggests, he welcomes the...
| Nov 17, 2009
PIX, Tribune Broadcasting's New York CW affiliate has named Bill Carey News Director. This is a homecoming of sorts for Carey, a native New Yorker who held roles of significant responsibility in station management at WCBS and WABC during his award-winning...
| Nov 20, 2009
About 15,000 years ago, North America was home to an astonishing number of large plant-eating mammals -- giant sloths, mastodons, mammoths. A thousand years later, they were all gone, wiped from the face of the Earth with sudden finality.
| Dec 10, 2009
George Stephanopoulos has been named the new anchor of "Good Morning America," ABC News President David Westin announced today.
"I'm pleased to announce that beginning Monday Dec. 14, our new anchor team at 'Good Morning America' will be in place and...
| Jun 11, 2009
Luke Cole, a leading theorist and practitioner of environmental justice law, who battled toxic waste facilities, mega-dairies, mining companies and other pollution threats in poor and minority communities in California and Alaska, died Saturday in a car...
| Jun 13, 2009
Thomas Berry, a cultural historian and specialist in Asian religions who in his later life became a leading thinker on religion and the environment, has died. He was 94.
Berry died June 1 at the Well-Spring Retirement Community in Greensboro, N.C.,...
| Aug 6, 2009
Budd Schulberg, who exposed the dark side of American ambition in his acclaimed Hollywood novel "What Makes Sammy Run?" and won an Academy Award for his screenplay depicting the mob-controlled longshoremen's union in the film classic "On the Waterfront,"...
| Mar 21, 2009
As unemployment escalates and Americans face uncertain futures, cost-cutting has become the new national pastime. Coupon-clipping is in. Big-ticket items and indulgences are out -- as are many of the home-related services so many Southern Californians...
| Feb 2, 2010
Grammy viewers might have wondered what the bleep happened to the music.
During a medley performed near the end of Sunday's award show by rappers Lil Wayne, Eminem and Drake, CBS silenced the audio at least 10 times, presumably due to salty language....