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  • Janos Starker dies at 88; renowned cellist won a Grammy in 1997

     Janos Starker dies at 88; renowned cellist won a Grammy in 1997
    Janos Starker, a renowned concert cellist as well as a distinguished teacher and recording artist, died Sunday at his home in Bloomington, Ind. He was 88 and had been in declining health. Since 1958, Starker had been a professor at the Indiana...
  • A blood test for suicide? Biomarkers may identify people at risk

    A blood test for suicide? Biomarkers may identify people at risk
    A blood test can tell you if you’ve got HIV, high cholesterol or certain kinds of cancer. Now scientists are trying to create a blood test that would reveal whether someone was about to commit suicide. “Individuals at risk often choose not...
  • Be smart about giving to charity

    Be smart about giving to charity
    Dear Liz: What are your thoughts on charitable giving? I hear about tithing (giving 10% of income) but would have real problems trying to maintain that commitment. That said, I'd like to become a regular donor to a reputable charity. Answer: Most U.S....
  • Arts and culture was fastest-growing philanthropic cause in 2012

    Arts and culture was fastest-growing philanthropic cause in 2012
    In terms of donations, arts and culture was Americans’ fastest-growing charitable cause in 2012, rising an estimated 7.8% to $14.44 billion, according to a leading annual research report on charitable giving. Donations to education rose second-...
  • Janos Starker, world-famous cellist, dies at 88

    Janos Starker, world-famous cellist, dies at 88
    Janos Starker, a renowned concert cellist as well as a distinguished teacher and recording artist, has died. He was 88. Starker, who died Sunday in Bloomington, Ind., had been in terminal care for the last few weeks, according to reports from wire...
  • McManus: Obama evolves on gay marriage

    McManus: Obama evolves on gay marriage
    President Obama's announcement Wednesday that he was done "evolving" and now supports same-sex marriage was, in retrospect, inevitable. Vice President Joe Biden made it so Sunday, when he remarked almost casually that he had grown "comfortable" with gay...
  • Elinor Ostrom dies at 78; first woman to win Nobel in economics

    Elinor Ostrom dies at 78; first woman to win Nobel in economics
    Elinor Ostrom, an Indiana University political economist who in 2009 became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in economics by demonstrating that local communities can manage imperiled natural resources as well as or better than the government or...
  • PASSINGS: Carlo Rambaldi, David Scott

    PASSINGS: Carlo Rambaldi, David Scott
    Carlo Rambaldi Oscar-winning special effects master Carlo Rambaldi, 86, an Academy Award-winning special effects master known as the father of "E.T.," died Friday in southern Italy after a long illness, Italian news media reported. He won visual...
  • PASSINGS: R.G. Armstrong, Norman Alden, Ted Hinshaw, Neil Reed

    R.G. Armstrong Actor a favorite of Peckinpah R.G. Armstrong, 95, a veteran character actor who started his career in the 1950s on Broadway, segued to television, then solidified his standing as a favorite of filmmakers Sam Peckinpah and Warren Beatty,...
  • Rankings of online college and graduate programs released

     
    Reflecting growing interest in -- or at least curiosity about -- online education, U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday released its first rankings of fully online college and graduate degree programs. The magazine has for decades ranked more traditional.....
  • Camilla Williams dies at 92; opera singer broke racial barriers

    Camilla Williams dies at 92; opera singer broke racial barriers
    Camilla Williams, believed to be the first African American woman to appear with a major U.S. opera company, has died. She was 92. Williams died Sunday at her home in Bloomington, Ind., according to her attorney, Eric Slotegraaf. She died of...