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  • 111-year-old Yankees fan gets a special day with team

    111-year-old Yankees fan gets a special day with team
    There aren't many Yankees fans in the world who are older than the Yankees franchise itself. Bernando LaPallo is one of them. Born on Aug. 17, 1901, LaPallo is 111 years old and has been a Yankees fan for as long as he can remember, which is a pretty...
  • Dr. Francois Jacob dies at 92; Nobel-winning biologist

    Dr. Francois Jacob dies at 92; Nobel-winning biologist
    When James Watson and Francis Crick deciphered the structure of DNA in 1953, their discovery answered a crucial question in biology: How is genetic information passed down from parent to child? Their work also created conundrums, however. They and...
  • Ernest Callenbach dies at 83; wrote environmental novel 'Ecotopia'

    Ernest Callenbach dies at 83; wrote environmental novel 'Ecotopia'
    Ernest "Chick" Callenbach, a film scholar and environmentalist who created a cult favorite in "Ecotopia," a 1975 novel that predicted with uncanny accuracy a world where recycling is commonplace, food is locally grown and energy comes from the sun, died...
  • Stanley Karnow dies at 87; author of epic Vietnam history

    Stanley Karnow dies at 87; author of epic Vietnam history
    Stanley Karnow, an award-winning author and journalist who combined insightful reporting with personal accounts and historical sweep in books on the Vietnam War and the Philippines and the critically acclaimed public television series that accompanied the...
  • Rhum Agricole

     
    A pilgrimage to Martinique finds cane consummated as a heavenly spirit made from freshly pressed sugarcane wine...
  • Syrian opposition group leader says he'll resign to stem rifts

     
    Burhan Ghalioun, the head of Syria's main government-opposition alliance, announced that he would resign after members accused him of "political and organizational failure."...
  • PASSINGS: Billy Costello

    PASSINGS: Billy Costello
    Billy Costello Former WBC light welterweight boxing champ Billy Costello, 55, a former WBC light welterweight boxing champion who won his first 30 professional fights, died of lung cancer Wednesday at a hospital in his hometown of Kingston, N.Y., said...
  • Benoit Mandelbrot dies at 85; mathematician known as the father of fractals

    Benoit Mandelbrot dies at 85; mathematician known as the father of fractals
    What do coastlines, clouds, cauliflower and the stock market have in common? Mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot may not have conceived the question, but he provided an answer — one that was compelling in its originality and startling in its usefulness...
  • Market Watch: Farm brings every muscat imaginable

    Market Watch: Farm brings every muscat imaginable
    One of the rarest but greatest pleasures of farmers markets is encountering passionate collectors who sell a wide range of rare fruit varieties normally grown only at specialty sites such as germplasm repositories and agricultural experiment stations....
  • PASSINGS: Christiane Desroches Noblecourt, Elaine Stewart

    PASSINGS: Christiane Desroches Noblecourt, Elaine Stewart
    Christiane Desroches Noblecourt Pioneering Egyptologist saved antiquities from Aswan flooding Christiane Desroches Noblecourt, 97, a pioneering French Egyptologist who helped salvage Nubia's vaunted antiquities from flooding caused by the construction...
  • PASSINGS: Margaret Tyzack

    PASSINGS: Margaret Tyzack
    Margaret Tyzack British actress on stage, screen and television Margaret Tyzack, 79, a British actress perhaps best known to American audiences for her roles in the acclaimed BBC television series "The Forsyte Saga" and "I, Claudius," died Saturday in...