| Aug 26, 2010
| 4:33 AM
The father of Erica Blasberg, the LPGA golfer whose recent death was ruled a suicide, said he still wants answers about what happened between his daughter and a doctor whom she spent time with in the final days of her......
| Aug 27, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Imagine if Bright was a Republican on the campaign trail speculating on a Democrat's demise....
| Aug 2, 2010
| 4:35 PM
The annual Experience Music Project Pop Conference, which gathers critics, journalists and academics for a weekend of presentations on the vast diaspora of music, is relocating from its longtime home at the Experience Music Project in Seattle to the UCLA....
| Jul 22, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Nonprofit Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurers in several states have accumulated billions of dollars in surplus money over the last decade even as they continued to raise their insurance rates by as much as 20% annually for many......
| Jul 18, 2010
"Hey, got any extra Jimmy Buffett tickets?"
The two 50ish retirees, both wearing sunglasses and hoop earrings, laughed as they tried to get passersby to stop and chat awhile, a Southerner's favorite pastime on sleepy summer days. And on this overcast...
| Oct 28, 2010
Businessman helped build Shoal Creek Country Club
Hall Thompson, 87, a prominent Alabama business leader who developed Shoal Creek Country Club but sparked controversy two decades ago with comments about the admission of blacks as members,...
| Jul 18, 2010
The Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and western Florida Panhandle beaches affected by the oil spill are as different as Venice, Laguna and Solana beaches are from one another.
In years past, finding a good fit here was easy. And perhaps it will be one...
| Dec 16, 2010
Bob Feller, an Iowa farm boy who became one of baseball's most enduring stars as an overpowering pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, died Wednesday. He was 92.
Feller, who was elected to the baseball Hall of Fame in 1962, died at a Cleveland-area hospice,...
| Sep 1, 2010
At the University of Kansas in the late 1930s, William P. Foster was barred from joining the marching band because he was black.
When he graduated in 1941, he aspired to direct a band but the school's dean of music told him "there were no jobs for...
| Sep 21, 2010
Leonard Skinner, a Florida high school gym teacher and coach who was the inspiration for the name of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, has died. He was 77.
Skinner died Monday at St. Catherine Laboure Manor nursing home in Jacksonville, Fla., his...
| Sep 28, 2010
I wish NPR reporter Michele Norris hadn't called "The Grace of Silence," her tribute to her parents, a "memoir." The book is, at once, much less and much more.
Gracefully written and carefully researched, it offers up long-buried family secrets as a...