| Aug 18, 2012
At first, there were whispers.
Where was Jesse Jackson Jr.?
Was he drying out in rehab? Was he being treated for exhaustion?
And soon, whispers grew into partisan shouts.
Was the congressman ducking a U.S. House ethics probe into his dealings with...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Could the solution to increasing suicide and depression rates among members of the U.S. military lie in a nasal spray? The Armyhopes so.
In the midst of a crisis that saw its highest rate of suicide in July, the Army has greenlighted a grant for Dr....
| Apr 20, 2012
| 11:27 AM
A mental health care counselor is accused of having sex with an inmate.
The Pendleton State Police Post received a tip accusing Elizabeth Covington, 53, of having a sexual relationship with an inmate.
An investigation was launched and the Henry...
| Jul 2, 2013
Dear Amy: I am in a serious relationship with a divorced man, and we are moving into a new home together soon.
He has two children with his ex. Both kids are wonderful and respond very well to me. Their mother is currently with a man and is building a...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:44 PM
There's a $200-million hotel on the drawing board for downtown Los Angeles, so tourists from around the globe can kick up their heels at LA Live.
And a few miles away on downtown's skid row, there's a TB outbreak brewing in a stew of Third World-style...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 11:11 PM
Rodney Francis is insufficiently ambitious. The pastor of the Washington Tabernacle Baptist Church in St. Louis has entered the fray over guns, violence and humanity's fallen nature with a plan for a "buyback" of children's toy guns. And toy swords and...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:36 PM
WASHINGTON -- Rodney Francis is insufficiently ambitious. The pastor of the Washington Tabernacle Baptist Church in St. Louis has entered the fray over guns, violence and humanity's fallen nature with a plan for a "buyback" of children's toy guns. And toy...
| Feb 27, 2013
Now that they're facing Washington's first serious push for new gun violence prevention laws since the Columbine massacre, gun lobbyists are grasping at straws — as in "straw" purchases.
That's the slang for someone who legally buys a firearm from...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:31 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- When President Obama said in his State of the Union address that "This time is different," referring to his push for tighter gun-control laws, he wasn't just whistling Dixie.
Analysts seeking insight into the gun debate need look no...
| Feb 19, 2013
Can our facial expressions affect our mood and have an impact on those around us? According to Dr. Eric Finzi, author of the book "The Face of Emotion," they certainly can.
Finzi, a dermatological surgeon who spent nearly two decades researching...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Red light cameras are back at the state Capitol in Hartford as proponents make their annual — and, up to now, perennially unsuccessful — attempt to win legislative approval to enable Connecticut cities and towns to install electronic...