| Nov 15, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Fade in: Dutch slave ship off the coast of Bermuda, 1793. Slaves are sick. The shipâs doctor fears the worst. The Dutch decide to throw the infected Africans overboard one by one, to halt the spread of the disease. Wait,......
| Feb 13, 2011
The Panic Virus
A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear
Simon & Schuster: 429 pp., $26.99
Readers take note. If you're already convinced that vaccines cause autism, that vaccine-preventable infectious diseases no longer threaten...
| Feb 8, 2011
Maria Altmann, who escaped Nazi-occupied Vienna as a newlywed and returned to wage a triumphant fight to recover Gustav Klimt's iconic gold portrait of her remarkable aunt, has died. She was 94.
Altmann died Monday at her Cheviot Hills home after a...
| Apr 26, 2011
Eldon Davis, an influential architect known as the father of the California coffee shop for midcentury designs inspired by the Space Age and the region's car culture, has died. He was 94.
Davis died Friday at a West Hills hospital of complications from...
| May 26, 2011
Huguette Clark, a copper tycoon's daughter with a taste for exquisite French dolls, baronial homes and solitude, has died. She was 104.
Clark, who preferred to be known as Madame Clark, died Tuesday at Beth Israel Hospital in New York City. She had...
| Sep 20, 2011
Coach led organization
of Big East Conference
Dave Gavitt, 73, one of basketball's most influential leaders in the last three decades, died Friday in a hospital near his hometown of Rumford, R.I., after a long illness, his family said....
| Sep 21, 2009
| 4:34 PM
"Do you really want Bill and Hillary just down the hall from you in the White House?" First Lady Michelle Obama reportedly asked her husband. "Could you live with that?" According to a new book by Christopher Andersen, Michelle Obama......
| Jan 12, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan 10 - 16, in PDF format This week's TV Movies TOP DESIGNER: The team infiltrates the fashion world to take down a sweatshop owner on "Leverage," starring Jeri Ryan......
| Feb 18, 2008
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the largest beef recall in its history Sunday, calling for the destruction of 143 million pounds of raw and frozen beef produced by a Chino slaughterhouse that has been accused of inhumane practices.