| Jun 17, 2010
| 4:35 PM
A special group of anglers recently went out for a chartered day of saltwater fishing aboard the 95-foot vessel Dana Pride out of Dana Wharf Sportfishing. The group included many who have never been fishing, or on a boat --......
| Sep 23, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Using a new kind of clinical trial, researchers may have discovered the first drug that can actually delay the progression of Parkinson's disease, a disabling and ultimately fatal neurological disorder. Several drugs are available that can mitigate the...
| Jan 28, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Mapping cases of Parkinson's disease, the second-most common neurodegenerative disease behind Alzheimer's, might prove illuminating. We could see where the progressive condition is more common and maybe get some potential research leads. Scientists at...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Justin Kaplan, an author and cultural historian who wrote a definitive, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Mark Twain and spiced the popular canon as general editor of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, has died. He was 88.
Kaplan died Sunday at Mount...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:12 PM
HOMS, Syria — They appeared like a defeated army, gray blankets draping their shoulders, baggy clothes flowing over withered frames, faces gaunt and exhausted. At least half a dozen had lost limbs; others arrived in wheelchairs and on stretchers....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:27 PM
SOCHI, Russia — There have been six medals handed out in moguls skiing at these Winter Games. Four of them have gone to Canada.
First, there were the Dufour-Lapointe sisters — Justine and Chloe — who went one-two in the women's event....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:58 PM
U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner didn't like the score she got for her short program in the team figure skating event at the Sochi Olympics on Saturday.
And, like Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney before her, she wasn't able to hide her disappointment....
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The numbers are staggering: Almost 7% of the U.S. adult population — about 17.6 million people — is diagnosed with depression, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:00 AM
TEHRAN -- For the third consecutive day, low-income Iranian families lined up Tuesday in harsh winter weather outside government–run distribution centers to pick up free food parcels.
The nationwide handouts are part of an effort by Iranian...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 5:10 PM
In 1989, attorney Ray Clark got a telephone call that would make him, for a while, one of the most famous lawyers in Los Angeles.
The call to his small firm was from the presiding judge in the trial of Richard Ramirez, accused of being the brutal serial...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:28 PM
"The Michael J. Fox Show" (NBC, Thursdays). I come to spare a few good words and happy thoughts for this fine family sitcom, to praise and not to bury it, though the dominant (and no doubt accurate) line in the press is that it is fatally low-rated and...