| Feb 15, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Many studies have documented the fact that patients of color are less likely to receive the same quality of medical care as whites, and that those differences often translate to worse health outcomes. The pattern holds up even after taking......
| Jan 20, 2014
| 7:06 AM
Claudio Abbado, a star in the great generation of Italian conductors who was revered by musicians in the world's leading orchestras for developing a strong rapport with them while still allowing them their independence, died Monday. He was 80.
| Jan 20, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Claudio Abbado, the renowned Italian conductor who served as music director of the La Scala opera house in Milan for nearly 20 years and led such prestigious groups as the London Symphony Orchestra, has died at 80. The conductor's death was announced...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
That Claudio Abbado, who died Monday at 80, would become an important conductor was never in doubt.
He was elegant in that intimidatingly sophisticated way of Milanese artists. He wasn't flashy, but he was of his time. In his youth he had the charisma...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Claudio Abbado, an Italian conductor whose wide-ranging mastery of symphonic and operatic repertory and attention to detail drew comparisons to more famous maestros Carlo Mario Giulini, Arturo Toscanini and Herbert von Karajan, has died. He was 80.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:52 AM
When Claudio Abbado, the revered Italian conductor who died Monday, turned 80 last summer, record companies celebrated with several super-sized box sets of his recordings and videos. It’s not hard to find discs with which to spend the weekend...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Judith Glassman Daniels
Pioneering editor who oversaw
creation of Savvy magazine
Judith Glassman Daniels, 74, a pioneering editor who oversaw creation of a magazine for executive women called Savvy at a time when magazines catered to stay-at-home...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:23 PM
WASHINGTON — Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg of New Jersey, the last World War II veteran in the Senate and a stalwart Democrat who led congressional battles over three decades to toughen gun laws, ban smoking on planes and crack down on drunk driving,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Hot on the (stiletto) heels of "Tiny Times," which broke box-office records in China, the romantic melodrama "Tiny Times 2" arrives here just weeks after the first installment, offering more fashion-shoot-ready Shanghai locations in a soapy package. The...
| Apr 15, 2009
Judith F. Krug, a forceful advocate for the right of librarians to stock their shelves without fear of censorship, died of stomach cancer Saturday at a hospital in Evanston, Ill., where she lived. She was 69.
Director of the American Library Assn.'s...
| Nov 14, 2008
Contemplating the fragility of life at the individual, racial and species levels, EM Lewis' new drama, "Song of Extinction," artfully balances its theme of mortality between the intimate and the macroscopic.
Revolving around the tenuous connection...