| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Peyton "Pete" Dralle wasted little time after he learned doctors could do no more to treat his throat cancer. He took spur-of-the-moment trips, got his affairs in order and, when he finally agreed to care at San Diego Hospice, he documented his life...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 1:17 PM
NFL referee Tony Corrente's first encounter with Baltimore Ravens Matt Birk and Michael Oher this season floored him, literally.
The Ravens were scuffling with a couple of Pittsburgh Steelers during the season opener on Sept. 11, and Corrente, trying...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:40 AM
There's been a lot of controversy over the HPV vaccine. Because Gardasil is designed to protect young people against human papillomavirus, a common sexually transmitted disease, some people believe the inoculation gives teens the go-ahead to have sex....
| Oct 20, 2012
| 9:30 AM
AUSTIN, Texas -- For years, Connie and Daniel Roddy did all they could to support Livestrong, raising tens of thousands of dollars for the organization.
"It all started when Lance's first book came out," Connie Roddy said, referring to the 2001...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 10:11 AM
SIOUX FALLS — Russell Means never shunned attention. Whether leading Native Americans in railing against broken federal treaties, appearing in a Hollywood blockbuster or advocating a sovereign American Indian nation within U.S. borders, the activist...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Our Pay it Forward crew was out in Hershey, in the shadows of big coasters and sweet chocolate, looking for someone to surprise with $200.
After some strikeouts, we found Karen Johnson. Johnson told us about her friend Nada Dolly, a throat cancer...
| May 4, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Adam “MCA” Yauch was co-leader of the Beastie Boys, a New York City trio that transformed hip-hop. But just as significantly, the group and especially Yauch transformed themselves, providing a model for how artists can mature and grow as...
| May 6, 2012
| 9:28 PM
I see that Alex Rios is hitting balls up the middle more during his resurgence. I believe he would be further pushed in this direction if Robin Ventura made him the second-place hitter. Rios, when he is hitting well, has better bat control than the free...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Seven years ago I went to the doctors and he told me I was heading down the same path that a lot of my family members headed down.
Diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity. My dad passed away at 62. He had throat cancer and he might have had a better...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 9:27 AM
Tim Worrell, the former chief of the Bent Mountain Fire Department in Roanoke County, died Sunday night.
Worrell was 52. He had been battling throat cancer for the past 4 1/2 years.
Worrell had worked at the department for more than three decades. A...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 10:49 AM
Thomas, Gordon MacDonald
Gordon MacDonald (Don) Thomas passed away in Newport Beach, California on Friday June 15th, 2012 after his heroic battle with throat cancer. As a Southern California native, he impacted the surfing, sailing and ocean community...