| May 10, 2011
| 2:49 PM
Heart patients who used common pain relievers called NSAIDs even briefly are at much higher risk of having a repeat heart attack or of dying than those who stay away from the drugs, which include such widely used over-the-counter medications as...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
With macho-sounding names like Tough Mudder, Warrior Dash and the Spartan Race, obstacle course races have turned mud, sweat and tears into a flood of revenue.
Over the last year, obstacle races have surpassed marathons in popularity, with an...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:40 PM
The police found her at an abandoned cement plant at 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday. They were too late.
There were a few different ledges at the plant from which 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick, of Lakeland, Fla., could have jumped. One ledge reached up about 19...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Janet Napolitano has a message for the next head of the Department of Homeland Security: “You will need a large bottle of Advil.”
In a farewell speech Tuesday, Napolitano gave a wide-ranging defense of her 4½f years as head of one of the...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Bucky Lasek stands atop the vert ramp hunched forward, right hand on his skateboard.
Above his tidy brown chin strip and mustache, deep lines crease his cheeks. He watches other boarders drop in at practice Wednesday.
Tom Schaar, 13. Mitchie Brusco,...
| Jul 10, 2011
When asked how a guy from the Philippines fell in love with a girl from the Ukraine, Ron Costales said it was simply, “Destiny.”
From the moment he met Maya Buzinovskaya, he was smitten. That was in 2004, when Costales, a physical therapist,...
| Jan 16, 2013
Daniel J. Edelman, 92, who built one of the world's top public relations companies and pioneered celebrity endorsements and media tours, died of heart failure Tuesday at a Chicago hospital, said his son, Richard Edelman.
Edelman is credited with...