| Apr 9, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The future of senior living -- design, real estate pitfalls, technology -- is the subject of a Home section package in the Saturday print edition of The Times. Among the stories: Modern design: Retirement communities often rely on a traditional......
| Apr 13, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Full text of Obama's deficit reduction speech....
| Apr 28, 2011
| 4:36 AM
Full text of Obama 's new fundraising stump speech with commentary on his unusual Wednesday....
| May 18, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Barack Obama tries to regenerate the enthusiasms of his 2008 campaign during two fundraising speeches in Boston Wednesday night....
| Jul 18, 2011
"Pets are embedded in the soul of our humanity," says Dr. Edward Creagan, an oncologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., as he describes the special fondness and respect he has for a certain other member of the clinic's staff.
That would be Dr....
| Jul 17, 2011
In the first decade of the 1900s, a Spanish couple boarded a ship in Malaga and sailed to Hawaii to work in the sugar cane fields. They later continued to California, opened a small grocery store an hour east of San Francisco and raised six children,...
| Aug 10, 2011
Australian Nancy Wake, who as a spy became one the Allies' most decorated servicewomen for her role in the French Resistance during World War II, has died in London, officials said. She was 98.
Code-named "The White Mouse" by the Gestapo during the war,...
| Aug 17, 2011
A doctor once told Albert Brown he shouldn't expect to make it to 50, given the toll taken by his years in a Japanese labor camp during World War II and the infamous, death-filled march that got him there. But the former dentist made it to 105,...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 7:54 PM
Last time I wrote about my dad, he'd taken a fall in his bedroom, couldn't get up, but didn't want yet another ride in an ambulance. So my mother got down on the floor with him, pulled up a blanket and they went to sleep.
This time they went down...
| Nov 27, 2011
Gene Dorio, an old-school doctor who makes house calls in Santa Clarita, drives a 1990 Volvo with 362,000 miles on the clock and duct tape holding things together. His patients have a lot of miles on them, too. Dorio is a geriatric physician.
| Jul 30, 2011
When you have a loved one approaching the end, you feel like you're walking along the edge of a cliff in the dark, but at least you've got plenty of company.
I'm still sifting through hundreds of responses to my July 17 column about my dad, who took a...