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When I had dogs as a kid, and later as a young adult, there didn't seem to be anything difficult about finding the right canine or taking care of it. But things seem to have gotten a lot more complicated since then. First of all, unless you want a...
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A Los Angeles Superior Court judge is expected Wednesday morning to decide whether an 86-year-old murder defendant should be released from custody and into the care of his son. Nattie Kennebrew, who is legally blind, in a wheelchair and suffers from...
Tags: Trials, Shootings, Court Preliminary, Judges, Justice System
Robert Greenberg got tired of hearing from senior engineers that it wasn't possible to build his product idea: a bionic eye that gives sight to the blind. "A lot of the folks straight out of school didn't know any better, so I hired them instead,"...
Post has been corrected. See note at bottom for details.Leonhard Euler, a Swiss mathematician who continued to work on complex equations from memory even after he went blind, is honored in Monday's Google Doodle on the 306th anniversary of his birth. Euler, who wrote nearly 900 books over the course of his...
A judge refused to dismiss the case against an 86-year-old murder defendant Wednesday morning and ordered county officials to devise a plan to care for the suspect while protecting public safety. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Norman Shapiro...
FrameworkChristopher Morris, based in Paris, was born in California in 1958 and began his career as a documentary conflict photographer working almost exclusively for Time magazine, where he has been on contract since 1990. He has won acclaim for his political...
MOSCOW -- Burning the Bolshoi Ballet artistic director's face with acid was not part of the plan, the top dancer arrested for allegedly masterminding the attack told a Russian court Thursday. Pavel Dmitrichenko, 29, admitted to organizing the attack but...
More than a century after she went blind, a new study casts doubt on how bright, blue-eyed “Little House on the Prairie” older sister Mary Ingalls lost her vision. Using medical papers from the 19th century, unpublished family journals and...
SAN FRANCISCO — "This is one of my favorite rooms," said SFJAZZ founder and Executive Artistic Director Randall Kline, smiling as he stepped over exposed pipes and dusty planks in the SFJAZZ Center. "Then again, they're all my favorite rooms," he...
During the first half of the 20th century, pediatricians generally believed that children's eye problems were largely self-corrective — that a child would grow out of his or her crossed eyes or poor vision. But they were wrong. Unless a vision...
You'd almost think that someone had stapled several resumes together and put them in Raul Ruiz's file: magna cum laude at UCLA; three graduate degrees from Harvard (a medical degree and masters in public policy and in public health); doctoring to poor...
MENLO PARK — In just eight years, Facebook signed up more than half the world's Internet population. Now it's going after the rest. Facebook wants to reach every single person on the Internet whether they are logging on from a laptop in Santa...
Tags: Apple iPhone, AOL LLC, China, Marketing, Bebo, Inc.
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