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UC Berkeley is making its vast library collections and course textbooks more readily available to students with visual and other impairments under an agreement reached Tuesday that could set a precedent for universities nationwide. The settlement with...
SHERMAN, Texas — Sgt. John Russell designed his new house here so there would be room for everyone: for him and his wife, Mandy, his wife's parents and his own. There was a doggie door for Louie and Queenie — "the little ones," he called...
Tags: Prosecution, Baghdad (Iraq), Mental Illness, Murder, Iraq
The blockbuster Steven Spielberg movie "Jurassic Park," being re-released in 3-D on April 5, wouldn't be the same place without paleontologist Jack Horner. In addition to advising the production on scientific matters, Horner provided inspiration for the...
Playing action video games could help dyslexic children read faster, a new study suggests. Neuroscientists from the University of Padua in Italy tested the reading ability of two groups of 10-year-olds after one group had played action video games and...
Tags: Wii, Gaming, Entertainment, Science and Technology
-------------------- Citizenville How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government Gavin Newsom with Lisa Dickey Penguin Press: 272 pp., $25.95 -------------------- California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has a lot more time on his hands than...
Tags: YouTube, Fidel Castro, Government, Al Gore, Same-Sex Marriage
Framework“I’ve always seen the world differently so I built a camera to share images the way I see them in my mind…growing up I had severe dyslexia and it was always hard to communicate – when I found photography I found my voice.” ...
What do you wear to visit a psychic? I pondered the question as I stood in the mirror, practicing my poker face. Would she see through my Uggs to my mismatched socks? Will she know that I dug these jeans from the bottom of my hamper? I'd made an...
Director Joe Wright's vision for the Leo Tolstoy classic "Anna Karenina" has been called "bold," "daring" and "ambitious" — words that could also be used to describe the effect the director and his leading lady, Keira Knightley, have on each other....
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, the fourth publisher of the New York Times, who made history with his decision to publish the Pentagon Papers and revived the "Good Gray Lady" of print journalism with a radical redesign that set a new standard, has died. He was...
Henry Hill, the infamous mob informant whose life of crime was chronicled in the film classic "GoodFellas," was the first to admit that he did "a lot of bad things back then." "I shot at people. I busted a lot of heads, and I buried a lot of bodies,"...
Tags: Prosecution, Air France-KLM, Book, Ray Liotta, Organized Crime
John D. Lowry, an entertainment technology innovator who founded Lowry Digital Images, the renowned movie restoration company in Burbank that worked its magic by returning film classics such as "Casablanca" and "Star Wars" to their pristine state for...
A series of heavy doors slid open, one by one, at the Pima County Jail. And finally I was sitting with 53-year-old Sanford "Sandy" Garfinkel, who had just been sentenced to 16 years in prison for killing his terminally ill wife by holding a pillow over...
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