| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:56 PM
At the heart of the state's latest proposal to comply with a federal court order to reduce the prison population is a plea, yet again, for more time. If the judges say no and stick with their Dec. 31 deadline by which the state must release or find...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:24 AM
After spending much of July in critical condition with congestive heart failure and a stroke, country singer Randy Travis has finally left the hospital.
The 54-year-old country star was admitted to the hospital in Plano, Texas, after suffering from ...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Crime writer Elmore Leonard is recovering from a stroke in an undisclosed Detroit-area hospital.
"It happened a week ago, last Monday [July 29]," his longtime researcher, Gregg Sutter, told the Detroit News. "He's doing better every day, and the...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
At Alison McKenzie's summer camp, her counselors organize all the usual activities: arts and crafts, dance lessons, Olympics-style competitions. Like at any summer camp, people blossom, lose their fears, find strength they didn't know they had and make...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 7:00 AM
"Ain't Them Bodies Saints"
Available on VOD beginning Aug. 23
Writer-director David Lowery's film is like a mash-up of the best of '70s American cinema, a story of outlaws on the run that recalls both the lushness of Terence Malick's work and the...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:27 PM
In the wake of a traumatic brain injury, a victim may have more to worry about than lingering headaches, dizziness or inability to concentrate: A new study finds that the risk of ischemic stroke -- in which blood flow to the brain is blocked or reduced --...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Ken Norton Sr., a former heavyweight boxing champion who defeated Muhammad Ali in 1973, then lost in the rematch later that year, died Wednesday at a hospital in Arizona where he had been undergoing rehabilitation since suffering a stroke last year,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:52 PM
The minute I saw Monte, I knew something was terribly wrong.
My year-old Havanese normally jumps up when he hears any of us come home — deliriously happy, his body shaking, tail wagging. But on this Saturday morning, he didn't even look up. He was...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:39 PM
The note Patsy Swayze tucked in her son Don's suitcase was simple but meaningful.
It was 1980, and Don had just moved to California to pursue an acting career. He was sleeping on his older brother Patrick's couch and scared to death of the prospect of...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:59 PM
Randy Travis has had a stroke and was undergoing surgery at a Plano, Texas, hospital to relieve pressure on his brain, his representative said Wednesday evening. The singer remains in critical condition.
The stroke came as a result of Travis' congestive...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Country singer Randy Travis is recovering from a stroke that he had while undergoing surgery for congestive heart failure, his publicist said Wednesday evening.
The Grammy-winning hitmaker, 54, was admitted to the hospital Sunday, and underwent a...