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  • Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter reaches another milestone

     
    Derek Jeter's single to right-center field in the fourth inning against the Angels tonight was the 200th hit of his season, marking the seventh time in his career the New York Yankees shortstop has reached the 200-hit mark, one shy......
  • Hang from straps, cycle with a celeb and defy gravity for a good cause

     
    Fitness classes are a luxury for some, since they can be pricey or require membership to a gym. But this Saturday you can take classes to your heart's content for a minimum $20 donation at any Crunch gym. Yes, that......
  • Sunday's TV Highlights: 'The Prisoner' premieres on AMC

     
    CAPTIVITY: A man (Jim Caviezel) awakens in an isolated place called the Village on the premiere of 'The Prisoner,' at 8 p.m. on AMC. SERIES Extreme Makeover: Home Edition: David Duchovny ('Californication') helps Ty Pennington and his team rebuild the.......
  • West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd makes history, serving in Congress longer than anyone, ever

     
    (UPDATE: 2:02 p. Pacific. A photo of a celebratory Sen. Byrd on the Senate floor minutes ago this afternoon has been added to this item above, courtesy of C-SPAN.) Ever since Jan. 3, 1953, Robert Carlyle Byrd has represented West......
  • Breaking through the silence of the seemingly unconscious: Researchers read minds of the vegetative

     
    British neuroscientist Martin Monti says he and his colleagues were "absolutely stunned" as they began to discover that by reading images of patients' brains while those patients were asked questions, the researchers could not only detect signs of life...
  • For muscle cramps, there's no good cure

     
    Cramps, those annoying contractions of muscles, particularly in the legs, may not be lethal, but they can be extremely painful. Surprisingly, there are no really good treatments for them, according to new guidelines issued Tuesday by the American...
  • Westbrook Pegler, March 16, 1927

     
    March 16, 1927: Still smarting over being called “Tanglefoot* Gehrig,” Lou Gehrig insults Westbrook Pegler at spring training by calling him “Mr. Piggly-Wiggly.” *The Times says “Tanglefood,” but I assume that’s a mistake. LEFT...
  • Tony Judt's warning

     
    Historian Tony Judt is, Tim Rutten writes, "a scholar of remarkable breadth and erudition and one of the West's foremost and most outspoken public intellectuals. That alone would be enough to make his new book, "Ill Fares the Land," something......
  • Lithium found to be of no benefit to Lou Gehrig's disease [Updated]

     
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  • Rutan and Branson make a giant leap for space tourism

    Rutan and Branson make a giant leap for space tourism
    On a wind-tossed desert night, the dream of space pioneers Richard Branson and Burt Rutan to bring space flight to everyone -- at least everyone who can afford it -- drew closer to reality when the pair unveiled the world's first commercial passenger...
  • The auto industry hits home for American families

    The auto industry hits home for American families
    We baby-booming native Detroiters grew up with a ranking system. On the playgrounds at recess, GM was No. 1, Ford was No. 2, Chrysler was No. 3 and American Motors wasn't really worth the effort it took to insult the poor kid whose dad worked there (sorry...