| Dec 31, 2012
Cliff Osmond, 75, a character actor who was a regular presence in director Billy Wilder's comedies of the 1960s and '70s and appeared in dozens of TV series into the 1990s, died Dec. 22 of pancreatic cancer at his home in Pacific Palisades, said his...
| Feb 25, 2013
In the mid-1980s, the emerging AIDS epidemic was a high-profile target of vocal conservatives. Politicians and the religious right called for sweeping measures against those diagnosed with AIDS, including quarantine of patients, mandatory screening of...
| May 22, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Students and activists joined together Wednesday to file complaints against colleges and universities nationwide alleging that the schools have failed to follow federal laws, including those involving the reporting of sexual assault crimes and...
| Aug 28, 2012
Dr. R. Palmer Beasley, an epidemiologist whose pivotal research on hepatitis B in Taiwan first linked the virus to liver cancer, died Saturday of pancreatic cancer at his home in Houston. He was 76.
His death was announced by the University of Texas...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:42 PM
One month after suspending its quest for a hockey coach to re-visit the hiring process and job criteria, a re-vamped search committee has come up with six finalists for the position. Among them are Augsburg College head coach Chris Brown and Air Force...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:19 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among people who have a genetic susceptibility to colon cancer, those whose diets are heavy in junk food have an even higher risk, according to a new study.
"These patients have this very high risk because of this (genetic)...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 10:40 AM
New Hampshire is still Mitt Romney country, but Herman Cain is rising fast, according to two new surveys of Republican voters in the first-in-the-nation primary state.
A poll released Monday from the Institutes of Politics at Harvard University and St....
| Mar 10, 2012
| 8:41 PM
Frontman for the R&B band Trammps
Jimmy Ellis, 74, the frontman for the Trammps R&B group who belted out the refrain "Burn, baby, burn!" in a 1970s-era disco hit, died Thursday at a nursing home in Rock Hill, S.C., according to the Bass-...
| Feb 24, 2012
Mike Melvoin, a pianist/composer/arranger whose credits reach from Stan Getz and Frank Sinatra to Michael Jackson and the Beach Boys, and who was the first active musician to serve as national president of the Recording Academy, has died. He was 74.
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:33 PM
It was quite a Wednesday for two U.S. women in winter sports where their country has had little or no historic success.
Veteran cross-country skier Kikkan Randall added another line to her litany of impressive career firsts when she became the first U....
| Oct 11, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Only a month ago, Texas Gov. Rick Perry was the Justin Bieber of American conservatism -- an appealing new face who soared to the top of the charts (in this case, polls) with improbable speed. But then Gov. Perry went......
| Nov 29, 2010
| 4:33 AM
Following a failed $174 million referendum earlier this year, the New Trier High School Caucus is looking for a change of leadership with its slate …...