| Sep 23, 2009
The medical city sprouting in southeast Orlando is behind schedule. So what?
The delays mean that the University of Central Florida medical school, UCF's Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, the Burnham Institute for Medical Research and the M.D....
| Oct 18, 2009
When Terry Grier was hired to run the San Diego Unified School District in January 2008, he hoped to bring with him a revolutionary tool that had never been tried in a large California school system.
Its name -- "value-added" -- sounded innocuous enough....
| Oct 18, 2009
In reporting on the value-added approach, The Times interviewed a dozen leading experts and reviewed more than two dozen research and policy papers from proponents and skeptics.
The following is a list of some of the papers reviewed by The Times:...
| Oct 26, 2009
David C. Kohler
Attorney, law school professor
David C. Kohler, 56, director of the entertainment and media law institute at Southwestern Law School, died of cancer Oct. 15 at the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center in Los Angeles, the law school...
| Oct 26, 2009
You've heard it a thousand times over: Kids today are too fat; they don't exercise; they play too many video games. Last July, the American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines stating that children as young as 2 may need a cholesterol test,...
| Jun 25, 2007
Two weeks ago, Brianna Morrison gave birth to six babies in Minneapolis. Less than a day later, Jenny Masche delivered six babies in a Phoenix hospital. Both of the women had been treated for infertility and had used fertility-enhancing drugs.
| Nov 9, 2009
Leon Wittman tweaked his shoulder in 1994 while attempting to keep his basement from flooding during a thunderstorm by scooping water out of a window well with a bucket.
His left arm began to ache. He realized about a year later that he rarely used it...
| Nov 15, 2009
Hundreds of people came together Sunday to take a run down hero highway!
The 4.5 mile run started at Pier 46 in Manhattan, and took runners past Ground Zero and the Statue of Liberty. It was all to celebrate one of our nation's heros -- Sgt. James J....
| Nov 21, 2009
ATLANTA -- Health officials say swine flu cases appear to be declining throughout most of the U.S., but the specter of Thanksgiving gatherings makes it hard to predict what will happen next. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday...
| Dec 3, 2009
Designer Brogan Lane has listed her 1924 Spanish-style boutique hotel and rental property in Hollywood at $1,098,100.
Villa Delle Stelle, meaning the House of the Stars, has five themed residential quarters in about 4,400 square feet.
| Dec 8, 2009
| 10:26 AM
Harley-Davidson Motor Company has named Ed Magee General Manager of the Company's Vehicle Operations in York County, Pennsylvania, effective December 16, 2009. Magee, 43, will succeed Fred Gates, current Vice President and General Manager, who will retire...
| Dec 10, 2009
George Stephanopoulos has been named the new anchor of "Good Morning America," ABC News President David Westin announced today.
"I'm pleased to announce that beginning Monday Dec. 14, our new anchor team at 'Good Morning America' will be in place and...