| Dec 13, 2007
| 12:17 PM
BELMONT, CALIF. -- When the City Council of this San Francisco suburb voted to consider what could be the most stringent tobacco regulation in America, anti-smoking activists cheered. Banning smoking everywhere but single-family detached homes and their...
| Mar 26, 2007
Like thousands of other Americans who have served in Iraq since the U.S. intervention began four years ago, Walter Zbryski came home in a coffin. Only his coffin was not draped in an American flag or accompanied by a military honor guard.
| Sep 22, 2009
| 9:30 PM
The Orlando Sentinel is reaching out to people who knew Diane Ward or know the Ward family, or of Bob Ward's business dealings. E-mail us here with an information or photographs you might think helpful.
James Robert Ward built a...
| Sep 27, 2009
As divorce records go, the files on Bob and Janis Ward are fairly mundane.
They show two young people with relatively little property to complicate the proceedings. She got the Ethan Allen bookcase and the 1972 Toyota. He kept the house and most of the...
| Oct 1, 2009
| 3:31 PM
WASHINGTON, DC -- Comedian Paul Rodriguez has been rushed to the hospital after complaining of severe abdominal pain.
Rodriguez, the Chairman of the California Latino Water Coalition, was in D.C. for congressional meetings.
Mario Santoya, an official...
| Oct 20, 2009
Milan C. "Mike" Miskovsky, a onetime CIA lawyer who quietly worked behind the scenes in high-profile prisoner negotiations and also investigated the causes of racial turmoil in the 1960s, died Oct. 15 of lung cancer at his home in Washington. He was 83....
| Oct 31, 2009
Mildred Cohn, a chemist who overcame both religious and sexual prejudice to make major contributions in applying physics to problems of biology, died of respiratory failure Oct. 12 at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia. She was 96.
| Jun 8, 2009
| 12:58 PM
NEW YORK ( WPIX) -- Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor broke her ankle Monday at LaGuardia Airport where she was on her way to Washington to meet with senators who will vote on her confirmation to the Supreme Court.
Sotomayor suffered the injury to...
| Jun 11, 2009
-- An elderly Maryland man with a long history of ties to neo-Nazi organizations allegedly walked into the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on Wednesday and opened fire, killing a security guard, according to law enforcement officials and civil rights...
| Jun 18, 2009
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton fractured her right elbow during a fall Wednesday, her chief of staff said.
Clinton was on her way to the White House when she fell and injured her elbow, chief of staff Cheryl Mills said in a statement...
| Jun 19, 2009
WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has had successful surgery to repair a fractured right elbow. The State Department says she's expected to make a full recovery.
Clinton injured herself in a fall at the State Department on...
| Jun 21, 2009
Frances Dean Smith, a Santa Monica poet known as FrancEyE who was inspired by Charles Bukowski, lived with him and had a child with him in the 1960s, has died. She was 87.
Smith, who had been living in a nursing home in San Rafael, Calif., died June 2 at...