| Feb 27, 2009
Martin Eli Weil, a leading restoration architect and a past president of the Los Angeles Conservancy who was involved in the restoration of landmark structures such as the El Capitan Theatre and the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Storer House in the...
| Feb 18, 2008
IN the 1890s, a New York surgeon named William Coley tested a radical cancer treatment. He took a hypodermic needle teeming with bacteria and plunged it into the flesh of patients.
After suffering through weeks of chills and fevers, many showed...
| Jan 21, 2009
| 9:59 PM
Carl McIntosh, president of what is now Cal State Long Beach during a period of rapid growth in the 1960s, died Monday in Bozeman, Mont. He was 94.
His death was announced by Montana State University, where he served as president from 1970 to 1977. The...
| Nov 23, 2008
Bob Jeter, a former University of Iowa halfback who was named most valuable player of the 1959 Rose Bowl and went on to play defensive back for the Green Bay Packers, died of a heart attack Thursday at his home in Chicago. He was 71 and had undergone...
| May 11, 2010
| 7:19 PM
University of Illinois officials have chosen Michael Hogan, the University of Connecticut president, as the school's next president, picking a historian who has long ties to the Midwest and public education.
Hogan, 66, will be on the UIC campus Wednesday...
| Jun 5, 2010
June is the time of glory for roses. Wandering in a blooming rose garden, those who think they have no room for these most glamorous of flowering shrubs may experience a twist of envy.
But no need. Small-space gardeners can have roses too: Just grow them...
| Apr 14, 2009
Harry Kalas, the longtime voice of baseball's Philadelphia Phillies who also had a familiar role as an announcer on NFL radio broadcasts and as the narrator of the league's action for NFL Films, died Monday. He was 73.
Kalas, who punctuated innumerable...
| Jun 10, 2010
The Food and Drug Administration, the nation's chief watchdog on food safety, is too often caught flat-footed when problems arise, a health advisory panel said Tuesday, urging the agency to focus more on preventing outbreaks of illness by targeting...
| Jan 7, 2008
| 12:32 PM
Nothing Matt Roth had experienced in his football career prepared him for this.
The third-year Miami Dolphin defensive end wrapped a lifetime's worth of losing into a four months last season, as the once-proud franchise dropped its first 13 games...
| Feb 25, 2008
Chatter bounces off the bare walls and checkered linoleum floor as Josh Pedaline and other Barack Obama supporters burn through their call sheets.
A map of Delaware County splays across a tabletop. Another table is laden with cookies, pretzels and...
| Jan 2, 2008
Fred Adams, a retired Drake University history professor, wandered across the street from his house for a neighborhood party the Sunday before Christmas -- 5-8 p.m., food and drinks -- where he spotted Tammy Gentry.
"I saw my opportunity," Adams said...
| Oct 22, 2009
| 8:39 PM
Sheldon J. Segal, who led the team that developed Norplant, Jadelle, Mirena and other long-lasting contraceptive agents that are used by more than 120 million women around the world and who promoted the idea that women did not have to have monthly...