| Feb 5, 2009
Russia has lost an empire and not yet found a role. As we approach the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, we should pay tribute again to the fact that a nuclear-armed superpower surrendered its vast continental empire with scarcely a shot...
| Jun 14, 2010
Here's a sampling of top celebrity doctors — whether authors, journalists, TV show hosts or all of the above — who are influencing what we eat, how we live and whom we love.
DR. MEHMET OZ
Claim to fame: Oz's good looks, plain talk and...
| Jul 11, 2009
I made the acquaintance of Kevin Starr's books long before I made the acquaintance of Kevin Starr. "Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963," the eighth volume in his serial love letter to California, is arriving in bookstores this...
| Nov 22, 2009
| 7:18 PM
The small community of Fox Island is now the home of a Rhodes Scholar.
Elizabeth Betterbed is a West Point Cadet and now one of 32 students selected nationwide to attend the University of Oxford in England for free.
The 2006 Gig Harbor High grad is...
| Nov 22, 2009
| 7:57 PM
An Emerald Hills woman is among 32 U.S. students named Rhodes Scholars for 2010, it was announced today.
Elizaveta Fouksman will get will get an all-expense-paid, two- or three- year scholarship to Oxford University in England.
| 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...
| Dec 14, 2009
The folks on your shopping list are likely an eclectic mix, with various interests and opinions and points of view. But all of them have some interest in some aspect of health - if not their own, certainly a loved one's. By no small coincidence, the...
| Jun 10, 2009
| 1:10 PM
Monday December 4th, Milt talked to ANTHONY LAKE, National Security Advisor to President Clinton from 1993-96, as they discussed his new book 6NIGHTMARES: REAL THREATS IN A DANGEROUS WORLD AND HOW AMERICA CAN MEET THEM. (12/4/2000)
Anthony Lake (1:57:57)...
| Jun 11, 2009
The World Health Organization is declaring a swine flu pandemic -- the first global flu epidemic in 41 years. The move comes as infections have climbed in the United States, Europe, Australia, South America and elsewhere.
The move came Thursday as...
| Jul 6, 2009
| 2:16 PM
WASHINGTON - Robert S. McNamara, the secretary of defense vilified for his role in escalating the Vietnam War, a disastrous conflict he later denounced as "terribly wrong," died Monday.
He was 93.
Namara died at 5:30 a.m. at his home, his wife Diana...
| Aug 3, 2009
| 7:38 PM
(WGN-AM)- Days before a state panel is set to blast him for his heavy-handedness in University of Illinois affairs, board Chairman Niranjan Shah resigned his powerful post Monday while accepting some blame for his role in a far-reaching admissions...
| Feb 14, 2008
Contradicting unexpected findings released last week by American researchers, an Australian team Wednesday said it found no evidence that aggressive treatment of diabetes in patients with heart disease increased their risk of death.