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  • Russian evolution

    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...
  • Famous physicians

    Famous physicians
    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...
  • Kevin Starr: Making history

    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...
  • Local Woman Named Rhodes Scholar

    Local Woman Named Rhodes Scholar
    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...
  • Emerald Hills woman receives prestigious award

    Emerald Hills woman receives prestigious award
    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. Fouksman graduated...
  • George Stephanopoulos Named 'Good Morning America' Anchor

    George Stephanopoulos Named 'Good Morning America' Anchor
    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...
  • Good Reads Make Great Gifts

    Good Reads Make Great Gifts
    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...
  • Extension 720 Audio Archives, 1996-2000

    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)...
  • World Health Organization Declares Swine Flu Pandemic

    World Health Organization Declares Swine Flu Pandemic
    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...
  • Vietnam War Architect Robert McNamara Dies at 93

    Vietnam War Architect Robert McNamara Dies at 93
    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...
  • U of I Board Of Trustees Chairman Resigns

    U of I Board Of Trustees Chairman Resigns
    (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...
  • New study affirms diabetes treatment

    New study affirms diabetes treatment
    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. Physicians and...