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  • Walter Cronkite, America's original anchorman, dead at 92

    Walter Cronkite, America's original anchorman, dead at 92
    Former CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite, who was named the "most trusted man in America" in a 1972 poll and came to personify the golden age of network TV news, died Friday. He was 92. Mr. Cronkite's longtime chief of staff, Marlene Adler, said Mr. Cronkite...
  • Police: McNair's death a homicide

    Police: McNair's death a homicide
    The death of former Ravens and Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair this weekend was clearly a homicide, but it could be days before they will be able to classify the death of the woman found in the same condominium with a pistol underneath her body,...
  • DANGEROUS REMEDY

    American military doctors in Iraq have injected more than 1,000 of the war's wounded troops with a potent and largely experimental blood-coagulating drug despite mounting medical evidence linking it to deadly blood clots that lodge in the lungs, heart and...
  • 'DON'T LET ME DIE'

    Pfc. Caleb A. Lufkin landed on the helipad at about 12:30 p.m., screaming at the sky as a small all-terrain vehicle carried him past the palm trees and concrete bunkers to the emergency room. Doctors inside cut off his blood-covered boots and prepared...
  • Timeline

    1857: The Dred Scott decision, written by Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney of Maryland, rules that black people cannot be U.S. citizens and have "no rights which the white man was bound to respect." 1865: After the Civil War, Southern state governments...
  • Remains of astronauts found

    Remains of some of the seven astronauts in the crew of the space shuttle Columbia have been recovered in rural East Texas, NASA said yesterday. While forensics experts said the fragmentary remains could be genetically identified despite the craft's...
  • Bechler death painful for Cruz

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - It has been two years since Orioles shortstop Deivi Cruz reported to spring training with his entire focus on baseball. Two years since he has gone through a camp without grieving the loss of a teammate he never knew. On Feb. 15,...
  • Anthrax probe widens as second case discovered

    Federal officials widened their probe yesterday into the death of a Florida man from anthrax, acknowledging that they are considering bioterrorism after anthrax spores were found on the victim's computer keyboard and in a colleague. Attorney General John...
  • For Phelps, double shifts are all in a day's work

    How does he do it? How does Michael Phelps awaken at the athletes' village, eat, take a 20-minute bus ride to the Olympic Aquatic Centre, warm up, race, warm down, get a massage, bus back to the village, eat, sleep, wake up and do it all again in the...
  • Relay team's bronze ends Phelps' chance for eight gold medals

    Michael Phelps got psyched up for his first gold medal by watching the movie Miracle. He is going to need one to meet the expectations that followed him from his home in Rodgers Forge to the Athens Olympics.Yesterday, he won a bronze medal as part of the...
  • On national stage, local kid steals show

    Among the 52 men and women on the U.S. Olympic swim team, there are distinct camps. From the Bay area to Phoenix to Austin, Texas, there are clubs and colleges that attract premier talent and provide a survival-of-the-fittest atmosphere. Then there's the...
  • USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.

    USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.
    With funding from the National Science Foundation, three of the top universities in Southern California are teaming up to supply instruction, events and research aimed at helping technology start-ups flourish in the region. Though investments and...