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  • Marriage? Let me think about it

    Marriage? Let me think about it
    At 36, Kristy Litz has watched most of her girlfriends marry and alight to the suburbs to start families. But marriage is nowhere on Litz's agenda. She wants children, and ideally a partner, but she has seen enough people divorce that she doesn't see the...
  • Family ties take a beating, stay strong

    Family ties take a beating, stay strong
    In one of the few truly unexpected twists in Laurie Sandell's recent book "Truth and Consequences: Life Inside the Madoff Family" (Little, Brown and Co.), Ruth Madoff, the wife of disgraced financier Bernie Madoff, has nowhere to turn. Her husband of...
  • Men's fertility test available for home

    Men's fertility test available for home
    When a couple is struggling to conceive, it's the woman who is usually the first — and often the only one — to be poked, prodded and analyzed, experts say. The burden of figuring out infertility is too often placed on the woman alone....
  • 1992 Male Athlete of the Year: Kecoughtan's Kurt Jachimowski

    All-American Bethel High School sprinter Janelle Johnson and Kecoughtan's Kurt Jachimowski, the most dominant swimmer in Peninsula District history, were named Daily Press athletes of the year at the annual spring sports banquet Thursday night....
  • Is USC really a better school than UCLA? Join the debate

     
    For the first time since U.S. News & World Report began its annual rankings of colleges in 1983, USC topped UCLA in the magazine's latest listing. USC tied with Carnegie Mellon for 23rd among national universities this year; UCLA stands......
  • For Democrats, time to panic

     
    The outlook for Democrats in November is getting worse by the day. University of Virginia political scientist Larry Sabato, one of the best political handicappers in the business, forecast Thursday that the party would lose 47 seats and control of the U....
  • The Virginia Quarterly Review, part 2: Forging a future, now in jeopardy

     
    A different path In the universe of literary journals, the Virginia Quarterly Review became something of an outlier: It invested resources in long-form narrative journalism. "I believe in the work," editor Ted Genoways told The Times. "I want to spend.......
  • The Virginia Quarterly Review, part 1: A suicide rocks the esteemed literary journal

     
    On July 30, Kevin Morrissey printed a note, gathered his identification and called the Charlottesville, Va., police to report a shooting at the coal tower, a local landmark. When they arrived, it was Morrissey they found dead of a self-inflicted......
  • UCLA's Anderson School wants to end reliance on state funding

     
    UCLA’s Anderson School of Management is seeking to end any reliance on state funds under a controversial proposal that would be the first such shift to self-sufficiency in the cash-strapped UC system and could provide a model for other programs......
  • 'Stand Up to Cancer' broadcast brings Hollywood out in force

     
    The stars of the "Stand Up to Cancer" telethonette were survivors, research scientists and their supporters; for once, this was one corner of Hollywood -- Sony Picture Studios, to be exact -- where celebs were the supporting cast. The biggest applause...
  • Florida State at Virginia: Welcome to the press box

     
    Florida State at Virginia: Welcome to the press box...
  • L.A.'s CleanTech corridor: new visions for the riverfront

     
    Visions are developing of what the proposed CleanTech Corridor might look like when it eventually begins to emerge in downtown Los Angeles. The Southern California Institute of Architecture launched a competition that invited entrants to reconceptualize...