| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:26 PM
As far back as 1968, rising star Christopher Jones — who seemed to have everything at 26, including sensitive good looks, adoring fans and a steady stream of film offers — said he wasn't much devoted to acting.
"I think of acting as only a...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:05 AM
The most prominent example of Obamacare victimization being offered at the moment comes from Edie Littlefield Sundby of San Diego, a businesswoman who related in a Wall Street Journal op-ed earlier this week how Obamacare is threatening her life by...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:18 PM
You probably aren't entitled to much flexibility from a cruise line if you cancel a trip several days before the ship sails.
Unless, that is, you or a loved one has just been diagnosed with cancer, in which case you'd think a cruise line or any business...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 10:36 PM
Jack Pardee, an All-Pro NFL linebacker whose career with the Los Angeles Rams was interrupted in the mid-1960s when he battled malignant melanoma before returning to the field and becoming a well-traveled coach, has died. He was 76.
Pardee, who was...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Edgy Scottish novelist
Iain Banks, 59, a Scottish writer who alternately wowed and disturbed readers with his dark jokes and narrative tricks, died Sunday. His publisher, Little Brown, announced his death but did not provide other details....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Novelist Iain Banks released a personal statement on his website Wednesday morning. "I am officially Very Poorly," it begins. Banks goes on to say that he has been diagnosed with late stage gallbladder cancer and writes that "it is extremely unlikely" he'...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 7:32 PM
When Julia Gill received a diagnosis of Stage 3 gallbladder cancer out of the blue last year, her world spiraled into despair. Doctors told her that usually they just tell patients they'll do their best to keep them comfortable.
"It's a miracle I'm here,...