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  • CT's Vampires: Haunting Archaeological Evidence of a Strange Historical Panic and Desecrated Grave Sites

    CT's Vampires: Haunting Archaeological Evidence of a Strange Historical Panic and Desecrated Grave Sites
    By now, you've probably heard about the state's lame-ass new "Connecticut – Still Revolutionary" tourism slogan. Maybe what we need is to juice it up with something historically cool and spooky. How about adding: "And still Land of the Undead!"...
  • Babies Possibly Exposed to Person with Active TB

    County health officials are looking into if a person with active tuberculosis at the Methodist Hospital of Sacramento exposed babies at the neonatal intensive care unit with the disease. According to a release Monday, hospital and county officials are...
  • Bellaire High School has tuberculosis scare

    Bellaire High School has tuberculosis scare
    While anger and disappointment may be spreading in Chicago with the teacher’s strike, there’s something else spreading at Bellaire High School in Houston---tuberculosis! Ok, so it’s not that dramatic and it’s not 'spreading,'...
  • High-tech gadgets join war on germs

    High-tech gadgets join war on germs
    HAZELWOOD, Mo. - Hunkered down in a trailer loaded with microbiological gadgetry, Dr. Michael Dunne Jr. decried what he described as health industry hype about drug-resistant germs and infectious diseases. One easy target is the 83-foot trailer itself....
  • AIDS drugs restore Africans' life expectancy

    AIDS drugs restore Africans' life expectancy
    In the United States and Europe, antiretroviral drugs haveĀ changed HIV infection from an early death sentence to a lifelong but manageable condition. Many international philanthropies have contended that these medicationsĀ could do the same in poor...
  • PBS separates the man from the myth in “Billy the Kid” special

     
    Many people are familiar with the legend of Billy the Kid, but those who want to know how an Irish immigrant named Henry McCarty became one of America's most storied killers ever should definitely tune into PBS tonight. Premiering at 9pm ET as part of the...
  • Sorrow for the lost 'Poe Toaster': No cognac, roses left at grave

     
    For the third year in a row, the “Poe Toaster,” who annually marked the birth of Edgar Allan Poe by leaving cognac and three roses on his grave, failed to make to the nocturnal trip....
  • Your handy guide to the anti-Santorum attack to come

     
    Hollywood luminary and conservative activist Chuck Norris has penned a commentary that lays out the talking points that will be used to criticize Rick Santorum in upcoming Republican primaries: Santorum was a serial earmarker... Santorum voted to raise...
  • Art review: 'Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone' at Hammer Museum

     
    Christopher Knight reviews "Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone, 1955-1972" at the UCLA Hammer Museum....
  • Jim Marshall dies at 88; creator of famed rock 'n' roll amplifiers

    Jim Marshall dies at 88; creator of famed rock 'n' roll amplifiers
    It was the physical embodiment of rock's power and majesty — a wall of black, vinyl-clad cabinets, one atop the other, crowned with a rectangular box containing the innovative circuitry that revolutionized the music. This was the famed Marshall...
  • Lesbian activist in Uganda, where homosexuality is illegal

     
    It’s already illegal to have sex with someone of the same gender in Uganda. For three years, religious activists have prodded the African nation to impose more severe punishments. Ugandan lawmakers are again debating a bill that would impose lengthy...
  • Movie Quote Quiz

     
    Today’s rousing Movie Quote Quiz draws on three themes and from films old and new. Specifically, all these movies contain at least one of these actors or fit into one category. As you’re identifying the movies in the Comments, identify......