| Jan 31, 2010
Everyone thought the tall, strange white man was some kind of genius. But to teenage Ernestine De Soto he was a giant pain in the neck, a nosy, "Ichabod Crane-like" character who drew her mother's attention from its rightful place -- on her.
| Feb 3, 2010
Mark Covert has run at least one mile per day for more than 41 years. He's laced 'em up hours after hemorrhoid surgery, aboard a cruise ship and despite a broken foot.
That's nearly 15,000 consecutive days and far north of 130,000 miles for the 59-year-...
| Jun 17, 2010
The mother of the bride-to-be says with a smile, "Oh I'm so stressed out." She was having a great time planning the wedding, and even though she was plagued with a long list of tasks, she was still smiling. She was describing "eustress," or positive...
| Feb 13, 2010
| 9:06 AM
GREENSBURG, Pa. -- Jennifer Daugherty's mom and stepdad didn't press for details when she mentioned she had made some new friends. The 30-year-old had the mental abilities of an adolescent but wasn't the kind to get in trouble, and she was even thinking...
| Feb 18, 2010
| 11:01 AM
Chicago Moms Blog
The Chicago Moms blog is a collaborative group of moms writing about their lives in Chicago, Ill., where moms endure "El" construction on the way to work, navigate their way into tight parking spots, push strollers through slushy...
| Dec 15, 2009
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is announcing an industry-wide recall covering roman-style shades and roll-up blinds to prevent the potential hazard of strangulation to young children.
Strangulation can occur when a child places his or her...
| Jun 24, 2010
Earlier this year, Laura Longueira locked herself in her bedroom for a week.
No, it wasn't the stress of motherhood taking its toll—Longueira had just undergone radioactive iodine treatment for thyroid cancer, and posed a radiation risk to her...
| Mar 3, 2010
Growing up, my parents taught us that the best activities are the ones that you can enjoy your entire life. As the senior tennis champion of Madison, Wis., my mother set a good example. According to a meta-analysis published in The British Journal of...
| Mar 24, 2010
| 10:31 AM
WASHINGTON -- More than 1 million baby slings made by Infantino were recalled Wednesday after claims linking them to three infant deaths.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission said babies could suffocate in the soft fabric slings. The agency urged...
| Mar 11, 2010
| 11:24 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Gary Oldman was born in London on this date in 1958. This birthday guy first drew acclaim for his role as Sid Vicious in 1986 film "Sid and Nancy" and has since starred as Beethoven in "Immortal Beloved," Lee Harvey Oswald in "JFK" and...
| Mar 12, 2010
| 1:51 PM
HARRISONBURG -- Daynia La-Force Mann said it takes a focused "emotional" effort to beat Old Dominion, the Colonial Athletic Association's preeminent women's basketball team, winners of 17 straight titles from 1992-2008.
One minute into the second half of...
| Mar 13, 2010
| 5:12 PM
After a massive six week long manhunt, authorities arrested a 24-year-old Nutley man in the shooting of off-duty Fairfield police officer, Gerald Veneziano. Preye Roberts is facing attempted murder charges for the road rage shooting that left the...