| Feb 19, 2012
Ken Malone and the board members of his startup biotech company gathered in a conference room at the University of Southern Mississippi last October to make a gut-wrenching decision.
Ablitech Inc.'s funding was slowly drying up, and it couldn't find...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Amanda Tauber weighs in on type 2...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:30 PM
On Saturday afternoon, the family of Midtown Walmart manager Jason Mahi, 33, heard the startling news that he had been shot at work.
Anchorage police alleged that double amputee Daniel Pirtle, 45, shot Mahi inside the store after a dispute over an...
| Mar 22, 2013
Those of us of a certain age remember the Vietnam War. Many served in Vietnam or had brothers or sons who did.
Others, like me, came home from school and watched it on television every day on the news. Vietnam was the first war to come into the American...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 8:31 PM
A double amputee in a motorized wheelchair cart with a medium-sized service dog allegedly shot a Walmart manager Saturday afternoon over a dispute about the dog, according to the Anchorage Police Department.
Anita Shell, APD spokesperson, said the...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"President Obama plans to give up 5 percent of his salary this year to draw attention to the financial sacrifice of more than 1 million federal employees who will be furloughed."
-- The Washington Post, April 4
"Here's the plan. We get the warhead and...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 2:07 AM
MISHAWAKA -- How much courage and maturity does it take for a 14-year-old to decide his quality of life would be better if his right leg were amputated?
What high school freshman can weigh the possibilities and reach that conclusion?
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:39 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Marathon explosions and their aftermath were captured in chilling images that ran as relentless tape loops of terror online and on TV networks Monday, a sickeningly familiar routine in an age of violence designed for...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:58 PM
BOSTON (AP) — The bombs that ripped through the Boston Marathon crowd appear to have been fashioned out of ordinary kitchen pressure cookers, packed with nails and other fiendishly lethal shrapnel, and hidden in duffel bags left on the ground,...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:55 AM
1. THEIR OWN CALVARY
Devotees in the Philippines reenact the crucifixion of Christ to mark Good Friday, a celebration that mixes Catholic devotion and Filipino folk beliefs.
2. WHAT'S REALLY BEHIND NORTH KOREA'S SABER-RATTLING
Kim orders his...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:35 PM
It seemed like a regular day.
Kaitlyn Dobrow, 18, woke up in time for her eight-hour shift as a receptionist at the Days Inn & Suites of Huntington Beach. She worked from 3 to 11 p.m. until her best friend, Kristen Kidd, gave her a ride to the gym,...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Celebrating the fact that June is American Humane Association Adopt a Cat Month, this column is devoted to your cat questions.
Q: I don't believe in declawing. My husband wants me to declaw a kitten we recently adopted from a shelter. For starters, the...