| May 11, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Tuesday afternoon grilled the same trio of executives from BP America, Transocean and Halliburton who had faced a morning hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. And...
| Apr 30, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Tribune News ServicesMilwaukee Brewers radio announcer Bob Uecker had successful heart surgery Friday, a six-hour procedure that will keep him away from his beloved team for up to three months. In a statement, Uecker's surgeon said he replaced the 75-...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Peter Case has split with Paul Collins from the Nerves reunion tour they were on. Peter Case will continue on his own, focusing on songs from the Plimsouls, the band he formed after the Nerves disbanded....
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Gil Cates dies: Gil Cates, a consummate Hollywood professional who was a 14-time producer of the annual Oscar telecast and was also the founding dean of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, has died at 77....
| Oct 6, 2010
| 7:09 AM
During the period when Howard E. Rollins Jr. was in rehab, Virgil was said to be in New Orleans working with the FBI. Also, when Carroll O'Connor was recovering from heart surgery, his absence was explained by having him attend a police convention.
| May 12, 2010
Houston has its share of museums like the one for fine art, natural science and children, but now there is one like no other.
"This museum was unique because Dr. DeBakey was unique," said Dr. William Butler, Interim President of the Baylor College of...
| May 19, 2010
| 8:11 PM
On the eighth floor at Florida Hospital, the sound of Canadian crooner Michael Bublé can only mean one thing: Steve Golub is walking a patient.
An elderly woman recovering from bypass heart surgery gently pushes a tricked-out walker Golub decorated...
| May 26, 2010
In the Neuro ICU unit at St.Lukes Hospital there is technology you'd expect to see, like a Portable Cat-Scan tucked in a corner, but not far away something stands out.
There's more than just a video conference with Skype going on with the doctors here....
| Jun 2, 2010
When Glendale volunteer Shelley Weitzel received a phone call from the nominating committee of the National Charity League in April, she assumed the members of the nonprofit organization wanted her to take back her previous post as vice president of...
| Jun 3, 2010
| 12:16 AM
NEW YORK -- Rue McClanahan, the Emmy-winning actress who brought the sexually liberated Southern belle Blanche Devereaux to life on the hit TV series "The Golden Girls," has died. She was 76.
Her manager Barbara Lawrence said McClanahan died Thursday...
| Jun 9, 2010
Medicare doctors nationwide are still waiting to see how much they'll be paid and when as lawmakers are locked in a stalemate over a looming 21% cut in doctors' fees. This is the third time this year congress postponed the reduction, and there seems to be...
| Jun 13, 2010
Reprinted from the Los Angeles Times magazine, March 29, 1998
I am just steps out of John Wooden's condo when I realize he has, once again, transformed me into Jack Nicholson, gazing across the dinner table at Helen Hunt. Wooden has made me want to be...