| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:04 PM
WASHINGTON — A long-simmering dispute between the CIA and its Senate overseers erupted into public view Tuesday when the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee accused the agency of possible crimes and of attempting to intimidate committee...
| Mar 10, 2014
Motherhood is like climbing a mountain. At least, that's what Sophie Helenek thinks. "You have ups and downs. You have sleep deprivation. You really have your doubts," says this Haddam mom, who became the youngest French woman to reach the summit of Mount...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Whether we like it or not (polls say most of us do), it's time to start saving daylight again.
Depending on whom you ask, our March Madness of the "spring forward" variety was invented to conserve energy, or to make pleasant summer evenings a little...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Iconoclastic cinematographer Haskell Wexler says that last week's death of a "Midnight Rider" crew member Sarah Jones was due to criminal negligence.
"It's a tragedy," he told Variety. "She should not have died. It upsets me."
Wexler, who won Oscars for...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes psoriasis, and what are the most effective treatments? I've tried a few without much success.
ANSWER: The exact cause of psoriasis is tough to pinpoint. In general, the disease has a tendency to run in families, and...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:05 AM
Want to have lunch with Arianna Huffington and learn why success should mean more than money and power? It'll only cost a thousand dollars.
The Huffington Post Media Group editor-in-chief and president is going out on a three-city tour with MSNBC's...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 9:12 AM
An Iowa schoolteacher says he lost 37 pounds by eating nothing but McDonald's for 90 days.
Take that, Morgan Spurlock!
John Cisna and his students at Colo-Nesco School District decided to challenge Spurlock's Oscar-nominated documentary "Super Size...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Zora Neale Hurston, celebrated Tuesday in a Google Doodle, died in 1960 in a welfare home after giving the world some of its greatest literature. Although her greatest renown came after death, in life the African American novelist and anthropologist was a...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 1:04 PM
High school students are faced with the task of balancing difficult courses, athletics and their jobs. This takes a toll on students’ health, leading to lack of sleep, poor nutrition, stress and inadequate physical activity.
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:42 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Sleep-deprived surgeons don't make any more mistakes than usual during gallbladder operations, a new study suggests.
Whether doctors had been up doing emergency surgery the previous night did not affect a patient's risk of...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Hoover High drama students are preparing this week for their annual improvisation marathon in which dozens of students will spend 24 hours performing onstage beginning at 6 p.m. Friday.
Fourteen-year-old Hoover freshman Vivica Rush said some students...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:13 PM
It was nearing 2 a.m. at the Highland Park police station when two investigators from the North Regional Major Crimes Task Force laid out the situation for 17-year-old Philip Vatamaniuc.
"I don't think either of us are saying that you killed him, but you...