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  • 'It's never just one thing' that leads to serious harm

    A technician mistakes an "a" for an "o" in a drug name. A doctor misplaces a decimal point in a prescription order. A nurse reaches for a vial in a cabinet as she's done hundreds of times before, only this time the light is dim and she fails to notice...
  • Mass. Officer Who Arrested Black Harvard Scholar Is Police Academy Expert On Racial Profiling

    Mass. Officer Who Arrested Black Harvard Scholar Is Police Academy Expert On Racial Profiling
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The white police sergeant criticized by President Barack Obama for arresting black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. in his Massachusetts home is a police academy expert on understanding racial profiling. Cambridge Sgt. James...
  • Obama Eases Comments On Henry Gates Case

    Obama Eases Comments On Henry Gates Case
    A day after saying that police "acted stupidly" in arresting a black Harvard University professor in his own home, President Obama appeared to soften his stance Thursday, spreading the blame more equally between the police and the arrested man. Obama had...
  • Obama, Gates & Crowley Make Picks for Tonight's White House Beer Summit

    Obama, Gates & Crowley Make Picks for  Tonight's White House Beer Summit
    President Barack Obama will be serving everyone's favorite beer at a special White House meeting Thursday night. He's invited Cambridge, Mass., police Sgt. James Crowley and professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., in hopes of moving past the racially charged...
  • Tours and cruises in Turkey, Jamaica and Germany

    YELLOWSTONE PARK Enjoy wildlife splendor Follow in Obama's footsteps to Yellowstone National Park and see the season's best wildlife; in September, about 20,000 elk come out to mate. Xanterra's four-night Fall Wolf and Elk Discovery package takes you to...
  • GOP's bitter 'sanctuary' dispute

    American churches coined the phrase, but among Republican presidential candidates, "sanctuary city" has become a dirty word. At Wednesday's GOP presidential debate, the issue sparked hard-edged exchanges between two of the leading contenders for the...
  • Come January, be prepared to pay off credit card bills

    It's the biggest gift-buying season of the year, and you may feel jolly as you hand over your credit card. But when the bill comes due in January, you'd better be ready: The credit card companies want your payment on time. The first pointed reminder:...
  • A natural winner: Gardening with a concern for the environment, Jae Ro creates a thoughtful--and beautiful--masterpiece

    When Jae and Eunice Ro moved into their present home in Northbrook six years ago, the yard was a ho-hum landscape of lawn, shrubs and a few trees. Now a river runs through ita river of flowers. This river runs cool in spring when dramatic stands of...
  • DVD format war appears to be over

    DVD format war appears to be over
    The fuzzy future of high-definition DVD came into sharper focus Friday after Warner Bros. said it would release movies for the home video market exclusively on the Blu-ray disc format. The decision, announced on the eve of the influential Consumer...
  • Maharishi Mahesh Yogi; founded Transcendental Meditation movement

    Maharishi Mahesh Yogi; founded Transcendental Meditation movement
    Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the founder of the Transcendental Meditation movement, who taught the Beatles to meditate, made "mantra" a household word in the 1970s and built a multimillion-dollar empire on a promise of inner harmony and world peace, died...
  • Meet the 'Beauty and the Geek 5' Contestants

    Can a Playboy bunny and geeky videogame programmer see eye-to-eye? "Beauty and the Geek" returns to ask that question and more. In the reality show's fifth season premiere, Tuesday, March 11 at 8 p.m. ET, "Beauty and the Geek" introduces nine gorgeous...
  • Bill Cosby: Obama has Bush to thank

     
    by Mark Silva As The Cosby Show celebrates its 25th anniversary this coming Sunday, star Bill Cosby is posed the question: Did the black family that he presented to the American television-viewing audience in the 1980s pave the way for......