| Apr 28, 2008
Second of three parts
If he were honest with himself, Detective Richard Gibson had to admit that he was eager to meet Miss Cindy McKay.
It wasn't always that way with crooks. Most struck Gibson, a blunt Baltimore cop and former Navy petty officer, as...
| Oct 13, 2001
An NBC News employee in New York became yesterday the fourth American to be discovered with a rare anthrax bacterium, raising fears that media companies may have been targeted for a biological attack through the mail.
The possibility that the anthrax...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 9:21 PM
James Elliot, the MIT astronomer who discovered the rings of Uranus and the faint atmosphere of Pluto, died March 3 at his home in Wellesley, Mass. He was 67 and had been suffering from cancer.
The rings of Uranus are narrow and faint and not...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 12:58 PM
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| Oct 18, 2010
Illinois has been cutting the number of points required to pass annual achievement exams, allowing children to flub more questions but still be deemed "proficient."
Back in 2006, it took 36 of 56 points — about 64 percent — to pass the fifth-...
| Jan 5, 2011
Is it feed a cold, starve a fever? Or the other way around?
With cold season upon us, parents are reviewing their folk wisdom and trading elaborate — if unscientific — protocols for reintroducing solid foods to tender tummies. Have you...
| Nov 14, 2010
A change wasn't going to come. By 2005, Aloe Blacc's decade in hip-hop had begun to yield diminishing returns. Though the Orange County-raised rapper had earned underground respect, the genre increasingly favored flamboyant eccentrics like Kanye West...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 7:15 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Job prospects are rolling in for a homeless Ohio man with a golden radio voice who has quickly become an online sensation.
The Columbus Dispatch reports video of Ted Williams posted this week on the newspaper's website has commanded...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 1:45 PM
The formerly homeless man with the golden voice now has a new reality television show that will be filmed in his native Brooklyn.
Ted "Golden Voice" Williams will begin shooting "Second Chances at Life" in two weeks, TMZ reported Tuesday. The show...
| May 22, 2011
Here at Book Review, we know what looked good to us on the summer bookshelves, but we couldn't help but wonder what some of our favorite authors were looking forward to tossing in their travel bag or bringing out to the backyard or the beach for one of...
| Oct 24, 2010
The Breaking of Eggs
Penguin: 342 pp., $15 paper
In his debut novel, "The Breaking of Eggs," British writer Jim Powell surveys an impressive breadth of time — and trains his focus on a small slice. The book's historical...
| Sep 7, 2010
Jefferson Thomas, one of nine students who in 1957 integrated a Little Rock, Ark., high school, a turning point for the civil rights movement, has died. He was 67.
Thomas, who lived much of his adult life in Los Angeles, died Sunday of pancreatic...