Ethel V. Fishel, 83
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Gansler sets his sights on state's polluters
As her 103rd birthday approaches, Irene Mensalvas steadfastly refuses to yield in the struggle for peace
OTHER NOTABLE DEATHS
Make food programs for needy healthier
Mutation is behind inability to feel pain
Composing The Future
Breckinridge L. Willcox
Despite the anxiety, they'll stay the course
The Greast Pretender
Candlelight's 34th at hand
Prof. Phelps of Columbia wins Nobel in economics
In S. Africa, a frightening resurgence
Improved skin not good reason to take estrogen
Gansler runs hard for attorney general
Sparing the rod may save black kids
Writer haunted by Poe's final days
WELLING, WILLIAM BLODGET
China no threat, Hu says
WEEK IN REVIEW
Senator from Md., 'reluctant warrior'
James H. Hopkins, 75, artist who painted landscapes
A golden figure skating reunion
William L. Neal, 85, longtime employee of NSA
James C. Pine, 101, longtime teacher at Gilman School
Biographical information on Libby
Family festivities for New Year's Eve
The brain reads sound by sound Research: Scientists can now watch what goes on in children's brains as they read. When the lights go on, it confirms an old theory: We learn to read by linking letters with sounds.
Football star making end run around trouble Achiever: Eastern Technical High School's Anthony Lawston has shown perseverance and humility in becoming a leading student-athlete.
History of piracy featured in Newport News exhibit Show to continue at Mariners Museum through Jan. 4
Cedar fans seeking to increase its chances Volunteers plan plantings to boost tree population
Cedar's fans seek to boost its chances Volunteers hope to increase numbers of Atlantic white cedars; Tree's habitat shrinking; Hardy wood was used in ships, homebuilding. depleting forests
Ghosts of the South Alfreda Hughes grew up black in a segregated Baltimore and heard the family story many times: She had the same great-grandfather as a white man from Mississippi. The man's name? William Faulkner. And therein lies a tale.
C. B. Hunt, 91, Hopkins professor, geologist
William M. Cunningham, 80, Jesuit priest, teacherThe...
New weapon aimed at Lyme disease Feeding stations lure deer, poison ticks
The counterattack on resistant bacteria Health: As common antibiotics become less and less effective, scientists fight back at the molecular level.
Expen$ive Dino$aur$ America's defense requires a different use of resources, not more spending
Is lifesaving tool a product of evil? Medicine: Famed illustrator was a Nazi. Where his drawings of Holocaust victims? Question raises emotional debate over book's use.
An educator's artAs part of its annual...
Marjorie O. Best,94, an Oscar-winning costume designer...
Morgan Cooper Walker, 81, trans-Atlantic adventurer
A Bright Spot Princeton: A haven for intellectuals, Princeton is more than just the home of a beautiful university. This New Jersey town has a high degree of charm.
The benign view of American Reds -- flat-out lies Truth: The record proves Hiss, the Rosenbergs, Harry Dexter White, Larry Duggan et al. were active Soviet espionage agents.
Henry Margenau, 96, a retired professor of...