| Feb 15, 2010
The facts are scary: Despite the progress made against heart disease in the past several decades, almost half the people who die suddenly from a heart attack or other cardiac problem have no prior symptoms. Even knowing someone's risk factors for heart...
| Sep 26, 2009
Developer of Vegas tower
Bob Stupak, 67, the developer of the 1,149-foot Stratosphere tower on the Las Vegas Strip, died Friday at Desert Springs Hospital in Las Vegas after a long fight with leukemia, a family spokeswoman said.
| Jul 7, 2008
NEW YORK -- Ted Koppel knows that persuading television viewers to tune into a four-part documentary about China's economic growth could be a difficult sell.
So in the days leading to the broadcast of his latest Discovery Channel program, the veteran...
| Jun 23, 2008
WHEN TV journalist Tim Russert died June 13, it was heartbreaking news for his family, friends and fans. Chief of the Washington bureau of NBC News and longtime moderator of "Meet the Press," Russert was known for asking tough questions. He leaves two...
| May 29, 2008
| 7:05 PM
John McCain's image takes a drubbing in the world of Web video, particularly in comparison to his likely opponent for president, Barack Obama. Nearly 51,000 people subscribe to Obama's channel on YouTube, the most popular video sharing site, compared to...
| Jul 18, 2008
| 8:15 AM
1. Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson ($14)
2. Loving Frank by Nancy Horan ($14)
3. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen ($13.95)
4. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho ($13.95)
5. On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan ($13.95)
6. Away by Amy Bloom ($14)...
| Feb 27, 2008
Toughening their stances as they appealed for votes in economically stricken Ohio, Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that they would use the threat of opting out of the North American Free Trade Agreement to substantially renegotiate...
| May 26, 2008
NBC News has managed to achieve the near-impossible this election season in getting Hillary Rodham Clinton and George Bush to agree on something.
That something, however, is antipathy toward NBC News.
Through its unusual public criticism of NBC's...
| Jan 2, 2009
1. True or false? After the mid-July failure of IndyMac Bank, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson warned that the economy "could be in complete meltdown in two months."
a. True. He said that estimate "might even be optimistic."
b. False. He reassured the...
| Dec 28, 2008
This year saw showbiz lose Sydney Pollack, Paul Newman, Bettie Page, Cyd Charisse, Charlton Heston, Suzanne Pleshette, Harvey Korman, Van Johnson, Heath Ledger and the Bernies -- Brillstein and Mac -- among others. Cartoonists could be forgiven for waxing...
| Jul 3, 2007
WHEN someone like Tim Russert asks someone like Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), as he did Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press," whether a conflict between Congress and the Bush White House will lead to a constitutional crisis, I get the sense that the news...