| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Open casket or closed? Cremation or burial? The answers to these questions about what to do after a loved one dies are seldom met with criticism or even much of a reaction. The questions are matter-of-fact, sometimes asked by someone who wants to...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Nominees were announced Thursday for the fourth Gotham Independent Film Audience Award. Frontline awards contenders "12 Years a Slave" and "Fruitvale Station" were both nominated, alongside the more unusual-looking selections of three documentaries "Best...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 2:35 PM
While vowing to help them hang on to their seats, Democrats tacitly acknowledged on Tuesday that South Florida Congressmen Patrick Murphy and Joe Garcia are among the most vulnerable Democrats in Congress.
They were listed along with 24 others in...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:15 PM
(Reuters) - ESPN said it has pulled out of a documentary with PBS' "Frontline" about head injuries in the National Football League, but the Walt Disney co-owned sports network denied a media report that its decision was due to pressure from the NFL....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 10:04 AM
ESPN's decision to cut ties to "League of Denial," a Frontline documentary it was involved in producing about how the National Football League has responded to head injuries suffered by players, has given the program a ton of free publicity.
| Sep 22, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Last week: This week we continued to follow the developments in Syria as the U.S. Congress decides whether to approve military strikes. The use of chemical weapons, particularly against innocent civilians is unacceptable. We cannot stand by as...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:36 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing if my back pain has abated enough for exercise.
The Skinny: I watched "League of Denial" on "Frontline" about the NFL's response (or lack thereof) to the concussion issue. Tough stuff. You can find it online if you missed...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Welcome to the Chicago stop of the NFL’s "Hypocrisy Across America Tour."
The NFL, whose sport causes brain damage, paid off a bunch of former players who have brain damage without admitting it contributed to the brain damage. Anyone who...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Brian Briggs can't resist looking for trouble. Driving down a residential street, he'll slow to peer at rotted siding or point to some suspicious dark streaks under an attic vent. Even from a distance, he can tell that some form of wildlife has made its...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:10 AM
In July, a Saudi Arabian national, Princess Meshael Alayban, 42, was arrested by authorities in Orange County after one of her maids complained of being held against her will.
The maid, a 30-year-old Kenyan woman, had been hired by the family in her...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:45 PM
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