| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Google Inc. on Tuesday launched a line of prescription glasses that can be integrated with its Google Glass computer interface.
The addition of four titanium frame styles, as well as three options for sunglasses, appears to be a step toward broadening...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 1:38 PM
With the updated 2014 Fiesta, Ford has embraced the adage that it’s the little things that matter. Not only does the Fiesta maximize minimal space, the sporty refresh elevates the subcompact class as something more than just a practical choice....
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:29 PM
More than seven years after state and federal officials discovered a lead-contaminated lot near an elementary school in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood, the tainted soil has been dug up, trucked to a landfill and replaced with bright green grass.
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Brittany Murphy's death may not have been from natural causes, her estranged father says, citing a new toxicology report that suggests death via poisoning.
The "8 Mile" and "Clueless" actress, who passed away in December 2009 at age 32, was declared to...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Health club attendance may be slipping and comfort foods returning as January resolutions fade into February lassitude.
But not for automakers. Mass reduction, or the battle of the vehicular bulge, continues to be the proving ground where automakers can...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Lately I've been getting a lot of questions about neutral colors.
Both men and women seem slightly befuddled about the base hues around which to build an ensemble. One of my girlfriends recently inquired about a navy sheath dress, and which color...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
During this time of year, it can be difficult to figure out what exactly you should be wearing.
Store windows are showing tweed, leather jackets and boots. On the streets around you, however, everyone is still wearing shorts. And in terms of the...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Angie Derry knew that her Essure implants were designed to remain inside her body forever. But two years after a doctor inserted the tiny coils into her fallopian tubes to prevent pregnancy, the Rockford mother wants them removed.
Derry, 35, isn't...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Mustang versus Camaro. BMW versus Mercedes. Camry versus Accord. These are among the biggest rivalries in the automobile world.
Get ready for the next epic battle: aluminum versus steel.
"This has become a real competition," said Golam Newaz, an...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it safe to have silver (amalgam) fillings, or should I have them replaced with composite? I've read that the silver fillings have mercury in them and can leak over time.
ANSWER: Amalgam fillings are safe. A great deal of research has...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Hugh Laurie only plays a doctor on TV, but he has a following among physicians in Germany who are crediting his fictional Dr. House with helping them diagnose a man with a life-threatening case of cobalt intoxication.
The 55-year-old patient was...