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  • Helen Thomas dies at 92; pioneering journalist

    Helen Thomas, the tenacious and feisty dean of the White House press corps who covered 10 presidents and was a trailblazer for female journalists, has died. She was 92. A syndicated columnist for Hearst News Service after spending most of her career...
  • Theater Company From Palestine Refugee Camp Presents 'The Island' At UConn

    Theater Company From Palestine Refugee Camp Presents 'The Island' At UConn
    The Freedom Theatre, a community-based theater and cultural center in Jenin Refugee Camp, in occupied Palestine on the West Bank, will present Athol Fugard’s “The Island” at the Nafe Katter Theatre, 820 Bolton Road on the UConn campus in...
  • Social work career is about giving back to the community

    Social work career is about giving back to the community
    Who:  Patrick McNamara, 43, of Boynton Beach, and chief executive officer of the Comunity Partnership Group based in Rivieria Beach. The organization serves all of Palm Beach County, and is committed to changing the odds for children and families facing...
  • Pay attention to college affordability, candidates

    Like any parent surviving uncertain economic times, many of the conversations with my two college-aged sons revolve around one pressing topic, the Holy Grail of today's graduates: Can you get a job, a decent-paying job, with that degree? I'm...
  • Candace Pert dies at 67; neuroscientist discovered opiate receptor

    Shortly before she entered graduate school at Johns Hopkins University in 1970, Candace Pert broke her back in a riding accident. Dulling the pain from her injury with morphine led her to speculate about how the drug exerted its effects on the brain....
  • In Indiana, history meets politics

    In Indiana, history meets politics
    Emails recently obtained by the Associated Press have revealed that Indiana's former Republican governor, Mitch Daniels, now president of Purdue University, tried to ban Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States" from Indiana schools. His...
  • Will a nose job make you feel better about yourself?

    Will a nose job make you feel better about yourself?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Getting that nose job could boost your self-esteem and quality of life, according to a new report. But the evidence is a bit shaky, researchers looking at studies of people who had plastic surgery found. The report's lead...
  • Is enrolling in a clinical trial tied to survival?

    Is enrolling in a clinical trial tied to survival?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with certain cancers enrolled in clinical trials survive longer, not necessarily from the treatment itself but potentially because those enrolled are better off to begin with, according to new research. "The survival...
  • As Senate passes immigration bill, Latinos shout, 'Yes we can!'

    As Senate passes immigration bill, Latinos shout, 'Yes we can!'
    WASHINGTON -- As the Senate passed the immigration reform bill, a protester dressed in a blue cap and graduation gown stood up in the visitor gallery and chanted, "Si se puede!" Other activists dressed in turquoise and orange shirts joined in with the...
  • Cortney Hall departing WKMG for Chicago

     
    Say goodbye to reporter Cortney Hall. Her last day at WKMG-Channel 6 will be Friday. “I'm moving back to Chicago to be closer to my family,” Hall said in an email Thursday. “I have a job lined up at WGN and CLTV. I will be anchoring...
  • Howard E. Chaney, state health official

    Howard E. Chaney, state health official
    Howard E. Chaney, a retired Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene official whose career spanned more than three decades, died Sunday of cancer at his Lutherville home. He was 95. Howard Edward Chaney was born and raised in Baltimore and...