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  • Blowback: Academic boycott of Israel gives voice to peaceful protest

    Blowback: Academic boycott of Israel gives voice to peaceful protest
    This past weekend, American Studies Assn. members held our annual conference in Los Angeles, with the theme "The Fun and the Fury." Those familiar with the ASA mainly because of news about our year-old academic boycott of Israel might be surprised by...
  • Health-care superusers overload hospital ERs

    Health-care superusers overload hospital ERs
    Ten years ago, Alvin Bolster was told his heart disease was so advanced, he only had three months to live. The doctors were wrong. His heart was in terrible shape, but the 77-year-old former engineer stabilized and even wrote a series of columns for...
  • Obamacare, deficit approach differentiate Warner, Gillespie

    The race for the Senate pits a governor-turned-senator who prides himself on his willingness to work across party lines against a former head of the Republican National Committee who says it's time to break Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's grip. Sen....
  • Garner family update: Alzheimer's isolates patients and caregivers alike

    Garner family update: Alzheimer's isolates patients and caregivers alike
      Editor's note: In 2011, Newport News resident Jim Garner, now 52, was diagnosed with "mild cognitive impairment" and deemed at high risk for developing Alzheimer's. The Daily Press first profiled the Garner family, their struggles with Early Onset...
  • 'Into the Woods' reunion shows Sondheim can still cast a spell

    'Into the Woods' reunion shows Sondheim can still cast a spell
    "Once upon a time," the open sesame of childhood fantasy, worked its magic on adults Sunday at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, where an "Into the Woods" reunion was held with the show's creators, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, and several of the...
  • Illinois lawmakers opened door to risky CPS bond deals

    Illinois lawmakers opened door to risky CPS bond deals
    The legislation paving the way for Chicago Public Schools to issue $1 billion in risky debt arrived on the Senate floor with little explanation. The sponsor, Sen. John Cullerton, told fellow lawmakers that his grasp of the bill was limited. "I hope...
  • Norman Lloyd at 100: Hollywood's Living Memory

    The earliest surviving footage of broadcast television in America is a fragment of "The Streets of New York," an adaptation of playwright Dion Boucicault's 19th-century drama, aired by the experimental New York NBC affiliate W2XBS on August 31, 1939....
  • Why Jennifer Glass is fighting for control over dying

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Thoughtful choices have defined Jennifer Glass' rich life: Backpacking through South America. Teaching in Asia. Ascending the professional ladder at Oracle, Intuit, Sony and Facebook. Creating an elegant home, and happy marriage, in San...
  • Tim Cook's announcement could spur Silicon Valley to push for social change

    Apple chief executive Tim Cook's announcement last week that he is gay caps years of efforts by an industry that has long championed gay rights at home. It also may help propel Silicon Valley to the forefront of global struggles for equality, underscoring...
  • Suffield Players and local teacher staging performance of new musical

    The Suffield Players are helping Suffield High School film teacher Carl Casinghino bring to life his new musical. And in return, he is helping them. "Winners" debuts at Mapleton Hall on Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. Proceeds from the $10...
  • Brittany Maynard's death not expected to galvanize end-of-life movement

    The death of Brittany Maynard has renewed attention on physician-assisted suicide, but medical ethicists and political activists said Monday that significant legal change would probably take much more time to evolve. Maynard, who had brain cancer, chose...