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  • Dr. Henry Betts, leader in field of rehabilitation medicine, dies at 86

     Dr. Henry Betts, leader in field of rehabilitation medicine, dies at 86
    Dr. Henry Betts, an outspoken advocate for people with disabilities and a pioneer in the field of rehabilitation medicine, led efforts to transform the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago into the leading facility of its kind. Dr. Betts, 86, died in his...
  • Jonathan Zimmerman: Does every president need a library?

    Jonathan Zimmerman: Does every president need a library?
    In 1971, two years after leaving the White House, Lyndon Johnson dedicated his sleek, windowless eight-story presidential library at the University of Texas. But in the pages of The Washington Post, editorial cartoonist Herblock depicted Johnson as an...
  • Acting helped 'Justified's' Dillahunt overcome tragedy

    PASADENA, Calif. When actor Garret Dillahunt was about to celebrate his 17th birthday tragedy struck that was to change him forever. His older brother, Eric, was killed in a drunk driving accident. He was a passenger in the car. "That threw me," says...
  • Author Robert Stone has died at 77

    Author Robert Stone has died at 77
    National Book Award-winning Robert Stone died Saturday at age 77 at his home in Key West, Fla. His agent told the Associated Press the cause was chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Stone was best known for his novel "Dog Soldiers," which was...
  • 'Kill a cop' video may undercut WBFF's big plans

    'Kill a cop' video may undercut WBFF's big plans
    WBFF (Fox 45) is poised in coming days to take one of its biggest steps since the Sinclair-owned station started doing news in 1991. On Jan. 19, it will introduce a new lead anchorman in Kai Jackson, who was at the WJZ anchor desk for more than two...
  • Paris terror a moment for reflection on French resilience

    Paris terror a moment for reflection on French resilience
    The TV was on in the Paris apartment where I found Aleksandar Hemon via phone on Friday. From the screen came live coverage of the standoff between police and the two brothers suspected of storming into the office of the satirical newspaper Charlie...
  • Trying for test-tube baby? Moms' risks are rare, include over-stimulating ovaries, study says

    Complications are uncommon for women undergoing test-tube fertility procedures: A new 12-year U.S. study shows the most frequent involve drugs used to stimulate ovaries, but it suggests problems are rarely fatal. Over-stimulated ovaries occurred in 154...
  • Where Was Jumoke Academy Oversight?

    Where Was Jumoke Academy Oversight?
    James Michel, chairman of the board of Jumoke Academy charter school, had a lame and obvious response to a devastating state report detailing financial and management misdeeds that could sink the institution. "The board should have been more engaged,...
  • Schools respond to black male achievement gap

    MINNEAPOLIS Michael Walker stood in front of the nine-member Minneapolis school board on a recent snowy night and told it that change must come to this Midwestern city, a place where black students are far more likely to be suspended or expelled from...
  • December a critical time for university donations

    December a critical time for university donations
    Late December has a special meaning for colleges and universities, beyond the relief of winter vacation and the deadlines for final grades. This is the most important time of year for fundraising in higher education. Even without Santa's help, some...
  • Pakistan meets violence with violence

    Human Rights Watch: "Pakistan's government has chosen to indulge in vengeful bloodlust." — A commando led me through the Pakistan school auditorium where terrorists recently had interrupted students' lessons with an indiscriminate barrage of...