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  • 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...
  • Images of emancipation on Maryland's 150th anniversary

    Images of emancipation on Maryland's 150th anniversary
    Deborah Willis is familiar with the history of slavery. She co-wrote "Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery," a collection of photographs spanning from emancipation to the New Deal. But she said not enough is taught about...
  • Harris Ripps, scientist and researcher, 87

    Harris Ripps, scientist and researcher, 87
    Even as he approached the end of his ninth decade, Dr. Harris Ripps was still pursuing his lifelong passion — unlocking the mysteries of the human brain. The 87-year-old West Boca resident died Sept. 18 in Boston, inciting an outpouring of...
  • Tom Tombrello dies at 78; longtime Caltech physics professor

    Tom Tombrello dies at 78; longtime Caltech physics professor
    Tom Tombrello, a Caltech physics professor for more than 50 years and an inspiration for freshmen who had to grapple with diabolically complex riddles to enter his legendary class on scientific thinking, has died. He was 78. Tombrello collapsed...
  • Pimco rehires 2 former executives, shoring up management after turmoil

    Pimco rehires 2 former executives, shoring up management after turmoil
    Pacific Investment Management Co. rehired two former executives who had left amid management turmoil earlier this year, a move that bolsters the bond giant's investment bench after the abrupt departure last month of high-profile bond manager Bill Gross....
  • Poet Galway Kinnell, winner of Pulitzer Prize, dies at 87

    Galway Kinnell, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who opened up American verse in the 1960s and beyond through his forceful, spiritual takes on the outsiders and underside of contemporary life, has died. He was 87. Kinnell died of leukemia Tuesday at...
  • How I Made It: California Fashion Assn. president Ilse Metchek

    How I Made It: California Fashion Assn. president Ilse Metchek
    The gig: Ilse Metchek is president of the California Fashion Assn., which puts her in the perfect spot to be the connector and self-described "class historian" for the Southland's fashion and retail industry. Metchek oversees a roster of more than 400...
  • Joyce Carol Oates sets Twitter ablaze with street harassment tweets

    Joyce Carol Oates sets Twitter ablaze with street harassment tweets
    Joyce Carol Oates, bestselling novelist, massively prolific writer and Princeton professor, has an official Twitter account with more than 100,000 followers. On Thursday, she shared with them her thoughts on street harassment, part of a conversation...
  • Stanley Chase, Broadway and film producer, dies at 87

    Stanley Chase, Broadway and film producer, dies at 87
    Stanley Chase, producer of the famed 1950s off-Broadway production of "The Threepenny Opera" and films such as sci-fi cult favorite "Colossus: The Forbin Project," died Tuesday at a nursing home in Santa Monica. He was 87. He had been in declining...
  • Lohan, Noriega video game lawsuits are a troubling sign for the arts

    Former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega and actress Lindsay Lohan have at least one thing in common: Both recently filed high-profile lawsuits against video game makers, charging that their likenesses were used in games without their permission. These...