| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:57 PM
A 58-year-old Maryland woman breaks her ankle, develops a blood clot and, unable to find a doctor to monitor her blood-thinning drug, winds up in an emergency room 30 times in six months.
A 55-year-old Mississippi man with severe hypertension and kidney...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:04 PM
Corona del Mar High senior Annie Mortimer has verbally committed to play water polo at the University of Michigan, she said Tuesday night.
Mortimer is an emerging center defender for the Sea Kings, who recently won the Foothill Fall Fling preseason...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Dick Costolo doesn't fit the profile of a typical tech start-up chief executive.
He's not a twentysomething college dropout. He didn't start Twitter Inc. in his dorm room. And he doesn't wear a hoodie.
At 50, with a balding...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:48 PM
A physician who has created a new model for providing health care to those who can least afford it.
A novelist who takes readers into the swampy backwaters of the Everglades.
An astrophysicist who searches for other planets — and finds them....
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:48 AM
New librarian Leland Parsons, communications instructor Jenny Maginnis and accounting instructor Thomas Knott say they have landed their dream jobs at North Central Michigan College.
Parsons has always wanted to work in a community...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Like many other high school students, Jordan Liss had a "dream" college. But top-tier universities often require high standardized test scores, an achievement that challenged Liss, a former Glenbrook North High School.
Liss, now 20 and a student at...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Buy a new car, and you'll likely shell out $800 or more for the destination charge. Automakers call it all sorts of things: Honda says it's for "destination and handling," while Subaru dubs it "destination and delivery." Mercedes-Benz simply calls......
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The global economic crisis that has come to be known as the Great Recession appears to have fueled an increase in suicides, including an estimated 5,000 additional deaths in 2009, a new study says.
Although previous research has linked the recession...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Before the recession, Madie Green's home daycare was normally full. As parents lost their jobs and pulled kids out, the 55-year-old District Heights woman spent through her savings to keep up on her mortgage and auto payments.
Her business still hasn'...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:49 PM
As if parents aren’t worried enough about what their teenagers are doing on Saturday nights, a new study reveals that binge drinking is common among high school seniors, with some knocking back 15 or more alcoholic drinks in a row.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:44 PM
On Saturday night, about 42,000 fans will squeeze into Rentschler Field for a showdown of two programs at opposite ends of the college football spectrum.
UConn transitioned to the highest level of the sport at the start of the 21st century, and the...