| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
On Friday, in his moving and heartfelt statement in response to the horrific shooting in Newtown, Conn., President Obama said, "As a country, we have been through this too many times. ... And we're going to have to come together and take meaningful action...
| Aug 9, 2013
Under a 4-year-old order to reduce the state's prison population, Gov. Jerry Brown is preparing, finally, to file a plan with the court outlining how he and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation intend to comply. They have been...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:16 PM
As more details emerged about Amanda Bynes' fiery Monday adventures — activities that saw her hospitalized on an involuntary 72-hour psychiatric hold — it was reported that her parents may be pursuing a conservatorship for their wayward...
| Sep 11, 2013
When even a Sonic Boom alarm — very loud and rigged to shake the bed — couldn't wake Terra Ziporyn Snider's teenage daughter for school, the former Wilmette mother knew there had to be a better way.
"My kids suffered hugely. My oldest...
| Aug 4, 2013
Dear Amy: Due to a job layoff last year, our 32-year-old daughter has been living with my husband and me. She recently returned to work but receives a low salary and no health insurance.
She has a gluten intolerance, which requires meals without wheat...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:22 PM
New Vitae Mental Health Center, a Quakertown behavioral health care services provider, has again received accreditation from the Joint Commission. New Vitae has been accredited by the Joint Commission since the early 1990’s, it said in a news...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Regarding Sandra Hofferth's recent column on funding for the National Institutes of Health, I agree that "closing the longevity gap depends on behavioral and social science research" ("Budget cuts and the politics of research," July 15).
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:55 AM
It wasn't a great time for Anne Pence.
The 56-year-old single mother from Baltimore had issues with past relationships, her house was damaged in a fire, she was unhappy with her job and was struggling to find answers for her daughter with attention-...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Wanna lower your blood pressure? Forgive....
| Aug 4, 2013
| 7:10 PM
Families of those killed a year ago when a gunman opened fire at a Sikh temple outside Milwaukee will join a national gun control group for a day of remembrance Monday, the anniversary of the shootings.
The shootings took place at the Sikh Temple of...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:35 PM
TALLAHASSEE — House budget-writers have responded to Gov. Rick Scott's call to prioritize education this year with a $74.4 billion spending plan that includes more money for teacher raises and universities. Both the House and Senate are releasing...