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  • Casey Kasem's body missing from funeral home, daughter's rep says

    Casey Kasem's body missing from funeral home, daughter's rep says
    Casey Kasem's body is no longer at the Washington state funeral home that had been keeping it, a rep for the radio icon's eldest daughter said Friday. The situation is "pure insanity," rep Danny Deraney told the Los Angeles Times, confirming that the...
  • NFL concussion settlement a victory for former players

    The revised NFL concussion settlement did not come about easily, and it did not happen overnight. Retired players — accustomed to battling on the field of play — have fought for years in court to earn the benefits and compensation in this...
  • Broncos owner steps down to deal with Alzheimer's disease

    Broncos owner steps down to deal with Alzheimer's disease
    Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has been battling Alzheimer’s disease and is relinquishing control of the franchise, his wife and the team announced Wednesday. “As many in the Denver community and around the National Football League have...
  • Joan Rivers riles Young Hollywood, but she's got youth on her side

     Joan Rivers riles Young Hollywood, but she's got youth on her side
    The moment Joan Rivers stormed out of a CNN interview earlier this month, she thought she might be losing her mind. "I was worried," she said, "because the first sign of Alzheimer's is that you get crankier. I swear to you." But at 9 a.m. during a...
  • Howard County health digest

    Meditation in motion Qigong, the art and science of using breathing techniques, gentle movement and meditation to cleanse, strengthen and circulate, will be instructed by Bridget Hughes, from 11 a.m to noon, Aug. 11 and 18. Cost $15 per class....
  • Casey Kasem's body 'missing' from funeral home

    Casey Kasem's body 'missing' from funeral home
    LOS ANGELES - The remains of radio personality Casey Kasem have been moved from a Washington state funeral home, against the wishes of three of his adult children, a spokesman for the siblings said on Friday. Kasem, the former host of the syndicated...
  • Cambodia tribunal convicts Khmer Rouge leaders

    Three and a half decades after the genocidal rule of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge ended, a U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal on Thursday sentenced two top leaders of the former regime to life in prison on war crimes charges for their roles during the country's...
  • REVIEW: "A Small Fire" at Steep Theatre ★★½

    REVIEW: "A Small Fire" at Steep Theatre ★★½
    Adam Bock's "A Small Fire," a melancholy off-Broadway drama from 2011 now in its first Chicago production at Steep Theatre, is only about 80 minutes long. But the changes it charts in its central character, a middle-aged woman named Emily Bridges, are...
  • Miami jury convicts last two defendants in $200 million Medicare scam

    MIAMI The nation's biggest mental health scam against Medicare totaling $200 million in false billings ended with a quick bang Monday when the last two defendants in a long-running probe were found guilty in Miami federal court. The health care fraud...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ALIVE INSIDE 3 1/2 stars. An extraordinary documentary captures the startling impact music can have on people with Alzheimer's and dementia. This is an all-too-rare light in the nursing home tunnel. 1 hr. 18 No MPAA rating David Hiltbrand AND SO IT...
  • Intended recipient of WWII-era love letters found

    Intended recipient of WWII-era love letters found
    Relatives of Dorothy Bartos Carlberg say she is the intended recipient of love letters written by a sailor during World War II and have stepped forward to claim the long-lost correspondence.  "She always loved a guy in a uniform - and still does,"...