| May 21, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Two California counties sued five of the world's largest narcotics manufacturers on Wednesday, accusing the companies of causing the nation's prescription drug epidemic by waging a "campaign of deception" aimed at boosting sales of potent painkillers such...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:23 PM
ROUND 1: Tonight in New York, 5 PDT. ROUND 2-3: Friday, 4 p.m. ROUNDS 4-7: Saturday, 9 a.m. TV: ESPN, NFL Network.
NO. TEAM, PLAYER , SAM FARMER'S COMMENT
1. HOUSTON, Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina, Clowney is a physical freak. Texans can pair...
| May 12, 2014
| 1:01 PM
LONDON — AstraZeneca, fighting a $106 billion bid approach from Pfizer, received a boost on Monday as four experimental drugs for rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and asthma showed promising results in mid-stage clinical trials.
| May 12, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Dorothy Hodgkin made incredible contributions to science. But while checking out the achievements of this Google Doodle-celebrated chemist, pause to appreciate some of the factors that shaped her intellect -- intriguing parents and a childhood that smacks...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:32 PM
LONDON — U.S. drugmaker Pfizer hinted it could raise its proposed $106 billion offer if AstraZeneca would only engage in talks, as its boss was grilled by UK lawmakers on his commitment to British research spending and jobs.
| Jun 3, 2014
| 2:48 PM
I own a small antiques shop in Evanston. Because I believe in the campaign to remap the legislative districts in Illinois, I agreed to put petitions in the store for people to sign. But because combining politics with business is not a very good idea, I...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:45 PM
"Words and Pictures," starring Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche, is a middle-aged romantic comedy masquerading as a war between literature and art.
The battleground is a Maine prep school set in a small town somewhere along the state's bucolic coastline....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:56 PM
I make house calls. Remember those? When a doctor came to your door with a black bag? You might think of this as a quaint vestige of prewar life, or a luxury for the exceptionally wealthy with their concierge doctors. But home care medicine, as it's now...
| May 18, 2014
| 6:30 AM
CANNES -- Expressions of affection for fellow action stars, playful competitiveness, and a fondness for violent movies abounded at "The Expendables 3" press conference in Cannes Sunday, along with a large helping of wise-cracking banter.
| May 15, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Two lawsuits have been filed over injuries suffered by two fifth-grade girls who fell from an inflatable slide when it toppled over at a school in Algonquin last year.
The suits claim school officials and the slide rental company were negligent in not...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
At the Maine private high school where he teaches honors English, Jack (Clive Owen) enjoys forcing his colleagues to play a game. It’s not as macabre as Jigsaw’s demands in “Saw,” though Jack’s nearly as...