| Dec 25, 2013
It was five years ago Christmas Day, that the world lost iconic singer, actress and stage star Eartha Kitt. The longtime Connecticut resident succumbed to colon cancer but left behind a legacy that included a range of serious and not-so-serious art,...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Deana Parris had a decision to make.
A year after she joined the trampoline team at the Fairland Sports and Aquatics Center in Laurel, her parents declared that she and her brother had to pare down their many extracurricular activities to two each....
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Donald Forst, a veteran newsman who led New York Newsday and the Village Voice as they won Pulitzer Prizes and also helped resuscitate the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, died Saturday in Albany, N.Y. He was 81.
He had colon cancer, said his companion, Val...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 2:21 PM
In his four years at Notre Dame, point guard Eric Atkins has gone from being a steady freshman who came off the bench for a veteran team to the unquestioned senior leader — and now unlikely leading scorer — on a young team searching to find...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:56 AM
A 69-year-old former cop and private investigator has been hit with a four-year prison sentence after a jury convicted him of witness tampering and bribery for his work on a highly controversial New Haven murder case.
The sentence handed down by...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The U.S. surgeon general is calling on Hollywood to kick the tobacco habit, saying too many youth-rated films contain harmful images of tobacco use.
In a new report on smoking released Friday, acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak and other U.S....
| Jan 17, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Scott Hostert has heard it all: You're too old. You're nuts. You don't want to live the rest of your life being fed through a tube, do you?
Hostert scoffs, then smiles. Too old to ride a skateboard? Just watch me. With that, the 51-year-old Brea tax...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:46 PM
When Anna Djanbazian lost her brother after his battle with colon cancer, she grieved the only way that seemed natural to her — through dance.
“As soon as it happened, I felt I needed to do something,” she said.
It took Djanbazian, who...
| Jan 24, 2014
Anne Arundel Medical Center will offer the Mayo Clinic Diet. This 12-week workshop aims to help break unhealthy food habits. The program is led by a registered dietitian and cardiac rehabilitation specialist. Class will be held from 5:30 p.m....
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Asking Siri to place calls for us has made memorizing our best friends' phone numbers unnecessary. But there are some numbers you can't get from your smartphone — numbers you should know by heart and for your heart.
Your Body Mass Index (BMI),...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Though going grain-free is a popular diet trend, grains--especially in their whole form--provide a significant portion of important nutrients in the diet.
You've likely noticed the proliferation of books, websites and specialty foods aimed at helping...