| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:10 AM
In the discreetly assaultive film version of "The Fault in Our Stars" there's a scene, faithful to the one in the best-selling John Green book, where Hazel and Augustus visit the Amsterdam home of a novelist whose cancer-related novel holds great personal...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Catcher Matt Wieters said before Tuesday's game against the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards that he could have surgery next Tuesday on his right elbow if Dr. James Andrews determines during his appointment Monday that the procedure is necessary.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:30 PM
These thesps make the most of limited screen time:
The oft-nominated, three-time Emmy winner says he jumped at the chance to join the cast of CBS' new hit comedy "The Millers" before even reading a script, "because of...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:41 AM
When Ginni Rometty addresses restless shareholders today at IBM’s annual investor day, it will be with the practised air of someone used to handling the regular upheavals of the industry.
“This company reinvents itself every decade. It&...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:35 AM
For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure-but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back;...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:21 PM
— About a month ago, Brittany Vose heard a report on TV saying that by 2030, pancreatic cancer would be the second-deadliest cancer in the United States, after lung cancer, moving up from fourth place.
As someone who has been raising money for...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Low Spark Films and Jean Doumanian Productions have completed financing for "Galveston," written by "True Detective" creator Nic Pizzolatto.
Embankment Films is handling foreign sales at Cannes. Shooting is set to begin in October with Matthias...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather, Ron passed away at the age of 79, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. He was born in Los Angeles, the son of Ira Dwight Smith and Carolyn Jule Smith. Raised in North Hollywood, he graduated...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:34 AM
A memorial service will be held later this year for Clyde Snow, a noted forensic anthropologist who has worked on some of the most famous cases in the world — including in Chicago.
Snow, 86, died of lung cancer and emphysema May 16 in Norman,...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Frances H. Alden, a former teacher and businesswoman, died Monday of lung cancer at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. She was 85.
The daughter of Ernest Hussey and Minnie Middleton Hussey, Frances Gray Hussey was born in Warsaw, N.C....
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Palos Hills officials are mulling over a request by the owner of a medical marijuana dispensary to allow a clinic in the city.
Michael Perkowski, of Tinley Park, asked council members at a recent Committee-of-the-Whole meeting about requirements for a...