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  • The poet Nikki Giovanni talks about sea turtles and space travel

    The poet Nikki Giovanni talks about sea turtles and space travel
    I couldn't turn down a chance to interview poet Nikki Giovanni, who was in town to address a writers' conference last weekend. In the '70s, when I was in college, she was considered the poet laureate of black America. Now she's a professor at Virginia...
  • Researchers find a new way to clear the air

    PALO ALTO, Calif. In 1999, then-Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji said that Beijing's pall of smog "would shorten my life at least five years," a hazard level scientists affirmed two years ago with a study of China's air pollution. That reality that did not...
  • Irish and UK seek to strip Marlboro Man decade after first ban

    DUBLIN Ireland, ground zero in the battle against smoking, and the U.K. are firing the first shots in Europe's latest war on tobacco, one that may ultimately end up being fought by lawyers. Cigarettes will be sold in unbranded, olive green packets...
  • Drink this in: Science has decided coffee is good for you

    Drink this in: Science has decided coffee is good for you
    For centuries, coffee has caused a stir over health impacts, good or bad, with many people resigned to accept it as a guilty pleasure. But in a full turnabout since the 1980s, science now extols its virtues as a generally healthful drink and kick-start...
  • Senate panel backs effort to expand medical marijuana access

    An effort to expand access to medical marijuana in Iowa won preliminary approval in the state Senate on Wednesday, as lawmakers seek to respond to critics who say a limited law passed last year is ineffective. A subcommittee in the Democratic-majority...
  • Report: Raising legal age for tobacco would stop, delay use

    Raising the legal age to buy tobacco to higher than 18 would likely prevent premature death for hundreds of thousands of people, according to a report issued Thursday by the Institute of Medicine. The report examines the public health effects of...
  • Scott Cameron dies at 76; managed the careers of blues greats

    Scott Cameron dies at 76; managed the careers of blues greats
    Scott Cameron managed the careers of blues greats Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon and others in the 1970s and 1980s in what should have been a boom time for the artists. White rock bands — including the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and the Doors...
  • Beatles Tribute Band to headline Pap Corps walk

    Beatles Tribute Band to headline Pap Corps walk
    The Beatles song "Come Together" is the theme of this year's 15th annual Paps Corps Walkathon set for Saturday on the Florida Atlantic University campus in Boca Raton. The Paps Corps, Champions for Cancer Research, is an all-volunteer organization...
  • Singer Jann Browne recalls her party with Lesley Gore

    Singer Jann Browne recalls her party with Lesley Gore
    One of the most surprising and touching remembrances of singer Lesley Gore comes from longtime Southern California roots music singer and songwriter Jann Browne, who posted this loving anecdote on her Facebook page shortly after news surfaced of the "It's...
  • Remembering the great Lesley Gore

    "I'M YOUNG, and I want to be young, I'm free and I want to be free/To live my life the way I choose, to say and do whatever I please!" Lesley Gore, belting out her prescient anthem, "You Don't Own Me," in 1964. YEARS AGO I interviewed Lesley Gore. She...
  • Homer Alexander Colley Sr.: He loved conversation over coffee

    Homer Alexander Colley Sr.: He loved conversation over coffee
    "He didn't want to be the focus of the attention. [He was] always there, [he was] always present, but like in those photographs, [he was] always more in the background," Alec Colley Jr. said of the man he called his hero. This after he dissected the...