| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:41 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - It's known that women, as a group, outlive men, but the female survival advantage begins at birth and may stem from some fundamental vulnerability of boys, according to a new study.
Researchers looking at U.S. national data on...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Burbank resident Allison Riccardi would love to find a bigger place to live.
Her 17-year-old daughter sleeps on a mattress in the dining room behind a black sheet pinned to the ceiling, while her 2-year-old son shares a room with her and her husband...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:43 PM
The No. 7 host C. Milton Wright field hockey team used its speed and teamwork to upset No. 1 Garrison Forest, 3-0, at its inaugural tournament Saturday.
The loss ended a 37-game unbeaten streak by the Grizzlies (1-1).
"We couldn't get started,"...
| Sep 22, 2013
Before she became known as Dame Libby, an honorific bestowed upon her by the king of Spain, Libby Komaiko was a Chicago-born, Evanston-bred girl of Russian and Eastern European descent with her sights set on the bright lights of Broadway.
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:45 PM
A Los Angeles jury on Wednesday found that concert promoter AEG Live was not liable for the death of Michael Jackson, capping a marathon civil trial that laid bare the troubled singer’s health problems, struggles with drugs and fateful attempt at...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:26 PM
A Los Angeles jury on Wednesday found that concert promoter AEG Live was not liable for the death of Michael Jackson, capping a marathon civil trial that laid bare the troubled singer's health problems, struggles with drugs and fateful attempt at a...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
FORT CHIPEWYAN, Canada — In the Cree language, the word "athabasca" means "a place where grass is everywhere." Here in Alberta, the Athabasca River slices through forests of spruce and birch before spilling into a vast freshwater delta and Lake...
| Jul 12, 2013
Local leaders in far northwest suburban Huntley were taken aback when a man showed up at a Village Board meeting last month and announced he wants to open a warehouse in town to grow marijuana.
"Did you bring any samples?" one of the trustees joked....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Toni Braxton has officially ended her 12-year marriage.
The Grammy-winning singer's divorce from Keri Lewis is final, her rep said in a statement Wednesday.
"The couple has had an amicable split and will still both be actively involved in raising...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Food lends itself to good writing because, as M.F.K. Fisher so famously wrote long ago, writing about food often means writing about “other, deeper needs for love and happiness.” In defense of her craft and her subject, she declared: “...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Shares of Human Genome Sciences doubled in Thursday morning trading on news that a major British biopharmaceutical company offered to buy it for $2.6 billion, which the Rockville company rejected as too low.
Human Genome, which uses the human DNA...