| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Physicist Kenneth G. Wilson, who earned a Nobel Prize for breakthrough research that explained how factors like temperature and pressure lead to sudden transformations of matter, such as boiling water's shift from liquid to vapor, died Saturday in Saco,...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Among the 1,100 Jews saved from the Nazis by German industrialist Oskar Schindler was an emaciated 13-year-old boy named Leon Leyson, who had to stand on a box to reach the machinery in the Krakow factory where Schindler sheltered him and his family....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Historical mysteries author sued publisher of 'Da Vinci Code'
Michael Baigent, 65, a writer who gained attention for launching a lawsuit contending that "The Da Vinci Code" stole ideas from his book, died of a brain hemorrhage June...
| Sep 11, 2012
Geoff Ammer, a veteran Hollywood marketing executive whose three-decade career spanned multiple studios, died Sunday morning of a heart attack. He was 62.
Ammer collapsed at his home in Brentwood and was rushed to St. John's Health Center in Santa...
| Nov 21, 2012
Former Sen. Warren B. Rudman, who co-authored a ground-breaking budget-balancing law, championed ethics and led a commission that predicted the danger of terrorist attacks years before 9/11, died Monday at a Washington, D.C., hospital. He was 82.
| Nov 18, 2012
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Brushy Mountain Smokehouse and Creamery offers myriad southern staples, from country ham biscuits to deep-fried catfish. The fare also includes scores of homemade ice creams, from oatmeal cookie dough to chocolate brownie...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:39 PM
I've been reminded recently that not everybody can exercise to stay healthy. Illness and disease can strike anyone. And no matter how many times I run around the block, I can't ease the pain of those suffering. But there is something runners/walkers/...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 7:14 PM
It was a festive occasion for a melancholy moment. The cast and crew of Starz's series “Spartacus” gathered in downtown ......
| Oct 23, 2012
E. Donnall Thomas, a physician who pioneered the use of bone marrow transplants in leukemia patients and won the 1990 Nobel Prize in medicine, died Saturday in Seattle of heart disease. He was 92.
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle,...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Like many people, I get a lot of my news from social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. For instance, if I had not checked Facebook yesterday, I would not have known about the destructive tornado in Oklahoma until I read about it in this morning...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:45 PM
The April 6 Pedal and Play in Paradise is in Punta Gorda, and proceeds benefit Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and TEAM Punta Gorda’s Bicycle-Friendly Community Initiatives. Participants have five bicycle rides to choose from: 15-mile, 30-mile, 62-mile,...