| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Muhammad Ali has one of the most recognizable faces in the world and is such a beloved public persona that George W. Bush personally presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the ultimate honor for an American civilian, in 2005.
It would not...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Four months after two South Laurel residents were found slain inside their home, Prince George’s County police have charged a Laurel man they say was the female victim’s paramour.
Thurston Lamont Yerby, 47, of the 11000 block of South...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Billy Connolly, 70, recently underwent surgery to treat his prostate cancer. In addition, the comedian and actor was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease....
| Sep 16, 2013
Aberdeen: The funeral service for Gerald “Jerry” Oliver Feickert, 74, of Aberdeen will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Aberdeen. Pastor D. Thomas Rawerts will officiate.
Burial with military honors...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Three summers ago, former Lehigh field hockey player Kelsey Zeswitz learned that her mother Chrissie was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson's.
Nothing can compare to the battle those with Parkinson's Disease face on a daily basis, but Kelsey thought of...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:56 PM
As the old TV series used to say, there are a million stories in the naked city. We'll touch on each in just a few sentences.
• Ben Howland coaches UCLA to a regular season Pac-12 basketball title and gets punked by Bruins brass. Vinny...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Deep-brain stimulation, a technique used for more than a decade to manage the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, may help restore greater function and more natural movement to patients with spinal cord injuries that have left at least a few nerves intact,...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Shamelessly sentimental but tough to resist, "The Finishers" follows a differently abled teen and his dad in their efforts to train for and compete in a triathlon together, the father heroically pulling his wheelchair-bound kid while swimming, running and...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 10:30 AM
GDYNIA, Poland -- Pawel Pawlikowski's "Ida" won the Golden Lion in a strong lineup of Polish films at the Gdynia Film Festival, with Roman Polanski handing him the award at the closing ceremony on Saturday.
"Ida," which screened at Toronto, is about a...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Lou Scheimer, who founded the Filmation animation studio that became a Saturday-morning cartoon powerhouse with characters such as Fat Albert, He-Man and the Archies, died Thursday at his home in Tarzana. He was 84.
He had Parkinson's disease, said...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Watching the brains of former football players at work on a demanding mental task, researchers believe they have identified an early warning sign of concussions' cumulative toll, and the cognitive trouble it may portend.
The study found only modest...