| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Most of the characters he portrayed died screaming.
His demeanor and manner of speaking gave one the distinct impression that he was an upper-crust Englishman — the accent was formal and his voice richly, even creepily, sonorous.
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:06 PM
America needs a new kind of hero, not a well sculptured hunk trying to impress us with his awesome physique or some newly minted techno-geek. We don't need anything strange or fancy. We just need an ordinary hero.
I nominate Michael J. Fox.
| May 28, 2013
| 11:38 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Exposure to pesticides and other chemicals is linked to an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease, according to a fresh look at some past research.
Dr. James Bower, a neurologist from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester,...
| May 29, 2013
In 2004, with President George W. Bush dead set against stem cell research, California just went ahead and did it. Voters made stem cell research a state constitutional right, and endorsed $3 billion in bond sales for 10 years to cement the deal. CIRM,...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — You hear choreographer Mark Morris before you see him. He's humming as he approaches his front door, maybe a Tchaikovsky fragment, maybe something else. He doesn't even know he's humming, much less what it is, he says later, "but people...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Beau Doherty sat inside the recreation hall at Dever State School in Taunton, Mass., in the summer of 1977, watching his charges, the men with intellectual disabilities they called "clients," bowling.
They were good, Doherty thought, better than many...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:26 AM
The game was tight, and shortstop A.J. Pollock fielded a ground ball in the last inning. There was an easy forceout at second base, but Pollock waited, and waited.
"He waited until the girl playing second base covered the bag," said Paul Cormier,...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Rachel Axler is a former writer for "The Daily Show" and currently writes for "Parks and Recreation," but her 2010 play "Smudge," now in its local premiere with Ka-Tet Theatre Company, doesn't show any clear fingerprints from that resume. Instead, it's an...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:51 PM
A wheelchair-bound woman died after being attacked by her own pit bull dog early Friday, Baltimore City police and the victim's daughter said.
Terry Douglass, 56, suffered fatal injuries after "Boosie," the four-year-old male pit bull that she had...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Nothing inspires in me a greater depth of fellow feeling with the editors of the Associated Press Stylebook than the garage.
Our garage is larger than usual, and in the corporeal correlative of Parkinson's Law,* junk expands to fill the available space....
| Nov 3, 2013
| 6:34 PM
City animal control officers had seized the pit bull earlier this year that was involved in a fatal attack on its owner early Friday, but returned the dog because they "did not feel the dog was a threat to the public," according to a statement from...