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  • Widespread confusion over flu shot insurance benefits

    Widespread confusion over flu shot insurance benefits
    Wendell Morris stopped recently at a Rite Aid drugstore in Santa Monica to get a flu shot. A worker at the pharmacy said Morris' insurer, Anthem Blue Cross, didn't cover flu shots. So Morris paid about $30 out of pocket for the vaccination. He later...
  • Robert Shogan dies at 83; Times' Washington political correspondent

     Robert Shogan dies at 83; Times' Washington political correspondent
    Robert Shogan, a former Los Angeles Times national political correspondent who covered Washington for more than 30 years and wrote more than a dozen books on topics as diverse as the New Deal, violence in West Virginia's coal fields and the nature of...
  • 'The Simpsons' bids farewell to Marcia Wallace

    'The Simpsons' bids farewell to Marcia Wallace
    "The Simpsons" farewell to its longtime cast member Marcia Wallace was simple but touching. During the opening sequence of Sunday night's episode, "Four Regrettings and a Funeral," Bart was spotted writing the farewell message, "We'll really miss you Mrs....
  • Myron Kunin dies at 85; hair salon owner collected American art

     Myron Kunin dies at 85; hair salon owner collected American art
    Some say Myron Kunin never met a business he didn't like. Others insist he never saw a piece of art he didn't like. Both are understatements. Kunin built the Regis hair salon empire from his parents' chain of department store barbershops and also...
  • Boy buried in sand expected to recover: 'He is doing very well'

    Boy buried in sand expected to recover: 'He is doing very well'
    A 6-year-old boy buried for hours under 11 feet of sand at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore could be off a ventilator by the end of the week and out of the hospital within two weeks -- a recovery his family hailed as a miracle that has "hit home...
  • Boy, 6, buried in sand dune is breathing on his own

    Boy, 6, buried in sand dune is breathing on his own
    Nathan Woessner is sitting up, watching cartoons and -- for the first time since being buried in a sand dune -- talking. The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital said the 6-year-old boy has been taken off a ventilator and is...
  • Boy rescued from sand dune now in good condition, continues to improve

    Boy rescued from sand dune now in good condition, continues to improve
    The boy rescued last week after being buried for hours in an Indiana sand dune has had his condition upgraded to good as his health continues to improve, hospital officials said today. Thursday, word came that Nathan Woessner was sitting up, watching...
  • Measles cases in Ventura County prompt vaccination advisory

    Measles cases in Ventura County prompt vaccination advisory
    Two visitors from Europe are suspected of falling ill with measles in Ventura County, prompting public health officials to remind the public to get vaccinated. Health authorities said one of the visitors was confirmed to have measles, and the other is...
  • Dr. Walter E. Dandy Jr., anesthesiologist

    Dr. Walter E. Dandy Jr., anesthesiologist
    Dr. Walter E. Dandy Jr., a retired Baltimore anesthesiologist who helped establish the intensive care unit at Union Memorial Hospital and later served as its medical director, died July 11 of pneumonia at the Broadmead retirement community in...
  • 94-year-old receives French honor

    94-year-old receives French honor
    Some things are still hard for David Lester to talk about, as they would be for anyone who's seen his friends die and rivers turn red with blood. Eventually the 94-year-old Costa Mesa resident did open up, in the form of a 400-page manuscript, "A Combat...
  • 45 years for woman who soaked boyfriend in gasoline

    45 years for woman who soaked boyfriend in gasoline
    A Chicago woman has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for the death of her boyfriend, who died after she soaked him in gasoline and the fumes ignited. Prosecutors said Sherry Ann Hartison, 45, had a history of threatening Allan Penny if he did not...