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  • New excavations begin at Florida reform school

    With each scrape of the Florida Panhandle soil by an excavator's metal claw, anthropologists are moving a step closer to unraveling a century of mystery over the fates of missing boys from an infamous reform school. Some of those sent to the Arthur G....
  • The Latest: 'Frost' unfrozen; a laid-back 'Home'

    The Latest: 'Frost' unfrozen; a laid-back 'Home'
    John Frost: A Quiet Mastery Phil Kovinick The Irvine Museum, 239 pages Thank God for archivists. The other week, I read a column in the Orange County Register by Sharon Henry, who sought to find the story behind Helen Stanley, whose name appears...
  • Student tests positive for tuberculosis at Vista Murrieta High

    Student tests positive for tuberculosis at Vista Murrieta High
    Riverside County health officials are working with the Murrieta Valley Unified School District to identify students and staff who may have been exposed to a high school student with an active case of tuberculosis. The Vista Murrieta High School student,...
  • The Sun Remembers: June 30-July 6

    The Sun Remembers: June 30-July 6
    June 30, 1999: Three Maryland players go early in the NBA draft. The Vancouver Grizzlies select Steve Francis, the Terps' star guard, with the second overall pick, and center Obinna Ekezie in the second round. Francis becomes a three-time All-Star over...
  • Start HIV drug therapy earlier, says World Health Organization

    Start HIV drug therapy earlier, says World Health Organization
    The World Health Organization has a new philosophy regarding antiretroviral treatment for people with HIV: Why wait? If a person has a healthy immune system, they have at least 500 CD4 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. But those CD4 cells, white...
  • Beyond his Moscow airport limbo, indignities await Edward Snowden

    Beyond his Moscow airport limbo, indignities await Edward Snowden
    Invasive tests for the AIDS virus and other sexually transmitted diseases. A bed in a provincial refugee hostel and little prospect of a decent job. That is what NSA leaker Edward Snowden can expect if and when he is allowed out of Moscow's Sheremetyevo...
  • Remains of 55 found at notorious former Florida reform school

    For decades, relatives of some boys dispatched to the notorious Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys have struggled to find out what became of them after they went missing amid reports of beatings, torture and sexual assaults at the reform school in Marianna,...
  • State scores better than most in infectious disease control

     State scores better than most in infectious disease control
    Virginia scores better than most in its ability to protect its residents against infectious disease outbreaks, according to a report released Tuesday by Trust for America's Health, TFAH, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Virginia had a positive...
  • All Indio High students, staff to be tested for tuberculosis

    All 1,800 students and staff at a Riverside County high school will be screened for tuberculosis after 45 students tested positive for possible exposure to the illness, health officials said Thursday. The testing is planned for Friday at Indio High...
  • Third defendant sentenced in killing of Border Patrol agent

    Third defendant sentenced in killing of Border Patrol agent
    A third defendant in the robbery and killing of Border Patrol agent Robert Rosas was sentenced Thursday to a lengthy term in federal prison. Jose Luis Ramirez-Dorantes, 46, a Mexican national, was sentenced in San Diego federal court to 55 years in...
  • Student gets 140 days for threatening to bomb O.C. school

     
    A Huntington Beach High School student was sentenced last week for leaving a bomb threat note inside a classroom....