| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:03 PM
HARTFORD — Len Wolman knows there is no turning back.
He's wrapped in a rappelling harness with a rope in hand. He's 22 stories up on the roof of the Hartford Hilton. And he's about to lean backward, over the edge.
Gary Mendell, his friend for...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Behind a door just off the paddock area of Pimlico Race Course, several jockeys are prepping for the day's races. They're handicapping the competition, comparing notes on horses and, in at least one case, going through a yoga sequence: reaching back to...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:42 PM
For an activist, Kathleen Glueck is exceptionally polite. When speaking, she reflexively checks her tone, careful to not monopolize a conversation.
"I'm rattling on too much," she says, unnecessarily apologetic.
After sending me data to make her case,...
| Feb 13, 2013
And now, she is the patient. For decades, as a surgeon, researcher, professor and medical celebrity of sorts, Susan Love has led the charge against breast cancer and for women's health. She served on President Clinton's cancer advisory board. She set up a...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Two years ago, when Sade Miller was in fifth grade at Ridgely Elementary School in Denton, she decided to raise money for the hospice in Caroline County.
Instead of holding a bake sale or asking the adults in her life for money, Sade (pronounced Sha-day)...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 12:43 PM
It's that time of year again, when you can visit with a bra fit specialist for free...and get some donation going toward a really good cause.
I'm talking about the "Wacoal Fi(gh)t for the Cure" event where for the last 10 years the support garment...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Already a breast cancer survivor before her 30th birthday, Lauren Wakefield knows she's one of the lucky ones.
"I found a lump one day and went in probably within the next two weeks after that," the 27-year-old wedding photographer said. "From the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 1:25 PM
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation committed one of the great PR faux pas of the decade in January 2012, when it summarily cut off funding to Planned Parenthood in what appeared to be a bow to anti-abortion crusaders.
Now, with its release...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 2:43 PM
HAMPTON — To state the obvious, Warwick coach Vanessa Starks wants leading scorer Adria Strothers on the court as much as possible. But she also has full confidence in the rest of her cast, and that was rewarded Saturday afternoon.
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Anyone who reads a newspaper, watches television, goes online or is a football fan knows October was breast cancer awareness month. The iconic pink that has come to symbolize the disease — from dyed women's tresses, to the stylish ties donned by...