| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:41 PM
To Tyler Christofferson, Jon Lester always will be the Little League teammate who wore his hat backward and No. 24 jersey like hero Ken Griffey Jr. did, the grade-school buddy who matured into a better person than player even though he's a major league...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:02 PM
President Obama called on Congress on Tuesday to approve an emergency spending package to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and to help more U.S. hospitals and laboratories prepare for future cases that may come their way.
Speaking during a...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:29 PM
A person who was being monitored for symptoms of Ebola by the Boston Public Health Commission was hospitalized for evaluation Tuesday, officials said.
The individual was taken to Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital about 2 p.m., hospital spokesman...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:10 PM
A Boston patient who was being monitored for Ebola-like symptoms does not appear to have the deadly virus, but is actually suffering from malaria, hospital officials said Wednesday.
The patient tested positive for malaria and negative in an initial test...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:19 PM
When American Dr. Kent Brantly contracted Ebola in Liberia this summer, he was rushed overnight via air ambulance to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta — one of four facilities in the United States equipped to care for those with the highly...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Reading sets off a flurry of brain activity, and Carnegie Mellon University researchers are using Harry Potter books to better understand what happens when we connect words and phrases with the ideas, representations and interpretations associated with...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 12:22 PM
For a political columnist, there is no better or more exciting time that the weeks right before and right after an election.
So Charles Krauthammer is coming to Hampton Roads at just the right time. Krauthammer, whose syndicated column runs in the Daily...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Nanci Ryder has been Renée Zellweger's publicist for 20 years. She stayed in the waiting room when the actress had dental surgery and has walked her down the red carpet on Oscar night.
"She's been a mentor, a big sister — a little sister,"...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Award-winning journalist Stephen Burgard, who was editorial page editor of The Times' Orange County edition in the 1990s and early 2000s and more recently director of the Northeastern University school of journalism, died Sunday at Massachusetts General...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:39 PM
As a freshman at Georgetown Prep last spring, Jack Rolle knew that it was going to be difficult making the golf team.
Rolle also knew something else: that he had already won a far tougher battle than it took for him to put together two solid rounds in...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Would you swallow frozen poop in a pill? What if you were infected by a stubborn strain of Clostridium difficile and suffering from diarrhea bad enough to send you to a hospital?
It may – OK, probably does – sound gross. But researchers...