| Jan 20, 2010
Graco Stroller Recall:
WASHINGTON (AP) - Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.5 million strollers after some children had their fingertips amputated by canopy hinges.
The recall includes certain model numbers of Graco's Passage, Alano and Spree...
| Apr 8, 2010
| 11:48 AM
LANDOVER, Md. — Vexed that some 30 percent of driver candidates flunk its traditional training, United Parcel Service Inc. is moving beyond the classroom to ready its rookies for the road.
In the place of books and lectures are video games, a...
| Mar 6, 2010
| 11:26 AM
MANITOWOC, Wis. -- Police say a bear bit off a woman's fingers at a Wisconsin zoo after she ignored barriers and warning signs to try to feed the animal.
The Lincoln Park Zoo in Manitowoc closed after the incident Friday morning. Police say the 47-year-...
| Mar 14, 2010
As an American native living in France, I happily accepted when a Parisian hostess invited me to dinner and proposed that each guest bring a traditional dish. I decided to make my first cheesecake. I telephoned a small but renowned American food shop in...
| Mar 9, 2010
| 4:04 PM
As I started reading The Times' March 4 article, "California disqualified from receiving federal school funds," I hoped the story would examine the devastating impact the Obama administration's decision to disqualify our state from a round of "Race to the...
| Mar 15, 2010
Dear Answer Angel: Some of our dearest friends have two very large, very hairy dogs that shed a lot, including all over my friends' furniture since the dogs are allowed on the couches. You can guess the rest: Every time we visit, we return covered with...
| Mar 13, 2010
It might look more like an electronic octopus to you -- but today for the first time -- Children's Hospital showed off the newest member of its surgical staff.
"Okay, now pinch each finger. Pinch each finger and open up.," said a hospital O.R. team...
| Mar 16, 2010
Interesting, these times we live in -- the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore reports a 20 percent increase in visitors through its doors, while Steve Jobs and Apple prepare to roll out the iPad, the computer tablet that allows you to download a book...
| Jan 20, 2010
Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.5 million strollers after some children had their fingertips amputated by canopy hinges.
The recall includes certain model numbers of Graco's Passage, Alano and Spree Strollers and Travel Systems.
| Mar 17, 2010
| 12:18 PM
As often happens with old age, gravity had taken its toll and stolen a good two inches from his youthful height of six feet. In addition, it had slightly pulled the shoulders around and down so a straight, upright posture was impossible. The spine also...
| Mar 17, 2010
| 12:29 PM
The condition, known interchangeably as Dupuytren's contracture or Dupuytren's disease, contorts the hands and makes even simple tasks — holding a glass, washing up or shaking hands — virtually impossible. In some instances an affected hand...