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  • Take Steps to Rekindle Intimacy

    Take Steps to Rekindle Intimacy
    Q: I am a patient in my mid-50s who has found that my sex drive has really gone down. I had a lot of back pain for a couple of years, but am better now that I have had surgery to correct this. Prior to surgery, my husband of 17 years and I had a very...
  • Religious leaders dismayed by tone of health-care debate

    Religious leaders dismayed by tone of health-care debate
    Religious leaders at a forum Wednesday on the role of religion in politics expressed dismay with the growing vitriol surrounding the debate over health-care reform. "The thing that most concerns me is there is a culture of contempt. It's cool to be...
  • 200 speak as one voice

    One after the other, they grabbed a faulty microphone Sunday in Bethlehem to speak -- sometimes conciliatory, sometimes angrily but always passionately -- for those who live in the shadows of society and the corners of public education. Mayor John...
  • $2.8 million cut from Bethlehem schools

    The Bethlehem Area School Board in an extraordinary meeting Monday night slashed $2.8 million from this year's budget, eliminating 45 positions and ending programs for at-risk students. An overflow crowd of hundreds of district teachers, as well as...
  • Keeping it Together

    Keeping it Together
    Cancer's financial toll? Out of sight, out of mind. True, it's difficult to think about money when a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer. Unfortunately, the financial drain of the treatment is another devastating effect of this insidious disease. The...
  • Stay-at-home moms: Not who you think?

    Stay-at-home moms: Not who you think?
    When Adriana Bell had her first child, she kept working. But as a customer-service agent for an airline, she worked many nights, weekends and holidays. For Bell, who grew up in Colombia, that was not the American dream. So when her son Nicholas was 4, she...
  • Masters tournament history: An off-the-Wall win

    Masters tournament history: An off-the-Wall win
    Art Wall Jr. drove down Magnolia Lane, turned onto Washington Road and headed north to Wilmington, N.C., after stunning Augusta National at the 1959 Masters. Wall was alone in the car (his family took the train home the week before when son Greg...
  • River Life: Peace, Pain

    Nancy watches as her home goes up in flames. She wants to rescue her cat, but two cops at the scene tell her it's too dangerous. It's just a shack. But Nancy has lived there for more than a decade. Some 75 yards from the Connecticut River, the 10-by-...
  • Faith and Belief: 'The Evolution of God' by Robert Wright and 'The Case for God' by Karen Armstrong

    Faith and Belief: 'The Evolution of God' by Robert Wright and 'The Case for God' by Karen Armstrong
    The Evolution of God Robert Wright Little, Brown: 576 pp. $25.99 The Case for God Karen Armstrong Alfred A. Knopf: 432 pp., $27.95 Until the discovery of DNA's double helix by James Watson and Francis Crick, prehistory was entirely the province of...
  • At USC's Thornton School of Music, moving way beyond the canon

    At USC's Thornton School of Music, moving way beyond the canon
    Visitors have been known to get lost at USC, a 226-acre scholastic oasis in the middle of a sprawling city. This year the university has added some helpful signposts, like the huge banners trumpeting the 125th anniversary of the Thornton School of Music...
  • '35 Shots of Rum'

    '35 Shots of Rum'
    For 20 years, Claire Denis has been among France's foremost filmmakers with her acute yet subtle observations of the ebbs and flows within relationships. Her perception and understanding seem to grow only richer over the years, and her newest film, "35...