| Feb 23, 2011
| 7:53 AM
SOUTH BEND -- As I walk through the double front doors to the parking lot of West Park Health Care, I bump into a middle-aged woman in front of me.
"Excuse me," I say.
"Oh, excuse me," she says, glancing around with a small smile.
The woman is...
| Jan 9, 2011
U.S. District Judge John M. Roll, who was killed in the Tucson shooting rampage, appeared to have been an innocent bystander Saturday, but was the target of death threats in 2009 when he emerged as a central figure in Arizona's bitter disputes over...
| Feb 11, 2012
Jeffrey Zaslow, a Wall Street Journal reporter with a flair for inspirational stories who produced three nonfiction bestsellers, beginning with the 2008 book "The Last Lecture" about life lessons from a dying man, was killed in a car crash Friday. He...
| Jun 1, 2011
Dr. Leo Rangell, a leading psychoanalyst who argued forcefully that theoretical fads and factions threatened to erode consumer confidence in the field founded by Sigmund Freud more than 100 years ago, died Saturday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 2:54 PM
A flurry of new children's books is headed for the shelves, and the authors carry some very familiar names, including Stephen Colbert. A look at the future:
-- Colbert's book, "I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)" is scheduled for a May 8 release, according to...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 2:52 PM
The House gave gun rights advocates their first legislative win of the year in a move that some saw as a Republican reversal on protecting states' rights: approval of a federal regulation that would require states that issue concealed-weapons permits to...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:16 PM
In a part homecoming and part farewell, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is expected to return to the House chamber for President Obama's State of the Union speech as she bows out of public life to focus on her recovery.
The Arizona Democrat has left an indelible...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 1:35 PM
The retirement of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords brought an outpouring of warm wishes from colleagues of the popular congresswoman -- and launched a scramble for an upcoming special election to determine whether Democrats will be able to hold the Arizona seat....
| Apr 20, 2011
| 12:10 PM
President Obama plans to attend the April 29 launch of space shuttle Endeavour, adding even more star power to NASA's second-to-last shuttle launch, according to a White House official.
The president will bring his wife, Michelle, and two daughters,...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The works of the authors at the Sunday afternoon Festival of Books session "American Breakdown" had little in common except for one thing: failure. Failure of institutions, failures of a family, failures of a society. The session moderated by L.A.......
| Feb 10, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Jeffrey Zaslow, best known as co-author of the book "The Last Lecture," was killed Friday in an automobile accident near Detroit....