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  • 50 years ago: Hickory boy, 12, wins first Soap Box Derby

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 28, 1962: A Bel Air Elementary School student from Hickory, John Michael Kirk, 12, won the first ever Soap Box Derby in Bel Air. The sixth-grader had to win five heats to claim the championship....
  • The Sunday Conversation: Mark K. Shriver honors his father

    The Sunday Conversation: Mark K. Shriver honors his father
    Mark K. Shriver, a brother of former California First Lady Maria Shriver, explores his relationship with their father in his new book, "A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver." Shriver, George McGovern's Democratic vice presidential...
  • CIA deception threatens global effort to eradicate polio

    The news that the Central Intelligence Agency had been running a fake vaccination program in Pakistan first surfaced in 2011 and quickly ignited fears that the covert operation could compromise the global campaign to eradicate polio. Late last month, a...
  • Video postcards from the Peace Corps

     
    On the occasion of the Peace Corps’ 50-year anniversary, the Opinion pages ran several Op-Eds celebrating the volunteer organization and its enduring legacy. On its accomplishments, Stanley Meisler wrote: It's possible to cite the pounds of fish...
  • Glen Campbell talks about Alzheimer’s in Fox News special

     
    Smith also interview Maria Shriver about her father's struggle with Alzheimer's and her advocacy work. Her father, Sargent Shriver, died in January 2011 at age 95....
  • Maria Shriver tells CBS: I’m ticked off Dad was underestimated

     
    Maria Shriver salutes her father, the late Sargent Shriver, and his contributions to the country in an interview on “CBS Sunday Morning.” “I think people made fun of Daddy. They called him a Boy Scout,” Maria Shriver tells Lee...
  • Coordinating care Medical Home Network will link hospitals, clinics and doctors serving Medicaid patients

    Coordinating care Medical Home Network will link hospitals, clinics and doctors serving Medicaid patients
    In an unprecedented effort to improve medical care on the Southwest Side, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System, five private hospitals, and dozens of clinics and physician practices have agreed to cooperate in bolstering basic care for Medicaid...
  • Sargent Shriver

    Sargent Shriver
    Sargent Shriver, a lawyer who worked for JFK's and Lyndon Johnson's administrations, who launched social programs including the Peace Corps, Head Start and the Job Corps and led the War on Poverty, died Jan. 18. He was 95.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver announce separation

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver announce separation
    Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife, Maria Shriver, have separated, with Shriver moving out of their Brentwood mansion while the two determine the next step in their 25-year marriage. Shriver has been residing apart from the actor-turned-...
  • Schwarzenegger fathered a child with longtime member of household staff

    Schwarzenegger fathered a child with longtime member of household staff
    Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife, Maria Shriver, separated after she learned he had fathered a child more than a decade ago — before his first run for office — with a longtime member of their household staff....
  • Nathaniel Davis dies at 86; U.S. ambassador to Chile when Allende was deposed

    Nathaniel Davis dies at 86; U.S. ambassador to Chile when Allende was deposed
    Nathaniel Davis, a longtime diplomat who was the American ambassador to Chile when President Salvador Allende was deposed in a bloody coup, died of cancer Monday in Claremont. He was 86. His death was announced by Claremont's Harvey Mudd College, where...