| Jul 13, 2011
To an Alzheimer's patient, there's nothing funny about forgetting to turn off the oven, losing a telephone number or misplacing books from the library. But turning those mishaps into punch lines might turn out to be therapeutic.
The idea that...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 11:34 AM
Rabbi Barry Silver
Title: Spiritual leader, Congregation L'Dor Va-Dor, Lake Worth.
Other job experience: Public-interest attorney; former member, Florida House of Representatives, district 89, west Boca Raton and west Delray Beach.
| Oct 27, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Steve Martin's "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" is reminiscent of another comical Steve — Allen — and his "Meeting of Minds" some years past. Both are quite entertaining, but ultimately more intellectually stimulating than out-and-out funny....
| Nov 17, 2010
| 3:15 AM
A desperate five-day search for a missing medical student from Michigan has come to an end after she was found Tuesday evening at a Manhattan YMCA.
Police say Aimee Angle-Zahn, 34, was found in good condition at the West Side YMCA, located on 63rd Street...
| Nov 22, 2010
| 8:19 PM
As a person living with Type 1 diabetes, Angie Hashemi-Rad must prick her fingers and give herself insulin every day to stay alive. But nothing irritates her more than having people mistakenly assume she has Type 2 diabetes — and then suggest she...
| Nov 20, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Thursday is Thanksgiving. You probably knew that. But how is that possible? I Googled Albert Einstein, Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking, and not one of them said anything about time and space being compressed between Halloween and New Year's. But I'm...
| Dec 5, 2010
"Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, beloved from pole to pole," British poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." And, I might add, place to place. There's something special about bedding down where Albert Einstein, Marilyn...
| Feb 21, 2012
Tatyana Ali appeared on "Sesame Street" when she was 6 and "Star Search" when she was 7, but nothing prepared her for the day when a school bus pulled up as she was walking down the street.
She was 12, a newly minted star of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 8:00 AM
It could have shaken the very cornerstones of modern physics but - oops! - it experienced some technical difficulties. An experiment suggesting that particles could travel faster than the speed of light had some potential flaws, scientists announced...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:33 PM
ROSEMONT, Calif. -- Sacramento County is offering a $10,000 for information in the murder of a 13-year old girl found dead in a park.
Jessica Funk-Haslam was found dead near the dugout of the baseball fields at Rosemont Park on March 5.
| Mar 7, 2012
Dozens of community members and friends of 13-year-old Jessica Funk-Haslam converged on the softball field dugout Wednesday evening, where her body was found the day before.
Mouners lay flowers and wreaths against the dugout wall. Loved ones and friends...