| Jan 29, 2012
The ancient story of Samson and Delilah shows how important a man's hairstyle can be. The tale has inspired sculptors, composers and screenwriters, and Samson's long locks are part of a long list of classic men's hairstyles. What follows is a look at...
| Feb 11, 2012
Dr. Jerome S. Tobis, a former professor and founding chairman of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UC Irvine whose long career included a number of precedent-setting studies on physical therapy, cardiac rehabilitation and other...
| 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...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 12:50 PM
The Pacific Symphony's pops series producers billed the evening, "The Music of Bond. James Bond."
Led by celebrated guest conductor Carl Davis, the symphony performed theme songs from the movies based on the thrillers Ian Fleming penned as part of a...
| Jul 4, 2011
Former president helped Brazil tame inflation
Itamar Franco, 81, former Brazilian president who in the 1990s tamed inflation in Latin America's biggest country, died of a stroke Saturday at Sao Paulo's Albert Einstein hospital, the...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 12:33 PM
It was 1985, and Gordon Tomaselli had graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of California at San Francisco. He was at a Boston hospital, interviewing for a possible fellowship, when he got the...
| 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.
| Sep 5, 2011
Thyra Zerhusen was browsing the magazine rack at a cafe in San Francisco this year when she picked up a German-language magazine. The cover profiled the world's most influential Germans, naming politicians, athletes and celebrities -- even the pope....
| Sep 10, 2011
| 8:11 PM
Best known for producing and directing the Bozo show, Al Hall has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 82. Al worked at WGN-TV for 40 years, producing and directing everything from parades to Ray Rayner to sports. And as WGN Entertainment reporter...