| Mar 4, 2011
Dr. Edwin D. Kilbourne, a virologist who figured out how to manufacture a new influenza vaccine each year and was a principal advisor to the U.S. government on flu, died Feb. 21 in Branford, Conn. He was 90. No cause of death was released.
| Mar 12, 2011
Martin Marootian, a retired pharmacist who stood up for Armenian genocide victims as the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit that resulted in a $20-million settlement from New York Life Insurance Co. for failing to honor claims on policies sold to thousands of...
| Apr 20, 2011
William A. Rusher, a leading theorist and organizer of the modern conservative movement who helped William F. Buckley Jr. build the National Review into one of the American right's most influential journals, died Saturday at a retirement home in San...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 6:43 AM
Let's face it, holiday shopping can be a downright drag. Searching for parking, fending off throngs of eager shoppers and keeping track of altered holiday hours can wreak havoc on your holiday mojo. But be not afraid. We did the dirty work to get you an...
| Sep 6, 2010
| 4:01 PM
Not that I would wish anyone harm, but it wouldn't have been such a bad thing for Florida if Hurricane Earl had maintained its wind speed and then hung a left at latitude 40 degrees north.
That would have taken it through the Big Apple and into New...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 8:44 PM
Olympia High safety Corian Hamilton may not know to which schools he will be taking official visits yet, but he has set a time frame for when he's going to commit to a college.
"It'll be a little earlier than (National Signing Day), sometime after the...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 11:17 AM
'Orange Is The New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison'
By Piper Kerman
Spiegel & Grau, 298 pages, $25.00
In 1998, Piper Kerman was working as a freelance producer in New York City and living a peaceful life with her magazine editor boyfriend, Larry....
| Oct 15, 2010
| 4:45 PM
"Where the God of Love Hangs Out"
By Amy Bloom
Random House, 206 pages, $25
Whether desperate for deep intimacy or innocently seeking the transformative power of love, all of the characters in Amy Bloom’s latest collection have one thing in common:...
| Oct 12, 2010
| 5:30 PM
"Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man"
By Bill Clegg
Little, Brown & Company; 240 pp.; $23.99
Bill Clegg is proof, if any were needed, that you never can tell what demons lurk behind a polished façade. How did a dashing young literary agent—a nice...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 3:53 PM
"True Stories of False Confessions"
Edited by Rob Warden and Steven A. Drizin
Northwestern University Press, 514 pages, $27.95
Recent decades have seen more than 100 death row exonerations in the United States, sparking tough questions about how such...
| Oct 18, 2010
It's autumn in New England
The days are getting shorter. Wood piles are stacked high. Geese are flying south, and Indian corn is hanging from the door.
People in new L.L. Bean flannels stop their cars in the middle of the road snapping pictures or...