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  • Pedro E. Guerrero dies at 95; fine arts photographer

    Pedro E. Guerrero, a photographer whose early work with architect Frank Lloyd Wright sparked a long, distinguished career in the worlds of fine art and glossy magazines, died Thursday. He was 95. Guerrero died at his home in Florence, Ariz., said his...
  • Huguette Clark dies at 104; reclusive heiress

    Huguette Clark, a copper tycoon's daughter with a taste for exquisite French dolls, baronial homes and solitude, has died. She was 104. Clark, who preferred to be known as Madame Clark, died Tuesday at Beth Israel Hospital in New York City. She had...
  • The drug talk

    The drug talk
    When his 15-year-old son announced, after dinner one night, that he wished to start drinking, J. David Hawkins peppered him with reasons underage drinking is dangerous — and when that didn't work, he made him a deal: If his soon-to-be-driving son...
  • Cities' efforts to make exercise easier pays off

    Cities' efforts to make exercise easier pays off
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fitness is often a combination of personal choice and environmental support, experts say, and a ranking of the 50 healthiest U.S. cities seems to reinforce the theory. High rates of physical activity helped to propel Minneapolis-St....
  • Some of the best specialty beers are being made right here in Connecticut

    Some of the best specialty beers are being made right here in Connecticut
    Beer is the new wine. We've been hearing it in the bar business for at least three years running now. And why shouldn't it be? Beer is complex and varied. Beer's an excellent complement to food. And in an increasingly DIY, locavore culture, beer is...
  • From Sun Magazine: Nancy Dorman and Stanley Mazaroff home

    From Sun Magazine: Nancy Dorman and Stanley Mazaroff home
    When Nancy Dorman and Stanley Mazaroff first saw the old stone farmhouse in northern Baltimore County, it had holes in the walls and raccoons in the basement. But it stood in the middle of 85 acres of farmland, with cows grazing in the distance and...
  • Stocks end sharply lower as oil hits two-year high

     
    U.S. stocks tumbled Tuesday, with major market indexes suffering their biggest losses in months, as fears of spreading unrest in the Middle East drove crude oil prices higher for a second day. The Dow Jones industrial average slumped 178.46 points,......
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones treated for bipolar disorder

     
    Catherine Zeta-Jones wife of Michael Douglas, has been treated for bipolar disorder, her publicist said Wednesday. "After dealing with the stress of the past year, Catherine made the decision to check in to a mental health facility for a brief stay to...
  • Peter Loughrey does pop-up blog for L.A. Modern's Dec. 11 sale

     
    How did Philip Johnson solve the problem of lighting his glass house in New Canaan, Connecticut, which didn't have any exterior walls? He created with the help of lighting consultant Richard Kelly a standing floor lamp capped by a painted white TK...
  • ‘60 Minutes’ to pay tribute to Mike Wallace next Sunday

     
    In reviewing that program, I wrote that "Mike Wallace gets the Mike Wallace treatment -- tough, incisive questions." I also wrote that Wallace "made nosiness compelling, and that feat requires no apology." That review brought a note from Wallace, who told...
  • Mike Wallace: Newsman's death symbolizes passing of an era

     
    Mike Wallace: The veteran CBS newsman has died at 93. His tenacious style helped define a generation of journalists but that style is becoming increasingly rare....