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  • Albert Marre dies at 87; director of 'Man of La Mancha'

    The teleplay "I, Don Quixote" captured the attention of theater director Albert Marre in 1959, but not for its intense drama. He "saw it as a musical." By 1963, Marre was meeting in Palm Springs with the teleplay's author, Dale Wasserman, to sketch out...
  • PASSINGS: Henri Dutilleux, Harold Shapero, Vernon McGarity

    Henri Dutilleux French composer of modernist music Henri Dutilleux, 97, a highly regarded French composer of modernist music, died Thursday in Paris, said his publisher, Schott Music. The cause was not given. Considered one of the most important...
  • Paul Williams dies at 64; pioneering chronicler of rock music

    Paul Williams was returning to his dorm room when a fellow student relayed a message that was radical even for the 1960s: "Hey, Williams! You got a phone call from Bob Dylan." Not long before, it was Paul Simon who had rung Williams up on the hallway...
  • Philip Slater dies at 86; wrote 'The Pursuit of Loneliness'

    After Philip Slater published "The Pursuit of Loneliness," a 1970 best-seller that delivered a blistering critique of American culture, he moved to California and adopted a lifestyle aimed at avoiding the fate of the fellow citizens he saw as so unhappy....
  • Cancer treatment speeded by genome superhighway: creator

    Cancer treatment speeded by genome superhighway: creator
    (Reuters) - A new supercomputer-based network will allow doctors to use genomic sequencing to speed cancer treatment and could increase survival chances for patients, its creator, billionaire healthcare businessman Dr. Patrick Soon Shiong, said on...
  • Some hospitals at risk for electronic record penalties

    Some hospitals at risk for electronic record penalties
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Small and rural U.S. hospitals are most at risk of not satisfying certain federal requirements for using electronic health record systems, according to a new study. Targeted grants might help the lagging hospitals get up to speed and...
  • The offal truth about animal parts

    The offal truth about animal parts
    As Halloween approaches, we're reminded that while eye of newt and wing of bat may not have invaded the nation's restaurant menus, neck of lamb and ear of pig most certainly have. It's commonplace to find pig ears, head cheese and pig's feet on menus....
  • In a light mood

    In a light mood
    Big and old. A daunting combination for most design professionals. But for Julie Fleps, co-founder with husband, Peter, of Fleps Designs Ltd., redoing a 10,000-square-foot, 1894 historic house in Evanston was just the sort of project to get her creative...
  • San Francisco workers may be reimbursed on same-sex couple benefits

     
    San Francisco public employees who add their same-sex spouses or domestic partners to their health insurance have always faced a raw deal compared to their straight married counterparts: the premiums are considered taxable income and the employer takes...
  • Facing talk of Trayvon Martin and race, Obama walks a fine line

    The case of Trayvon Martin presents a minefield to a president who has long moved carefully on racial matters, underscoring the unique hazard — and opportunity — President Obama faces whenever the discussion of skin color moves front and...
  • Designer antibodies, nanoparticles, bacteria

    When you pop a pill in the future, don't expect old-fashioned results. Thanks to new advances in the lab and a deeper understanding of the human body, drugs are becoming highly personalized and precisely targeted. And the hope is they'll also be more...