| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:00 PM
A copy of the Bay Psalm Book, the first book printed in English-speaking North America, was purchased for $14.2 million on Tuesday night at Sotheby’s in New York.
There are 11 surviving copies of "The Whole Booke of Psalmes Faithfully Translated...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The Bryan Cranston-toplined production of "All the Way," in which the "Breaking Bad" thesp will make his Broadway debut in the bio-play about Lyndon B. Johnson, has set its New York dates and theater, nabbing the Neil Simon Theater for a February start...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Nov 26 (Reuters) - Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc
said its experimental breast cancer drug increased survival
rates in a subgroup of patients without their cancer worsening,
sending its shares up over 8 percent before the bell.
However, the mid-stage...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:56 PM
BOSTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Harvard University has sued an
Ohio company, saying a defective bell clapper sold by the
company broke an 81-year-old, 5,000-pound (2,268 kg) bell
dedicated to the memory of its students who died in World War I.
| Sep 26, 2013
What do you get when you replace the original dialogue from classic Peanuts comic strips with lyrics from songs by the beloved British indie-rock band The Smiths? A wry and clever blog that a major record company tries to shut down.
The case of This...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Besides its all-inclusive historical sweep — from the first African to set foot in the New World to the first African American to occupy the White House — what distinguishes Henry Louis Gates Jr.'s new series, "The African Americans: Many...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:38 PM
MEXICO CITY — It was a minor gaffe, but a telling slip that spoke volumes about the tangled love-hate relationship between Mexico and its northern neighbor.
The respected newspaper Reforma, in an article Wednesday about new allegations of U.S....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:55 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Evidence is still shaky on whether ditching the sneakers and hitting the streets barefoot will help runners avoid injuries, a new review concludes.
Despite the "media craze" surrounding the potential benefits of barefoot...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr., former head of the division of respiratory diseases at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Oct. 12 of complications from dementia at the Edenwald retirement community. He was 85.
The son of a Bell Laboratories electrical engineer and...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I'm sorry for any of you who are visiting a National Park, Washington, D.C., or had tickets to climb to the top of the Statue of Liberty. I'm sorry if you need to get a passport in a hurry.
Because of the imbroglio in Washington, Congress...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
To Kevin O'Connor, the first straw was also the last straw.
In May, a start-up company he founded, Findthebest.com, got a letter from a Connecticut law firm explaining that it had filed a lawsuit accusing the start-up of infringing an obscure software...