| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:52 PM
The Pentagon is allowing UnitedHealthcare more time to fix chronic delays in the insurer's handling of referrals and authorizations for medical treatment of active-duty and retired military families in the western U.S.
The problems stem from a huge...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 9:32 PM
It’s not his ignorance of human biology that makes Missouri congressman Todd Akin so toxic to his fellow Republicans. Christian Gooden, St. Louis Post-Dispatch photo / August 10, 2012 Yes, the GOP candidate for U.S. Senate gave voice in a......
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Because the good-looking, well-liked kids crave even more validation than they get simply by walking through the halls, many high schools hold elections about this time every fall to name a homecoming king and queen. Some students take this ritual......
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:24 PM
In the wake of last week's deadly and tragic school shooting in Newtown, parents and commentators in various parts of the country called for more schools to be protected by police or armed guards. Orange County, Fla., Mayor Teresa Jacobs, for example, ...
| Aug 16, 2012
Actor David Giuntoli stopped by to talk about his role as detective Nick Burkhardt in the TV show "Grimm."
Classic Grimm's fairy tales come to life like never before in the "dark and imaginative" (Mike Ayers, CNN.com) supernatural series "GRIMM," from...
| Jun 12, 2013
An Alligator Records Press Release today announced that Grammy Award-winning singer and accordionist Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural, Jr., leader of Buckwheat Zydeco, has been declared cancer free by his doctors. Last January, Buckwheat announced he was being...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:31 AM
The organization that owns Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center has dropped its plans to join Ascension Health Care Network of St. Louis, Mo., the nation's largest Catholic and nonprofit health system.
Saint Francis Care Inc. declined to say why it...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:51 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Rape victims treated with psychotherapy are still more than twice as likely to have sexual difficulties and pelvic pain than unvictimized women, according to a new study.
But it's unclear from this study whether the pelvic and...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:52 AM
It was a busy morning for concert announcements. The nTelos Wireless Pavilion in Portsmouth unveiled details of shows by Phoenix (Aug. 30) and Hank Williams Jr. (Aug. 31.) Also, the Icelandic band Sigur Ros will play Norfolk on Sept. 24.
The Sigur Ros...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:35 PM
The number of per-capita murders in Baltimore in 2012 ranked sixth in the country among cities with 100,000 people or more, according to data submitted by cities and released by the FBI on Monday.
After dipping below 200 homicides in 2011 for the first...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 1:08 PM
"Stargate Universe" actor Brian J. Smith returns to Syfy next week as a guest star in the network's sci-fi drama "Defiance."
Smith, who played Lt. Matthew Scott in the late, great "SGU" (see our "shows that ended too soon" gallery), portrays Gordon...