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  • Dr. Gerald D. Klee, psychiatrist

    Dr. Gerald D. Klee, psychiatrist
    Dr. Gerald D. Klee, a retired psychiatrist who was an LSD expert and participated in its experimentation on volunteer servicemen at several military installations in the 1950s, died Sunday of complications after surgery at the University of Maryland St....
  • Soldier who lost all limbs in Iraq gets double arm transplant

    Soldier who lost all limbs in Iraq gets double arm transplant
    A soldier who lost all of his limbs in the Iraq War received double arm transplants at Johns Hopkins Hospital last month in a rare procedure that has already begun to restore some normalcy to his life. Hopkins doctors are to speak in detail about the...
  • Warsaw, Brooklyn: N.Y.'s Little Poland bigger than Chinatown & Little Italy combined

    Warsaw, Brooklyn: N.Y.'s Little Poland bigger than Chinatown & Little Italy combined
    NEW YORK - The cheapest and fastest route to Eastern Europe? From Manhattan, take the L or M train across the East River to Brooklyn, transfer to the northbound G and get off at Nassau Avenue. Just walk up the stairs and you may as well be in Warsaw or...
  • Staten Island Man Arrested After Streaking At Obama Rally

    Staten Island Man Arrested After Streaking At Obama Rally
    What would you do for a million bucks? A Staten Island man decided to take the challenge, streak, make a spectacle, and is now seeing the inside of a Philly jail. But will he get the money? It all started Sunday with a rally in Philly. President Obama...
  • Small Plane Crashes On Long Island; Pilot Killed, Passengers In Hospital

    Small Plane Crashes On Long Island; Pilot Killed, Passengers In Hospital
    One man is dead and two others badly hurt after the small plane they were in crashed and burned Sunday on a residential street in Shirley. Neighbors used fire extinguishers and garden houses to try to put out the flames. But, the pilot was trapped in the...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast July 15, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Tristan Wilds was born in Staten Island, N.Y., today in 1989. This birthday guy currently stars as Dixon Wilson on "90210." Previously, Wilds appeared as Michael Lee on "The Wire." On the big screen, Wilds has appeared in "Red Tails,"...
  • Bruce Ricker dies at 68; jazz and blues documentarian

    Bruce Ricker dies at 68; jazz and blues documentarian
    Documentary filmmaker Bruce Ricker didn't start out making films. A native New Yorker who earned a law degree from Brooklyn Law School, he arrived in Kansas City in 1970 as a teaching assistant at the University of Missouri and soon began practicing law....
  • Top-of-the-line tourist attraction

    Top-of-the-line tourist attraction
    — Is it any wonder that a city renowned for its lofty skyscrapers has created a stunning park in the sky? The High Line Park, a 1930s-era elevated rail line, has been transformed into vibrant green space, perched some 30 feet above Manhattan. There...
  • iPod turns 10: Has convenience and portability made music more disposable?

    iPod turns 10: Has convenience and portability made music more disposable?
    A cultural shift that eventually became a landslide began 10 years ago this month, though almost no one noticed at the time. Apple Inc. rolled out a portable MP3 player it dubbed the iPod, and after a promising opening quarter in 2002, sales dropped...
  • Critic's Notebook: Shifting horizons in Santa Monica parks design

    Critic's Notebook: Shifting horizons in Santa Monica parks design
    Standing atop a patch of churned-up dirt on a recent morning, James Corner was surrounded by mismatched palm trees, chipped sidewalks and sagging chain link: a typical slice of Southern California landscape caught unawares, hardly ready for its close-up....
  • Battle of the Burgers recipe: German Cuban pork burger

    Battle of the Burgers recipe: German Cuban pork burger
    "My German Cuban Pork Burger is THE BIGGEST BADDEST burger out there because it's not your regular lame everyday burger. Serve these burgers to your friends and family and THEY will tell you that these German Cuban Pork Burgers are not only PORKALICIOUS...