| Aug 15, 2011
| 9:47 PM
DODGE CITY, KS (KTLA) -- A slaughterhouse has recalled some 60,000 pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with potentially deadly E. coli 0157:H7, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service.
| Aug 16, 2011
| 8:02 AM
Who says we can’t control our spending?
Virtually every state, including Maryland, saw a drop in the second quarter in their credit card delinquencies.
According to credit bureau TransUnion, the delinquency rate — bills past due by 90 or...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 9:01 AM
William “Willy” David Saurer, a long time resident of La Crescenta, passed away Monday August 15th, 2011 at 61 years old. He was born February 15th, 1950 in Grand Forks, North Dakota and moved to La Crescenta, CA that same year. He...
| May 13, 2011
| 4:42 AM
Washington became the first U.S. state to suspend its 2012 presidential primary election on Thursday, a move signed into law by Governor Christine Gregoire to save some $10 million from the state budget.
The state will rely on a precinct caucus-...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 7:21 AM
New York State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Nirav Shah, issued a rare order last week. He banned the sale of bath salts.
Bath salts? You bet. But these aren't your grandmother's Epsom salts.
These are sold under names like “White Lightning,”...
| Dec 5, 2009
Warren Christopher sounds so, well, diplomatic. The former secretary of State sometimes prefaces his observations with "it seems" and "I think" -- as considerations rather than pronouncements.
This is a man who has been at the fulcrum of the world's...
| Aug 8, 2009
The Senate Select Committee on Ethics dismissed a complaint against U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd on Friday after determining he did not break the chamber's rules on gifts when he refinanced a pair of two home mortgages in 2003. Capping a yearlong...
| Jun 20, 2010
Comfortably settled in ClubAcela, the first-class lounge at New York's Penn Station, I considered the folder of Amtrak sleeping car tickets much as I would money in the bank: a promise of good times ahead. I would travel on the Lake Shore Limited to...
| May 3, 2008
By Donna Seaman
It is no exaggeration to say that since "Love Medicine" appeared in 1984, Louise Erdrich has been writing one long novel in installments. In her tumultuous saga of North Dakota, Erdrich portrays families burdened with secrets and...
| Jan 13, 2010
The notion that binge eating is a form of addiction comes up frequently in experts' discussions of the diagnosis.
Many binge eaters themselves talk about "cravings," "benders" and "hangovers," often describing a dynamic in binge eating that is eerily...
| Sep 13, 2010
The old folk concept that our personal health behaviors rub off on those around us has received a staggering amount of scientific support of late. Over the last few years, study after study has shown that weight gain, drug and alcohol use, even loneliness...