News archive from 27 July 2013

AP sources: Obama to meet with House, Senate Dems

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama plans to meet separately Wednesday with House and Senate Democrats to discuss upcoming challenges on issues like the economy and the rollout of Obama's health care law. That's according to several Democratic...

 

Jay Z on social responsibility: 'My presence is charity'

Kanye West may believe he is a god, but somehow Jay Z just upped him in the ontological battle over each's greatness. This particular flame war started in 2012, when singer and longtime civil rights activist Harry Belafonte told the Hollywood Reporter...

 

Morsi moved to prison as millions in Egypt take to streets to back military

CAIRO Egypt's military-imposed government announced Friday that it had launched an investigation into toppled President Mohammed Morsi that could lead to charges of murder and espionage, stemming from Morsi's 2011 jailbreak during the final days of...

 

Fox News' Megyn Kelly welcomes baby No. 3, a boy named Thatcher

Megyn Kelly and her husband Douglas Brunt have welcomed their third baby. The Fox News Channel anchor, soon to be seen in the evenings instead of afternoons, delivered Thatcher Bray Brunt on Tuesday, the network announced Friday. Thatcher, who arrived...

 
David to get fewer cracks at Goliath

David to get fewer cracks at Goliath

NEW YORK College football's Davids will get fewer chances to knock off the Goliaths in the coming years. Part of the fallout of the sweeping changes coming to college sports will be a decrease in so-called guarantee games in football, where a power...

 
UNC's Meeks working to improve conditioning

UNC's Meeks working to improve conditioning

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Kennedy Meeks knew he'd have a long fight to shed pounds and get in better shape before ever playing a game for North Carolina. Yet the freshman big man wasn't deterred by the challenge, either. "I'm in too deep now —...

 
At UM, new vaccine boosts fight against stubborn tumors

At UM, new vaccine boosts fight against stubborn tumors

Six-year-old Isabella knows she had a “boo boo” in her head when she was a baby. But she does not know about the three surgeries and multiple rounds of chemotherapy she underwent at Miami Children's Hospital to help treat her...

 

Television, movies can take mind off walking

We're trying to make 2013 the year we stick to our health and fitness resolution. How are we doing that? Well, for one thing, we're leveraging social media - Twitter and Instagram - to post our daily workouts using the hashtag #LATFit. We invite you...

 

'Critically Ill' author Frederick Southwick on what ails our healthcare system

Mary Southwick was 34 when she developed pain on the bottom of one foot. After seeing a neurologist who said she had a nerve injury caused by dancing, she developed thrombophlebitis and was admitted to the hospital. An intern underdosed her heparin...

 

White Sox Game Day: Host Royals amid trade distractions

Scouts from around the league, as well as dark clouds were not the only things hovering around U.S. Cellular Field Friday night. The names of Jake Peavy, Alex Rios and several other White Sox veterans continued to be bandied about in trade rumors as...

 

Series preview: Rush at SaberCats

Internet: 7 p.m. Saturday; ustream.tv/ChicagoRush. Records: Rush 10-7; SaberCats 12-5. Fred Mitchell's storyline: The Rush are in excellent position to earn a playoff spot in the final game of the regular season.They own a one-game lead over...

 

Watch Nine Inch Nails perform new song 'Find My Way'

Nine Inch Nails performed a new song Friday from its upcoming reunion album. Headlining the first night of Japan's Fuji Rock festival, the veteran industrial rock outfit played "Find My Way," a hushed, slow-moving cut slated to appear on...

 

Charlotte Museum endowments sagging with economy

Three years after the $83 million endowment campaign to support Charlotte's new museum district ended, collections on pledges are lagging by 25 percent. And, according to new projections, when the final money arrives, it will be about 6 percent short...

 
Screenings, radiation help those with lung cancer

Screenings, radiation help those with lung cancer

Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer for men and women. In 2013, an estimated 159,480 people will die from lung cancer in the United States, approximately three times as many as from colon cancer, the second deadliest U.S. cancer, according to...

 
Stem cell transplant aids blood cell recovery

Stem cell transplant aids blood cell recovery

“Today is my second birthday,” said George Schwartz, 70. Schwartz was celebrating after undergoing an adult blood stem cell transplant at the University of Miami's Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center about 10 days ago. Schwartz...

 

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