Santa Claus is coming to town very shortly, and I've never been patient enough to wait until Christmas to find out what will be under the tree.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I've been following your commentary on the professionalism of physicians, and I happen to have bipolar disorder. On two occasions, when I was neither manic nor depressed, I went to family physicians for purely physical problems only to have them make comments that I was "one of their crazy patients" and others that were similar. At the time, I was too shocked to speak up and ask for an apology.
WASHINGTON - Consumers worried about salad safety may soon be able to buy fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce zapped with just enough radiation to kill E. coli and a few other germs.
WASHINGTON - In the Senate, Democrats are refusing to adjourn for the August recess. Over in the House, Republicans are refusing to leave.
New law enforcement officers will now be able to attend Ogeechee Technical College for basic training, and get college credits as well.
Author and humorist Cecilia Bartholomew said, "Writers have two main problems. One is writer's block, when the words won't come at all, and the other is logorrhea, when the words come so fast that they can hardly get to the wastebasket in time."
NEW YORK - Jim McKay elegantly covered competitions from badminton to barrel jumping. Yet he may best be remembered for that grim day at the Munich Olympics when he broke the news with three simple words: ''They're all gone.''
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LUSAKA, Zambia - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe skipped a regional summit Saturday addressing the deepening crisis over the country's contentious presidential election, giving southern African leaders little chance to step up the pressure on him.
DECKERVILLE, Mich. -A man gave his 74-year-old grandmother an early Christmas present this year when he donated more than half of his liver to her.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. - An elderly sheriff's deputy was fatally shot as he transported a convicted robber to court Wednesday, and authorities captured the convict after a manhunt and said he was found with the deputy's gun.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. - Even before the bell rings each morning, students at Centennial High School are lined up to get into the library. But they aren't necessarily looking for books.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Megan Williams thought she was going to a party.
SAN FRANCISCO - City health officials took steps Thursday toward opening the nation's first legal safe-injection room, where addicts could shoot up heroin, cocaine and other drugs under the supervision of nurses.
Craig and Sandy Sanders of Brooklet announce the engagement of their son, Craig L. Sanders Jr., to Rose Wasinger.