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Monday, April 21, 2014

Clinton's new book is tale of 'Hard Choices'

WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton's upcoming book will be called Hard Choices, a title that reflects how the potential 2016 presidential candidate may try to define her record as President Obama's ...
By Ken Thomas

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Innovative therapy may stop allergies

Approximately 15 million Americans suffer from a food allergy. A new study in the Lancet describes a promising new treatment for children with peanut allergies.
By Anant Mandawat

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Home transforms to museum

COLUMBIA — When America’s 28th president is mentioned on Hampton Street, oftentimes, he’s just Tommy. The boy who would become President Wilson was only 14 years old when his family lived there.
By Sarita Chourey

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Have a walkabout in Indianapolis

Even if you're in town to watch racers mash the gas pedals at the Indy 500 or the Brickyard 400, you can lay off the gas yourself as you explore the city.
By Amanda Doyle

Museum displays famed photographer's best work

LOS ANGELES - During the last years of his life, Ansel Adams pored over the tens of thousands of negatives he'd carefully stored since his teens, setting aside 70 he determined would stand as his ...
By John Rogers

Augustan 'feels good' as extra

Recently, Augusta resident Diana Renee Williams spent a week working as an extra on the set of Universal Pictures' 'Get On Up.' 
By Diana Renee Williams

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Trimming trees properly after is crucial

As we all know, tree removal companies are everywhere, many from all over the country, trimming limbs and cutting down trees. Unfortunately, I have seen what I would call erroneous practices.
By Sid Mullis

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

New blood thinners can help patients

The availability of new blood thinners might affect millions of patients with abnormal heart rhythms.
By Anant Mandawat

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

'Thirty Sunsets' is local author's latest

North Augusta author Christine Hurley Deriso describes the protagonist of her new novel, Forrest Shepherd, as a smart, funny but excruciatingly insecure young woman whose story will resonate with ...
By Katherine Sims

Surgery, wigs, tape: Stars' red carpet secrets

The flawless looks about to be unveiled on the Oscars red carpet have been months in the making and require an army of experts.
By Sandy Cohen

Beck's 'Morning Phase' is first of two planned 2014 album releases

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Beck Hansen really doesn’t believe a musician has the right to complain. It’s something of an occupational requirement. “Nobody wants to hear it,” he said.
By Chris Talbott

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014

Great quake of 1886 wreaked havoc

The Valentine's Day earthquake in Edgefield startled many people in Augusta, but it was tame compared to the destruction and terror visited upon the city on August 31, 1886. 
By Susan Millar Williams and Stephen G. Hoffius

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

Medicine Today: Vitamins can cause harm

A new series of studies in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggest they have no significant benefit to your health and for some adults, may actually cause harm.
By Anant Mandawat

Monday, Feb. 17, 2014

Smithsonian exhibit explores 'cool'

A new exhibit that opened last week gives the concept of "cool" an entertaining yet scholarly treatment with 100 photographs of people who defined cool as a word for rebellion.
By Brett Zongker

Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014

A first-timer's guide to having fun in Los Angeles

Somehow, despite our non-planning, our first-time trip to Los Angeles became one of the best vacations we'd ever had.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

Couple feed needy neighbors

It started with 12 tuna fish sandwiches and a few coats slung over a fence. Five years later, Eddie and Patsy Skinner's Neighborhood Outreach Ministry feeds and clothes more than 100 people each week.
By Lisa Kaylor

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014

Crushed by Candy Crush

NEW YORK - Many people remember where they were when man first walked on the moon. I remember where I was when I passed Level 86 of "Candy Crush Saga."
By Barbara Ortutay

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Writer's journey to success began with trip to conference

Louise Shivers gathered her courage and attended the Sand Hills Writers Conference. What happened next was a delightful surprise.
By Tom Turner

Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014

Sochi has palm trees, mountain ranges

For visitors to the Winter Olympics, Sochi might feel like a landscape from a dream - familiar and strange all at once.
By Jim Heintz

A groom's guide to getting involved (sort of)

Generations ago, planning a wedding was 100 percent the bride's job, but in today's age of gender equity, it's a mere 99 percent.
By Dan Zevin

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