Archive for July 16th, 2017

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

Arts & Entertainment | | July 16 2017, 6:06 PM

Martin Landau, the Oscar-winning actor and star of the "Mission: Impossible" TV series, has died, his publicist said.

​George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77

Arts & Entertainment | | July 16 2017, 3:48 PM

His classic "Night of the Living Dead" and other horror films turned zombie movies into social commentaries.

Stress and poverty may explain high rates of dementia in African-Americans

Health | | July 16 2017, 1:39 PM

New research finds that African-Americans who grow up in harsh environments and have many stressful experiences are much more likely to develop Alzheimer's or some other form of dementia.

​Federal court's agenda has topics that draw Trump's ire

Politics | | July 16 2017, 11:47 AM

Immigration, fake news and meddling in the U.S. election are among the subjects to be discussed or touched on at the four-day conference of the 9th Circuit courts in San Francisco starting Monday.

​Disney Parks name Star Wars lands Galaxy's Edge

Arts & Entertainment | | July 16 2017, 11:01 AM

Disney's theme park is set in a place where both beloved characters from the franchise could mix with new, unknown members of the galaxy.

'Dirt Is Good': Why kids need exposure to germs

Health | | July 16 2017, 10:01 AM

Should I use antibacterial soaps? How often should I bathe my child? Those are just some of the questions Jack Gilbert, a microbiome scientist, answers in his new book.

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