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'Awakenings' Author, Neurologist Oliver Sacks Dies at 82
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:19:22 GMT
In his best-selling 1985 book, he described a man who really did mistake his wife's face for his hat while visiting Sacks' office.
Fan Dies After Falling From Stands at Atlanta Braves Game
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:05:48 GMT
The team announced that the unidentified person passed away after falling from the upper deck of Turner Field during a game against the Yankees.
High Winds Cause Power Outages, Down Trees in Seattle
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:50:43 GMT
Wind gusts to 60 mph batters Western Washington, downing trees and leaving thousands of Seattle residents without Power.
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70 years after war's end, New York town's large collection of WWII veterans photos endures
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:11:07 GMT
During World War II, hundreds of servicemen in uniform had their photographs taken at a popular tavern near the Hudson River in upstate New York.
Warming's recipe for Baked Alaska: trillions of tons of glaciers gone, millions acres burned
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:47:48 GMT
Global warming is carving measurable changes into Alaska, and President Barack Obama is about to see it.
Marijuana bars, budtender growing trend at weddings
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:40:02 GMT
John Elledge and Whitney Alexanders wedding earlier this month in Oregon featured a smoke tent complete with 13 different strains of marijuana that guests could sample with the help of a budtender.
Kansas man faces sentencing for plotting suicide bomb attack at Wichita airport
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:33:53 GMT
A Kansas man accused of plotting a suicide bomb attack at the Wichita airport will soon face his punishment.
AP PHOTOS: California neighbors fill buckets, pray for rain as wells go dry in harsh drought
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:22:06 GMT
People living in this dusty neighborhood called Okieville at the heart of California's Central Valley know the harsh reality of drought.
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 14:07:47 GMT
When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring not a rolling, monthslong frat party.
When the wells run dry: California neighbors rally together as they struggle with drought
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:58:26 GMT
Looking for water to flush his toilet, Tino Lozano pointed a garden hose at some buckets in the bare dirt of his yard.
How Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Richard Branson Cope With Stress (Infographic)
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:00:00 GMT
Pressure at the top is inevitable. Here's how the best-known business moguls rise above it.
Oliver Sacks, eminent neurologist and 'Awakenings' author, dies at 82
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 12:51:01 GMT
Oliver Sacks, the eminent neurologist and acclaimed best-selling author, has died at his home in New York City. He was 82.
New York mom killed baby girl, lived with body for months, police say
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 10:09:14 GMT
A woman who prosecutors say lived with her dead baby girl's body for three months was charged Saturday with murder.
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