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Missing N.Y. Swimmer's Wife Said She Planned His Funeral
The wife of a Massapequa, N.Y., man who was reported missing in waters off a Long Island beach and turned up five days later in South Carolina, said she had reason to suspect that her husband was up to no good. Evana Roth, whose husband, Raymond Roth, 47, was reported missing after he allegedly
Heart Failure Patients Seek 'Cheney Pump'
The pump that kept Dick Cheney's blood flowing while he waited for a heart transplant has seen a surge in popularity, a trend credited in part to the 71-year-old's successful 20-month stretch with the device. "The reality is that many patients have come to us asking about the 'Cheney pump said Dr.
Oscar Winner Tilda Swinton Talks Candidly About Love, Loss and Ménage-a-Trois Rumors
ABC News’ Erin Brady reports: For an actress known for her eccentric dress and androgynous look — Tilda Swinton is warm and charming in person. At 5’11 she arrived promptly on time in four inch heels sporting a buzzed haircut. She was wearing emerald green silk pants...
SAT Cheating Ring Widens on Long Island
The investigation of an alleged SAT cheating ring that saw the arrest of seven students in September has widened to include five Long Island, N.Y., schools and as many as 20 students suspected of defrauding college admissions exams. Between 11 and 13 students are expected to turn themselves in
Should Sleepy Surgeons Disclose Fatigue to Patients?
Doctors Debate Need for Mandatory Disclosure of Sleep Hours and Recommendations to Prohibit Surgery When the Hours Fall Short
'Beating Heart' Bypass Surgery May Be Riskier
New Research Reveals Method Has Its Risks; Some Docs Stand by the Procedure
First Monday: New in business TV, DVDs, magazines and books
WATCH, LISTEN & READ ON TV: Frontline: The Madoff Affair: PBS, May 12, 9 p.m. ET (check local listings or pbs.org) Perhaps Bernie Madoff said it best himself, calling the asset management arm of his investment firm "one big lie." While Madoff awaits sentencing in June after pleading guilty to a
Backstage at the Oscars
Marion Cotillard was shaking and singing, Javier Bardem gushed about his hot date and Daniel Day-Lewis was thirsty for a milkshake. It all happened backstage at the Oscars. The notoriously serious Day-Lewis celebrated by puckering up kissing fellow winner Bardem on both cheeks before explaining
Celebrities & Monogamy: Not a Match
Beautiful people. Exclusive parties. Free-flowing booze. Lavish homes, often with custom-made beds. Monogamy. Which one of these doesn't belong? Hollywood was created for hookups. If the tabloids and blogs are to be believed, the dynamics of the celebrity dating pool are akin to those of a high