When C. Everett Koop finished his 8-year term as surgeon general in 1989, he left behind a landscape where AIDS was a top research and educational priority, smoking was considered a public health hazard, and access to abortion remained largely intact.
Blue Jays ballplayer Mark Buehrle will live apart from his family during the baseball season because he can’t take his pit bull-mix dog to Ontario, where pit bulls are outlawed. Rather than flaunt the law, Buehrle thought it best for his family to stay with the dog in the US.
The family of Reeva Steenkamp, the South African model shot on Valentine's Day, is asking why she died. South African Olympian and double-amputee Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of murdering Steenkamp, his girlfriend, will face a bail hearing on Tuesday.