• The Survival Doctor: Measles not quite thing of the past

    By James Hubbard Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Some childhood diseases made quite an impact on me. Chickenpox itched like crazy and the mumps gave me big cheeks. But I barely can remember when I became infected with red measles. Sure, it kept me down a few days, but everyone got the measles. Before the immunization became...

  • Putin marks Auschwitz liberation to press points on Ukraine

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has used the commemorations marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz to press the Russian points on Ukraine. Putin, who was absent from Tuesday's commemorations in Poland because of a deep strain between Russia and the...

  • Threat delays Dallas-bound airline flight in San Diego

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Southwest Airlines flight has left San Diego's Lindbergh Field after a bomb threat prompted a search of the plane that turned up no explosives. San Diego County Regional Airport Authority spokeswoman Rebecca Bloomfield says the Dallas-bound flight left an hour and...

  • Rethinking muffaletta as a thin-crust pizza for Mardi Gras

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    We love pizza. We love muffaletta. We decided they probably would be easy to love together. So we decided to combine them. In honor of Mardi Gras, we created a muffaletta flatbread, a basic thin-crust pizza topped with all the classic ingredients of New Orleans' beloved muffaletta...

  • The Country Life: How to handle a snowstorm and the challenges due to isolation

    BY BILL RADFORD bill.radford@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Though winter appears to be taking a break this week, it'll be back. And recent snowstorms - including one that kept me holed up in a downtown hotel overnight instead of venturing home - have had me thinking about emergency preparedness. While I was stuck in town, my wife, Margaret,...

  • Air travelers stranded as Logan remains closed for snowstorm

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston's Logan International Airport remains closed, frustrating air travelers who found themselves stranded in the snowstorm. Among them was Kang Jia, who arrived from China shortly before Logan shut down Monday evening. Kang's onward flight to New York's JFK Airport...

  • New Jersey commuters await word on travel

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Commuters around New Jersey are waiting to learn when they can get back to work as light snow continues falling. State officials imposed a travel ban at 11 p.m. Monday, restricting highway travel to official vehicles. The Port Authority also closed the Hudson...

  • Park Service holds meetings about pumping sand in Buxton

    Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    MANTEO, N.C. (AP) — The National Park Service is holding two open houses this week to learn what the public thinks of a proposal to pump sand along the eroding beach in Buxton. The open houses will be held Tuesday at the Dare County Government Office in Manteo and Wednesday at the...

  • The People's Pharmacy: Popular drugs are linked to Alzheimer's disease

    By Joe Graedon, M.S., and Teresa Graedon, Ph.D. King Features Syndicate -
    Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Are anti-
anxiety agents and sleeping pills dulling our thinking and increasing our risk of Alzheimer's? That is a question giving some scientists nightmares. These are among the more prescribed drugs in America. Alprazolam (Xanax) is dispensed nearly 50 million times each year. Other...

  • Colorado Springs area To Do Today calendar for Jan. 27, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Events Pottery by the Pound - 10 a.m., Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs; common wheel.com. Family Film Night - "Annie" Singalong - 6:30 p.m., Old Colorado City Library Branch, 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave., free; ppld.org. On TV - "Sons of Liberty" 7...

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