By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
If Stephen Hawking, as a scientist, wants to be logical in his boycott of anything associated with Israeli technology, including conferences that are being held in Israel, then he should extend his efforts to banning the use of Israeli developments and products ("Why Stephen Hawking's Israel boycott matters," Web, May 11). Unfortunately, such an action would render his ability to communicate almost nil.
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All the time-stamped rigors of daily journalism are behind her, but the pace of Susan Spencer-Wendel's life has only been hastened. She is dying. And dealt a diagnosis she knows she can't beat, the race is on to finish.
Former Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dan Toler has died following a two-year battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, otherwise known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease. He was 65.
Michael Schwartz, a great man who passed from this earth last weekend at age 63, was an anomaly.
Geoff Ogilvy of Australia has a chance to be a small part of history on the PGA Tour, even if he thinks history is against him.
Serena Williams frightened a few people, including herself. Defending champion Victoria Azarenka had a momentary lack of concentration. Two of the biggest names on the men's side at the Australian Open — Roger Federer and Andy Murray — had straight-set wins.
Brad Drewett has been diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease, and the ATP World Tour executive chairman and president is planning to step down once a successor is found.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's skyhook has been captured in bronze for future generations of basketball fans.
Miguel Cabrera had just achieved baseball immortality, and everyone around him knew it.
Some Minnesota lawmakers hope to force the release of Lou Gehrig's medical records, saying they might provide insight into whether the Yankees star died of the disease that came to take his name or whether repetitive head trauma played some kind of role.
It is more rare than a perfect game and about as uncommon as an unassisted triple play.
And since Gehrig is still the ultimate symbol of ALS, he said, opening up the files would help the public learn more about the disease, even if they don't prove anything about his potential head injuries.
He said they confirmed that the ballplayer had the classic symptoms of ALS.