February 10, 2012 RSS feed / Focus

Longtime Boston broadcaster Dave Maynard dies at 82

BOSTON (AP) — Dave Maynard, a Boston radio and television personality for nearly five decades, has died at the age of 82. More...

Painter William Theophilus Brown dies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — William Theophilus Brown, a painter who enjoyed success for more than half-a-century and was closely associated with the San Francisco Bay area’s “figurative” movement, has died. He was 92. More...

Girl Scouts launch leadership campaign for girls

NEW YORK High school senior Fiona Lowenstein is not known for a lack of self-confidence — after all, she once approached federal lawmakers for a sixthgrade paper on women and politics. More...

Afghan woman killed, apparently for bearing girl

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan police say a woman has been strangled to death, apparently for bearing a baby girl instead of a boy, and her husband is the main suspect. More...