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  • PASSINGS: Cliff Osmond

    PASSINGS: Cliff Osmond
    Cliff Osmond, 75, a character actor who was a regular presence in director Billy Wilder's comedies of the 1960s and '70s and appeared in dozens of TV series into the 1990s, died Dec. 22 of pancreatic cancer at his home in Pacific Palisades, said his...
  • R. Palmer Beasley dies at 76; linked hepatitis B to liver cancer

    Dr. R. Palmer Beasley, an epidemiologist whose pivotal research on hepatitis B in Taiwan first linked the virus to liver cancer, died Saturday of pancreatic cancer at his home in Houston. He was 76. His death was announced by the University of Texas...
  • Presidential Candidates Ignoring Environment

    Presidential Candidates Ignoring Environment
    As the presidential election draws near, I've become astonished at how little the environment seems to matter. Based on the three debates it sits in back of the political bus, far behind the seats for national economy, taxes, medical reform, foreign...
  • A human jigsaw puzzle

    How many human bodies does it take to make an elephant? For a team of Pilobolus dancers, the answer — five — lies within their collective improvisation. At 8 p.m. on May 17 through 19, Pilobolus will perform a mixed repertory at the Irvine...
  • Credit unions: Benefits you can bank on

    Do you ever find yourself yearning for the kind of service you got at the financial institutions of your youth? Do you miss the personal attention, local focus and less frequent fees that characterized those long-ago institutions? You may be able to find...
  • Scientist baffled over Greenland ice melt

    Scientist baffled over Greenland ice melt
    What was first captured on satellite, is now capturing the attention of scientists. Extreme melting of Greenland's surface ice cover. The photo above shows the extent of surface melt over Greenland’s ice sheet on July 8 (left) and July 12 (right)....
  • Nothing Sweet About Sugar's Toxic Toll

    Former surgeon general Dr. C. Everett Koop died this week at 96. During the Reagan years, he used the power of his office to wage war against the dangers of smoking. Now that he's gone, I'm wondering what he would he have done about the new public poison,...
  • Henry Paulson turns career adviser at U. of C.

     Henry Paulson turns career adviser at U. of C.
    Former U.S. Treasury Secretary and former Goldman Sachs CEO Henry Paulson worked as a career coach Friday for University of Chicago MBA students. He started with the rather unhelpful, yet charming, anecdote about setting off for Dartmouth College and...
  • Inherited colon cancer risk tied to certain foods

    Inherited colon cancer risk tied to certain foods
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among people who have a genetic susceptibility to colon cancer, those whose diets are heavy in junk food have an even higher risk, according to a new study. "These patients have this very high risk because of this (genetic)...
  • Defending the world, bankrupting ourselves

    Defending the world, bankrupting ourselves
    The argument for leaving 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after 2014 is more or less reasonable on its face. The Kabul government is fragile; our gains might be reversed; the Afghan military is not ready to stand on its own. Here's the unreasonable,...
  • Herman Cain gaining on Mitt Romney in New Hampshire

    Herman Cain gaining on Mitt Romney in New Hampshire
    New Hampshire is still Mitt Romney country, but Herman Cain is rising fast, according to two new surveys of Republican voters in the first-in-the-nation primary state. A poll released Monday from the Institutes of Politics at Harvard University and St....
  • PASSINGS: Jimmy Ellis, Jay McMullen

    PASSINGS: Jimmy Ellis, Jay McMullen
    Jimmy Ellis Frontman for the R&B band Trammps Jimmy Ellis, 74, the frontman for the Trammps R&B group who belted out the refrain "Burn, baby, burn!" in a 1970s-era disco hit, died Thursday at a nursing home in Rock Hill, S.C., according to the Bass-...