| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:42 PM
Los Angeles County's attempt to test lead levels in the blood of people living near a Vernon battery recycling plant has not drawn enough participants to be of use in measuring the effects of its air pollution, county officials and health experts say....
| Aug 20, 2014
| 9:05 AM
When Dr. Carol Cottrill approaches, you hear her faint, joyful hum before you see her.
She's singing, unwittingly, while she propels herself with her feet from exam room to exam room in the wheelchair she uses because of severe rheumatoid arthritis....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died. He was 89 and had been in failing health.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:25 PM
NEWPORT, R.I. — Central Florida reaped the benefits of the American Athletic Conference's automatic BCS bid last year and defeated Baylor in the Fiesta Bowl. After a marquee win and developing quarterback Blake Bortles, the No. 3 overall pick in the...
| Jul 14, 2014
A candidate for Anne Arundel County Council recently donated dinosaur fossils to a creationist museum for an exhibit that claims the creatures roamed the Earth less than 5,000 years ago.
Michael Peroutka, the Republican nominee in the District 5...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Women’s migraine headache problems rise in the years shortly before before and at the start of menopause, researchers say. That news might feel like vindication to the women who suspected as much but didn’t always get support from their...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:52 PM
Willful and self-assured, Charles H. Keating Jr. strode through a life of outsized public roles — anti-pornography crusader, luxury hotel developer, political kingmaker — on his way to becoming one of the nation's most notorious corporate...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Scientists and physicians who study the treatment of obesity have been puzzled for some years over bariatric surgery and its benefits.”Stomach stapling” surgery was long seen as a “plumbing adjustment” that prompts weight loss by...
| May 16, 2014
| 9:59 AM
They fell in love, first with one another and then with jazz.
They were teenagers at Cincinnati's School for Creative and Performing Arts. She was born and bred. He had just moved there from New Paltz, N.Y. They were starting 11th grade.
"Andy was a...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:47 AM
No one pursues a career in theater looking to make a quick buck. That holds especially true in storefront theater for directors and playwrights, designers and stage managers. But non-Equity actors are the public face of this financial reality, which...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Coached LSU football team
Paul Dietzel, 89, who led Louisiana State University to an undefeated season in 1958 and its first college football national championship, died Tuesday after a brief illness, the university announced. He was a...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 7:21 AM
Orlando Lake Nona football coach Anthony Paradiso raved about his project of a defesive lineman back in September, weeks before Chris Ferguson ever stepped on the football field as a varsity player.
He was right.
The hulking defensive tackle with a 6-...