| Nov 16, 2013
| 8:09 PM
ALBUQUERQUE — A high-desert city in one of the poorest states in the nation has become the abortion debate's latest battlefield and a testing ground for whether abortion limits can be imposed on the local level.
Early voting is underway in...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:00 AM
While showing flickers of promise, smart homes -- residences that digitally monitor and regulate energy use and technology in the house -- have yet to take off in the U.S. But at the Solar Decathlon in Irvine, they're everywhere.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Could cannibal Hannibal Lecter be capable of empathy? Psychopaths do have empathy, researchers say, but it doesn't come naturally.
A brain-imaging study of 18 violent, psychopathic criminals in the Netherlands, the largest such study undertaken,...
| Jul 17, 2013
Northwestern University researchers contributed to a recent paper that contrasts the physical differences of normal and cancerous cells, research that could lead to more accurate diagnoses and evaluation of treatment.
"We found that cancer cells are...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Finally. After many contentious years, the American Psychiatric Assn. has unleashed DSM-5, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
If you know one thing about the DSM, it’s probably that this book is...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Arizona, is being named as the next president of the University of California system, in an unusual choice that brings a national-level politician to a position usually...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:23 AM
President Obama on Friday thanked Janet Napolitano for her four years of service as Homeland Security secretary and credited her with helping make the country safer before wishing her well in her new role as president of the University of California...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown welcomed U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to her new post as president of the University of California system, saying "it will be exciting to work with her."
The Times reported Friday that Napolitano, also the former...
| May 29, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Hoping to take advantage of new technologies to expand online education, 10 additional public universities and state college systems around the country are affiliating with Coursera, one of the leading providers of online education.
But the schools&...
| Aug 25, 2011
June Wayne, who helped pioneer a revival of fine-art print making in the 1960s when she founded the Tamarind Lithography Workshop in Los Angeles, has died. She was 93.
An accomplished artist in her own right, Wayne died Tuesday at her home in Los Angeles...
| May 8, 2012
Digby Wolfe, an Emmy Award-winning comedy writer who helped producer George Schlatter develop "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," a landmark TV series that became an overnight sensation in the late 1960s, has died. He was 82.
Wolfe, who later became a professor...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 8:08 PM
Orlando's hall-of-fame aviator Joe Kittinger begins his new book with a moment just before he leaped from a balloon nearly 20 miles up at the edge of space.
"The disc of the sun is sharp and brilliant against the ebony backdrop of deep space," the...