| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:30 PM
When Tina Kinser showed up at the Fullerton police station Saturday morning she had a flashback to the summer of 2011.
Almost everything seemed the same. The demands for justice blaring out of bullhorns. The people holding signs with pictures of her...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:32 PM
When Tina Kinser showed up at the Fullerton police station Saturday morning, she had a flashback to the summer of 2011.
Almost everything seemed the same. The demands for justice blaring out of bullhorns. The people in Guy Fawkes masks holding signs...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
As a reporter, Erika Hayasaki covered disasters and American tragedies, but it wasn't until she took a college course on death that she began to understand the difference between the good and the bad way to end.
The class was called "Death in...
| Jan 23, 2014
Re "Smoking's global grip," Opinion, Jan. 21
Thomas J. Bollyky writes the following:
"Step by step, the government cracked down on tobacco. Warning labels were added to cigarette packages (1965), cigarette advertising was banned on television and...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 4:02 PM
In the wake of gun violence such as occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School, commissions are organized. Rarely, however, are meaningful reforms proposed.
Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Tim Murphy, R-Pa., is a...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Having an unusual personality structure could be the secret to making other people laugh, scientists said on Thursday after research showed that comedians have high levels of psychotic personality traits.
In a study in the British Journal of Psychiatry,...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 8:04 PM
It's one of the next big hurdles for the Obamacare rollout: What will happen when hundreds of thousands of low-income Californians shift from county health plans to the state's huge Medi-Cal system on Jan. 1?
Judging from a similar surge in 2011,...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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The Carrie Diaries In this...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:50 PM
A Skokie man will spend the rest of his life under court supervision after he was ordered Friday to be held indefinitely at a secure mental health facility following the brutal slaying of his daughter and granddaughter, authorities said.
In September, a...
| Jan 5, 2014
My brother John called me last summer to tell me that he had finally figured out our family secret. I was his mother, he said.
I am not, of course.
My brother is 38 years old, but I will always think of him as he was in his early 20s, when he was...
| Jan 7, 2014
Re "Have you seen my brother standing in the shadows?," Opinion, Jan. 5
Sarah Dusseault's story about her brother' struggle with mental illness and homelessness was heartbreakingly familiar.
My sister with schizophrenia has been repeatedly homeless,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords of Arizona is skydiving Wednesday, the third anniversary of a rampage that killed six people and left the legislator partially paralyzed.
Giffords, 43, was one of more than a dozen people who were wounded in...