| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:31 PM
In a conservative Orange County town, where the strawberry fields were still plentiful and the population solidly white, Danh's Pharmacy stood out when it opened its doors after the Vietnam War came to an end.
Yet the business was just the beginning...
| Oct 6, 2013
Every love story should have a Jimmy Stewart moment. Tony and Doris Provenzano have theirs, and we'll get to it in a minute.
They'll celebrate their 68th wedding anniversary in December. It's a marriage that overcame D-Day, not to mention hardship and...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:33 PM
M. Scott Carpenter, a college dropout and local ne'er-do-well who became the second American to orbit Earth, wasn't proud of the way his teen years took off.
"The local papers that say I was just a normal boy are trying to think of something not bad...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:00 AM
JINAN, China — This squat concrete building was once a chicken coop, but now it's part of a farm with an entirely different kind of livestock — millions of cockroaches.
Inside, squirming masses of the reddish-brown insects dart between...
| Jun 30, 2013
Earlier this month, researchers and advocates from 40 countries formed a global alliance to enable the secure sharing of genomic and clinical data, aiming to end the era in which only the people who collected your genetic data had access to it.
| Aug 3, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Had someone asked me before a performance of Pergolesi's "Stabat Mater" at the Hollywood Bowl on Thursday night what I thought about Scott Simon's live tweeting his mother's death, I would have answered that I am not among the multitude of moved...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:05 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Professors at research institutions across the country are wondering which of their projects will be reduced in scope or eliminated as a result of the mandatory federal budget cuts known as sequestration, which took effect March 1.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Q: If a 40-year-old former smoker has been told she has pulmonary (lung) nodules, does this mean lung cancer?
A: The term nodule is usually used to describe a small rounded growth or lump. This can appear anywhere on or in the body. Or it may be found on...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The forgotten war has just turned 10 years old, but of course almost no one took notice.
Since early 2003, at least 300,000 people have been killed. More than 2 million others have been forced from their homes. And day by day, even now, the problems...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Kids use their smartphones to find the nearest pizza joint, stay connected with friends on Facebook, and keep up with their fantasy football team.
So what about supporting a good cause during the holiday season? There are smartphone apps for that too....
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Across the Pacific, Hayao Miyazaki has already created a hit and a conversation piece with “The Wind Rises,” his look at the early days of aviation and the fictionalized formative years of Japan's Zero airplane creator Jiro Horikoshi as he...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:30 PM
One man's dream of flight and an entire nation's dream of technological and military supremacy give rise to "The Wind Rises," Hayao Miyazaki's elegiac, hauntingly beautiful historical drama inspired by the life of aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, who...