| May 17, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Here is an alarming statistic, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) (2012), Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting was one of only two private industries to experience an increase in the rate of injuries and illnesses in 2011...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:23 PM
(Reuters) - The Supreme Court agreed to consider whether the government can require groups that receive federal funding for overseas HIV/AIDS programs to have explicit policies that oppose prostitution and sex trafficking.
The case is one of six that the...
| Mar 19, 2013
Thirty years ago, when the world faced the terrifying prospect of an untreatable disease known as AIDS, big drugmakers saw an opportunity and raced to develop new medicines.
Today, as the world confronts the crisis of antibiotic resistance, the industry...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Just before N. Scott Momaday won the a 1969 Pulitzer Prize for "House Made of Dawn," Marshall Sprague reviewed the book for the New York Times and began: "This first novel, subtly wrought as a piece of Navajo silverware, is the work of a young Kiowa...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Henry David Thoreau relished isolation but didn't feel lonely. Marilyn Monroe was a social butterfly but died lonely.
Their separate fates — Thoreau dead of tuberculosis at 44, Monroe of suicide at 36 — can't tell us much scientifically, but...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:50 PM
Ten Years Ago
Fourth-grade students at La Cañada Elementary School completed a section of their social studies unit in December 2002 with a lesson in making tamales. Their instructor was Blair Salisbury of El Cholo Pasadena.
Twenty Years Ago
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:44 PM
There's a $200-million hotel on the drawing board for downtown Los Angeles, so tourists from around the globe can kick up their heels at LA Live.
And a few miles away on downtown's skid row, there's a TB outbreak brewing in a stew of Third World-style...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Ever since he ankled News Corp., where he had served as president and COO, in 2009, Chernin has been building an impressive media property of his own. Starting fresh has enabled the exec to ignore traditional outlets and focus on higher-growth...
| Dec 16, 2012
Internet-centered technology has advanced to the point that smartphone apps and e-commerce sites seemingly sprout overnight. Indeed, many can be built inexpensively from off-the-shelf software in weeks. Scientific breakthroughs, however, often require...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The National Buffalo Foundation is excited to announce the launch of its new website and a fund drive for an upcoming research project. Both projects are the result of a November 2011 survey to bison producers and supporters focusing on education and...
| May 20, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Kirk Douglas will be paying tribute to his old friend and frequent co-star Burt Lancaster at the UCLA Film & Television Archive's June 7 screening of their classic 1957 western, “Gunfight at the O.K. Corral” at the Billy Wilder Theater in...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Anne Bronte, younger sister of Charlotte and Emily, has a new gravestone, the BBC reported Tuesday. The new plaque corrects a 164-year-old error on the original.
Anne, author of the novels "Agnes Grey" and "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall" as well as a...