| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Fewer parents are vaccinating their children, but still sending them off to school, warns physician and professor Nina Shapiro in our Opinion pages. In it, she argues for "unvaccinated-free zones" to protect all children from disease.
| Aug 17, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Miguel Tejada, a veteran infielder for the Kansas City Royals, has been suspended 105 games for repeated use of amphetamines, Major League Baseball announced Saturday.
Tejada, who did not play in the majors last season, twice tested positive this season...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Although HPV vaccinations can reduce the risk of cancer-causing infections in adolescent girls by half, immunization rates across the United States have stalled over the last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:00 AM
"Running," the "Veep" episode that Julia Louis-Dreyfus submitted to Emmy voters, began its life several years ago when the show's creator, Armando Iannucci, walked into a glass door while vacationing in Cape Cod. After Iannucci told Louis-Dreyfus the...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 11:03 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Schools may provide trained employees instead of licensed nurses to administer insulin injections and other medications to students, the California Supreme Court decided unanimously Monday.
In a defeat for the California Nurses Assn.,...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 12:00 PM
There is little in Andy's appearance or manner that offers a clue as to what he's been through. The arrests, the jailhouse beatings, the commitments. He's soft-spoken and unassuming, so much so that the story of his life doesn't seem to go with the man...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Is it hot in here, or am I just depressed?
For many menopausal women, hot flashes are just depressing. And depression, which affects at least one in four women ages 40 to 59, can intensify the misery of hot flashes, as well. No surprise, then, that a...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Covering Lindsay Lohan’s ongoing legal troubles and recent (court-ordered) trip to rehab have become sport for gossip rags.
But one headline we didn’t expect to see: news that the troubled actress got into a tiff with renowned soul-funk...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In an early comedy routine, George Carlin compared football and baseball: "Baseball is a 19th century pastoral game," he said. "Football is a 20th century technological struggle.… Football has hitting … and unnecessary roughness and personal...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:49 PM
The search for 11-year-old Terry Smith ended tragically Wednesday when investigators found a buried body on the rural Menifee property where he lived with his family, leading to the arrest of a teenage family member in his killing.
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Like a lot of people, Lesa has unused prescription drugs at her home. She's tried to donate them to doctors. She's tried to donate them to hospitals. To no avail.
She wants to know: Is there any way to donate unused medicine and put it to good use?