| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Don't expect old age to be all golf and cruises: As Americans live longer and longer, more of us should expect to suffer some sort of independence-threatening disability in the final phase of life, two new studies published online Monday suggest.
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:50 PM
The dying dwarf galaxy you see above, with a stream of fireballs trailing in its wake, is not big, but it is bright, and it is relatively nearby.
It's name is IC 3418 and you'll find it deep in the Virgo Cluster -- a mass of about 1,000 galaxies not...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
New film school rankings show that New York University is No. 1, producing the most graduates that have participated in the production of quality films.
This is the first such study from Ranker.com, a website that collects data and gathers answers to...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:09 PM
The only thing less pleasant than a stay in the hospital is having to go right back there to deal with complications. And experts say it happens all too often.
One in 8 elderly patients is readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of being discharged...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:06 PM
For Dr. Antronette K. Yancey, a UCLA public health professor, exercise could be fun and done in short bursts in the workplace, schools and even places of worship.
Her campaign to urge people to incorporate physical activity into their daily lives led to...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Michael Myers, the masked silent Shape that emerged from the shadows of Haddonfield, Ill., to stalk generations of moviegoers, will ......
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:37 PM
As a tenured professor of political science at Tulane University in New Orleans, a columnist for The Nation magazine, and, as of February, host of an eponymous weekend talk show on MSNBC, Melissa Harris-Perry maintains a schedule that would make even...
| Mar 26, 2012
Henry S. Ruth Jr., who served a year as Watergate special prosecutor after Archibald Cox was fired and Leon Jaworski resigned, died in Tucson on March 16 after a stroke, his wife, Deborah Mathieu, said. He was 80.
Ruth investigated organized crime for...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 11:51 AM
The registrar's office at the University of Southern California is about to get very busy.
James Franco, the actor-Oscar-host-soap-star-artist-poet-novelist, is set to teach a film production class at USC next spring, according to an email sent to USC...
| Nov 6, 2012
As President Obama and Mitt Romney make a last-minute push for votes, First Lady Michelle Obama can already chalk up a small victory for her campaign to fight childhood obesity.
In a semi-scientific study conducted on the front porch of a Yale University...
| Sep 23, 2012
NEW YORK — The quintessential Ivy League look, born on college campuses more than a century ago and epitomized by tweed jackets, seersucker suits, khaki trousers and button-down oxford-cloth shirts, hit the peak of its popularity in the mid-1950s,...