| Sep 28, 2013
| 8:27 PM
Republicans in Congress are railing against the healthcare law as a government takeover of medicine. The massive program will harm patients and cost far too much, critics say. Supporters are being branded as socialists.
This isn't just the latest...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:26 PM
As the state’s health insurance marketplace began enrolling thousands of newly qualified Californians for health coverage, Gov. Jerry Brown signed 10 healthcare-related bills on Tuesday.
Among them are measures that extend healthcare tax breaks to...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Secretary of State John Kerry’s accidental, possible solution to the Syrian crisis takes a page right out of the Mr. Magoo School of International Diplomacy: Just keep bumbling along and you may eventually get to your destination.
When asked in...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:07 PM
The $340-million Gov. George Deukmejian Courthouse opened its doors to the public Monday, its glass facade glimmering in the sunlight just down the street from the decrepit 55-year-old Long Beach courthouse it is replacing.
The new 531,000-square-foot...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Saudi Arabia, where Muslim pilgrims pray on a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy, near the holy city of Mecca. It is here, in Mount Arafat on the Mountain of Mercy, known in Arabic as Jabal al-Rahma, that the...
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Los Angeles County filed suit Tuesday to remove from the ballot a measure that would strip the city of Los Angeles from the county health department’s jurisdiction and require the city to create its own department.
The suit argues that the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:52 PM
The city of Los Angeles filed a lawsuit Monday to halt a ballot measure that would require the city to start its own health department separate from the county's.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation, a major provider of HIV testing and treatment services for Los...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Trainer Jeremy B. Manning has a story to tell, and he came to realize that stories can inspire action.
Last fall, Manning, 37, coached participants in the annual AIDS Project Los Angeles charity trail run, called T2. Compared with the blasé attitude...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Sections of San Vicente, Santa Monica and Beverly boulevards and a portion of Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood and Los Angeles will be closed Sunday for the 29th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles.
More than 30,000 people are expected to walk the 6.2-mile...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:14 PM
An advocacy group backing a proposed state law requiring adult film actors to use condoms launched a robocall campaign Thursday targeting a Los Angeles-area state assemblyman who they accuse of stymieing the legislation.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los...