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  • More deaths in Northeast as snow gives way to bitter cold

    More deaths in Northeast as snow gives way to bitter cold
    NEW YORK -- A ferocious snowstorm that buried some areas of the Northeast in nearly two feet of snow tapered off Friday, leaving death in its wake and giving way to a bitter chill compounded by winds that sent temperatures plunging well below zero. At...
  • Study finds a potent painkiller in traditional Chinese medicine

    Study finds a potent painkiller in traditional Chinese medicine
    When it comes to treating pain, a new study suggests traditional Chinese medicine has been getting it right for thousands of years. A chemical compound found in the underground tubers of the Corydalis plant can effectively alleviate three different...
  • Concussions linked to Alzheimer's disease?

    Concussions linked to Alzheimer's disease?
    Elderly people who have both mild cognitive impairment and a history of serious concussion showed higher amounts of the protein deposits associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study. The results, published Thursday in the...
  • Al Goldstein dies at 77; adult magazine publisher had fleeting success

    Al Goldstein dies at 77; adult magazine publisher had fleeting success
    If Hugh Hefner strove to put a suave, air-brushed image on sexual freedom in the 1960s, rival publisher Al Goldstein was the polar opposite. Unabashedly abrasive and foul-mouthed, the cigar-chomping, obese Goldstein called his explicit magazine Screw...
  • SAC fund manager Michael Steinberg guilty in insider-trading case

    SAC fund manager Michael Steinberg guilty in insider-trading case
    Michael Steinberg became SAC Capital Advisors' longest-serving manager to be convicted of insider trading in a government victory that may increase pressure on his former colleague Mathew Martoma to cooperate in the U.S. investigation of founder Steven A....
  • Jovan Belcher's body exhumed; brain to be checked for damage

    Jovan Belcher's body exhumed; brain to be checked for damage
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Former Kansas City Chiefs' linebacker Jovan Belcher's body has been exhumed more than a year after he killed his girlfriend and himself so that his brain can be examined for signs of a degenerative condition linked to repeated...
  • Man charged with murder in 'mercy killing' of wife and sister

    Man charged with murder in 'mercy killing' of wife and sister
    A Canyon Country man was charged Friday with murder in the deaths of his 68-year-old wife and 59-year-old sister, in what police have described as a possible "mercy killing." Lance Anderson, 60, also faces special circumstance allegations of...
  • 'Dangerous Women' boasts equal-opportunity destroyers

    'Dangerous Women' boasts equal-opportunity destroyers
    The fury of a woman scorned is just one of the perils encountered in "Dangerous Women," a splendid cross-genre anthology featuring original stories by a number of writers, male and female. The title invokes that of "Dangerous Visions," Harlan Ellison's...
  • Man's slaying of sister in convalescent home called 'mercy killing'

    Man's slaying of sister in convalescent home called 'mercy killing'
    A woman who authorities say was shot and killed by her brother Wednesday as she lay in a vegetative state in a North Hills convalescent home was identified as Lisa Nave, 58. Before the 60-year-old man killed his sister with a small-caliber handgun, he...
  • Man suspected of killing wife and sister gave away Christmas tree

    Man suspected of killing wife and sister gave away Christmas tree
    A man who authorities said killed his ailing wife in their Canyon Country home and then fatally shot his near-comatose sister Wednesday at a North Hills nursing home had recently given away the family Christmas tree, saying he didn’t need it this...
  • Tears, fear in nursing home after man kills near-comatose sister

    Tears, fear in nursing home after man kills near-comatose sister
    Tears were shed and nerves were frayed Wednesday at the North Hills convalescent hospital where a man allegedly shot his near-comatose sister after killing his wife in their Canyon Country home. David Chabolla, 61, a resident at the nursing home, said...