| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
"Homeland" swept the two lead acting drama categories last year. Could another first-year series be poised to duplicate the feat? Let's look at the four drama acting races to see if it might be in the cards.
LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA
Kevin Spacey, "House of...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Monica Potter, who plays Kristina Braverman on NBC's sleeper hit "Parenthood" (just renewed for a fifth season), had an emotional story about breast cancer this past season that had multitudes of fans clinging to boxes of Kleenex. And while it's not new...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Given the personal suffering caused by traffic accidents -- 1.2 million deaths a year worldwide -- there's far too little attention paid by health researchers, scientists argued Tuesday.
In 2030, such accidents are projected to become the fifth-...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Angelina Jolie testified Monday as a special envoy for refugees in front of the United Nations Security Council. The Oscar-winning actress spoke about war-zone rape to the organization's highest council, which urged its members to unanimously adopt a...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Angelina Jolie’s revelation that she underwent a preventative double mastectomy may seem like a shocking move to some. But for many women who have dangerous hereditary risks coded into their genes, this kind of surgery before cancer strikes serves...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Between 1940 and 1971, many pregnant women were treated with a synthetic estrogen, diethylstilbestrol -- commonly known as DES -- to prevent miscarriage and other complications.
The drug didn’t work for that purpose, but it did have biological...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Defense attorneys for half a dozen former Bell council members accused in a widespread municipal corruption case have completed opening statements and the first witness will be called Friday. The former council members are accused of scheming to inflate...
| May 18, 2013
| 2:45 PM
WASHINGTON — Republican opposition in many statehouses to expanding Medicaid next year under President Obama's healthcare law — opposition that could leave millions of the nation's poorest residents without insurance coverage — will...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Angelina Jolie’s Op-Ed in the New York Times about getting a double mastectomy after learning that she was at risk of getting breast cancer struck a chord with fellow celebs as well as with Los Angeles Times staffers Anna Gorman and Paul Whitefield,...
| Feb 13, 2013
And now, she is the patient. For decades, as a surgeon, researcher, professor and medical celebrity of sorts, Susan Love has led the charge against breast cancer and for women's health. She served on President Clinton's cancer advisory board. She set up a...
| May 27, 2013
| 10:58 PM
As a neurological disease robbed Barbara Brenner of her voice, the fiercely outspoken activist still managed to be heard.
She corralled technology, speaking through a text-to-voice application on her iPad and blogging about the concerns —...