| May 21, 2012
Robin Gibb, a singer and songwriter who joined two of his brothers in forming the Bee Gees pop group that helped define the sound of the disco era with the best-selling 1977 soundtrack to"Saturday Night Fever," has died. He was 62.
Gibb died Sunday after...
| May 20, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Robin Gibb, who lost his battle with colorectal cancer Sunday at the age of 62, was a founding member of the Bee Gees with his brothers Barry and twin Maurice. In 1994, the brothers Gibb were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the Grammy Museum...
| May 7, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A 92-year-old El Cajon woman who sold "death kits" to help people commit suicide was sentenced Monday to five years probation and a $1,000 fine after pleading guilty to failing to pay income tax on her profits....
| May 1, 2012
It was 3 a.m. in Las Vegas in May 1972.
Thomas Austin Preston Jr., better known as Amarillo Slim, had won the main event at the World Series of Poker less than two hours earlier, and there he was looking for a game — any game.
"As long as it's for...
| Mar 9, 2012
New Jersey's 1st black congressman
Rep. Donald Payne, 77, the first African American congressman elected to represent New Jersey and a former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, died Tuesday at a hospital in Livingston, N.J. He...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Dame Judi Dench is not going blind, she says. Dame Judi Dench revealed over the weekend that she has age-related macular degeneration....
| Jan 30, 2012
In November, following an emotional public hearing some months earlier, the Food and Drug Administration withdrew approval for the cancer drug Avastin for patients with metastatic breast cancer — the late-stage, incurable form of the disease. The...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Pau Gasol trade uncertainty provides many life lessons...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Lamar Odom would've gotten over initial trade shock...
| Nov 29, 2011
Soviet dictator Josef Stalin's daughter, whose defection to the West during the Cold War embarrassed the ruling communists and made her a bestselling author, has died. She was 85.
Lana Peters — who was known internationally by her previous name,...
| Feb 24, 2011
Dr. Arthur Schatzkin, an epidemiologist who overturned the widely held belief that eating a diet rich in fiber could prevent the recurrence of the polyps that are a forerunner of cancer of the colon, died Jan. 20 at his home in Chevy Chase, Md. He was...